The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 April 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.54% 1.43% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.60% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -2.95% +5.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.33
% change year-on-year +2.56% +13.61%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 206 188 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 79.23% 89.52% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 143 150
Median daily rate £403 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £101.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.00% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.30 £35.00 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Northampton

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

1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (40.00%) Thales
3 4 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) NonStop SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) EFT
3 4 (40.00%) BPR
3 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) BASE24
4 2 (20.00%) VersaTest
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VersaTest
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) BASE24 Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) BASE24 Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) EFT
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) BPR
2 4 (40.00%) Product Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Bug Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Thales
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) WSO2