The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 South Wales 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 56 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.42% 1.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.75% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.66%
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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 285 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.86% 70.02% 69.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 181 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
Wales

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
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 24 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
Cardiff -9 5 £450 +55.17%
Use Case
Wales

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 4 (21.05%) OOD
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) Ant
4 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) JSF
4 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 4 (21.05%) SysML
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
4 4 (21.05%) JPA
4 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (21.05%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (21.05%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) SQL

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (21.05%) Ant
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
1 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (21.05%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
1 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
1 4 (21.05%) JSF
1 4 (21.05%) JPA
1 4 (21.05%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) XHTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) XSLT
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) jBPM
2 2 (10.53%) Spring Batch
2 2 (10.53%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) UML
2 4 (21.05%) OOD
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) SysML
2 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) RUP
4 2 (10.53%) DSDM
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) MAPM
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.26%) HP