The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 58 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.12% 1.57% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.28% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£280 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Use Case
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 351 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.15% 68.96% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 183 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -9 15 £280 -30.00% 3
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (61.11%) UML
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) SysML
4 5 (27.78%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (27.78%) Requirements Management
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) SaaS
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (16.67%) FrameMaker
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Adobe
6 3 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) CBAP
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (16.67%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Author
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Author
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) UML
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) SysML
4 5 (27.78%) Requirements Management
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) HP
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