The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 105 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 31 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.22% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 12
Median daily rate £500 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £34.63 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.57% +0.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.52%
Use Case
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2250 2547 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.65% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1700 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 135 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the South West region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Wiltshire +9 18 £550 +16.40% 1
Gloucestershire +8 5 £350 -20.00% 1
Bristol -9 4 £450 +26.76%
Devon +10 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 23 (35.38%) TOGAF
2 22 (33.85%) UML
2 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.31%) SOA
4 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.62%) Banking
5 16 (24.62%) Finance
5 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
5 16 (24.62%) REST
6 15 (23.08%) Scrum
7 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
7 14 (21.54%) Rational DOORS
7 14 (21.54%) Docker
8 13 (20.00%) SDLC
8 13 (20.00%) Degree
9 12 (18.46%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) Middleware
11 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.38%) Migration
11 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
12 9 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (13.85%) Analytics
12 9 (13.85%) MODAF
12 9 (13.85%) HTML
13 8 (12.31%) C++
13 8 (12.31%) Linux
13 8 (12.31%) IBM

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.77%) Apache
2 7 (10.77%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) DNS
1 7 (10.77%) DSL
1 7 (10.77%) LDAP
2 6 (9.23%) FCAPS
3 4 (6.15%) DHCP
3 4 (6.15%) SNMP
4 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (10.77%) Big Data
1 7 (10.77%) CouchDB
1 7 (10.77%) HBase
1 7 (10.77%) Neo4j
1 7 (10.77%) Parquet
1 7 (10.77%) Redis
2 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (24.62%) Banking
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.23%) Military
4 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.15%) Automotive
4 4 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Business Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 2 (3.08%) FPGA Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Requirements Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) REST
2 11 (16.92%) Middleware
3 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
3 9 (13.85%) HTML
4 7 (10.77%) Akka
4 7 (10.77%) Apache Avro
4 7 (10.77%) CSS
4 7 (10.77%) CSS3
4 7 (10.77%) GraphX
4 7 (10.77%) HTML5
4 7 (10.77%) ODBC
4 7 (10.77%) SOAP
4 7 (10.77%) Web Services
4 7 (10.77%) WebSockets
5 2 (3.08%) Express
5 2 (3.08%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) OAuth2
5 2 (3.08%) PhoneGap
5 2 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) ASIC
2 5 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (7.69%) NHS
3 4 (6.15%) CESG
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Life Science
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
3 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.08%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Mesosphere
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) TOGAF
2 22 (33.85%) UML
3 21 (32.31%) SOA
4 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.08%) Scrum
7 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
8 13 (20.00%) SDLC
9 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 10 (15.38%) Migration
9 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (13.85%) Analytics
10 9 (13.85%) MODAF
11 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
11 8 (12.31%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (10.77%) Big Data Analytics
12 7 (10.77%) Data Analytics
12 7 (10.77%) DevOps
12 7 (10.77%) ITIL
12 7 (10.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) C++
4 7 (10.77%) Scala
4 7 (10.77%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.62%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) Ada
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) HL7
2 2 (3.08%) SEPA
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Ansible
1 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.54%) Endace
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) IBM
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Nokia
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.62%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) Murex
7 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Talend