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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 136 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Use Case 66 49 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.85% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.10% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 72
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £53.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 37 (35.24%) Business Analysis
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.48%) Finance
4 25 (23.81%) Banking
5 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (21.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (21.90%) UML
7 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
8 19 (18.10%) User Stories
9 17 (16.19%) SQL
9 17 (16.19%) QA
10 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (13.33%) Scrum
12 13 (12.38%) Workflow
12 13 (12.38%) Data Modelling
13 12 (11.43%) Investment Banking
14 10 (9.52%) Time Management
14 10 (9.52%) Windows
14 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (8.57%) Fixed Income
15 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
16 8 (7.62%) Java
16 8 (7.62%) MS Visio
16 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
17 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
17 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
17 7 (6.67%) UNIX
17 7 (6.67%) .NET
17 7 (6.67%) RUP
17 7 (6.67%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) MS Office
4 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.90%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.90%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.95%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.81%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.95%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) LDAP
1 5 (4.76%) PSTN
2 3 (2.86%) 4G
2 3 (2.86%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (2.86%) 3G
2 3 (2.86%) SS7
2 3 (2.86%) TCAP
2 3 (2.86%) ISUP
2 3 (2.86%) SCCP
2 3 (2.86%) INAP
2 3 (2.86%) 2G
3 2 (1.90%) Intranet
3 2 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) GSM
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.86%) Hudson
3 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.86%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) TestNG
4 2 (1.90%) JBehave
4 2 (1.90%) Selenium
4 2 (1.90%) JMeter
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
4 2 (1.90%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.95%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.95%) Subversion
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 25 (23.81%) Banking
3 12 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.71%) Front Office
6 5 (4.76%) Back Office
6 5 (4.76%) Advertising
7 4 (3.81%) Private Banking
7 4 (3.81%) Retail
8 3 (2.86%) Legal
8 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.95%) Marketing
9 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (64.76%) Analyst
2 54 (51.43%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) UML Business Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.86%) Designer
9 3 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (1.90%) Senior Designer
10 2 (1.90%) UI Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (4.76%) CSS
2 5 (4.76%) HTML
3 4 (3.81%) SOAP
3 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.86%) XML
4 3 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.90%) JSON
5 2 (1.90%) WCF
5 2 (1.90%) jQuery
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.90%) HTML5
5 2 (1.90%) REST
5 2 (1.90%) CSS3
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.95%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.71%) SWIFT
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Life Science
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) Economics
6 2 (1.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) BBC
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
7 1 (0.95%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) Business Analysis
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.90%) UML
3 23 (21.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (18.10%) User Stories
5 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (13.33%) Scrum
7 13 (12.38%) Workflow
7 13 (12.38%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.52%) Time Management
9 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.67%) RUP
10 7 (6.67%) Project Management
10 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.67%) Analytics
11 6 (5.71%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) Java
3 6 (5.71%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) C
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Scala
6 1 (0.95%) Ruby
6 1 (0.95%) Groovy
6 1 (0.95%) VBScript
6 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) ISEB
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.86%) CISM
3 3 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ACCA
4 1 (0.95%) CIMA
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) OpenView
2 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.95%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) HP
2 5 (4.76%) Citrix
2 5 (4.76%) Remedy
2 5 (4.76%) Guidewire
3 4 (3.81%) Calypso
3 4 (3.81%) SunGard
4 3 (2.86%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (2.86%) McAfee
4 3 (2.86%) BMC
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) Apple
5 2 (1.90%) Nintex
5 2 (1.90%) Siebel
6 1 (0.95%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.95%) CODA
6 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
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