Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 February 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +37
Contract jobs citing Use Case 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.27% 2.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £55.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +155.81% -28.57%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 204 295 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 77.27% 78.46% 80.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 198 163
Staffordshire median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% - -
10th Percentile £275 £212 £263
90th Percentile £463 £488 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £12.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +101.53% -15.90%
10th Percentile £10.99 £19.65 £9.27
90th Percentile £48.50 £73.50 £18.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Staffordshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Staffordshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Staffordshire

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 3 £388 +3.33%
Use Case
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Task Automation

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Development Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 3 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet