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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 116 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 25 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 1.98% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.63% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 22
Average daily rate
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£416 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £165 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £29.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Essex -24 10 £463 +96.80%
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £313 -26.47% 3
Hertfordshire -3 5 £391 -
Bedfordshire +3 4 £454 +0.83% 2
Use Case
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) User Stories
3 24 (35.82%) Scrum
4 21 (31.34%) SQL
5 19 (28.36%) XML
5 19 (28.36%) Marketing
6 18 (26.87%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (26.87%) Web Services
6 18 (26.87%) Linux
6 18 (26.87%) TDD
7 17 (25.37%) Retail
8 16 (23.88%) Windows
8 16 (23.88%) OO
8 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
8 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
9 15 (22.39%) Content Management
10 14 (20.90%) HTML
10 14 (20.90%) Java
10 14 (20.90%) UNIX
10 14 (20.90%) SOAP
10 14 (20.90%) IBM
10 14 (20.90%) HTML5
10 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
11 13 (19.40%) SoapUI
11 13 (19.40%) EclipseLink
11 13 (19.40%) RUP
11 13 (19.40%) Solaris
11 13 (19.40%) J2EE
11 13 (19.40%) Validation
11 13 (19.40%) TopLink

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.99%) Documentum
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
1 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
3 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DHCP
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Broadband
2 2 (2.99%) Telnet
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) GSM
3 1 (1.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) EDMS
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) SoapUI
2 12 (17.91%) Ant
2 12 (17.91%) Eclipse
2 12 (17.91%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.99%) JUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Redmine
3 2 (2.99%) Trac
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (28.36%) Marketing
2 17 (25.37%) Retail
3 10 (14.93%) Finance
4 4 (5.97%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.99%) Automotive
7 1 (1.49%) Publishing
7 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Analyst
2 35 (52.24%) Business Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) UML Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Product Owner
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Systems Integration Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) XML
2 18 (26.87%) Web Services
3 14 (20.90%) SOAP
3 14 (20.90%) HTML
3 14 (20.90%) HTML5
4 13 (19.40%) EclipseLink
4 13 (19.40%) J2EE
4 13 (19.40%) TopLink
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
6 11 (16.42%) Ajax
6 11 (16.42%) XHTML
6 11 (16.42%) JAX-WS
6 11 (16.42%) JAX-RS
7 3 (4.48%) .NET
7 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.99%) Django
8 2 (2.99%) SAP PI
9 1 (1.49%) CSS3
9 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.48%) FMCG
2 3 (4.48%) EPoS
2 3 (4.48%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Biology
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Social Media
4 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 14 (20.90%) UNIX
4 13 (19.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) User Stories
3 24 (35.82%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) TDD
4 18 (26.87%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (23.88%) OO
6 15 (22.39%) Content Management
7 13 (19.40%) Validation
7 13 (19.40%) RUP
8 10 (14.93%) Project Management
8 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.93%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) B2C
9 9 (13.43%) Change Management
10 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.96%) Migration
11 6 (8.96%) Information Management
11 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) Java
4 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ISEB
3 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) IBM
2 4 (5.97%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) BMC
4 2 (2.99%) Remedy
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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