Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 54 76
Rank change year-on-year -28 +22 -9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 24 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.62% 3.19% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 3.76% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 16
Wales median daily rate £348 £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +8.28% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £421 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +7.12% -3.41% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% +5.56%

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 1,297 1,118 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.34% 84.89% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 785 685
Wales median daily rate £405 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.28% +0.67% +5.34%
10th Percentile £285 £183 £227
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +0.67% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 84 55
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £10.31
90th Percentile £40.40 £77.50 £69.60
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year -12.00% +3.79% +12.43%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Wales over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 July 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 -35 22 £345 -12.10% 4
North Wales - 2 £375 -
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) IBM
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (54.17%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (50.00%) Validation
6 11 (45.83%) Requirements Management
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
7 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (37.50%) Rational Team Concert
7 9 (37.50%) Rational Quality Manager
7 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (33.33%) Military
8 8 (33.33%) Information Management
8 8 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) PTC
9 7 (29.17%) PTC Integrity
9 7 (29.17%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (20.83%) Human Factors
10 5 (20.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 5 (20.83%) Cross-Platform Development
10 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
10 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.67%) Internet

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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (37.50%) Rational Quality Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Rational Team Concert
3 7 (29.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (50.00%) Validation
4 11 (45.83%) Requirements Management
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Information Management
7 5 (20.83%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (20.83%) Human Factors
7 5 (20.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
8 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) SysML
9 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) Network Management
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) IBM
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) PTC
4 1 (4.17%) EMC