Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 124 109
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 47 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.55% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.01% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 27
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% -27.08%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £293
90th Percentile £525 £625 £376
England median daily rate £475 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.42% +3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -7.61% +17.20% +20.77%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,507 2,569 2,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.79% 81.89% 79.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,616 1,649 1,532
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £215 £233
90th Percentile £550 £565 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 71 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.80% +0.34%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.25 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.90 £38.75 £40.10
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +19 18 £340 -11.40% 1
Northamptonshire +15 12 £400 -13.51%
Leicestershire +3 7 £438 +26.81% 2
Derbyshire -12 1 - -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 20 (42.55%) Business Analysis
2 18 (38.30%) Finance
3 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) Feasibility Study
6 10 (21.28%) User Stories
6 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.77%) SAP
8 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) SDLC
8 6 (12.77%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.51%) Change Management
10 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
10 4 (8.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) SOAP
10 4 (8.51%) XML
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
10 4 (8.51%) REST
10 4 (8.51%) Data Governance
10 4 (8.51%) JSON
10 4 (8.51%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Conflict 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 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Protractor
2 2 (4.26%) ReSharper
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.26%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Analyst
2 37 (78.72%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) SAP Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Business Integration Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Procurement Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) JSON
1 4 (8.51%) REST
1 4 (8.51%) SOAP
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) WCF
3 2 (4.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Business Analysis
2 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Feasibility Study
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) User Stories
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) SDLC
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Data Governance
9 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
2 2 (4.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) IIBA
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) Cognos
2 3 (6.38%) Informatica
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) Siemens
4 1 (2.13%) WSO2