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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 111 123
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 20 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.21% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 20
Median daily rate £353 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.50% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £563 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +2.15% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.33
% change year-on-year +2.56% +20.64%  

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 2150 2320 2456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.53% 79.07% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1515 1586
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 100
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Gloucestershire +15 10 £400 - 1
Dorset +15 6 £353 - 1
Wiltshire -8 4 £538 -3.37% 3
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Workflow
2 13 (41.94%) Business Analysis
3 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) ISEB
6 7 (22.58%) Retail
6 7 (22.58%) BPMN
6 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) IBM
7 6 (19.35%) UML
8 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) BPEL
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
8 5 (16.13%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Banking
9 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (12.90%) User Stories
9 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
9 4 (12.90%) JIRA
9 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle

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 (9.68%) Confluence
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Business Change Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Change Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) DataPower
3 1 (3.23%) ASIC
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Business Analysis
2 13 (41.94%) Workflow
3 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (22.58%) BPMN
4 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) UML
6 5 (16.13%) BPEL
6 5 (16.13%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) C++
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) ISEB
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CISA
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) IIBA
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Software AG
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Unisys
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