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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 72 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 1.10% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.53% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£375 £518 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +65.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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
577 393 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.07% 71.85% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 263 244
Average daily rate £375 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 September 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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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 -13 3 £375 -1.31%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (71.43%) UML
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) JIRA
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (19.05%) SysML
6 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) J2EE
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) Spring Batch
8 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (9.52%) P3O
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) PrimeFaces
8 2 (9.52%) JPA
8 2 (9.52%) Facelets

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSLT
2 2 (9.52%) XHTML
2 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) JSF
2 2 (9.52%) Ajax
2 2 (9.52%) JPA
2 2 (9.52%) Facelets
2 2 (9.52%) Spring Batch
2 2 (9.52%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) UML
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) SysML
5 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.52%) RUP
7 2 (9.52%) DSDM
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) MAPM
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight