The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 85 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Use Case 62 29 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.04% 1.21% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.74% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 46
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.16% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 11
Average hourly rate £39.50 £29.32 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £27.97 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.66 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +25 33 £235 -37.33%
Bedfordshire -11 10 £450 +33.33% 4
Suffolk -17 10 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 4 - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Use Case
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 29 (27.36%) UML
2 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle
2 15 (14.15%) RequisitePro
3 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.21%) Degree
4 13 (12.26%) Business Analysis
4 13 (12.26%) Change Management
4 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 12 (11.32%) Windows
5 12 (11.32%) J2EE
6 11 (10.38%) VB
6 11 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (10.38%) Project Management
6 11 (10.38%) Essbase
6 11 (10.38%) Information Management
7 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
7 9 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.49%) Retail
8 8 (7.55%) Bugzilla
8 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
8 8 (7.55%) DHCP
8 8 (7.55%) EDRMS
8 8 (7.55%) SQL
8 8 (7.55%) Linux
8 8 (7.55%) Selenium
8 8 (7.55%) JIRA
8 8 (7.55%) Marketing
8 8 (7.55%) Systems Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) DHCP
1 8 (7.55%) NAS
2 7 (6.60%) FTP
2 7 (6.60%) HTTP
2 7 (6.60%) Telnet
2 7 (6.60%) Firewall
2 7 (6.60%) Broadband
2 7 (6.60%) Wireless
3 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.94%) DNS
3 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (10.38%) Essbase
2 8 (7.55%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.83%) DTS
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) RequisitePro
2 8 (7.55%) JIRA
2 8 (7.55%) Selenium
2 8 (7.55%) Bugzilla
3 7 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (6.60%) JUnit
4 6 (5.66%) Redmine
4 6 (5.66%) Trac
5 2 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.94%) JMeter
6 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Retail
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
4 7 (6.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.89%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Billing
7 2 (1.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (81.13%) Analyst
2 71 (66.98%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.87%) Systems Analyst
4 19 (17.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Business Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Business Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Business Systems Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) J2EE
2 7 (6.60%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) SOAP
3 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) Middleware
4 2 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) Ajax
5 1 (0.94%) XMPP
5 1 (0.94%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) XHTML
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.60%) Firmware
3 5 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.89%) Statistics
4 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.94%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) VMS
4 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) UML
2 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.26%) Business Analysis
3 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.26%) Change Management
4 11 (10.38%) Information Management
4 11 (10.38%) Project Management
5 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
5 9 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (7.55%) User Stories
6 8 (7.55%) Business Process Mapping
6 8 (7.55%) Document Management
7 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.72%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.77%) Validation
9 4 (3.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) VB
2 8 (7.55%) SQL
3 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.66%) Perl
4 6 (5.66%) PHP
4 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
4 6 (5.66%) Ruby
4 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.89%) C++
5 2 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) C
6 1 (0.94%) FQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) ISEB
2 1 (0.94%) CISSP
2 1 (0.94%) CISA
2 1 (0.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.89%) JDA
3 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.89%) RedPrairie
4 1 (0.94%) Facebook
4 1 (0.94%) Twitter
4 1 (0.94%) Remedy
4 1 (0.94%) Niku
4 1 (0.94%) FatWire
4 1 (0.94%) VMware
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe
4 1 (0.94%) Citrix
4 1 (0.94%) Vignette
4 1 (0.94%) IBM
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