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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 164 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +25
Contract jobs citing Use Case 35 122 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 1.68% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 2.21% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 92 78
Average daily rate
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£420 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £331 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £598 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.53%
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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
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 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 24 (26.97%) Business Analysis
2 20 (22.47%) UML
3 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.10%) Banking
5 15 (16.85%) SQL
5 15 (16.85%) Finance
6 13 (14.61%) Degree
7 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.36%) Scrum
8 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Retail
9 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.11%) Workflow
10 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
10 9 (10.11%) Data Analysis
10 9 (10.11%) User Stories
11 8 (8.99%) Investment Banking
11 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
12 7 (7.87%) ITIL
12 7 (7.87%) XML
12 7 (7.87%) Project Management
12 7 (7.87%) QA
12 7 (7.87%) JIRA
13 6 (6.74%) Change Management
13 6 (6.74%) C#
13 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
13 6 (6.74%) Web Services
14 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (5.62%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) Confluence
3 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.12%) InDesign
4 1 (1.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.12%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
1 4 (4.49%) Network Security
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.12%) VoIP
4 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) OLAP
4 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.25%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) JMeter
4 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.12%) Toad
4 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.12%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (19.10%) Banking
2 15 (16.85%) Finance
3 10 (11.24%) Retail
4 8 (8.99%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.62%) Front Office
6 4 (4.49%) Marketing
7 3 (3.37%) Back Office
7 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.37%) Billing
7 3 (3.37%) Law
7 3 (3.37%) Legal
8 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Local Government
9 1 (1.12%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (73.03%) Analyst
2 55 (61.80%) Business Analyst
3 6 (6.74%) Developer
4 5 (5.62%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (5.62%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Sybase Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Market Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 2 (2.25%) Marketing Executive
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) XML
2 6 (6.74%) Web Services
3 5 (5.62%) HTML
4 4 (4.49%) .NET
4 4 (4.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.37%) JSON
6 2 (2.25%) MDX
6 2 (2.25%) XSLT
6 2 (2.25%) WPF
7 1 (1.12%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.12%) jQuery
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.12%) REST
7 1 (1.12%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.12%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.12%) XHTML
7 1 (1.12%) JMS
7 1 (1.12%) CGI
7 1 (1.12%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.62%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.37%) Derivative
3 3 (3.37%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) CMDB
4 2 (2.25%) Social Media
4 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.25%) Equities
5 1 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.12%) W3C
5 1 (1.12%) Firmware
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) UNIX
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Business Analysis
2 20 (22.47%) UML
3 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.36%) Scrum
5 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.11%) Workflow
6 9 (10.11%) Data Analysis
6 9 (10.11%) User Stories
7 7 (7.87%) ITIL
7 7 (7.87%) Project Management
8 6 (6.74%) Change Management
8 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.49%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.49%) Information Security
10 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.49%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) C#
3 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.37%) VBScript
4 3 (3.37%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) VBA
4 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) XAML
5 2 (2.25%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) VB6
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) MBA
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) IIBA
5 1 (1.12%) CBAP
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.12%) FATCA
2 1 (1.12%) EMIR
2 1 (1.12%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.12%) COREP
2 1 (1.12%) FINREP
2 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.25%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (2.25%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.25%) WMI
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Sybase
3 4 (4.49%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.25%) BI-SAM
4 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.25%) FactSet
4 2 (2.25%) Citrix
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe
4 2 (2.25%) Siebel
4 2 (2.25%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) StatPro
4 2 (2.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.12%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.12%) Sony
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) EMC
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £585 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago