The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 108 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 13 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.66% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.82% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £310 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £388 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +2.37%
Use Case
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1785 1334 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.33% 79.93% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 861 616
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 41
Average hourly rate £23.13 £13.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.29% -60.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 11 £470 +44.61% 5
Halifax +1 1 £373 -9.57%
Use Case
Yorkshire

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) SOA
2 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
5 7 (20.00%) UML
5 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Data Management
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.43%) ETL
8 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
8 4 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.57%) ISEB

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Redmine
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Architect
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.86%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) NHS Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
1 1 (2.86%) JSP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) WAP
1 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) NHS
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) SOA
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Data Management
6 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) ETL
7 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Pega
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat