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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 136 147 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing Use Case 50 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.90% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.17% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 72
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£410 £450 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £356 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
3916 4623 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.98% 77.31% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3371 3356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Finance
3 24 (27.91%) UML
4 23 (26.74%) Business Analysis
5 20 (23.26%) Banking
6 19 (22.09%) QA
6 19 (22.09%) SQL
7 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.28%) Degree
7 14 (16.28%) TDD
8 13 (15.12%) JIRA
8 13 (15.12%) MS Visio
9 12 (13.95%) User Stories
10 11 (12.79%) Java
10 11 (12.79%) Scrum
10 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
10 11 (12.79%) BDD
11 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
11 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
11 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
12 9 (10.47%) Windows
12 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
12 9 (10.47%) Selenium
12 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.47%) Hudson
12 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
13 8 (9.30%) JBehave

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Lync
2 2 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.33%) MS Office
5 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
1 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) JIRA
2 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.47%) Selenium
4 9 (10.47%) Hudson
4 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.30%) JBehave
5 8 (9.30%) TestNG
5 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
5 8 (9.30%) JUnit
6 7 (8.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.81%) Rational Rose
7 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.49%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.33%) Calabash
9 2 (2.33%) tSQLt
9 2 (2.33%) RequisitePro
9 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 20 (23.26%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Front Office
4 5 (5.81%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Law
6 3 (3.49%) Legal
6 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 2 (2.33%) Back Office
7 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.16%) Games
8 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Analyst
2 45 (52.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) Developer
4 4 (4.65%) Product Owner
4 4 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (4.65%) Siebel Business Analyst
4 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) Consultant
5 3 (3.49%) Architect
5 3 (3.49%) Tester
5 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
5 3 (3.49%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) Product Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) XML
2 3 (3.49%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) COM
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) Swing
4 1 (1.16%) WPF
4 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Derivative
5 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.65%) iPad
7 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.16%) Equities
9 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.16%) Statistics
9 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.16%) CMDB
9 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.16%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.91%) UML
3 23 (26.74%) Business Analysis
4 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.28%) TDD
5 12 (13.95%) User Stories
6 11 (12.79%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) BDD
7 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
7 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.30%) V-Model
9 8 (9.30%) OO
10 7 (8.14%) Validation
10 7 (8.14%) ATDD
11 6 (6.98%) Feature Driven Development
11 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) Groovy
3 7 (8.14%) Scala
4 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) VBScript
5 3 (3.49%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) XAML
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) ISEB
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) XenApp
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) WMI
2 3 (3.49%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Apple
2 4 (4.65%) Siebel
2 4 (4.65%) SAP
2 4 (4.65%) Citrix
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Sony
4 1 (1.16%) Primavera
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase
4 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.16%) Temenos
4 1 (1.16%) HP
4 1 (1.16%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.16%) Endeca
4 1 (1.16%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago