The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 30 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 116 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 18 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.53% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £403 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 1510 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.46% 70.46% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 130
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire -4 5 £300 -25.00% 6
Bristol -18 3 £379 -10.88% 3
Dorset +6 2 £418 -
Somerset - 1 £379 - 1
Devon - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 22 (36.07%) UML
3 19 (31.15%) Project Management
4 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
4 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
5 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
7 14 (22.95%) PRINCE2
8 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (21.31%) Test Strategy
9 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.39%) SAP
10 10 (16.39%) ISEB
11 9 (14.75%) SWOT Analysis
11 9 (14.75%) Banking
12 8 (13.11%) GIS
13 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (11.48%) Workflow
14 6 (9.84%) Business Process Mapping
15 5 (8.20%) Change Management
15 5 (8.20%) Legal
15 5 (8.20%) Change Control
15 5 (8.20%) Degree
16 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
16 4 (6.56%) Product Management
16 4 (6.56%) Retail
16 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
16 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (6.56%) Content Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (1.64%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Windchill
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Maximo
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (90.16%) Analyst
2 53 (86.89%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Business Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (1.64%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) CSS
1 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) GIS
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) UML
2 19 (31.15%) Project Management
3 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
4 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
6 14 (22.95%) PRINCE2
7 13 (21.31%) Test Strategy
8 9 (14.75%) SWOT Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) Workflow
10 6 (9.84%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (8.20%) Change Management
11 5 (8.20%) Change Control
12 4 (6.56%) Product Management
12 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
12 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.56%) Content Management
12 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C
3 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.39%) ISEB
5 5 (8.20%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) HND
7 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) SAP
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Siebel
4 1 (1.64%) WSO2
4 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago