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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 30 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.84% 2.76% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 3.61% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate £500 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
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
174 166 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.80% 76.50% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 112 151
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Scrum Master
3 1 (33.33%) Senior UAT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) UAT Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix