Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 161 162
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 35 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.69% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 39
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.48% +14.71%
10th Percentile £352 £281 £318
90th Percentile £581 £563 £555
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £34.63
England median hourly rate £43.50 £46.00 £37.88
% change year-on-year -5.43% +21.45% +16.54%

Use Case is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,224 4,321 4,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.27% 80.93% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,629 2,870 3,429
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 284 254
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.78% -5.12% +37.75%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.55 £14.03
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +23 8 £405 -9.50% 1
Bristol -8 8 £450 +20.00% 7
Wiltshire 0 7 £563 +36.36% 1
Dorset +2 4 £470 +17.50% 1
Devon - 2 £331 - 2
Somerset - 2 £500 - 1
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Quality Management
5 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) C
7 6 (17.14%) Banking
7 6 (17.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) Military
9 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.43%) UML
9 4 (11.43%) User Experience
9 4 (11.43%) User Stories
10 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) CRM
10 3 (8.57%) SAP
10 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
10 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (8.57%) Validation
10 3 (8.57%) Electronics
10 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.57%) Workflow

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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Military
4 3 (8.57%) Electronics
4 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Data Quality Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Quality Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Quality Management Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Requirements Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.86%) Project Owner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Quality Management
5 6 (17.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.43%) UML
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
8 2 (5.71%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft