Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 79 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 1.23% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.43% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 9
Cheshire median daily rate £525 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -7.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £349 £406
90th Percentile £538 £563 £514
North West median daily rate £413 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +1.23% +8.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £53.00 £41.72
% change year-on-year - +27.05% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1125 1257 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.77% 86.04% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 901 1155
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £275
90th Percentile £619 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Warrington +9 1 £340 -35.24%
Crewe - 1 £525 -
Use Case
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform