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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 122 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Use Case 17 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.85% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.19% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
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£408 £381 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -3.84%
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
2393 1592 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.80% 71.17% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1072 1314
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bristol -15 6 £391 -7.94% 1
Wiltshire -10 5 £300 -47.36%
Avon - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) UML
2 15 (28.30%) Project Management
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
4 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Data Modelling
5 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
5 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
6 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
8 8 (15.09%) Test Planning
8 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.21%) SAP
9 7 (13.21%) Workflow
10 6 (11.32%) GIS
10 6 (11.32%) ISEB
11 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
11 5 (9.43%) User Experience
11 5 (9.43%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (7.55%) User Stories
12 4 (7.55%) Change Control
12 4 (7.55%) Product Management
12 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
12 4 (7.55%) Degree
12 4 (7.55%) SWOT Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) Content Management
12 4 (7.55%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Windchill
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Maximo
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Analyst
2 47 (88.68%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) GIS
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) UML
1 15 (28.30%) Project Management
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Data Modelling
3 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
5 8 (15.09%) Test Planning
6 7 (13.21%) Workflow
7 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.43%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (7.55%) Change Control
8 4 (7.55%) User Stories
8 4 (7.55%) SWOT Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Product Management
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Content Management
9 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (11.32%) ISEB
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Siebel
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