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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 139 149 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 45 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.88% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.13% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 70
Average daily rate
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£406 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
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%
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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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) Finance
3 22 (25.58%) UML
4 19 (22.09%) Business Analysis
4 19 (22.09%) QA
5 18 (20.93%) Banking
6 17 (19.77%) SQL
7 14 (16.28%) TDD
7 14 (16.28%) Degree
8 13 (15.12%) Java
8 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.95%) Scrum
9 12 (13.95%) JIRA
9 12 (13.95%) Cucumber
10 11 (12.79%) BDD
10 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
10 11 (12.79%) User Stories
11 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
11 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
11 10 (11.63%) Hudson
11 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
11 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
12 9 (10.47%) Selenium
12 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
12 9 (10.47%) Windows
12 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
13 8 (9.30%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) Lync
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
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%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) JIRA
1 12 (13.95%) Cucumber
2 10 (11.63%) Hudson
2 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
3 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.30%) TestNG
4 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.30%) JBehave
4 8 (9.30%) JUnit
5 7 (8.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.81%) Rational Rose
6 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.49%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.33%) tSQLt
8 2 (2.33%) Calabash
8 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.33%) RequisitePro
8 2 (2.33%) JMeter
9 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Front Office
5 4 (4.65%) Retail
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
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.33%) Law
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Analyst
2 41 (47.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Product Owner
7 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
7 3 (3.49%) Designer
7 3 (3.49%) UML Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Siebel Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 4 (4.65%) XML
2 4 (4.65%) REST
3 3 (3.49%) JSON
3 3 (3.49%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.33%) SOAP
4 2 (2.33%) WCF
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.33%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.16%) WPF
5 1 (1.16%) Swing
5 1 (1.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Derivative
5 5 (5.81%) User Experience
5 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.65%) iPad
7 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.16%) Statistics
9 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.16%) CMDB
9 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.16%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.16%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) UML
3 19 (22.09%) Business Analysis
4 14 (16.28%) TDD
5 12 (13.95%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) BDD
6 11 (12.79%) User Stories
7 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
7 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.30%) OO
9 8 (9.30%) Project Management
9 8 (9.30%) V-Model
10 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.14%) ITIL
10 7 (8.14%) ATDD
11 6 (6.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) Groovy
3 7 (8.14%) Scala
4 6 (6.98%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.49%) VBA
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) XAML
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) ISEB
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CISSP
5 2 (2.33%) CISM
6 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) OpenView
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) WMI
3 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) HP
2 4 (4.65%) Citrix
2 4 (4.65%) Apple
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Siebel
4 2 (2.33%) BMC
4 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.33%) Remedy
4 2 (2.33%) McAfee
4 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.16%) Primavera
5 1 (1.16%) Sony
5 1 (1.16%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.16%) Endeca
5 1 (1.16%) Google
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