The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 27 March 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +21.87%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 388 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 85.64% 89.40% 88.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 112 90
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Shropshire

Use Case
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Documentum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
1 1 (33.33%) RAML
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism