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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 110 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 34 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 0.65% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.85% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 24
Median daily rate £480 £425 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +12.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £492 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
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
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 -7 15 £550 +39.24% 3
Bristol +3 5 £327 -13.76%
Gloucestershire +5 2 £650 +37.56% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (40.68%) UML
2 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
3 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
4 15 (25.42%) Banking
5 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
5 13 (22.03%) Degree
5 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
6 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
6 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
7 11 (18.64%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.95%) SOA
8 10 (16.95%) SQL
8 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
9 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (15.25%) SDLC
9 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (13.56%) ITIL
11 7 (11.86%) Web Services
11 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.86%) Migration
11 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.86%) REST
12 6 (10.17%) Analytics
12 6 (10.17%) Docker
12 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
1 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.69%) Heroku
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
1 2 (3.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (8.47%) Data Mining
3 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
1 22 (37.29%) Architect
2 20 (33.90%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Business Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Process Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Process Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Principal Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) REST
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) MFC
3 3 (5.08%) STL
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.69%) Express
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (1.69%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.69%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.47%) SWIFT
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Life Science
5 3 (5.08%) NHS
5 3 (5.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) UML
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
3 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
3 13 (22.03%) Scrum
3 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
5 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
5 10 (16.95%) SOA
6 9 (15.25%) SDLC
6 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (13.56%) ITIL
8 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.17%) Analytics
9 6 (10.17%) Data Migration
9 6 (10.17%) MODAF
9 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C++
3 3 (5.08%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) Ada
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) Degree
3 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) ISEB
6 2 (3.39%) CCNP
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) HL7
2 5 (8.47%) SEPA
3 3 (5.08%) Basel II
3 3 (5.08%) Basel III
3 3 (5.08%) QA
3 3 (5.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Tableau
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.08%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.69%) EMC
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) Rally
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