The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 22 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Use Case 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.30% 0.74% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 0.93% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £98.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.85% +198.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 108 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.58% 79.41% 83.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 85 243
Average daily rate £500 £500 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £730 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Canary Wharf region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BPMN
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
1 2 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) BPMN
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) IBM