The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 161 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 49 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.22% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.63% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 91
Average daily rate £525 £461 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Use Case
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 41 (38.68%) Business Analysis
2 38 (35.85%) UML
3 27 (25.47%) Banking
4 24 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (22.64%) Finance
4 24 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (17.92%) Workflow
6 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.98%) Data Analysis
7 17 (16.04%) SQL
8 16 (15.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (14.15%) Investment Banking
10 14 (13.21%) Requirements Management
11 13 (12.26%) ITIL
12 12 (11.32%) Degree
13 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
13 11 (10.38%) ISEB
13 11 (10.38%) Risk Management
13 11 (10.38%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
14 10 (9.43%) Scrum
14 10 (9.43%) RUP
15 9 (8.49%) Windows
15 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
16 8 (7.55%) Back Office
16 8 (7.55%) VMware
16 8 (7.55%) DSDM
16 8 (7.55%) Citrix
16 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) OLAP
3 1 (0.94%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Subversion
1 2 (1.89%) NUnit
1 2 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 27 (25.47%) Banking
2 24 (22.64%) Finance
3 15 (14.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.55%) Back Office
6 6 (5.66%) Retail
7 4 (3.77%) Legal
7 4 (3.77%) Billing
7 4 (3.77%) Marketing
8 3 (2.83%) Advertising
9 2 (1.89%) Front Office
10 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.94%) Military
10 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (76.42%) Analyst
2 75 (70.75%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.38%) Banking Business Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 6 (5.66%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) .NET
2 5 (4.72%) HTML
3 4 (3.77%) XML
3 4 (3.77%) CSS
4 3 (2.83%) WCF
4 3 (2.83%) jQuery
4 3 (2.83%) Ajax
4 3 (2.83%) Web Services
5 2 (1.89%) ADO.NET
5 2 (1.89%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.89%) COM+
5 2 (1.89%) XSLT
5 2 (1.89%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.94%) CSS3
6 1 (0.94%) WPF
6 1 (0.94%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Derivative
2 4 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.83%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.89%) Equities
4 2 (1.89%) W3C
4 2 (1.89%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) New Media
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.94%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.83%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Business Analysis
2 38 (35.85%) UML
3 24 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (17.92%) Workflow
5 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.98%) Data Analysis
6 16 (15.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (13.21%) Requirements Management
8 13 (12.26%) ITIL
9 11 (10.38%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.38%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (9.43%) Scrum
10 10 (9.43%) RUP
11 8 (7.55%) DSDM
11 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.55%) User Stories
12 7 (6.60%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (5.66%) Project Management
13 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.77%) C#
4 3 (2.83%) VB
4 3 (2.83%) C
5 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.89%) VBScript
5 2 (1.89%) VBA
5 2 (1.89%) VB6
6 1 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 11 (10.38%) ISEB
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) CITP
5 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.83%) CBAP
6 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.89%) Basel III
3 2 (1.89%) EMIR
3 2 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.94%) COREP
4 1 (0.94%) FINREP
4 1 (0.94%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.55%) XenApp
2 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) VMware
2 8 (7.55%) Citrix
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe
3 2 (1.89%) Pega
4 1 (0.94%) Tableau
4 1 (0.94%) VocaLink
4 1 (0.94%) Zend
4 1 (0.94%) CA
4 1 (0.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.94%) SAP
4 1 (0.94%) Sybase
4 1 (0.94%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.94%) OpenLink
4 1 (0.94%) Ab Initio
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago