Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.41% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.42% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £490 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +44.83% -
10th Percentile £468 £513 £330
90th Percentile £513 £538 £409
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £431 £425
% change year-on-year -7.25% +1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £53.50 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year +38.96% - -

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 249 211 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 84.98% 82.42% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 143 230
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £200
90th Percentile £463 £475 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £30.13 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.76% -42.00% +70.07%
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.22 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.95 £48.00 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%

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
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 17 November 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
Lichfield - 3 £490 - 3
Use Case
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) NHibernate
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft