The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 32 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 10 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.20% 2.15% 10.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 3.01% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.53%
Use Case
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 133 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.67% 71.51% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 96 145
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Suffolk region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Ipswich 0 9 £425 +3.03%
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (93.33%) UML
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Information Management
3 8 (53.33%) Document Management
3 8 (53.33%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (53.33%) EDRMS
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Statistics
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
8 1 (6.67%) QA
8 1 (6.67%) Selenium
8 1 (6.67%) Release Management
8 1 (6.67%) Test Management
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) EDRMS
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
2 14 (93.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 14 (93.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) UML
2 8 (53.33%) Information Management
2 8 (53.33%) Document Management
2 8 (53.33%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft