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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 54 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.75% 0.84% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.05% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £284 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.06% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £340 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £480 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -1.53%
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
525 477 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.33% 80.44% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 384 299
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 10 £283 -29.37% 1
Newport -5 1 £390 -
Use Case
Wales

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Business Analysis
2 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
3 8 (53.33%) NHS
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BPMN
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (6.67%) SysML
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) NHS
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Analysis
2 9 (60.00%) Project Management
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) BPMN
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
6 1 (6.67%) SysML
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle