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 27 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 88 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.79% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £380 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £400 £418
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.00%  

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 1315 1264 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.50% 81.71% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 784 744
Median daily rate £410 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £45.00
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 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +3 3 £475 +18.75%
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £413 -
Leicestershire -7 1 - -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) SOA
1 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) QA
2 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
4 4 (19.05%) REST
4 4 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) WSO2
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) CMS
5 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (14.29%) Back Office

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 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) FileNet
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Pega PRPC
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Protractor
1 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.76%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Integration Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Pega Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
1 4 (19.05%) REST
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Drools
3 1 (4.76%) JPA
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
1 8 (38.10%) SOA
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (9.52%) Microservices
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) WSO2
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO