The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 276 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.55% 81.90% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 158 135
Median daily rate £425 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside 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%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
1 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

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%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft