The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 30 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.60% 1.98% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £430 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.33
% change year-on-year +2.56% +20.64%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 207 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 84.80% 82.14% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 158 99
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Liverpool

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Liverpool over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
1 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft