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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 156 166 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -39
Contract jobs citing Use Case 39 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.75% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.97% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 63
Average daily rate
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£475 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £98.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.85% +198.48%
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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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Finance
3 26 (29.21%) Business Analysis
4 23 (25.84%) UML
5 21 (23.60%) Banking
6 18 (20.22%) User Stories
7 17 (19.10%) QA
8 14 (15.73%) Scrum
9 13 (14.61%) Degree
9 13 (14.61%) Data Analysis
9 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.24%) SQL
11 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
12 9 (10.11%) Java
12 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
12 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
12 9 (10.11%) TDD
13 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.99%) OO
13 8 (8.99%) Windows
13 8 (8.99%) Project Management
14 7 (7.87%) Workflow
14 7 (7.87%) ITIL
14 7 (7.87%) BDD
14 7 (7.87%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.12%) SAS
2 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.25%) MS Office
5 1 (1.12%) MS Project
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.12%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.12%) Primavera
2 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Intranet
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) 2G
4 1 (1.12%) 3G
4 1 (1.12%) SS7
4 1 (1.12%) TCAP
4 1 (1.12%) ISUP
4 1 (1.12%) SCCP
4 1 (1.12%) INAP
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) PSTN
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.87%) WebDriver
2 7 (7.87%) Hudson
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 6 (6.74%) Selenium
4 5 (5.62%) Rational Rose
4 5 (5.62%) JUnit
4 5 (5.62%) TestNG
4 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.62%) JBehave
5 4 (4.49%) Axure RP
5 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.25%) Calabash
6 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.25%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.25%) RequisitePro
6 2 (2.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 21 (23.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 4 (4.49%) Private Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Front Office
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.25%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) Law
8 1 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (61.80%) Analyst
2 47 (52.81%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) UML Business Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Designer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) UX Designer
8 2 (2.25%) Product Owner
8 2 (2.25%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) REST
2 4 (4.49%) HTML
2 4 (4.49%) CSS
2 4 (4.49%) XML
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.37%) JSON
3 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.25%) CSS3
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 2 (2.25%) jQuery
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.25%) WCF
4 2 (2.25%) SOAP
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.12%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.62%) Derivative
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.37%) iPad
6 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.25%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) PMI
8 1 (1.12%) Statistics
8 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.12%) CMDB
8 1 (1.12%) Life Science
8 1 (1.12%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Business Analysis
3 23 (25.84%) UML
4 18 (20.22%) User Stories
5 14 (15.73%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) Data Analysis
6 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.11%) TDD
9 8 (8.99%) OO
9 8 (8.99%) Project Management
10 7 (7.87%) Workflow
10 7 (7.87%) ITIL
10 7 (7.87%) BDD
10 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.87%) Time Management
11 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) Java
3 5 (5.62%) C#
4 4 (4.49%) Scala
4 4 (4.49%) Groovy
5 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) VBA
5 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) VBScript
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) ISEB
3 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.37%) CISM
4 3 (3.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) CIMA
5 1 (1.12%) ACCA
5 1 (1.12%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PhD
5 1 (1.12%) IIBA
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) XenApp
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) OpenView
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) WMI
3 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) HP
2 5 (5.62%) Citrix
3 4 (4.49%) Guidewire
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Remedy
4 3 (3.37%) McAfee
4 3 (3.37%) BMC
4 3 (3.37%) Apple
4 3 (3.37%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.37%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.12%) CODA
6 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.12%) Sage
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe
6 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.12%) Endeca
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago