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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 104 76 96
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing Use Case 46 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.70% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.22% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 18
Median daily rate £400 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £638 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.52%
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
2642 1893 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 76.58% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1570 1132 1018
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 91 131
Median hourly rate £21.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -6 14 £415 +12.16%
Warwickshire -3 9 £400 -20.00% 1
Birmingham -5 8 £250 -63.76% 5
Shropshire -31 7 £500 +1.52%
Staffordshire +9 5 £363 - 2
Solihull - 1 £475 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Data Modelling
3 28 (32.94%) Business Analysis
4 27 (31.76%) User Stories
5 24 (28.24%) UML
6 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (18.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
7 15 (17.65%) QA
7 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 15 (17.65%) User Experience
8 14 (16.47%) Logical Data Model
8 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (16.47%) Pega
8 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.29%) Migration
9 13 (15.29%) Data Migration
10 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
10 12 (14.12%) Project Planning
10 12 (14.12%) Web Development
10 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
11 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (12.94%) SQL
11 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (12.94%) Finance
11 11 (12.94%) Target Operating Model
12 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 10 (11.76%) BPR

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 (5.88%) Liferay
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) Documentum
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) 2G
1 1 (1.18%) 3G
1 1 (1.18%) 4G
1 1 (1.18%) DNS
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) LDAP
1 1 (1.18%) LTE
1 1 (1.18%) MIMO
1 1 (1.18%) NAS
1 1 (1.18%) SAN
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.18%) WAN
1 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.59%) Big Data
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) MS Access
6 1 (1.18%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Maven
3 3 (3.53%) Ant
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.53%) JUnit
3 3 (3.53%) Selenium
3 3 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.35%) Gradle
4 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.35%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.35%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (87.06%) Analyst
2 64 (75.29%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Digital Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Data Business Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Big Data Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Business Change Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Spring
2 5 (5.88%) J2EE
3 4 (4.71%) jQuery
3 4 (4.71%) Struts
4 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.53%) React
4 3 (3.53%) Velocity
5 2 (2.35%) JAX-RS
5 2 (2.35%) RAML
5 2 (2.35%) RESTful
6 1 (1.18%) Ajax
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) EJB
6 1 (1.18%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (1.18%) HTML
6 1 (1.18%) JDBC
6 1 (1.18%) JMS
6 1 (1.18%) JSP
6 1 (1.18%) Taglibs
6 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.65%) User Experience
3 3 (3.53%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Telematics
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) AIX
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Data Modelling
3 28 (32.94%) Business Analysis
4 27 (31.76%) User Stories
5 24 (28.24%) UML
6 16 (18.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
7 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 14 (16.47%) Logical Data Model
8 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (15.29%) Data Migration
9 13 (15.29%) Migration
10 12 (14.12%) Project Planning
10 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
10 12 (14.12%) Web Development
11 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (12.94%) Target Operating Model
12 10 (11.76%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) Java
3 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
1 8 (9.41%) ISEB
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Pega
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) Remedy
4 2 (2.35%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.18%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.18%) BMC
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
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