Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 85 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 27 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.08% 1.36% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.61% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 11
Wales median daily rate £418 £279 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.78% -14.23% -6.47%
10th Percentile £329 £184 £205
90th Percentile £608 £398 £426
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £46.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -16.30% +16.09% +21.92%

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 1,090 1,182 1,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.91% 84.55% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 857 878
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £190 £238
90th Percentile £560 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 53
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.22% +12.50% +2.40%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £77.50 £60.38 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +12 24 £405 +45.29% 8
West Wales - 2 £491 -
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) SAP
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) NHS
4 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
5 5 (18.52%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) SysML
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) ISEB
5 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
7 3 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis

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 3 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (7.41%) SAP MRS
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) Power BI
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) SSDT
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Developer
7 4 (14.81%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Architect
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Architect
8 3 (11.11%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
9 2 (7.41%) SAP PM Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) SAP PM Business Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Data Cleanser
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 6 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
4 5 (18.52%) SysML
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) RedGate