Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 22 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 146 158
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 39 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.36% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 37
South West median daily rate £410 £506 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.01% +24.39% +8.17%
10th Percentile £339 £315 £310
90th Percentile £564 £599 £532
England median daily rate £446 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -0.94% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.95
% change year-on-year -1.23% +3.99% -1.41%

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4573 4791 5073
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.68% 79.41% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 3171 3335
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 242 217
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.64 £12.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.45 £50.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the South West

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the South West

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the South West over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the South West

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the South West

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +16 14 £375 -13.04%
Wiltshire -20 9 £519 -5.68%
Dorset +18 6 £353 -
Bristol -9 4 £525 +53.51%
Devon -14 3 £476 +36.07%
Use Case
England

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

1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 15 (38.46%) Workflow
3 15 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (30.77%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) Banking
5 10 (25.64%) BPMN
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Retail
6 7 (17.95%) BPEL
6 7 (17.95%) Retail Banking
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) ISEB
8 5 (12.82%) IBM
8 5 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Military

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.56%) CATIA
3 1 (2.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.56%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Retail Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Military
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.56%) Automotive
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
1 23 (58.97%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Business Change Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Change Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Business Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) UI Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) DataPower
4 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.13%) Robotics
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) ASIC
5 1 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 15 (38.46%) Workflow
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (30.77%) UML
4 10 (25.64%) BPMN
5 7 (17.95%) BPEL
5 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) SOA
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.82%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) C++
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) ISEB
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.13%) PhD
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) HL7
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Siemens
5 1 (2.56%) Software AG
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Unisys