The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 29 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.66% 1.65% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.01% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £340 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.56% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 356 447 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 78.59% 81.87% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 331 269
Median daily rate £440 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in South Yorkshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Sheffield +1 3 £340 -18.56%
Doncaster - 1 £340 -
Use Case
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (50.00%) YouTrack
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) YouTrack
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle