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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 119 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.95% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.30% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £323 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.29% +5.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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
1836 1686 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.76% 72.86% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 884 584
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 75
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 2 £375 +0.67% 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 13 (30.95%) IBM
4 12 (28.57%) SOAP
4 12 (28.57%) REST
5 11 (26.19%) CA LISA
5 11 (26.19%) Green Hat
5 11 (26.19%) Solace
5 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
5 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
5 11 (26.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
5 11 (26.19%) DataPower
5 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
5 11 (26.19%) XML
5 11 (26.19%) XSD
5 11 (26.19%) WSDL
5 11 (26.19%) EAI
5 11 (26.19%) SOA
5 11 (26.19%) TIBCO
5 11 (26.19%) Middleware
5 11 (26.19%) webMethods
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 8 (19.05%) User Stories
7 6 (14.29%) Workflow
7 6 (14.29%) Finance
7 6 (14.29%) ISEB
8 5 (11.90%) Automotive
8 5 (11.90%) Validation

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.76%) FlexRay
2 2 (4.76%) 4G
2 2 (4.76%) MIMO
2 2 (4.76%) LTE
2 2 (4.76%) 2G
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) 3G
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) IPv4
2 2 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) CANoe
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Automotive
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Business Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Architect
4 11 (26.19%) Integration Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) NHS Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) SOAP
1 12 (28.57%) REST
2 11 (26.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (26.19%) XML
2 11 (26.19%) XSD
2 11 (26.19%) WSDL
2 11 (26.19%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) DataPower
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Telematics
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
2 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
2 11 (26.19%) EAI
2 11 (26.19%) SOA
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) User Stories
4 6 (14.29%) Workflow
5 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) DMAIC
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) IBM
3 11 (26.19%) Green Hat
3 11 (26.19%) Solace
3 11 (26.19%) TIBCO
3 11 (26.19%) webMethods
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
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