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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
Wales / South Wales
Rank 41 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.66% 0.20% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.23% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Median daily rate £238 £370 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.81% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £370 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £370 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +12.30%

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
390 427 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.75% 83.89% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 320 261
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 15
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £238 - 4
Use Case
Wales

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 15 (78.95%) Business Analysis
2 10 (52.63%) NHS
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) ISEB
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (26.32%) MSTest
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) NUnit
8 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) OOP
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (21.05%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
8 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
8 4 (21.05%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSTest
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
1 4 (21.05%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) NHS
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Human Factors
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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