The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 42 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% 0.69% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £488 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +42.85%  
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 £37.25 £36.72
% change year-on-year -2.01% +1.45%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 230 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.23% 79.04% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 175 226
Median daily rate £475 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -64.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Minitab
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Minitab