The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 49 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.55% - 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate
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£385 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.11% 64.14% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 76 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
South West

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Somerset region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Somerset region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 2 £385 -
Use Case
South West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case.

1 9 (69.23%) Data Modelling
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) UML
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Legal
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) SWOT Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) GIS
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) CMDB
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Data Modelling
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) SWOT Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds