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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 155 110 140
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +30
Contract jobs citing Use Case 42 117 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.63% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.13% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 85 78
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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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
4472 5496 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.34% 76.56% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3358 4067 4384
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.43%) UML
4 18 (19.35%) Finance
4 18 (19.35%) Banking
5 15 (16.13%) SQL
6 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.98%) Degree
8 12 (12.90%) Scrum
8 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
10 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.68%) User Stories
11 9 (9.68%) MS Visio
11 9 (9.68%) JIRA
11 9 (9.68%) Retail
11 9 (9.68%) Investment Banking
12 8 (8.60%) Workflow
13 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
13 7 (7.53%) QA
13 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
13 7 (7.53%) C#
13 7 (7.53%) XML
13 7 (7.53%) ITIL
13 7 (7.53%) Front Office
13 7 (7.53%) Project Management
13 7 (7.53%) User Experience
14 6 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (6.45%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Drupal
4 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.08%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Firewall
1 4 (4.30%) Network Security
2 3 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) OLAP
4 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Selenium
2 3 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 2 (2.15%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.08%) JMeter
4 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.08%) NUnit
4 1 (1.08%) JUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Toad
4 1 (1.08%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.08%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.08%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
1 18 (19.35%) Banking
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
2 9 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Front Office
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
5 3 (3.23%) Back Office
5 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.23%) Billing
5 3 (3.23%) Law
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Analyst
2 57 (61.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (6.45%) Developer
4 5 (5.38%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (5.38%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Siebel Business Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Consultant
6 3 (3.23%) Product Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Product Owner
7 2 (2.15%) Market Analyst
7 2 (2.15%) WPF Developer
7 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) XML
2 6 (6.45%) Web Services
3 5 (5.38%) .NET
4 4 (4.30%) HTML
5 3 (3.23%) CSS
5 3 (3.23%) WPF
5 3 (3.23%) JSON
6 2 (2.15%) MDX
6 2 (2.15%) XSLT
7 1 (1.08%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.08%) XHTML
7 1 (1.08%) JMS
7 1 (1.08%) CGI
7 1 (1.08%) XBRL
7 1 (1.08%) Middleware
7 1 (1.08%) FIXML
7 1 (1.08%) Spring
7 1 (1.08%) Ajax
7 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) User Experience
3 6 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.38%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.30%) Derivative
6 3 (3.23%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.15%) Social Media
7 2 (2.15%) CMDB
7 2 (2.15%) Statistics
7 2 (2.15%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.15%) Equities
8 1 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.08%) W3C
8 1 (1.08%) Firmware
8 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) UNIX
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.43%) UML
4 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.90%) Scrum
6 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.68%) User Stories
8 8 (8.60%) Workflow
9 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.53%) ITIL
9 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.53%) Project Management
10 6 (6.45%) Change Management
10 6 (6.45%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.38%) CRM
11 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.38%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.30%) Business Process Improvement
12 4 (4.30%) Validation
12 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) C#
3 3 (3.23%) Java
3 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.23%) VBScript
3 3 (3.23%) VBA
3 3 (3.23%) XAML
3 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) C
4 2 (2.15%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) VB6
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) MBA
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) IIBA
4 1 (1.08%) CBAP
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.08%) FATCA
2 1 (1.08%) EMIR
2 1 (1.08%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.08%) COREP
2 1 (1.08%) FINREP
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.15%) XenApp
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.15%) WMI
2 2 (2.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Siebel
3 4 (4.30%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.23%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) Sybase
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.15%) BI-SAM
5 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.15%) FactSet
5 2 (2.15%) StatPro
5 2 (2.15%) Remedy
6 1 (1.08%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.08%) Sony
6 1 (1.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago