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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 143 152 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Use Case 50 52 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.89% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.15% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 63
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £53.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +7.57%
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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
4168 4526 4902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.10% 77.16% 77.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3287 3426 3698
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 82
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 35 (37.23%) Business Analysis
2 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Finance
3 25 (26.60%) UML
3 25 (26.60%) Banking
4 18 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (19.15%) User Stories
5 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (18.09%) QA
6 15 (15.96%) SQL
7 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.89%) Scrum
8 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (11.70%) Investment Banking
10 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
11 9 (9.57%) Fixed Income
11 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.57%) Java
11 9 (9.57%) Degree
11 9 (9.57%) Time Management
12 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.51%) Windows
12 8 (8.51%) RUP
12 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
12 8 (8.51%) Project Management
13 7 (7.45%) Workflow
13 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
14 6 (6.38%) ITIL
14 6 (6.38%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.19%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.13%) MS Office
4 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.06%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.13%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (1.06%) Primavera
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.06%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) PSTN
2 3 (3.19%) LDAP
3 2 (2.13%) Intranet
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) GSM
3 2 (2.13%) SS7
3 2 (2.13%) 3G
3 2 (2.13%) TCAP
3 2 (2.13%) ISUP
3 2 (2.13%) SCCP
3 2 (2.13%) INAP
3 2 (2.13%) 2G
3 2 (2.13%) 4G
3 2 (2.13%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Big Data
1 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
1 6 (6.38%) Hudson
2 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) Rational Rose
3 4 (4.26%) JUnit
3 4 (4.26%) TestNG
3 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.26%) JBehave
3 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Selenium
4 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) RequisitePro
5 2 (2.13%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (1.06%) tSQLt
6 1 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 25 (26.60%) Banking
3 11 (11.70%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Front Office
4 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.32%) Back Office
6 4 (4.26%) Advertising
6 4 (4.26%) Private Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Retail
7 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Analyst
2 49 (52.13%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) Developer
4 6 (6.38%) UML Business Analyst
4 6 (6.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Designer
7 3 (3.19%) Consultant
8 2 (2.13%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.13%) Tester
8 2 (2.13%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.19%) SOAP
3 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.13%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) REST
4 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.13%) CSS3
4 2 (2.13%) HTML5
4 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.13%) JSON
4 2 (2.13%) WCF
4 2 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.06%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.32%) SWIFT
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) iPad
4 4 (4.26%) Derivative
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Life Science
6 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.13%) Economics
6 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) UNIX
3 3 (3.19%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Business Analysis
2 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.60%) UML
4 18 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (19.15%) User Stories
5 14 (14.89%) Scrum
6 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
7 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.57%) Time Management
10 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.51%) RUP
10 8 (8.51%) Project Management
11 7 (7.45%) Workflow
12 6 (6.38%) ITIL
12 6 (6.38%) TDD
12 6 (6.38%) Analytics
12 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) Groovy
3 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Scala
3 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.19%) C
3 3 (3.19%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) ISEB
3 4 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.19%) CISM
4 3 (3.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) IIBA
5 1 (1.06%) ACCA
5 1 (1.06%) CIMA
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.19%) OpenView
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Guidewire
2 5 (5.32%) Remedy
2 5 (5.32%) HP
2 5 (5.32%) Citrix
3 4 (4.26%) Apple
4 3 (3.19%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.19%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (3.19%) McAfee
4 3 (3.19%) BMC
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Calypso
5 2 (2.13%) SunGard
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Axway
6 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago