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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 133 147 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 30 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 1.00% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.25% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 33
Median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
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
2820 4645 4785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.84% 79.98% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2312 3659 3593
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 25 (33.78%) Business Analysis
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.73%) User Stories
4 20 (27.03%) Finance
5 13 (17.57%) User Experience
6 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (14.86%) Retail
6 11 (14.86%) SQL
6 11 (14.86%) Project Management
7 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (13.51%) Wireframes
8 9 (12.16%) Degree
8 9 (12.16%) ISEB
9 8 (10.81%) UML
9 8 (10.81%) Analytics
10 7 (9.46%) UX Design
10 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.46%) Games
10 7 (9.46%) Scrum
10 7 (9.46%) Banking
10 7 (9.46%) SDLC
11 6 (8.11%) Data Management
11 6 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (8.11%) Electronics
11 6 (8.11%) Advertising
11 6 (8.11%) Fireworks
11 6 (8.11%) Java
11 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
12 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis

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 4 (5.41%) Confluence
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.35%) GemFire
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (8.11%) Fireworks
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) RiskWrite
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.35%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Big Data
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.35%) MS Access
3 1 (1.35%) QlikView
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Ant
2 2 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Retail
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Games
4 6 (8.11%) Advertising
4 6 (8.11%) Electronics
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Front Office
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Analyst
2 35 (47.30%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Designer
4 6 (8.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) UX Designer
5 5 (6.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Developer
7 3 (4.05%) SDLC Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) IT Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Mobility Architect
8 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.05%) React
2 3 (4.05%) SOAP
3 2 (2.70%) Play Framework
3 2 (2.70%) RESTful
3 2 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) jBPM
4 1 (1.35%) JDBC
4 1 (1.35%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) JMX
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) User Experience
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) BYOD
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Derivative
4 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.70%) Equities
4 2 (2.70%) Wiki
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.35%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
1 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Business Analysis
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.73%) User Stories
4 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (13.51%) Wireframes
6 8 (10.81%) Analytics
6 8 (10.81%) UML
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) SDLC
7 7 (9.46%) UX Design
8 6 (8.11%) Data Management
9 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) System Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) C
3 2 (2.70%) Python
3 2 (2.70%) Scala
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
1 9 (12.16%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) CBAP
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.35%) CISM
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) CITP
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.35%) HDFS
2 1 (1.35%) Xen
2 1 (1.35%) XenApp
2 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) RSA enVision
2 2 (2.70%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (1.35%) Oozie
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Citrix
1 3 (4.05%) Guidewire
1 3 (4.05%) HP
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) IBM
2 2 (2.70%) Netezza
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.35%) Apple
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.35%) Dell
3 1 (1.35%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.35%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (1.35%) Greenplum
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Siebel
3 1 (1.35%) SunGard
3 1 (1.35%) Sybase
3 1 (1.35%) Symantec