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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 149 150 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Use Case 63 52 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 0.88% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.14% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 82
Average daily rate
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£425 £461 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £366 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.39% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £21.62 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
4649 4570 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.36% 77.68% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3696 3389 4146
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 99
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 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 28 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 38 (36.89%) Business Analysis
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.04%) Finance
4 26 (25.24%) Banking
5 25 (24.27%) UML
5 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (22.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (20.39%) User Stories
8 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
9 17 (16.50%) Scrum
10 15 (14.56%) QA
10 15 (14.56%) SQL
11 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (12.62%) Data Modelling
12 12 (11.65%) Workflow
12 12 (11.65%) Investment Banking
13 11 (10.68%) Project Management
14 10 (9.71%) Fixed Income
14 10 (9.71%) Time Management
15 9 (8.74%) RUP
15 9 (8.74%) Windows
16 8 (7.77%) .NET
16 8 (7.77%) Java
16 8 (7.77%) Back Office
16 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
16 8 (7.77%) SWIFT
17 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
17 7 (6.80%) Migration
17 7 (6.80%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.97%) Node.js
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.97%) InDesign
5 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.88%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.97%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) LDAP
1 5 (4.85%) PSTN
2 3 (2.91%) 4G
2 3 (2.91%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (2.91%) 3G
2 3 (2.91%) SS7
2 3 (2.91%) TCAP
2 3 (2.91%) ISUP
2 3 (2.91%) SCCP
2 3 (2.91%) INAP
2 3 (2.91%) 2G
3 2 (1.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) GSM
4 1 (0.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.91%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) QlikView
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
1 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.94%) Selenium
3 2 (1.94%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.94%) JMeter
3 2 (1.94%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Maven
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) VisualAge
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.97%) Hudson
4 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.97%) Calabash
General
1 33 (32.04%) Finance
2 26 (25.24%) Banking
3 12 (11.65%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.77%) Back Office
5 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.80%) Front Office
6 6 (5.83%) Retail
7 5 (4.85%) Retail Banking
7 5 (4.85%) Advertising
8 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.94%) Legal
9 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.94%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (67.96%) Analyst
2 57 (55.34%) Business Analyst
3 9 (8.74%) Developer
3 9 (8.74%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) IT Business Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Architect
5 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.88%) UML Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Security Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) UI Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) .NET
2 6 (5.83%) SOAP
2 6 (5.83%) HTML
3 5 (4.85%) CSS
4 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.88%) XML
5 3 (2.91%) JSON
5 3 (2.91%) jQuery
5 3 (2.91%) REST
5 3 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.94%) HTML5
6 2 (1.94%) CSS3
6 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (1.94%) WCF
6 2 (1.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.97%) JSP
7 1 (0.97%) Servlets
7 1 (0.97%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Fixed Income
3 8 (7.77%) SWIFT
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Life Science
7 2 (1.94%) Derivative
7 2 (1.94%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.94%) Economics
7 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.97%) PMI
8 1 (0.97%) EFT
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) IPTV
8 1 (0.97%) BBC
8 1 (0.97%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.97%) iPad
8 1 (0.97%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) UNIX
3 3 (2.91%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) Business Analysis
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.27%) UML
4 23 (22.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (20.39%) User Stories
6 17 (16.50%) Scrum
7 13 (12.62%) Data Modelling
7 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.65%) Workflow
9 11 (10.68%) Project Management
10 10 (9.71%) Time Management
11 9 (8.74%) RUP
12 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.80%) ITIL
13 7 (6.80%) Migration
14 6 (5.83%) Change Management
14 6 (5.83%) Test Scripting
14 6 (5.83%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) Java
3 6 (5.83%) C#
4 5 (4.85%) C
4 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) ISEB
2 3 (2.91%) CISSP
2 3 (2.91%) CISM
2 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) IIBA
4 1 (0.97%) CBAP
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) CIMA
4 1 (0.97%) PMP
4 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) OpenView
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.94%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) HP
3 5 (4.85%) Remedy
3 5 (4.85%) Guidewire
4 4 (3.88%) Calypso
4 4 (3.88%) SunGard
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix
5 3 (2.91%) BMC
5 3 (2.91%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.91%) McAfee
5 3 (2.91%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.94%) Nintex
6 2 (1.94%) Siebel
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle
7 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
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