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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 48 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 1.99% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.72% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£348 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
509 368 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.66% 73.16% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 208 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 15 £348 -13.12%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) SysML
4 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) ISEB
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 3 (12.00%) FrameMaker
7 3 (12.00%) SaaS
7 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) User Experience
8 2 (8.00%) CBAP

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Business Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Author
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Author
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) SysML
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) CBAP
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle