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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 158 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +20
Contract jobs citing Use Case 39 119 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 1.64% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 2.15% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 86 84
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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
4517 5541 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.47% 76.39% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3410 4083 4330
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 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 89
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.65%) UML
4 18 (19.57%) Finance
5 17 (18.48%) Banking
6 15 (16.30%) SQL
7 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.13%) Scrum
8 13 (14.13%) Degree
9 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
10 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.87%) User Stories
10 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.78%) JIRA
11 9 (9.78%) Retail
11 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
12 8 (8.70%) Project Management
12 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
13 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
13 7 (7.61%) QA
13 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
13 7 (7.61%) C#
13 7 (7.61%) XML
13 7 (7.61%) ITIL
13 7 (7.61%) User Experience
14 6 (6.52%) Web Services
14 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
14 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
14 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Drupal
4 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.09%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Firewall
1 4 (4.35%) Network Security
2 3 (3.26%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) VoIP
4 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) OLAP
4 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) JIRA
2 3 (3.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.17%) Maven
3 2 (2.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.09%) JMeter
4 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) Toad
4 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.09%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Retail
4 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.52%) Front Office
6 4 (4.35%) Marketing
7 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.26%) Billing
7 3 (3.26%) Law
7 3 (3.26%) Legal
8 2 (2.17%) Back Office
9 1 (1.09%) Advertising
9 1 (1.09%) Games
9 1 (1.09%) Military
9 1 (1.09%) Local Government
9 1 (1.09%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (72.83%) Analyst
2 56 (60.87%) Business Analyst
3 6 (6.52%) Developer
4 5 (5.43%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Siebel Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Consultant
6 3 (3.26%) Product Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Product Owner
7 2 (2.17%) Market Analyst
7 2 (2.17%) WPF Developer
7 2 (2.17%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (2.17%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 5 (5.43%) .NET
4 4 (4.35%) HTML
5 3 (3.26%) CSS
5 3 (3.26%) WPF
5 3 (3.26%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) MDX
6 2 (2.17%) XSLT
7 1 (1.09%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.09%) XHTML
7 1 (1.09%) JMS
7 1 (1.09%) CGI
7 1 (1.09%) XBRL
7 1 (1.09%) Middleware
7 1 (1.09%) FIXML
7 1 (1.09%) Spring
7 1 (1.09%) Ajax
7 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) User Experience
3 6 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.35%) Derivative
5 3 (3.26%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) CMDB
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.17%) Social Media
6 2 (2.17%) Statistics
6 2 (2.17%) Equities
7 1 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) UNIX
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.65%) UML
4 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.13%) Scrum
6 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.87%) User Stories
7 8 (8.70%) Project Management
8 7 (7.61%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.52%) Workflow
9 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.52%) Change Management
10 5 (5.43%) CRM
10 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.35%) Validation
11 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) C#
3 3 (3.26%) Java
3 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.26%) VBScript
3 3 (3.26%) VBA
3 3 (3.26%) XAML
3 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) C
4 2 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VB6
5 1 (1.09%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) MBA
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) IIBA
4 1 (1.09%) CBAP
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.09%) FATCA
2 1 (1.09%) EMIR
2 1 (1.09%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.09%) COREP
2 1 (1.09%) FINREP
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.17%) WMI
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Siebel
3 4 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.26%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Sybase
4 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.17%) BI-SAM
5 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.17%) FactSet
5 2 (2.17%) StatPro
5 2 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) Sony
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.09%) Apple
6 1 (1.09%) EMC
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago