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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 79 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 56 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 0.78% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.98% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 8
Median daily rate £431 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £331 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £440 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.81% -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -1.53%
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
2255 2033 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.42% 79.35% 72.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1120 998
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 89
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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 +5 16 £450 +12.50%
Warwickshire -3 7 £375 +10.29%
Birmingham -6 6 £400 +10.34% 3
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Solihull - 5 £538 -
Shropshire - 3 £600 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £600 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) User Stories
3 26 (26.00%) Waterfall
4 25 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 22 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (20.00%) UML
6 20 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 19 (19.00%) SQL
8 18 (18.00%) Target Operating Model
9 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (17.00%) Migration
9 17 (17.00%) Business Analysis
9 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
9 17 (17.00%) BPMN
10 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (16.00%) T-SQL
11 15 (15.00%) CRM
11 15 (15.00%) Finance
11 15 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 15 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (15.00%) Data Migration
12 13 (13.00%) Data Management
12 13 (13.00%) Big Data
12 13 (13.00%) BPR
12 13 (13.00%) SDLC
13 12 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis

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 4 (4.00%) Confluence
1 4 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.00%) CATIA
4 2 (2.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (2.00%) PTC Creo
4 2 (2.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP WM
2 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) DNS
2 5 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (1.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.00%) Big Data
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.00%) GIS
8 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.00%) HBase
8 1 (1.00%) Impala
8 1 (1.00%) Mahout
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Selenium
2 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.00%) JUnit
2 9 (9.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.00%) JIRA
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.00%) Ant
4 5 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
4 5 (5.00%) ClearCase
4 5 (5.00%) ClearQuest
4 5 (5.00%) Subversion
5 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.00%) Gradle
5 4 (4.00%) Maven
5 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (4.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (66.00%) Analyst
2 57 (57.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Digital Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (6.00%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
8 5 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Management Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) TOGAF Architect
8 5 (5.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.00%) CRM Business Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) J2EE
1 4 (4.00%) JAX-RS
1 4 (4.00%) RAML
1 4 (4.00%) RESTful
1 4 (4.00%) Spring
2 2 (2.00%) MDX
3 1 (1.00%) Ajax
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) EJB
3 1 (1.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) JDBC
3 1 (1.00%) JMS
3 1 (1.00%) jQuery
3 1 (1.00%) JSP
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.00%) Struts
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (6.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Robotics
6 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) AIX
2 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.00%) Unix
3 4 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) User Stories
3 26 (26.00%) Waterfall
4 25 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 20 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 20 (20.00%) UML
6 18 (18.00%) Target Operating Model
7 17 (17.00%) BPMN
7 17 (17.00%) Business Analysis
7 17 (17.00%) Migration
7 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
8 15 (15.00%) CRM
8 15 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 15 (15.00%) Data Migration
8 15 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.00%) BPR
9 13 (13.00%) Data Management
9 13 (13.00%) SDLC
10 12 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.00%) SQL
2 16 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (5.00%) ABAP
5 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.00%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) GPG13
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Puppet
2 5 (5.00%) Ansible
2 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) SAP
3 5 (5.00%) Syclo
4 4 (4.00%) Pega
5 2 (2.00%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.00%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.00%) Casewise
6 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.00%) F5
6 1 (1.00%) HP
6 1 (1.00%) Juniper
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) Unisys
6 1 (1.00%) VMware