The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 107 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Use Case 38 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.94% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.50% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £190 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £41.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
Use Case
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the East of England region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the East of England region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £338 +9.75% 2
Hertfordshire +1 9 £441 +17.66%
Essex -14 9 £475 +46.15% 1
Bedfordshire +5 6 £433 -3.88% 4
Suffolk -8 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) User Stories
3 20 (28.17%) Retail
3 20 (28.17%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) OO
4 17 (23.94%) Marketing
5 16 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (22.54%) Web Services
5 16 (22.54%) XML
5 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
7 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (19.72%) JIRA
8 13 (18.31%) Content Management
8 13 (18.31%) TDD
9 12 (16.90%) Project Management
9 12 (16.90%) HTML
9 12 (16.90%) CSS
9 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 12 (16.90%) HTML5
10 11 (15.49%) Business Analysis
10 11 (15.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) Windows
11 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.68%) WebSphere
12 9 (12.68%) Degree
12 9 (12.68%) Waterfall

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (12.68%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.82%) Documentum
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
1 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 6 (8.45%) Photoshop
3 6 (8.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
3 2 (2.82%) FTP
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) Broadband
3 2 (2.82%) Telnet
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.82%) Wireless
3 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.41%) GSM
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) DSL
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) EDMS
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) JIRA
2 7 (9.86%) Ant
2 7 (9.86%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.45%) SoapUI
3 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
4 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.82%) Redmine
4 2 (2.82%) Trac
4 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.82%) JUnit
General
1 20 (28.17%) Retail
2 17 (23.94%) Marketing
3 9 (12.68%) Finance
4 6 (8.45%) Publishing
4 6 (8.45%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Legal
6 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Analyst
2 38 (53.52%) Business Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Agile Business Analyst
4 15 (21.13%) Developer
5 13 (18.31%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Junior
8 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Junior Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Junior Web Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Product Owner
10 3 (4.23%) Architect
10 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Web Applications Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Product Manager
12 1 (1.41%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) Web Services
1 16 (22.54%) XML
2 12 (16.90%) HTML
2 12 (16.90%) CSS
2 12 (16.90%) HTML5
3 9 (12.68%) .NET
4 7 (9.86%) SOAP
4 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.45%) EclipseLink
5 6 (8.45%) Ajax
5 6 (8.45%) CSS3
5 6 (8.45%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (8.45%) JAX-RS
5 6 (8.45%) Sass
5 6 (8.45%) LESS
5 6 (8.45%) J2EE
5 6 (8.45%) XHTML
5 6 (8.45%) LAMP
5 6 (8.45%) TopLink
5 6 (8.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.27%) User Experience
3 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Social Media
3 6 (8.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.23%) FMCG
4 3 (4.23%) EPoS
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Biology
5 2 (2.82%) Life Science
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.41%) iSeries
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 9 (12.68%) UNIX
4 6 (8.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) User Stories
3 20 (28.17%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) OO
5 16 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (18.31%) TDD
7 13 (18.31%) Content Management
8 12 (16.90%) Project Management
9 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
9 11 (15.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (15.49%) Business Analysis
10 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.68%) B2C
11 9 (12.68%) Change Management
12 8 (11.27%) Validation
12 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.49%) SQL
3 8 (11.27%) Java
4 7 (9.86%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Firmware
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) XenServer
3 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) IBM
1 9 (12.68%) Adobe
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) BMC
3 2 (2.82%) Remedy
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) ATG