The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 208 175 161
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 529 588 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.64% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 373 404
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 10
Average hourly rate £37.64 £35.00 £32.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £13.40 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £37.80 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
Use Case
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in England

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the England region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in England

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in England

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the England region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in England

Use Case
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -38 239 £421 -4.31% 42
South East -6 114 £350 -4.10% 13
East of England -2 61 £425 +6.25% 7
West Midlands -17 28 £400 +14.28% 9
North West +11 23 £363 +7.40% 4
East Midlands 0 18 £450 +12.50% 2
South West -27 18 £408 +0.61% 11
Yorkshire -2 10 £350 -6.66% 4
North East - 1 £500 -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 300 (28.49%) UML
2 293 (27.83%) Business Analysis
3 249 (23.65%) Finance
4 162 (15.38%) SQL
5 140 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (12.54%) Banking
7 128 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
8 126 (11.97%) Project Management
9 124 (11.78%) Degree
10 121 (11.49%) E-Commerce
11 118 (11.21%) Data Modelling
12 117 (11.11%) Retail
13 107 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 99 (9.40%) QA
14 99 (9.40%) XML
15 98 (9.31%) Oracle
16 96 (9.12%) User Stories
17 91 (8.64%) Microsoft
18 90 (8.55%) CRM
19 84 (7.98%) Workflow
20 80 (7.60%) Scrum
20 80 (7.60%) SOA
21 74 (7.03%) MS Visio
21 74 (7.03%) ISEB
22 72 (6.84%) MS Excel
23 67 (6.36%) Data Analysis
24 66 (6.27%) Java
24 66 (6.27%) JIRA
25 65 (6.17%) TDD
25 65 (6.17%) Systems Analysis

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 45 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.18%) CMS
4 15 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 14 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (1.23%) Confluence
7 8 (0.76%) Lync
8 5 (0.47%) Apache
8 5 (0.47%) IIS
9 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.38%) SAS
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.28%) Documentum
10 3 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.28%) Drupal
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 74 (7.03%) MS Visio
2 72 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.42%) MS Office
4 19 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.80%) MS Project
5 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.28%) InDesign
6 3 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.095%) Windchill
8 1 (0.095%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.38%) Loan IQ
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
3 3 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.28%) Finacle
4 2 (0.19%) Maximo
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.095%) RMDS
5 1 (0.095%) Tridion
5 1 (0.095%) LongView
5 1 (0.095%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.28%) Office 365
2 2 (0.19%) IaaS
2 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (5.98%) Internet
2 18 (1.71%) Firewall
3 16 (1.52%) HTTP
4 13 (1.23%) Intranet
5 11 (1.04%) Wireless
6 10 (0.95%) NAS
6 10 (0.95%) FTP
7 9 (0.85%) DHCP
7 9 (0.85%) Broadband
7 9 (0.85%) Telnet
8 8 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.66%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.57%) Extranet
11 5 (0.47%) VoIP
11 5 (0.47%) DNS
11 5 (0.47%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.38%) Network Security
13 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (4.27%) SQL Server
3 25 (2.37%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.90%) Essbase
7 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.23%) OLAP
10 11 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.85%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.85%) MS Access
12 9 (0.85%) EDRMS
13 8 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.66%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (6.27%) JIRA
2 25 (2.37%) Selenium
3 21 (1.99%) Subversion
3 21 (1.99%) Ant
4 18 (1.71%) NUnit
5 17 (1.61%) JUnit
5 17 (1.61%) RequisitePro
6 16 (1.52%) Rational Rose
7 15 (1.42%) Maven
8 13 (1.23%) ClearCase
9 12 (1.14%) Bugzilla
10 10 (0.95%) GoogleTest
10 10 (0.95%) CppUnit
10 10 (0.95%) Toad
11 9 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (0.76%) Axure RP
12 8 (0.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 249 (23.65%) Finance
2 132 (12.54%) Banking
3 117 (11.11%) Retail
4 65 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 61 (5.79%) Marketing
6 45 (4.27%) Investment Banking
7 40 (3.80%) Billing
8 35 (3.32%) Legal
9 29 (2.75%) Games
10 27 (2.56%) Front Office
11 26 (2.47%) Back Office
12 14 (1.33%) Law
13 12 (1.14%) Automotive
13 12 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.85%) Publishing
16 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.57%) Local Government
18 4 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
18 4 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 748 (71.04%) Analyst
2 646 (61.35%) Business Analyst
3 108 (10.26%) Developer
4 79 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 67 (6.36%) Architect
6 63 (5.98%) Systems Analyst
7 47 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
8 45 (4.27%) Business Systems Analyst
9 37 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
10 36 (3.42%) Mobile Developer
11 31 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
11 31 (2.94%) Consultant
12 30 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.28%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 24 (2.28%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 23 (2.18%) UML Business Analyst
14 23 (2.18%) Lead Developer
15 21 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
16 20 (1.90%) Test Engineer
17 19 (1.80%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (9.40%) XML
2 63 (5.98%) .NET
3 60 (5.70%) JSON
4 53 (5.03%) REST
5 50 (4.75%) HTML
6 43 (4.08%) OAuth
6 43 (4.08%) Web Services
7 38 (3.61%) CSS
8 36 (3.42%) J2EE
9 33 (3.13%) Spring
10 22 (2.09%) Unity DI Container
11 19 (1.80%) XSLT
11 19 (1.80%) Middleware
11 19 (1.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 19 (1.80%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.71%) SOAP
13 16 (1.52%) ASP.NET
14 14 (1.33%) jQuery
14 14 (1.33%) Ajax
15 12 (1.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 51 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 33 (3.13%) Derivative
4 27 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (1.99%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.52%) iPad
7 13 (1.23%) Firmware
7 13 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 12 (1.14%) AS400
9 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (0.95%) Fixed Income
10 9 (0.85%) GIS
10 9 (0.85%) Statistics
10 9 (0.85%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.76%) NHS
11 8 (0.76%) W3C
11 8 (0.76%) Equities
11 8 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.18%) Windows
2 43 (4.08%) UNIX
3 35 (3.32%) Linux
4 10 (0.95%) Android
4 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (28.49%) UML
2 293 (27.83%) Business Analysis
3 140 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (11.97%) Project Management
6 121 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 118 (11.21%) Data Modelling
8 107 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 96 (9.12%) User Stories
10 90 (8.55%) CRM
11 84 (7.98%) Workflow
12 80 (7.60%) Scrum
12 80 (7.60%) SOA
13 67 (6.36%) Data Analysis
14 65 (6.17%) TDD
14 65 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
15 62 (5.89%) Change Management
15 62 (5.89%) Validation
16 58 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
17 57 (5.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 162 (15.38%) SQL
2 66 (6.27%) Java
3 47 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 30 (2.85%) C#
5 27 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 25 (2.37%) C
7 21 (1.99%) VB
8 20 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 16 (1.52%) VBScript
10 14 (1.33%) Ruby
11 11 (1.04%) VBA
12 10 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.95%) C++
12 10 (0.95%) Perl
12 10 (0.95%) PHP
13 8 (0.76%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.66%) VB6
14 7 (0.66%) Python
15 2 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 124 (11.78%) Degree
2 74 (7.03%) ISEB
3 62 (5.89%) Security Cleared
4 46 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.14%) IIBA
6 12 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.04%) CBAP
8 9 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.57%) CISSP
10 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.28%) CISA
11 3 (0.28%) GCIA
11 3 (0.28%) GCIH
11 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.19%) GISP
12 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.40%) QA
2 11 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.95%) EMIR
4 9 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.38%) Basel III
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.19%) Basel II
9 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.095%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.095%) COREP
9 1 (0.095%) FINREP
9 1 (0.095%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.38%) XenApp
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.095%) NDS
3 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.095%) Xen
3 1 (0.095%) KVM
3 1 (0.095%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
2 4 (0.38%) SCCM
2 4 (0.38%) WMI
3 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.095%) Nagios
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.095%) Salt
5 1 (0.095%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.095%) Puppet
Vendors
1 98 (9.31%) Oracle
2 91 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.37%) Google
4 42 (3.99%) Facebook
4 42 (3.99%) Twitter
5 31 (2.94%) IBM
6 22 (2.09%) hybris
7 21 (1.99%) HP
7 21 (1.99%) SAP
8 14 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.23%) Siebel
9 13 (1.23%) Adobe
10 12 (1.14%) Hyperion
11 10 (0.95%) ATG
12 8 (0.76%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.76%) Sybase
13 7 (0.66%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.57%) Citrix
15 5 (0.47%) VMware
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £500.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago