The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 15 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.96% 3.57% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 3.97% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £438 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £445 £464
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 £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +4.57% +19.53%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 90 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.11% 89.88% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 101 120
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Luton

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Luton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Luton

Use Case
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (60.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (40.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) DSDM
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) DSDM
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB