The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 56 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.45% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.57% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
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 £37.25 £36.72
% change year-on-year -2.01% +1.45%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 515 524 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 81.49% 78.44% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 276 360
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 59
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Hertfordshire

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Hertfordshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Use Case
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 5 (41.67%) Splunk
2 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Qualys
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) NetWitness

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Case Management
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) GCIA
2 1 (8.33%) GCIH
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) NetWitness
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys