Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.17% 2.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £525 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.83% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £429 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.88% +6.25% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £75.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £75.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -48.67% +108.33% +2.86%

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 209 356 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.64% 82.79% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 226 158
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £56.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet