The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 51 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.19% 2.04% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 2.51% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
Use Case
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 399 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.43% 81.26% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 294 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -11 10 £350 -17.64% 2
Newport +21 6 £406 +21.26%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £290 -
Use Case
Wales

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) UML
4 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Selenium
6 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) V-Model
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Volume Testing
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
2 4 (21.05%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Burp Suite
2 4 (21.05%) DbUnit
2 4 (21.05%) JMeter
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Spock
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) JSTS
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) Ajax
4 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) Facelets
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) JPA
4 3 (15.79%) JSF
4 3 (15.79%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) STL
4 3 (15.79%) WPF
4 3 (15.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) V-Model
5 5 (26.32%) Volume Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Document Management
6 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago