Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 130 141
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 6 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
Leeds median daily rate £340 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -20.00% +46.15%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £380 £473
% change year-on-year -10.53% -19.58% +45.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1897 2391 2785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.78% 87.97% 86.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1625 1974
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £295 £263
90th Percentile £545 £565 £535
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 61
Leeds median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -0.70% +4.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £31.51 £31.50 £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% +10.72%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Leeds

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Leeds

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

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) .NET

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft