The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 June 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 / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.29% 1.21% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.44% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £433 £443 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +19.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £36.72
% change year-on-year +1.38% -1.94%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 193 348 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 79.42% 84.47% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 212 159
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.60 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Coventry

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) User Stories
2 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
6 3 (15.00%) Automotive
7 2 (10.00%) Legal
7 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (10.00%) BPR
7 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Test Planning

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (5.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
1 17 (85.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital User Researcher
4 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) User Researcher
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Navision Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Research Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) User Stories
2 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) BPR
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com