The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 25 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.29% 0.23% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.27% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £338
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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 300 375 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 85.96% 85.42% 85.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 198 223
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -70.50%  
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Nottingham

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 5 (71.43%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) SSADM
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (14.29%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SSADM
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft