Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 57 88
Rank change year-on-year -35 +31 +8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 20 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.25% 3.14% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.72% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 13
Wales median daily rate £375 £393 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +30.83% -4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £257
90th Percentile £424 £558 £412
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK median hourly rate £47.19 £27.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +71.60% -30.82% -0.63%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,409 967 1,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.95% 84.23% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 663 800
Wales median daily rate £415 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% -3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £288 £184 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 49
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £24.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.83% +35.79% +26.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.49
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £65.20
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Wales

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Wales

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Wales

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
South Wales -46 18 £363 -7.64% 5
North Wales - 2 £375 -
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 6 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (25.00%) Military
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (20.00%) Rational Team Concert
6 4 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 4 (20.00%) Rational Quality Manager
7 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) JIRA

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (20.00%) Rational Quality Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SOC Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Strategy Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Product Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Product Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 4 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) PTC
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe