Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 141 139
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 98 127 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.20% 1.31% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.59% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 103 69
Midlands median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £312
90th Percentile £538 £579 £562
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 - £36.00
10th Percentile £36.75 - £23.33
90th Percentile £40.25 - £42.27
England median hourly rate £38.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.78% +4.38% +5.89%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6782 7980 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.18% 82.57% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 4877 3952
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 204 263
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -11.84% +4.11%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.85 £42.54
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the Midlands

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +25 48 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -22 47 £431 +1.47% 4
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) Finance
3 29 (29.59%) Business Analysis
4 25 (25.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (21.43%) User Stories
6 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (16.33%) Scrum
7 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.31%) MS Visio
9 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 13 (13.27%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (12.24%) Feasibility Study
11 12 (12.24%) Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (11.22%) UML
12 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (10.20%) BPMN
13 10 (10.20%) Windows
14 9 (9.18%) Validation
14 9 (9.18%) Migration
15 8 (8.16%) SAP
15 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
15 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (8.16%) Traceability Matrix
15 8 (8.16%) Wireframes
16 7 (7.14%) QRadar
16 7 (7.14%) Security Operations
16 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
16 7 (7.14%) Web Services

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) Documentum
2 1 (1.02%) FileNet
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.06%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.02%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (4.08%) Power BI
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) JIRA
2 3 (3.06%) Protractor
3 2 (2.04%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (36.73%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Automotive
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (79.59%) Analyst
2 72 (73.47%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Architect
6 8 (8.16%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Business IT Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) CRM Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Developer
10 4 (4.08%) IT Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Supply Chain Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) REST
2 4 (4.08%) SOAP
2 4 (4.08%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) .NET
4 2 (2.04%) WCF
4 2 (2.04%) WinForms
5 1 (1.02%) HTML
5 1 (1.02%) J2EE
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.02%) WSDL
5 1 (1.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) e-Learning
2 4 (4.08%) FMCG
3 3 (3.06%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Animation
5 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) DataPower
5 1 (1.02%) Photography
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) Business Analysis
3 25 (25.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.43%) User Stories
5 16 (16.33%) Scrum
6 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (12.24%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (12.24%) Feasibility Study
9 11 (11.22%) UML
9 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.20%) BPMN
11 9 (9.18%) Migration
11 9 (9.18%) Validation
12 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.16%) Traceability Matrix
12 8 (8.16%) Wireframes
13 7 (7.14%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.06%) Java
3 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.06%) Python
3 3 (3.06%) Ruby
3 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
3 3 (3.06%) VB
4 2 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) IIBA
1 3 (3.06%) ISEB
2 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) QRadar
2 3 (3.06%) Ansible
2 3 (3.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) Cognos
3 3 (3.06%) Informatica
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.02%) Capita
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Green Hat
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Pega
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.02%) Siemens
5 1 (1.02%) Solace
5 1 (1.02%) webMethods
5 1 (1.02%) WSO2