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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 104 83 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing Use Case 40 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.56% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.00% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 17
Median daily rate £406 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £380 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £641 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
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
2634 1949 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.27% 78.15% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 1138 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Coventry -7 13 £408 +16.42%
Warwickshire -4 7 £400 -20.00% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £375 -
Shropshire -35 4 £525 +6.59%
Birmingham -5 3 £300 -56.52%
Herefordshire - 2 £425 -
Solihull - 1 £475 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Data Modelling
3 27 (33.33%) User Stories
4 24 (29.63%) Business Analysis
5 23 (28.40%) UML
6 17 (20.99%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 14 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (16.05%) QA
9 13 (16.05%) Data Migration
9 13 (16.05%) User Experience
9 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (16.05%) Migration
10 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (14.81%) Finance
10 12 (14.81%) MS Visio
10 12 (14.81%) SQL
10 12 (14.81%) Target Operating Model
10 12 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 11 (13.58%) BPR
11 11 (13.58%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (13.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (12.35%) Project Planning
12 10 (12.35%) Web Development
12 10 (12.35%) Big Data
12 10 (12.35%) Risk Management
12 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.35%) Logical Data 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 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.70%) Liferay
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) Documentum
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.47%) CATIA
3 2 (2.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (2.47%) PTC Creo
3 2 (2.47%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) 2G
2 1 (1.23%) 3G
2 1 (1.23%) 4G
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) LDAP
2 1 (1.23%) LTE
2 1 (1.23%) MIMO
2 1 (1.23%) NAS
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (12.35%) Big Data
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 3 (3.70%) Ant
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) JUnit
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
2 3 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.47%) Gradle
3 2 (2.47%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Automotive
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (81.48%) Analyst
2 58 (71.60%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Digital Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Big Data Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Designer
8 2 (2.47%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) J2EE
1 5 (6.17%) Spring
2 4 (4.94%) jQuery
2 4 (4.94%) Struts
3 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.70%) React
3 3 (3.70%) Velocity
4 2 (2.47%) JAX-RS
4 2 (2.47%) RAML
4 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) Ajax
5 1 (1.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) EJB
5 1 (1.23%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) JDBC
5 1 (1.23%) JSP
5 1 (1.23%) MDX
5 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (16.05%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Telematics
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) AIX
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Data Modelling
3 27 (33.33%) User Stories
4 24 (29.63%) Business Analysis
5 23 (28.40%) UML
6 17 (20.99%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 14 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (16.05%) Data Migration
9 13 (16.05%) Migration
10 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (14.81%) Target Operating Model
10 12 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
11 11 (13.58%) BPR
11 11 (13.58%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (13.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (12.35%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (12.35%) Project Planning
12 10 (12.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) Java
2 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
1 8 (9.88%) ISEB
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) GPG13
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Pega
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Guidewire
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) Remedy
4 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.23%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) Crossbeam
4 1 (1.23%) F5
4 1 (1.23%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) Juniper
4 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
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