Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Use Cases
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 15 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.21% 1.61% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.93% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Bedfordshire median daily rate £444 £438 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +1.16% +1.76%
10th Percentile £400 £408 £343
90th Percentile £475 £480 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £255 £433
% change year-on-year +76.47% -41.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £46.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +44.53% -18.99%

Use Case is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 569 518 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.92% 83.15% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 329 384
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £212 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Bedfordshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 12 £444 +1.43%
Use Case
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 11 (73.33%) Data Modelling
1 11 (73.33%) Data Flow Diagram
2 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) Retail
5 7 (46.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) JIRA
7 5 (33.33%) Data Structures
7 5 (33.33%) Prototyping
8 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (26.67%) CRM
9 3 (20.00%) Cognos
9 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (20.00%) Workflow
9 3 (20.00%) Information Security
9 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) RIA
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Data Flow Diagram
1 11 (73.33%) Data Modelling
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (33.33%) Prototyping
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (26.67%) CRM
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
9 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau