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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 48 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.60% 1.16% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.45% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £310 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -30.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £366
% change year-on-year
+1.65% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
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
394 483 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.80% 80.37% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 370 348
Median daily rate £390 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.80% -38.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £26.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 +12 1 £375 +20.96%
Use Case
Wales

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (40.00%) Workflow
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) User Stories
7 6 (30.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) SOAP
8 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
8 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) V-Model
9 4 (20.00%) DbUnit
9 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) WebSphere

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Burp Suite
3 4 (20.00%) DbUnit
3 4 (20.00%) JMeter
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Spock
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) JSTS
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) Facelets
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) J2EE
5 3 (15.00%) JPA
5 3 (15.00%) JSF
5 3 (15.00%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (10.00%) STL
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) Workflow
4 6 (30.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) User Stories
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) V-Model
5 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Document Management
6 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase