The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 114 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 16 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 1.21% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.71% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 10
Average daily rate £380 £315 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £299 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £393 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1854 1461 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.83% 70.72% 71.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1205 767 964
Average daily rate £350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 56 45
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.44 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -24 12 £380 +23.57%
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) Business Analysis
3 13 (41.94%) UML
4 8 (25.81%) Workflow
5 7 (22.58%) ISEB
6 6 (19.35%) Banking
6 6 (19.35%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) SOA
7 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.13%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) C#
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) J2EE
8 4 (12.90%) XSD
8 4 (12.90%) XSLT
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle
10 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
10 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
1 5 (16.13%) XML
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) XSD
2 4 (12.90%) XSLT
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) Itk
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Business Analysis
2 13 (41.94%) UML
3 8 (25.81%) Workflow
4 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Content Management
8 2 (6.45%) BPMN
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Master Data Management
9 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C#
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.23%) Pega
2 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards