The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 83 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 16 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.05% 0.67% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.83% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Median daily rate £390 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +14.37%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1208 1322 1286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.53% 80.17% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 816 740
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £25.00
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the East Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the East Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the East Midlands

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +4 8 £513 +2.50%
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £340 -
Use Case
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 14 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) UML
4 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) QA
5 5 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (13.33%) Thales
6 4 (13.33%) Product Management
6 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
6 4 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (13.33%) EFT
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.33%) CATIA
1 1 (3.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (3.33%) PTC Creo
1 1 (3.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) BASE24
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) ATM
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) jMock
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) VersaTest
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) BASE24 Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Integration Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) CAD Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.00%) Java EE
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) Spring
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Drools
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) JPA
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) EFT
2 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) User Stories
5 4 (13.33%) BPR
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) Product Management
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (6.67%) OCMJD
2 2 (6.67%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) HP
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) Thales
2 2 (6.67%) WSO2
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Siemens
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