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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
UK / Wales
Rank 47 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing Use Case 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.66% 0.90% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 1.02% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 10
Median daily rate £290 £344 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.63% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £391 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +24.03%

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
550 587 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.36% 88.40% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 426 299
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
South Wales +30 18 £290 -15.63%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 15 (53.57%) Business Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) NHS
3 10 (35.71%) UML
4 9 (32.14%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 8 (28.57%) ISEB
5 8 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 4 (14.29%) OOP
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Validation
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.29%) Degree
9 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (14.29%) NUnit
9 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP MRS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 4 (14.29%) MSTest
1 4 (14.29%) NUnit
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Applications Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 4 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) NHS
2 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Business Analysis
2 10 (35.71%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Coaching
7 4 (14.29%) Contract Management
7 4 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (10.71%) SOA
9 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SAP Certification
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) HL7
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) IBM