Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 160 136
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 35 37 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.76% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.93% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 50
East of England median daily rate £450 £255 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -41.04% +1.76%
10th Percentile £359 £230 £263
90th Percentile £875 £485 £491
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East of England median hourly rate - £46.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.53% -23.35%
England median hourly rate £38.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.98% +8.13% +6.28%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bedfordshire 0 16 £450 +2.86% 1
Suffolk +15 7 £495 -1.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -5 4 £588 +67.86%
Essex -31 1 £488 +91.18% 1
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
2 16 (45.71%) Data Modelling
3 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Data Flow Diagram
5 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (28.57%) Change Management
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
7 9 (25.71%) User Stories
8 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
8 8 (22.86%) Retail
8 8 (22.86%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (20.00%) Workflow
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
10 6 (17.14%) Workflow Analysis
11 5 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
11 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
11 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
11 5 (14.29%) Information Security
11 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.29%) CRM
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
12 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (11.43%) Confluence
12 4 (11.43%) RIA
12 4 (11.43%) NGN

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 4 (11.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.86%) CATIA
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.86%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.86%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) NGN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) ICMP
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) ERwin
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 24 (68.57%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Head of Development
4 4 (11.43%) Head of Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Coach
5 3 (8.57%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Reference Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.43%) RIA
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
2 16 (45.71%) Data Modelling
3 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Data Flow Diagram
5 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (28.57%) Change Management
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
7 9 (25.71%) User Stories
8 8 (22.86%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
9 7 (20.00%) Workflow
10 6 (17.14%) Workflow Analysis
11 5 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
11 5 (14.29%) CRM
11 5 (14.29%) Information Security
11 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
12 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) GCIA
3 1 (2.86%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) CSIRT
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp
3 1 (2.86%) NetWitness
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) Siemens
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) VMware