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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 220 227 207
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Use Case 556 519 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.02% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.28% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 309 290
Median daily rate £450 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £30.00 £34.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £115.77 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
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
40583 40631 38403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.76% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27251 26714 24507
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1080 1138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 237 £475 +11.76% 39
South East -5 112 £419 +4.68% 13
West Midlands +12 44 £400 - 1
East of England +38 42 £360 -10.00% 6
North West -5 41 £418 +19.28% 7
South West +20 34 £550 +29.41% 4
Yorkshire +17 26 £450 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +7 10 £400 - 1
North East -55 7 £470 +43.23%
Midlands - 1 £325 -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 371 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (27.79%) Business Analysis
3 272 (24.70%) UML
4 240 (21.80%) Finance
5 215 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
6 182 (16.53%) Project Management
7 175 (15.89%) SQL
8 160 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 158 (14.35%) Data Modelling
10 151 (13.71%) User Stories
11 149 (13.53%) Security Cleared
12 143 (12.99%) Java
13 131 (11.90%) Waterfall
14 112 (10.17%) SC Cleared
15 110 (9.99%) Oracle
15 110 (9.99%) Microsoft
16 109 (9.90%) Scrum
17 105 (9.54%) Unix
18 100 (9.08%) Linux
19 98 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
20 97 (8.81%) Degree
20 97 (8.81%) XML
21 94 (8.54%) Requirements Analysis
22 92 (8.36%) OO
23 91 (8.27%) User Experience
24 90 (8.17%) SDLC
25 86 (7.81%) Banking
26 85 (7.72%) Software Engineering
26 85 (7.72%) Migration
27 81 (7.36%) Analytics

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.54%) CMS
3 27 (2.45%) Apache
4 19 (1.73%) OpenStack
5 17 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.09%) Confluence
7 9 (0.82%) Drupal
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.64%) JBoss
9 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.54%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.45%) Liferay
12 4 (0.36%) SAS
13 3 (0.27%) MTS
Applications
1 78 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.27%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.18%) MS Office
4 29 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.09%) MS Project
6 7 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.45%) UserZoom
9 4 (0.36%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.091%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.091%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.27%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.36%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.091%) Maximo
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.091%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.27%) IaaS
4 24 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (1.27%) Office 365
6 13 (1.18%) PaaS
7 12 (1.09%) Heroku
8 10 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.91%) Force.com
9 8 (0.73%) SaaS
10 6 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.091%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.091%) GitHub
13 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.091%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.091%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.54%) Firewall
2 22 (2.00%) LAN
3 20 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.45%) HTTP
5 13 (1.18%) Internet
5 13 (1.18%) LDAP
6 12 (1.09%) Network Security
6 12 (1.09%) VPN
7 10 (0.91%) WAN
8 9 (0.82%) DNS
9 8 (0.73%) SNMP
10 7 (0.64%) DHCP
10 7 (0.64%) Wireless
11 6 (0.54%) SSL
11 6 (0.54%) VoIP
12 5 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.45%) MPLS
12 5 (0.45%) Skype
12 5 (0.45%) VLAN
13 4 (0.36%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (4.63%) Big Data
3 46 (4.18%) SQL Server
4 26 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 21 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (1.00%) MS Access
12 10 (0.91%) Apache Hive
12 10 (0.91%) HBase
13 9 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (0.73%) GIS
14 8 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (0.64%) Cloudera CDH
15 7 (0.64%) Impala
15 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (6.72%) JIRA
2 56 (5.09%) Subversion
3 51 (4.63%) Ant
4 47 (4.27%) SoapUI
5 33 (3.00%) GoogleTest
5 33 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.00%) NUnit
6 30 (2.72%) ClearCase
6 30 (2.72%) CppUnit
6 30 (2.72%) Maven
7 29 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 23 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
9 20 (1.82%) Hudson
10 15 (1.36%) Selenium
11 11 (1.00%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.64%) JUnit
13 7 (0.64%) Metasploit
13 7 (0.64%) Rational Rose
13 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 240 (21.80%) Finance
2 86 (7.81%) Banking
3 78 (7.08%) Retail
4 59 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 53 (4.81%) Marketing
6 25 (2.27%) Advertising
7 21 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.54%) Games
9 16 (1.45%) Legal
10 11 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.91%) Front Office
11 10 (0.91%) Law
12 9 (0.82%) Automotive
12 9 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.73%) Electronics
14 7 (0.64%) Billing
14 7 (0.64%) Publishing
15 6 (0.54%) French Language
16 5 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 614 (55.77%) Analyst
2 497 (45.14%) Business Analyst
3 165 (14.99%) Architect
4 77 (6.99%) Developer
5 63 (5.72%) Consultant
6 59 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 56 (5.09%) Senior Business Analyst
8 44 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 43 (3.91%) Digital Analyst
9 43 (3.91%) Digital Business Analyst
10 41 (3.72%) Test Analyst
11 38 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
11 38 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
12 36 (3.27%) Business Systems Analyst
13 35 (3.18%) Technical Architect
14 33 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
15 27 (2.45%) IT Analyst
16 26 (2.36%) Designer
16 26 (2.36%) Software Engineer
17 24 (2.18%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (8.81%) XML
2 74 (6.72%) SOAP
3 67 (6.09%) Web Services
4 54 (4.90%) .NET
5 45 (4.09%) HTML
6 33 (3.00%) CSS
7 28 (2.54%) REST
8 26 (2.36%) Middleware
9 20 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 20 (1.82%) J2EE
9 20 (1.82%) XML Messaging
10 17 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 17 (1.54%) RESTful
11 16 (1.45%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.45%) Spring
11 16 (1.45%) XSL
12 15 (1.36%) COM
13 14 (1.27%) JSON
14 13 (1.18%) Visualforce
15 12 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 215 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (8.27%) User Experience
3 70 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (3.91%) Derivative
6 35 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 33 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.63%) Video on Demand
12 15 (1.36%) FMCG
12 15 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.18%) BYOD
15 12 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.09%) NHS
16 10 (0.91%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.82%) Fixed Income
17 9 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 105 (9.54%) Unix
2 100 (9.08%) Linux
3 55 (5.00%) Windows
4 23 (2.09%) VMS
5 21 (1.91%) Android
6 20 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.27%) Mesosphere
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (27.79%) Business Analysis
3 272 (24.70%) UML
4 182 (16.53%) Project Management
5 160 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (14.35%) Data Modelling
7 151 (13.71%) User Stories
8 131 (11.90%) Waterfall
9 109 (9.90%) Scrum
10 98 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 94 (8.54%) Requirements Analysis
12 92 (8.36%) OO
13 90 (8.17%) SDLC
14 85 (7.72%) Migration
14 85 (7.72%) Software Engineering
15 81 (7.36%) Analytics
16 79 (7.18%) Test Scripting
17 75 (6.81%) Data Analysis
18 71 (6.45%) PRINCE2
19 69 (6.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (15.89%) SQL
2 143 (12.99%) Java
3 79 (7.18%) Python
4 48 (4.36%) C++
5 47 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 46 (4.18%) C
7 35 (3.18%) C#
8 30 (2.72%) PowerShell
9 26 (2.36%) Ruby
10 21 (1.91%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.45%) PHP
12 14 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.18%) Apex Code
13 13 (1.18%) Scala
14 11 (1.00%) SOQL
15 7 (0.64%) VBA
16 6 (0.54%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.45%) COBOL
18 4 (0.36%) Perl
19 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 112 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 97 (8.81%) Degree
4 60 (5.45%) ISEB
5 19 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.82%) CBAP
7 9 (0.82%) IIBA
7 9 (0.82%) MCSE
7 9 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.64%) PMP
10 5 (0.45%) CISSP
10 5 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.36%) CISM
11 4 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.91%) QA
2 21 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.91%) SLA
5 8 (0.73%) HL7
6 5 (0.45%) SEPA
7 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.27%) FATCA
8 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.18%) Basel II
9 2 (0.18%) Basel III
9 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.091%) COBIT
10 1 (0.091%) GxP
10 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.091%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.091%) ISO26262
10 1 (0.091%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.00%) Docker
3 14 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.36%) KVM
6 4 (0.36%) Xen
6 4 (0.36%) XenApp
6 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.36%) XenServer
7 3 (0.27%) Firmware
8 2 (0.18%) HDFS
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.091%) UAG
9 1 (0.091%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (4.90%) Puppet
2 40 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (2.72%) SCCM
4 28 (2.54%) Ansible
5 26 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (2.00%) SCOM
7 7 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.64%) Nessus
7 7 (0.64%) Nmap
8 5 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.45%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.45%) OpenIDM
9 4 (0.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.36%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.36%) WSUS
10 3 (0.27%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 110 (9.99%) Microsoft
1 110 (9.99%) Oracle
2 54 (4.90%) HP
3 47 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (3.63%) SAP
5 24 (2.18%) IBM
6 23 (2.09%) Pega
6 23 (2.09%) Splunk
7 22 (2.00%) Citrix
8 20 (1.82%) Dell
9 19 (1.73%) ArcSight
9 19 (1.73%) Hyperion
10 16 (1.45%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.36%) Siebel
11 15 (1.36%) VMware
12 11 (1.00%) Cisco
13 10 (0.91%) Tableau
14 9 (0.82%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.73%) Google
16 7 (0.64%) Cloudera
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Elevate Direct
Rate: 400 GBP (Per Day)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £398 - £399 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negoitable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday