The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 93 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.50% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.60% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £406 £408 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +23.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £354 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £375
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 £36.00 £36.72
% change year-on-year +1.38% -1.94%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1097 1491 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.25% 82.70% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 896 690
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 33
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% +0.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Manchester

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Manchester

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Manchester

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Salford - 2 £406 -
Stockport - 1 £375 -
Use Case
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) HTML5
2 10 (43.48%) User Stories
3 9 (39.13%) User Experience
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 7 (30.43%) JIRA
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) SVG
5 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 7 (30.43%) CSS3
5 7 (30.43%) Wireframes
6 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) UML
8 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
8 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) Test Automation

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (30.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) UX Developer
5 4 (17.39%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Designer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Linux Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) CSS3
2 7 (30.43%) SVG
3 3 (13.04%) GStreamer
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) FFmpeg
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) IPTV
4 2 (8.70%) Linked Data
4 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.35%) Interactive TV
5 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) User Stories
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
4 7 (30.43%) Wireframes
5 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) UML
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Data Management
9 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP