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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 35 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 32 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.34% 1.18% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% 1.55% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 7
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£415 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £450 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £30.88 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% -1.98%
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
545 515 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.95% 75.74% 68.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 317 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £58.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.76% +267.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +6 9 £335 -25.55% 1
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Security Cleared
3 28 (56.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (54.00%) User Stories
5 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
6 20 (40.00%) User Experience
7 19 (38.00%) Finance
8 18 (36.00%) ISEB
9 15 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 15 (30.00%) Axure RP
9 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (30.00%) System Testing
10 11 (22.00%) JIRA
11 10 (20.00%) UML
12 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
12 8 (16.00%) Confluence
13 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
13 7 (14.00%) Change Management
14 6 (12.00%) HP
15 5 (10.00%) Linux
15 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
15 5 (10.00%) SysML
15 5 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
16 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
16 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (8.00%) CRM
16 4 (8.00%) XML
17 3 (6.00%) Windows

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DHCP
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 15 (30.00%) Axure RP
2 11 (22.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (6.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Analyst
2 35 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Author
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Process Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) User Stories
3 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
4 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (30.00%) System Testing
5 10 (20.00%) UML
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) SysML
8 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) SOA
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.00%) Validation
10 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.00%) Test Management
11 2 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Java
1 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (36.00%) ISEB
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) IBM
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe
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