The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 104 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 29 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.40% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.69% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 7
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.00%  

Use Case is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1742 2484 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.83% 82.63% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3944 5496 3947
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 123 224
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.90 £46.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +10 14 £425 +9.67% 1
Coventry +16 7 £450 +9.09%
Walsall - 4 £320 -
Birmingham +3 2 - -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 20 (32.79%) User Stories
4 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.67%) Requirements Management
5 12 (19.67%) UML
6 11 (18.03%) MS Visio
6 11 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.75%) Migration
8 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
9 8 (13.11%) BPMN
9 8 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) Validation
10 7 (11.48%) Automotive
10 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.48%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (9.84%) Wireframes
11 6 (9.84%) Change Management
11 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.84%) CRM
11 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (9.84%) Workflow
12 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.28%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (3.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) MPLS
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
1 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) JMeter
2 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.64%) XMLSpy
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Automotive
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (80.33%) Analyst
2 43 (70.49%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) Digital Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Process Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Digital User Researcher
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) CSS3
3 2 (3.28%) HTML5
4 1 (1.64%) Drools
4 1 (1.64%) JPA
4 1 (1.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) RESTful
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) CMDB
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) VLE
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
1 3 (4.92%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) User Stories
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Requirements Management
3 12 (19.67%) UML
4 11 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.75%) Migration
6 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.11%) BPMN
7 8 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (13.11%) Validation
8 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
8 7 (11.48%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (9.84%) Change Management
9 6 (9.84%) CRM
9 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) Wireframes
9 6 (9.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) C++
3 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CIPD
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.64%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.64%) QNX
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
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