The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 57 37
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.56% 2.26% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 2.62% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 8
Median daily rate £384 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% +0.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £419 £408
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 472 497 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.99% 86.28% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 343 231
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in South Wales

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in South Wales

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +26 17 £407 +16.14% 1
Use Case
Wales

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 15 (53.57%) UML
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) NHS
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) ISEB
6 6 (21.43%) SOA
6 6 (21.43%) Conceptual Models
7 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) NUnit
8 4 (14.29%) Human Factors
8 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.29%) OOP
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
8 4 (14.29%) C++
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) SAP
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP MRS
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.57%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 4 (14.29%) MSTest
1 4 (14.29%) NUnit
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Applications Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 4 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) NHS
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) UML
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Conceptual Models
6 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) Coaching
7 4 (14.29%) Contract Management
7 4 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (14.29%) Human Factors
7 4 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C++
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) SAP Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CBAP
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) HL7
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Thunderhead
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Ariba