Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 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 > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 153 106
Rank change year-on-year +62 -47 -6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 12 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.98% 0.55% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.66% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
North East median daily rate £380 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.56% +43.24%
10th Percentile £354 £425 £289
90th Percentile £408 £563 £533
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.78% +4.38% +6.28%

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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1036 2279 1675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.23% 84.28% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 1576 1067
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 92 75
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +64.71% -10.05%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £36.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the North East

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the North East

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the North East

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear +56 5 £385 -16.76% 2
Durham - 5 £380 -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) DSDM
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Confluence
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) GeoServer
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Interface Designer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) OpenLayers
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) SignalR
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) OpenVMS
2 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) DSDM
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle