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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 114 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 40 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.73% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 32
Average daily rate £488 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £366 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 33 (37.08%) User Stories
2 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.97%) Business Analysis
4 21 (23.60%) User Experience
5 18 (20.22%) Finance
6 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.98%) Retail
8 14 (15.73%) Project Management
8 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (14.61%) SQL
10 12 (13.48%) UX Design
11 11 (12.36%) Degree
11 11 (12.36%) Electronics
12 10 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (11.24%) Photoshop
12 10 (11.24%) Fireworks
12 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.11%) Banking
13 9 (10.11%) Games
13 9 (10.11%) Scrum
13 9 (10.11%) Advertising
14 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
14 8 (8.99%) ISEB
14 8 (8.99%) UML
14 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
15 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
15 7 (7.87%) MS Office
16 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
16 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
16 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (11.24%) Fireworks
1 10 (11.24%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.87%) MS Office
4 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.37%) MS Project
5 1 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) RiskWrite
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.12%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Firewall
1 2 (2.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.12%) MS Access
3 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) Ant
2 2 (2.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.12%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.12%) Selenium
3 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) Retail
3 11 (12.36%) Electronics
4 9 (10.11%) Advertising
4 9 (10.11%) Banking
4 9 (10.11%) Games
5 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.49%) Legal
5 4 (4.49%) Marketing
6 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Analyst
2 39 (43.82%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Designer
3 10 (11.24%) UX Designer
4 7 (7.87%) Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) SDLC Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) ArcSight Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) IT Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) Web Services
2 4 (4.49%) XML
3 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.37%) React
3 3 (3.37%) SOAP
4 2 (2.25%) Play Framework
4 2 (2.25%) RESTful
5 1 (1.12%) Ajax
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.12%) Flash
5 1 (1.12%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) User Experience
2 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) BYOD
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Derivative
4 2 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.25%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.12%) Animation
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Unix
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) User Stories
2 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.97%) Business Analysis
4 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.73%) Project Management
5 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.48%) UX Design
7 9 (10.11%) Scrum
8 8 (8.99%) UML
8 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.74%) Analytics
10 6 (6.74%) BPMN
10 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.74%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) CRM
11 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Investment Management
11 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.25%) Scala
4 1 (1.12%) Python
4 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) ISEB
3 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.37%) PMP
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) IIBA
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.12%) CBAP
6 1 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.12%) CITP
6 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.25%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.12%) MiFID
2 1 (1.12%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.25%) RSA enVision
1 2 (2.25%) RSA Security Analytics
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Citrix
3 3 (3.37%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.25%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.25%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.25%) Tableau
4 2 (2.25%) Teradata
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.12%) hybris
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Siebel
5 1 (1.12%) SunGard
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