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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 95 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Use Case 35 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.58% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.14% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 31
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£400 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £296 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.65 £33.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -0.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £29.15 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.33 £33.75 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £33.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +7.14%
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
1941 2103 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.54% 73.76% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1194 892
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 127 108
Average hourly rate £32.10 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.24% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +10 22 £400 +10.34% 1
Hertfordshire +2 5 £354 -9.29% 1
Bedfordshire -6 4 £475 -13.63% 2
Suffolk -8 4 £500 +21.21%
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Use Case
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) XML
4 30 (47.62%) HTML
5 29 (46.03%) User Stories
6 24 (38.10%) Scrum
7 22 (34.92%) Web Services
8 21 (33.33%) Windows
9 20 (31.75%) Linux
9 20 (31.75%) Java
9 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
10 19 (30.16%) SOAP
10 19 (30.16%) UNIX
10 19 (30.16%) Content Management
10 19 (30.16%) Marketing
10 19 (30.16%) HTML5
11 18 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (28.57%) Ajax
11 18 (28.57%) TopLink
11 18 (28.57%) RUP
11 18 (28.57%) Solaris
11 18 (28.57%) J2EE
12 17 (26.98%) Ant
12 17 (26.98%) Eclipse
12 17 (26.98%) IBM
12 17 (26.98%) WebSphere
12 17 (26.98%) TDD
12 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
13 16 (25.40%) JAX-RS
13 16 (25.40%) JAX-WS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (26.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Telnet
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) NAS
2 1 (1.59%) Broadband
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 7 (11.11%) OLAP
3 2 (3.17%) DTS
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Ant
1 17 (26.98%) Eclipse
2 15 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Redmine
5 1 (1.59%) Trac
General
1 19 (30.16%) Marketing
2 11 (17.46%) Retail
3 10 (15.87%) Finance
4 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.94%) Back Office
6 3 (4.76%) Banking
7 2 (3.17%) Automotive
7 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.59%) Front Office
8 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Analyst
2 28 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 21 (33.33%) Developer
4 18 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) SAP Business Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) UML Business Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Product Owner
10 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Integration Analyst
11 1 (1.59%) Business Integration Analyst
11 1 (1.59%) Product Analyst
11 1 (1.59%) Systems Test Analyst
11 1 (1.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) XML
2 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 22 (34.92%) Web Services
4 19 (30.16%) SOAP
4 19 (30.16%) HTML5
5 18 (28.57%) J2EE
5 18 (28.57%) TopLink
5 18 (28.57%) Ajax
6 16 (25.40%) XHTML
6 16 (25.40%) CSS
6 16 (25.40%) JAX-WS
6 16 (25.40%) JAX-RS
7 9 (14.29%) .NET
8 6 (9.52%) WCF
9 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.17%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (3.17%) jQuery
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.17%) WinForms
10 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.17%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Linux
3 19 (30.16%) UNIX
4 18 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) User Stories
3 24 (38.10%) Scrum
4 19 (30.16%) Content Management
5 18 (28.57%) RUP
5 18 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (26.98%) TDD
7 16 (25.40%) Validation
8 13 (20.63%) OO
9 8 (12.70%) UML
9 8 (12.70%) SOA
9 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) ETL
10 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.11%) B2C
10 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.11%) System Testing
11 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) VB
4 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) VBScript
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) IBM
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) BMC
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) VeriFone
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago