Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 21 June 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 77 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.80% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.97% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 18
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £250
90th Percentile £483 £407 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £77.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £28.87 -
% change year-on-year +3.92% - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,221 1,026 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.33% 82.01% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 686 804
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £258 £263 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £8.39 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.30 £41.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.04
% change year-on-year -28.57% +23.28% -25.93%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Birmingham

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Birmingham

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
1 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (14.29%) Case Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Pega
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow