The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.94% 1.56% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.00% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £340 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 401 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.22% 78.32% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 278 193
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% +1.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 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
Sheffield -1 4 £340 -24.44%
Doncaster - 1 £340 -
Use Case
Yorkshire

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 10 (58.82%) SIEM
2 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (52.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (47.06%) Anomaly Detection
3 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (47.06%) HTTP
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Detection
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) Nessus
6 3 (17.65%) Nmap
6 3 (17.65%) WinForms
6 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) YouTrack
6 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
6 3 (17.65%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
6 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
1 8 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
1 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
1 3 (17.65%) YouTrack
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SIEM
2 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (47.06%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Detection
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Data Security
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Information Security
8 1 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (17.65%) Nessus
2 3 (17.65%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle