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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 101 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 24 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.20% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.56% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
Average daily rate £365 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £320 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £31.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.18%
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
1870 1921 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.64% 76.63% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1164 973
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 138 149
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +1 8 £365 -4.57%
Bedfordshire +10 7 £438 +10.41% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £338 -20.58% 1
Essex -12 5 £363 -9.37% 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
Use Case
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) User Stories
3 20 (32.79%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) Data Modelling
5 18 (29.51%) Business Analysis
6 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.67%) XML
7 12 (19.67%) Retail
7 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
7 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (18.03%) JIRA
9 9 (14.75%) BPMN
9 9 (14.75%) Degree
9 9 (14.75%) Change Management
9 9 (14.75%) Project Management
10 8 (13.11%) SQL
10 8 (13.11%) Web Services
10 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
10 8 (13.11%) CMS
10 8 (13.11%) User Experience
11 7 (11.48%) Software Delivery
11 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.48%) Content Management
11 7 (11.48%) UML
11 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
11 7 (11.48%) .NET
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
11 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
12 6 (9.84%) CSS
12 6 (9.84%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (13.11%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Maximo
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Ant
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (19.67%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Advertising
4 4 (6.56%) Multimedia
4 4 (6.56%) Publishing
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Analyst
2 40 (65.57%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Junior
7 4 (6.56%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) XML
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 7 (11.48%) .NET
3 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.84%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) HTML
4 6 (9.84%) HTML5
5 4 (6.56%) CSS3
5 4 (6.56%) jQuery
5 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (6.56%) LESS
5 4 (6.56%) Sass
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.28%) EclipseLink
7 2 (3.28%) J2EE
7 2 (3.28%) JAX-RS
7 2 (3.28%) JAX-WS
7 2 (3.28%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Social Media
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) iPad
4 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Biology
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Life Science
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Solaris
2 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) User Stories
3 20 (32.79%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) Data Modelling
5 18 (29.51%) Business Analysis
6 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.75%) BPMN
8 9 (14.75%) Change Management
8 9 (14.75%) Project Management
9 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.48%) Content Management
10 7 (11.48%) Software Delivery
10 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.48%) UML
11 6 (9.84%) Data Transformation
11 6 (9.84%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (9.84%) Microservices
11 6 (9.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe
3 3 (4.92%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) BMC
4 2 (3.28%) hybris
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.64%) ATG
5 1 (1.64%) BT
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.64%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) Huawei
5 1 (1.64%) Lotus
5 1 (1.64%) Nokia
5 1 (1.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.64%) Siemens
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter