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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 59 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 1.35% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.71% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Median daily rate £250 £313 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.52%
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
494 703 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.46% 79.08% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 492 387
Median daily rate £415 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £22.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £38.80 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 1 £250 -20.00%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) Workflow
5 7 (38.89%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) User Stories
7 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Volume Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) V-Model
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) UML
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) JBoss
8 4 (22.22%) JUnit
8 4 (22.22%) JMeter
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) assyst
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
3 4 (22.22%) DbUnit
3 4 (22.22%) JMeter
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Spock
4 3 (16.67%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) MSTest
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) OSS Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) JSTS
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) Facelets
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) JPA
5 3 (16.67%) JSF
5 3 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) XHTML
6 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Workflow
4 6 (33.33%) User Stories
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) V-Model
5 5 (27.78%) Volume Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Document Management
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) CBAP
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft