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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 257 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -4
Contract jobs citing Use Case 427 559 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 1.18% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.59% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 343 339
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £26.61 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.78 £47.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £36.72
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -23.73%
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
38381 35201 34450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.24% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25332 22260 20459
Average daily rate £425 £401 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1040 1365
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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
London -75 211 £433 -1.14% 42
South East -7 107 £340 -2.85% 32
North West -2 21 £365 -18.88% 11
East of England -15 21 £425 - 12
South West -44 21 £332 -14.32% 7
East Midlands +13 19 £483 +42.96% 4
West Midlands -13 17 £450 +16.12% 5
Yorkshire -11 7 £450 +18.42% 4
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 306 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (28.10%) UML
3 260 (27.06%) Business Analysis
4 232 (24.14%) Finance
5 152 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
6 134 (13.94%) SQL
7 133 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 125 (13.01%) Banking
9 124 (12.90%) Project Management
10 116 (12.07%) XML
11 109 (11.34%) User Stories
12 106 (11.03%) Scrum
13 103 (10.72%) Data Modelling
13 103 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 102 (10.61%) Degree
15 98 (10.20%) E-Commerce
16 90 (9.37%) Retail
17 87 (9.05%) Workflow
18 84 (8.74%) SOA
19 82 (8.53%) Microsoft
20 79 (8.22%) QA
21 78 (8.12%) MS Visio
21 78 (8.12%) RUP
21 78 (8.12%) Oracle
22 77 (8.01%) Management Information System
23 75 (7.80%) Java
23 75 (7.80%) Security Cleared
24 73 (7.60%) HTML
25 72 (7.49%) User Experience
26 69 (7.18%) TDD

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 37 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 33 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.46%) Confluence
4 13 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.73%) Lync
6 7 (0.73%) CMS
7 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.52%) Apache
8 5 (0.52%) Documentum
9 4 (0.42%) SAS
9 4 (0.42%) IIS
9 4 (0.42%) JBoss
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 78 (8.12%) MS Visio
2 65 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.64%) MS Office
4 15 (1.56%) MS Project
5 11 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) Windchill
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.73%) Loan IQ
4 5 (0.52%) Maximo
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.31%) Finacle
6 3 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Murex MxG2000
6 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.21%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.10%) RMDS
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (0.62%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.20%) Internet
2 13 (1.35%) Firewall
3 12 (1.25%) Intranet
3 12 (1.25%) HTTP
4 7 (0.73%) Wireless
4 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.62%) Extranet
5 6 (0.62%) FTP
6 5 (0.52%) NAS
6 5 (0.52%) DHCP
6 5 (0.52%) Broadband
6 5 (0.52%) Telnet
7 4 (0.42%) DNS
7 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.31%) Network Security
8 3 (0.31%) LTE
8 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.31%) VPN
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
8 3 (0.31%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.14%) Ingres
6 10 (1.04%) OLAP
7 9 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (0.94%) EDRMS
8 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.73%) Essbase
10 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.52%) MS Access
12 4 (0.42%) MySQL
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (5.62%) JIRA
2 38 (3.95%) Ant
3 33 (3.43%) Subversion
4 31 (3.23%) NUnit
5 30 (3.12%) ClearCase
6 27 (2.81%) GoogleTest
6 27 (2.81%) Rational Rose
7 26 (2.71%) CppUnit
8 23 (2.39%) Selenium
9 20 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.87%) SoapUI
11 16 (1.66%) ClearQuest
12 15 (1.56%) CruiseControl
12 15 (1.56%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 13 (1.35%) JUnit
14 11 (1.14%) RequisitePro
15 10 (1.04%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 232 (24.14%) Finance
2 125 (13.01%) Banking
3 90 (9.37%) Retail
4 53 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 47 (4.89%) Marketing
6 32 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.60%) Legal
8 23 (2.39%) Back Office
8 23 (2.39%) Games
9 22 (2.29%) Billing
10 21 (2.19%) Front Office
11 16 (1.66%) Automotive
12 15 (1.56%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.35%) Retail Banking
15 11 (1.14%) Advertising
16 9 (0.94%) Military
16 9 (0.94%) Law
17 7 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 609 (63.37%) Analyst
2 540 (56.19%) Business Analyst
3 97 (10.09%) Developer
4 74 (7.70%) Architect
5 48 (4.99%) Agile Business Analyst
5 48 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
6 47 (4.89%) Systems Analyst
7 44 (4.58%) Senior Business Analyst
8 33 (3.43%) Consultant
8 33 (3.43%) Banking Business Analyst
9 28 (2.91%) Mobile Developer
10 27 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (2.81%) Business Systems Analyst
11 19 (1.98%) Project Manager
11 19 (1.98%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 19 (1.98%) UML Business Analyst
12 18 (1.87%) Software Engineer
13 17 (1.77%) Designer
13 17 (1.77%) Test Analyst
14 16 (1.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.07%) XML
2 73 (7.60%) HTML
3 54 (5.62%) CSS
4 49 (5.10%) Web Services
5 46 (4.79%) JSON
6 44 (4.58%) REST
7 39 (4.06%) .NET
8 36 (3.75%) J2EE
9 30 (3.12%) OAuth
10 29 (3.02%) HTML5
11 26 (2.71%) SOAP
12 23 (2.39%) Motif
13 20 (2.08%) Spring
13 20 (2.08%) XHTML
14 18 (1.87%) Ajax
15 17 (1.77%) Unity DI Container
16 16 (1.66%) Middleware
16 16 (1.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 15 (1.56%) XSLT
18 13 (1.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 152 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.01%) Management Information System
3 72 (7.49%) User Experience
4 41 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.64%) Derivative
6 30 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 12 (1.25%) AS400
8 12 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.25%) iPad
8 12 (1.25%) Open Source
9 11 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.14%) NHS
10 10 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.04%) SWIFT
11 7 (0.73%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.73%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.73%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.87%) Windows
2 64 (6.66%) UNIX
3 59 (6.14%) Linux
4 19 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.87%) Android
6 13 (1.35%) Solaris
7 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (28.10%) UML
3 260 (27.06%) Business Analysis
4 133 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 124 (12.90%) Project Management
6 109 (11.34%) User Stories
7 106 (11.03%) Scrum
8 103 (10.72%) Data Modelling
8 103 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 98 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 87 (9.05%) Workflow
11 84 (8.74%) SOA
12 78 (8.12%) RUP
13 69 (7.18%) TDD
14 61 (6.35%) Validation
15 57 (5.93%) OO
16 56 (5.83%) Software Engineering
17 53 (5.52%) Waterfall
18 52 (5.41%) Data Analysis
18 52 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 134 (13.94%) SQL
2 75 (7.80%) Java
3 48 (4.99%) JavaScript
4 42 (4.37%) C
5 24 (2.50%) C++
6 20 (2.08%) C#
7 18 (1.87%) Python
8 16 (1.66%) VB
9 15 (1.56%) Ruby
10 12 (1.25%) VBA
11 10 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.83%) VBScript
13 6 (0.62%) Perl
13 6 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.52%) XPath
14 5 (0.52%) PHP
14 5 (0.52%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 102 (10.61%) Degree
2 75 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 62 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.47%) ISEB
5 13 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.04%) CISSP
7 8 (0.83%) CBAP
8 5 (0.52%) IIBA
8 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.42%) CISA
9 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.31%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.31%) MBA
11 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.10%) OSCP
12 1 (0.10%) CEH
12 1 (0.10%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.22%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) EMIR
2 5 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) UCITS
5 2 (0.21%) Basel III
5 2 (0.21%) FATCA
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (1.56%) Firmware
2 9 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.62%) vSphere
4 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.42%) XenApp
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) vCloud
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 15 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.62%) Nessus
3 4 (0.42%) WMI
3 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.42%) SCCM
4 3 (0.31%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.10%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Salt
5 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.12%) Oracle
3 42 (4.37%) IBM
4 33 (3.43%) Google
5 29 (3.02%) Facebook
5 29 (3.02%) Twitter
6 19 (1.98%) SAP
6 19 (1.98%) HP
7 15 (1.56%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.04%) Siebel
9 10 (1.04%) hybris
10 9 (0.94%) Adobe
10 9 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.73%) Murex
11 7 (0.73%) Misys
12 6 (0.62%) Cisco
12 6 (0.62%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.62%) ATG
12 6 (0.62%) Open Text
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent day rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Aquent
Rate: Up to £400 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £349 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago