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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
England / South West
Rank 120 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Use Case 13 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.97% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.18% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 22
Median daily rate £413 £403 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £563 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+89.65% -10.76%

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
2057 2463 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.70% 82.32% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1730 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 110
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
Wiltshire +1 8 £409 -25.68%
Gloucestershire +4 3 £448 -2.98%
Bristol -10 1 £320 -12.92% 2
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 13 (34.21%) Scrum
1 13 (34.21%) User Stories
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) IBM
5 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 7 (18.42%) Banking
6 7 (18.42%) ISEB
7 6 (15.79%) SOA
7 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 5 (13.16%) RUP
8 5 (13.16%) Windows
8 5 (13.16%) C
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
9 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
9 4 (10.53%) Change Management
9 4 (10.53%) UML
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Endace

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 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ENOVIA
1 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DMZ
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) DSL
1 2 (5.26%) FCAPS
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
1 2 (5.26%) HBase
1 2 (5.26%) Neo4j
1 2 (5.26%) Parquet
1 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 3 (7.89%) Automotive
4 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Military
6 1 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Requirements Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Pensions Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) Akka
2 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Avro
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) CSS3
2 2 (5.26%) GraphX
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (5.26%) ODBC
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.63%) Itk
3 1 (2.63%) JSP
3 1 (2.63%) Swing
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) XSL
3 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) ASIC
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Mesosphere
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Scrum
1 13 (34.21%) User Stories
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) RUP
5 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Scala
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) CISA
4 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) IIBA
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Endace
1 4 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
2 4 (10.53%) Splunk
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Talend