The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 97 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs citing Use Case 44 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 0.28% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 14
Median daily rate £400 £575 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +78.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £435 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Use Case
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2325 1884 1746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.61% 76.68% 75.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1173 922
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 112
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the West Midlands region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the West Midlands region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
Birmingham +11 14 £300 -20.00% 1
Warwickshire - 12 £380 -
Shropshire - 9 £525 -
Coventry - 4 £419 -
Staffordshire - 2 £400 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) Business Analysis
3 20 (28.17%) Data Modelling
4 17 (23.94%) UML
4 17 (23.94%) User Stories
5 14 (19.72%) Pega
6 13 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Change Management
7 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.90%) Logical Data Model
7 12 (16.90%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.08%) Data Migration
9 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.08%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) Migration
9 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
10 9 (12.68%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (12.68%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (12.68%) SQL
10 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (12.68%) QA
11 8 (11.27%) Business Process Mapping
11 8 (11.27%) User Experience
11 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.86%) BPR
12 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
12 7 (9.86%) Target Operating Model

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.04%) Liferay
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) 2G
2 1 (1.41%) 3G
2 1 (1.41%) 4G
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) LTE
2 1 (1.41%) MIMO
2 1 (1.41%) NAS
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.63%) MS Access
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Maven
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Automotive
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Analyst
2 52 (73.24%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Digital Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Digital Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Business Change Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) OSS Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Spring
2 4 (5.63%) jQuery
3 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.23%) J2EE
3 3 (4.23%) React
3 3 (4.23%) Struts
3 3 (4.23%) Velocity
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) AppFabric
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) CSS3
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) Taglibs
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Telematics
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Unix
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) Business Analysis
3 20 (28.17%) Data Modelling
4 17 (23.94%) UML
4 17 (23.94%) User Stories
5 13 (18.31%) Change Management
5 13 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Logical Data Model
6 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
6 12 (16.90%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
8 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
8 10 (14.08%) Data Migration
8 10 (14.08%) Migration
9 9 (12.68%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (12.68%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Business Process Mapping
10 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.86%) BPR
11 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) ABAP
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
3 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Pega
2 5 (7.04%) Remedy
2 5 (7.04%) SAP
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Syclo
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
6 1 (1.41%) HP