The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 1.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.33
% change year-on-year +2.56% +20.64%  

Use Case is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 264 341 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.81% 81.58% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 214 162
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 15
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Use Case as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Cambridge

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Cambridge

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) BPR
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Veeva
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Python

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Veeva
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) BPR
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace