The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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 of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 92 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 41 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.93% 1.25% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.56% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 27
Median daily rate £425 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +53.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £50.00 £32.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £50.00 £35.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +21.87%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 1991 2082
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.48% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1173 1208
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 134 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the East of England

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the East of England

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the East of England

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Essex +7 13 £330 -8.96%
Bedfordshire 0 9 £450 +2.85%
Suffolk +6 8 £443 -11.50%
Hertfordshire +6 7 £475 +30.13%
Norfolk +3 3 £425 -10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 2
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 28 (52.83%) Business Analysis
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Data Analysis
3 13 (24.53%) CRM
4 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
4 12 (22.64%) Analytics
5 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
6 10 (18.87%) Degree
6 10 (18.87%) Customer Analytics
7 9 (16.98%) Workflow Analysis
7 9 (16.98%) Windows Vista
7 9 (16.98%) Windows
7 9 (16.98%) UML
7 9 (16.98%) Workflow
8 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
8 8 (15.09%) DB2
8 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
8 8 (15.09%) Campaign Management
8 8 (15.09%) Data Analytics
9 7 (13.21%) User Stories
9 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.32%) ISEB
10 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) SDLC
10 6 (11.32%) Big Data

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.77%) SAS
1 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Veeva
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
2 8 (15.09%) DB2
3 6 (11.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Automotive
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Business Analyst
2 39 (73.58%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) CRM Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) CRM Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Data Business Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Data Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Insight Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Operations Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.89%) J2EE
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
1 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
2 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Business Analysis
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) CRM
3 13 (24.53%) Data Analysis
4 12 (22.64%) Analytics
5 10 (18.87%) Customer Analytics
5 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
6 9 (16.98%) UML
6 9 (16.98%) Workflow
6 9 (16.98%) Workflow Analysis
7 8 (15.09%) Campaign Management
7 8 (15.09%) Data Analytics
7 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
8 7 (13.21%) User Stories
8 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.32%) SDLC
9 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Change Management
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CBAP
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) Casewise
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Rackspace