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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 96 98 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Contract jobs citing Use Case 28 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 1.14% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.61% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 4
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£425 £413 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £378 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
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
1913 1612 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.55% 70.61% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 887 908
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 157 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hertfordshire +13 11 £404 +3.52% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £428 +24.36% 2
Essex -5 6 £426 +7.23%
Bedfordshire -13 2 £396 +1.60% 1
Suffolk - - - -
Use Case
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (23.64%) Finance
5 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 13 (23.64%) Java
6 12 (21.82%) Web Services
6 12 (21.82%) Retail
6 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
7 11 (20.00%) J2EE
7 11 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (18.18%) .NET
8 10 (18.18%) Windows
8 10 (18.18%) Ajax
8 10 (18.18%) Content Management
8 10 (18.18%) User Stories
9 9 (16.36%) HTML5
9 9 (16.36%) Marketing
9 9 (16.36%) CSS
9 9 (16.36%) SOAP
9 9 (16.36%) RUP
9 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.55%) IBM
10 8 (14.55%) UNIX
10 8 (14.55%) XHTML
10 8 (14.55%) SOA
10 8 (14.55%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Extranet
2 3 (5.45%) Intranet
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle OLAP
2 7 (12.73%) OLAP
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) DTS
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Ant
1 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.82%) ERwin
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Retail
3 9 (16.36%) Marketing
4 5 (9.09%) Back Office
5 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 3 (5.45%) Banking
7 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.82%) Automotive
8 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.82%) Front Office
8 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Analyst
2 30 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Product Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 19 (34.55%) XML
3 12 (21.82%) Web Services
4 11 (20.00%) J2EE
5 10 (18.18%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) Ajax
6 9 (16.36%) HTML5
6 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) SOAP
7 8 (14.55%) TopLink
7 8 (14.55%) XHTML
7 8 (14.55%) JAX-WS
7 8 (14.55%) JAX-RS
8 7 (12.73%) WCF
9 3 (5.45%) Spring
9 3 (5.45%) jQuery
9 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.64%) DHTML
10 2 (3.64%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Solaris
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
4 10 (18.18%) User Stories
4 10 (18.18%) Content Management
5 9 (16.36%) RUP
5 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.55%) SOA
6 8 (14.55%) UML
6 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 8 (14.55%) Validation
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 7 (12.73%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) ETL
7 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.73%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.73%) System Testing
8 6 (10.91%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) VB
5 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) CBAP
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) IBM
3 7 (12.73%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) BMC
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Teradata
5 1 (1.82%) VeriFone
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