Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 89 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.13% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
Birmingham median daily rate £495 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £395 £250 £284
90th Percentile £538 £450 £690
West Midlands median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 - £36.00

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 1257 1242 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.66% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 801 646
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

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 19 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (50.00%) FMCG
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Power BI
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling

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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) Power BI
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Photography
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Research
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Capita