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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 218 202 188
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 499 513 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.06% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 278 292
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £28.25 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.40 £54.55 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +7.57%
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
38204 36588 31531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.56% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24825 23441 19307
Average daily rate £420 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1118 976
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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
London +30 275 £425 - 74
South East -12 107 £400 +10.34% 17
East of England -11 34 £400 +2.56% 3
Yorkshire -9 24 £425 +30.76% 13
South West -8 22 £334 -10.93% 6
North West -30 13 £375 -6.25% 18
West Midlands -27 8 £575 +79.68% 6
North East -12 4 - -
East Midlands -24 4 £338 +8.00% 3
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 324 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (28.78%) Business Analysis
3 234 (24.95%) Finance
4 228 (24.31%) UML
5 171 (18.23%) User Stories
6 169 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
7 153 (16.31%) Scrum
8 128 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 114 (12.15%) Microsoft
10 112 (11.94%) SQL
11 109 (11.62%) Banking
12 104 (11.09%) Degree
13 101 (10.77%) Data Modelling
14 100 (10.66%) Project Management
15 98 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 88 (9.38%) MS Visio
17 85 (9.06%) Java
18 84 (8.96%) Security Cleared
19 83 (8.85%) XML
20 81 (8.64%) Workflow
21 78 (8.32%) Telecoms
21 78 (8.32%) UNIX
22 77 (8.21%) Linux
22 77 (8.21%) Waterfall
23 76 (8.10%) RUP
24 74 (7.89%) OO
25 69 (7.36%) JIRA
26 68 (7.25%) ISEB
27 67 (7.14%) Retail
28 66 (7.04%) Oracle

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 31 (3.30%) WebSphere
2 18 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.49%) Confluence
4 13 (1.39%) CMS
4 13 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.64%) Mule
5 6 (0.64%) Documentum
5 6 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (0.64%) Mule ESB
6 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.43%) SAS
7 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.32%) JBoss
9 2 (0.21%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.21%) Node.js
9 2 (0.21%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.11%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 88 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 61 (6.50%) MS Office
3 51 (5.44%) MS Excel
4 33 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.39%) MS Project
6 7 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) InDesign
9 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.17%) Oracle TCA
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Unica
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.32%) Maximo
4 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.32%) Tridion
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) ACBS
5 2 (0.21%) Primavera
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (0.21%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.28%) SaaS
2 9 (0.96%) PaaS
3 7 (0.75%) IBM Blueworks
4 6 (0.64%) GitHub
4 6 (0.64%) IaaS
4 6 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.32%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Boomi
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.92%) Firewall
3 16 (1.71%) Internet
4 11 (1.17%) Network Security
5 9 (0.96%) Broadband
6 8 (0.85%) HTTP
7 7 (0.75%) VPN
8 6 (0.64%) 4G
8 6 (0.64%) MVNO
9 5 (0.53%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.53%) LAN
9 5 (0.53%) PSTN
9 5 (0.53%) WAN
9 5 (0.53%) DHCP
9 5 (0.53%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.53%) FTP
9 5 (0.53%) 3G
9 5 (0.53%) Wireless
9 5 (0.53%) 2G
10 4 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 22 (2.35%) Big Data
4 16 (1.71%) SQL Server
5 12 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.53%) MySQL
10 3 (0.32%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.32%) EDMS
10 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.21%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 69 (7.36%) JIRA
2 39 (4.16%) SoapUI
3 37 (3.94%) Ant
4 33 (3.52%) Subversion
5 31 (3.30%) ClearCase
6 29 (3.09%) Rational Rose
7 28 (2.99%) NUnit
8 27 (2.88%) GoogleTest
9 26 (2.77%) CppUnit
10 17 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.60%) Selenium
11 15 (1.60%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.60%) JUnit
12 11 (1.17%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.17%) Axure RP
12 11 (1.17%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.85%) Hudson
14 7 (0.75%) Git (software)
14 7 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 234 (24.95%) Finance
2 109 (11.62%) Banking
3 78 (8.32%) Telecoms
4 67 (7.14%) Retail
5 41 (4.37%) Marketing
6 33 (3.52%) Legal
7 25 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 20 (2.13%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.71%) Billing
10 15 (1.60%) Publishing
10 15 (1.60%) Law
11 14 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.49%) Front Office
11 14 (1.49%) Back Office
12 13 (1.39%) Automotive
13 9 (0.96%) Advertising
14 6 (0.64%) Private Banking
14 6 (0.64%) Military
15 5 (0.53%) Games
15 5 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 556 (59.28%) Analyst
2 482 (51.39%) Business Analyst
3 71 (7.57%) Architect
4 65 (6.93%) Developer
5 61 (6.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 39 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
7 35 (3.73%) Consultant
8 32 (3.41%) Tester
8 32 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 31 (3.30%) Test Analyst
10 29 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (2.77%) Project Manager
12 25 (2.67%) Test Manager
12 25 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
12 25 (2.67%) UML Business Analyst
13 20 (2.13%) Java Developer
13 20 (2.13%) Financial Business Analyst
14 19 (2.03%) Telecoms Business Analyst
15 18 (1.92%) IT Business Analyst
16 17 (1.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (8.85%) XML
2 59 (6.29%) HTML
3 55 (5.86%) SOAP
4 53 (5.65%) Web Services
5 38 (4.05%) .NET
5 38 (4.05%) HTML5
6 37 (3.94%) CSS
7 29 (3.09%) REST
8 27 (2.88%) J2EE
9 17 (1.81%) WSDL
10 16 (1.71%) .NET Framework
11 15 (1.60%) EclipseLink
11 15 (1.60%) Ajax
11 15 (1.60%) TopLink
11 15 (1.60%) XSD
12 14 (1.49%) XHTML
12 14 (1.49%) Middleware
12 14 (1.49%) JSON
12 14 (1.49%) JAX-WS
13 13 (1.39%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 169 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.44%) User Experience
4 40 (4.26%) Derivative
5 24 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.03%) Fixed Income
7 18 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.60%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.39%) iPad
10 12 (1.28%) Life Science
11 11 (1.17%) Equities
11 11 (1.17%) SWIFT
11 11 (1.17%) DataPower
12 9 (0.96%) Video on Demand
12 9 (0.96%) New Media
12 9 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.32%) UNIX
2 77 (8.21%) Linux
3 56 (5.97%) Windows
4 18 (1.92%) Solaris
5 8 (0.85%) Android
6 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (28.78%) Business Analysis
3 228 (24.31%) UML
4 171 (18.23%) User Stories
5 153 (16.31%) Scrum
6 128 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (10.77%) Data Modelling
8 100 (10.66%) Project Management
9 98 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 81 (8.64%) Workflow
11 77 (8.21%) Waterfall
12 76 (8.10%) RUP
13 74 (7.89%) OO
14 62 (6.61%) Test Scripting
15 60 (6.40%) SOA
16 55 (5.86%) E-Commerce
16 55 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (5.86%) Validation
17 54 (5.76%) BPMN
18 53 (5.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 112 (11.94%) SQL
2 85 (9.06%) Java
3 61 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 48 (5.12%) C
5 35 (3.73%) C++
6 17 (1.81%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.49%) C#
8 11 (1.17%) PHP
9 10 (1.07%) Perl
10 9 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.96%) Python
11 8 (0.85%) Ruby
12 7 (0.75%) Groovy
13 4 (0.43%) Scala
13 4 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.21%) VBScript
16 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 104 (11.09%) Degree
2 84 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 68 (7.25%) ISEB
4 56 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 39 (4.16%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.13%) CISSP
7 13 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.85%) CBAP
9 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.64%) IIBA
11 5 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.53%) PMP
11 5 (0.53%) CISM
11 5 (0.53%) HND
12 4 (0.43%) CISA
12 4 (0.43%) OSCP
12 4 (0.43%) CEH
13 3 (0.32%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.29%) QA
2 13 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.96%) SLA
4 7 (0.75%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.64%) Basel II
5 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.64%) Basel III
6 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) FATCA
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 13 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.96%) Firmware
3 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.21%) vCloud
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.21%) XenApp
4 2 (0.21%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.17%) CA LISA
3 6 (0.64%) SCCM
3 6 (0.64%) CloudHub
4 5 (0.53%) SCOM
4 5 (0.53%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.32%) OpenView
6 3 (0.32%) Nessus
6 3 (0.32%) Nmap
6 3 (0.32%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.32%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) MOM
8 1 (0.11%) WMI
8 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.04%) Oracle
3 51 (5.44%) IBM
4 47 (5.01%) HP
5 26 (2.77%) SAP
6 21 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.81%) ArcSight
8 16 (1.71%) VMware
9 14 (1.49%) Citrix
10 13 (1.39%) Remedy
11 12 (1.28%) TIBCO
11 12 (1.28%) Cisco
12 11 (1.17%) webMethods
12 11 (1.17%) hybris
12 11 (1.17%) Guidewire
12 11 (1.17%) Green Hat
12 11 (1.17%) Solace
13 10 (1.07%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.07%) Google
13 10 (1.07%) Adobe
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