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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 153 139 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Use Case 43 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.95% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.23% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 68
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£413 £467 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £356 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £578 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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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
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 24 December 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 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) UML
3 23 (26.74%) Business Analysis
4 21 (24.42%) QA
4 21 (24.42%) Finance
5 19 (22.09%) SQL
6 15 (17.44%) Banking
7 14 (16.28%) Degree
7 14 (16.28%) JIRA
8 13 (15.12%) TDD
8 13 (15.12%) Scrum
8 13 (15.12%) User Stories
9 12 (13.95%) Management Information System
9 12 (13.95%) MS Visio
10 11 (12.79%) Data Modelling
10 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.79%) Java
10 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
10 11 (12.79%) BDD
11 10 (11.63%) Selenium
12 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.47%) WebDriver
13 8 (9.30%) Project Management
13 8 (9.30%) V-Model
13 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
13 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
13 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.14%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.16%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) JIRA
2 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.63%) Selenium
4 9 (10.47%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.14%) Hudson
5 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.98%) TestNG
6 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.98%) JBehave
6 6 (6.98%) JUnit
7 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.65%) Rational Rose
9 3 (3.49%) Maven
10 2 (2.33%) tSQLt
10 2 (2.33%) Calabash
10 2 (2.33%) RequisitePro
11 1 (1.16%) JMeter
11 1 (1.16%) Cobertura
11 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Front Office
4 4 (4.65%) Law
4 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Analyst
2 45 (52.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Developer
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Siebel Business Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Product Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Consultant
6 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Sybase Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) XML
2 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 4 (4.65%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) JSON
3 4 (4.65%) HTML
3 4 (4.65%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 2 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.16%) WPF
6 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.16%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.16%) COM
6 1 (1.16%) XSLT
6 1 (1.16%) Swing
6 1 (1.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Derivative
5 3 (3.49%) Social Media
5 3 (3.49%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) CMDB
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) UML
3 23 (26.74%) Business Analysis
4 13 (15.12%) TDD
4 13 (15.12%) Scrum
4 13 (15.12%) User Stories
5 11 (12.79%) BDD
5 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.79%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.30%) V-Model
7 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
7 8 (9.30%) Project Management
7 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.14%) OO
8 7 (8.14%) Workflow
9 6 (6.98%) Validation
9 6 (6.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) Java
3 6 (6.98%) Groovy
3 6 (6.98%) Scala
4 5 (5.81%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.81%) VBA
5 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 2 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (1.16%) XAML
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) ISEB
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PhD
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) MiFID
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) FATCA
3 1 (1.16%) EMIR
3 1 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) WMI
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) SAP
2 4 (4.65%) Siebel
3 3 (3.49%) Sybase
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) Apple
4 2 (2.33%) StatPro
4 2 (2.33%) BI-SAM
4 2 (2.33%) FactSet
5 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.16%) Primavera
5 1 (1.16%) Sony
5 1 (1.16%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.16%) Endeca
5 1 (1.16%) Google
5 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago