Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 89 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.20% 0.21% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +60.00% -63.77%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year +35.06% - -

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 1,207 1,177 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.72% 82.65% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 847 880
Birmingham median daily rate £416 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £229 £243 £242
90th Percentile £561 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -2.62% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.76
90th Percentile £22.80 £46.40 £36.03
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Writer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft