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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 96 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Use Case 36 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.31% 1.62% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.23% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 15
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £221 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £100.00 £36.00 £34.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £35.20 £29.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £151.20 £45.20 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +10.07%
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 0 21 £400 +14.28%
Bedfordshire +6 6 £475 +25.00% 2
Suffolk +9 4 £525 +31.25% 1
Hertfordshire -1 4 £375 +9.48%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
Use Case
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) User Stories
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 25 (36.76%) XML
5 24 (35.29%) SQL
6 21 (30.88%) Web Services
6 21 (30.88%) Windows
6 21 (30.88%) Linux
6 21 (30.88%) TDD
7 20 (29.41%) Marketing
8 19 (27.94%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (27.94%) HTML
9 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 17 (25.00%) Java
10 17 (25.00%) UNIX
10 17 (25.00%) SOAP
10 17 (25.00%) IBM
10 17 (25.00%) Content Management
10 17 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 16 (23.53%) Ajax
11 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
11 16 (23.53%) EclipseLink
11 16 (23.53%) HTML5
11 16 (23.53%) TopLink
11 16 (23.53%) Validation
11 16 (23.53%) OO
11 16 (23.53%) RUP
11 16 (23.53%) Solaris
11 16 (23.53%) J2EE
12 15 (22.06%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
1 9 (13.24%) MS Office
2 8 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.41%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) FTP
2 3 (4.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) NAS
3 2 (2.94%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) Telnet
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) Broadband
4 1 (1.47%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) EDMS
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.94%) DTS
3 1 (1.47%) OLAP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Ant
1 15 (22.06%) Eclipse
2 14 (20.59%) SoapUI
3 11 (16.18%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) Redmine
4 2 (2.94%) Trac
4 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 20 (29.41%) Marketing
2 10 (14.71%) Retail
3 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 4 (5.88%) Finance
6 2 (2.94%) Automotive
6 2 (2.94%) Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Front Office
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Analyst
2 35 (51.47%) Business Analyst
3 19 (27.94%) Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
5 11 (16.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) UML Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) SAP Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Product Owner
7 5 (7.35%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Business Integration Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) XML
2 21 (30.88%) Web Services
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 17 (25.00%) SOAP
5 16 (23.53%) Ajax
5 16 (23.53%) EclipseLink
5 16 (23.53%) HTML5
5 16 (23.53%) TopLink
5 16 (23.53%) J2EE
6 14 (20.59%) JAX-RS
6 14 (20.59%) JAX-WS
6 14 (20.59%) XHTML
6 14 (20.59%) CSS
7 5 (7.35%) .NET
8 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.41%) SAP PI
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.94%) jQuery
9 2 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) EPoS
3 3 (4.41%) FMCG
3 3 (4.41%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows
1 21 (30.88%) Linux
2 17 (25.00%) UNIX
3 16 (23.53%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) User Stories
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 21 (30.88%) TDD
5 19 (27.94%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (25.00%) Content Management
7 16 (23.53%) Validation
7 16 (23.53%) OO
7 16 (23.53%) RUP
8 11 (16.18%) B2C
9 10 (14.71%) Change Management
10 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.76%) UML
11 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.82%) BDD
13 6 (8.82%) Information Management
13 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ISEB
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) IBM
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) BMC
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Remedy
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle