The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 114 102 166
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +64
Contract jobs citing Use Case 47 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.64% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.96% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 31
Median daily rate £513 £490 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £326 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £53.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +10.76%
Use Case
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2909 4761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.41% 83.88% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2336 3725
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.59 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the City of London region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 34 (43.04%) Business Analysis
2 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.85%) Finance
3 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (18.99%) UML
5 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.46%) ISEB
6 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
6 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
7 12 (15.19%) Degree
7 12 (15.19%) Six Sigma
7 12 (15.19%) CBAP
8 11 (13.92%) Scrum
8 11 (13.92%) ITIL
8 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
8 11 (13.92%) SWOT Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) Lean Six Sigma
9 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.39%) SQL
10 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
10 9 (11.39%) Chartered Engineer
10 9 (11.39%) CITP
11 8 (10.13%) Banking
11 8 (10.13%) Workflow
11 8 (10.13%) Oracle
11 8 (10.13%) Unix
12 7 (8.86%) Java
12 7 (8.86%) CRM
12 7 (8.86%) MS Visio
12 7 (8.86%) Migration

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.80%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.27%) GemFire
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) MS Office
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.06%) LDAP
2 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.53%) SAN
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.80%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) Ingres
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.27%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.53%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.53%) FogBugz
3 2 (2.53%) Hudson
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) jMock
3 2 (2.53%) JUnit
3 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Front Office
4 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Back Office
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Analyst
2 48 (60.76%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) HTML
2 5 (6.33%) Web Services
3 4 (5.06%) SailPoint
3 4 (5.06%) XML
4 3 (3.80%) .NET
4 3 (3.80%) Ajax
4 3 (3.80%) CSS
4 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.80%) JSP
4 3 (3.80%) Servlets
4 3 (3.80%) SOAP
4 3 (3.80%) SPML
4 3 (3.80%) Spring
5 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) Middleware
5 2 (2.53%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Derivative
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Equities
5 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.53%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Unix
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) CentOS
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) Business Analysis
2 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) UML
4 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.19%) Six Sigma
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
6 11 (13.92%) Scrum
6 11 (13.92%) SWOT Analysis
7 10 (12.66%) Lean Six Sigma
8 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.13%) Workflow
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) CRM
10 7 (8.86%) Migration
10 7 (8.86%) Project Management
10 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.59%) User Stories
12 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (6.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
3 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) Python
5 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) BeanShell
6 3 (3.80%) Perl
6 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
1 13 (16.46%) ISEB
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) CBAP
2 12 (15.19%) Degree
3 9 (11.39%) Chartered Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) CITP
4 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) CFA
5 2 (2.53%) CISM
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) MiFID
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) Basel II
4 1 (1.27%) Basel III
4 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Xen
2 2 (2.53%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) Dell
4 3 (3.80%) Netezza
4 3 (3.80%) Pega
4 3 (3.80%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) Workday
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.53%) Symantec
5 2 (2.53%) Teradata
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Murex