The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 191 184 164
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Use Case 564 474 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.10% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.50% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 302 399
Average daily rate £420 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 24
Average hourly rate £90.00 £33.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £30.00 £27.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £36.80 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37929 31517 38922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 72.98% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23931 19262 22641
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 994 1339
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Use Case
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 256 £450 - 47
South East 0 132 £419 +9.12% 15
East of England -32 45 £400 -5.88% 10
South West +7 44 £378 -3.20% 3
East Midlands +14 29 £325 +6.99% 5
West Midlands -13 20 £350 +20.68% 4
North West -17 19 £425 +37.09% 11
Yorkshire -22 15 £378 +17.96% 6
North East -20 6 - - 2
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 334 (32.36%) UML
2 281 (27.23%) Business Analysis
3 243 (23.55%) Finance
4 167 (16.18%) Banking
5 165 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 160 (15.50%) SQL
7 131 (12.69%) Oracle
8 117 (11.34%) Project Management
9 112 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (10.37%) CRM
11 103 (9.98%) QA
12 102 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 102 (9.88%) User Stories
13 100 (9.69%) Microsoft
14 96 (9.30%) E-Commerce
14 96 (9.30%) Data Modelling
15 85 (8.24%) ISEB
16 82 (7.95%) Degree
17 81 (7.85%) Workflow
18 77 (7.46%) MS Visio
18 77 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
19 76 (7.36%) Data Analysis
19 76 (7.36%) Systems Analysis
20 73 (7.07%) Retail
20 73 (7.07%) Telecoms
21 72 (6.98%) Java
22 70 (6.78%) MS Excel
23 69 (6.69%) Security Cleared
24 64 (6.20%) Test Scripting
24 64 (6.20%) ITIL

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.94%) WebLogic
3 10 (0.97%) CMS
4 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (0.87%) Lync
4 9 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.39%) IIS
8 3 (0.29%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.19%) Confluence
9 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.19%) SAS
9 2 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 77 (7.46%) MS Visio
2 70 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.94%) MS Office
5 14 (1.36%) MS Project
6 10 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
9 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.29%) Maximo
4 2 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Tridion
4 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.097%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.097%) Agresso
5 1 (0.097%) LongView
5 1 (0.097%) Endur
5 1 (0.097%) Findur
5 1 (0.097%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.58%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
3 3 (0.29%) IaaS
3 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.71%) Internet
2 15 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.07%) Unified Communications
4 10 (0.97%) Intranet
5 7 (0.68%) Wireless
6 6 (0.58%) 3GPP
6 6 (0.58%) LAN
6 6 (0.58%) WAN
7 4 (0.39%) DHCP
7 4 (0.39%) VoIP
7 4 (0.39%) Broadband
7 4 (0.39%) NAS
8 3 (0.29%) DNS
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
9 2 (0.19%) Extranet
9 2 (0.19%) MGCP
9 2 (0.19%) RTCP
9 2 (0.19%) RTP
9 2 (0.19%) TELNET
9 2 (0.19%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 36 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (2.62%) SQL Server
4 27 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.13%) Essbase
6 17 (1.65%) Oracle OLAP
6 17 (1.65%) OLAP
6 17 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.97%) Big Data
10 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (0.87%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.78%) MySQL
11 8 (0.78%) SAP BW
11 8 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 43 (4.17%) JIRA
2 37 (3.59%) Ant
3 28 (2.71%) Subversion
4 24 (2.33%) NUnit
5 21 (2.03%) ClearCase
6 19 (1.84%) GoogleTest
7 18 (1.74%) CppUnit
8 17 (1.65%) Maven
9 15 (1.45%) RequisitePro
10 14 (1.36%) Rational Rose
10 14 (1.36%) Axure RP
11 13 (1.26%) Toad
12 11 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.68%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.68%) Selenium
14 7 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 243 (23.55%) Finance
2 167 (16.18%) Banking
3 73 (7.07%) Retail
3 73 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 59 (5.72%) Investment Banking
5 40 (3.88%) Marketing
6 39 (3.78%) Legal
7 38 (3.68%) Billing
8 35 (3.39%) Front Office
9 33 (3.20%) Back Office
10 24 (2.33%) Publishing
11 21 (2.03%) Law
12 18 (1.74%) Games
13 13 (1.26%) Automotive
14 12 (1.16%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.48%) Advertising
17 5 (0.48%) Military
17 5 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 699 (67.73%) Analyst
2 618 (59.88%) Business Analyst
3 103 (9.98%) Developer
4 87 (8.43%) Architect
5 66 (6.40%) Agile Business Analyst
6 61 (5.91%) Systems Analyst
7 48 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (4.55%) Consultant
9 46 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (3.88%) Senior Business Analyst
11 33 (3.20%) Banking Business Analyst
12 32 (3.10%) Technical Business Analyst
13 31 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
14 30 (2.91%) Business Systems Analyst
15 29 (2.81%) Designer
16 25 (2.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 25 (2.42%) UML Business Analyst
17 24 (2.33%) Project Manager
18 18 (1.74%) Test Analyst
18 18 (1.74%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.72%) XML
2 55 (5.33%) .NET
3 54 (5.23%) HTML
4 48 (4.65%) CSS
5 37 (3.59%) J2EE
6 36 (3.49%) Web Services
7 29 (2.81%) JSON
8 27 (2.62%) Ajax
9 23 (2.23%) Spring
9 23 (2.23%) JDBC
10 21 (2.03%) XSLT
11 20 (1.94%) REST
12 19 (1.84%) Motif
13 16 (1.55%) Java EE
13 16 (1.55%) jQuery
14 14 (1.36%) HTML5
14 14 (1.36%) Middleware
14 14 (1.36%) ASP.NET
15 13 (1.26%) SOAP
15 13 (1.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.36%) Derivative
2 35 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.42%) Credit Risk
5 22 (2.13%) Market Risk
6 19 (1.84%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (1.36%) Social Media
8 14 (1.36%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.26%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (0.97%) GIS
12 10 (0.97%) New Media
13 9 (0.87%) Replication
13 9 (0.87%) PMI
14 8 (0.78%) Equities
15 7 (0.68%) Statistics
15 7 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 51 (4.94%) UNIX
2 40 (3.88%) Windows
3 29 (2.81%) Linux
4 12 (1.16%) Android
5 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) VMS
8 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.097%) CentOS
9 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.097%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (32.36%) UML
2 281 (27.23%) Business Analysis
3 165 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (11.34%) Project Management
5 112 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (10.37%) CRM
7 102 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 102 (9.88%) User Stories
8 96 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 96 (9.30%) Data Modelling
9 81 (7.85%) Workflow
10 77 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (7.36%) Systems Analysis
11 76 (7.36%) Data Analysis
12 64 (6.20%) Test Scripting
12 64 (6.20%) ITIL
13 62 (6.01%) Scrum
14 59 (5.72%) SOA
15 54 (5.23%) GAP Analysis
16 53 (5.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 160 (15.50%) SQL
2 72 (6.98%) Java
3 54 (5.23%) JavaScript
4 45 (4.36%) PL/SQL
5 27 (2.62%) C
6 26 (2.52%) C#
7 22 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 18 (1.74%) C++
9 14 (1.36%) VB
10 13 (1.26%) Python
11 9 (0.87%) VBScript
12 7 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.58%) PHP
14 5 (0.48%) VB6
15 3 (0.29%) VBA
15 3 (0.29%) XPath
16 2 (0.19%) Ruby
16 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.19%) R
17 1 (0.097%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (8.24%) ISEB
2 82 (7.95%) Degree
3 69 (6.69%) Security Cleared
4 47 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (1.16%) IIBA
7 11 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.97%) CBAP
9 8 (0.78%) CISSP
10 7 (0.68%) CISA
11 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.39%) CITP
13 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.19%) CCIE
14 2 (0.19%) CCVP
14 2 (0.19%) PMP
14 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (9.98%) QA
2 20 (1.94%) EMIR
3 19 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.48%) Basel III
5 5 (0.48%) TickIT
6 4 (0.39%) SLA
6 4 (0.39%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.29%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) GxP
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.097%) GAMP
9 1 (0.097%) GCP
9 1 (0.097%) GMP
9 1 (0.097%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.097%) CRD IV
System Software
1 14 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.78%) XenApp
3 8 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.19%) NDS
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.097%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.29%) OpenView
3 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.097%) SCOM
5 1 (0.097%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.097%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (12.69%) Oracle
2 100 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 41 (3.97%) IBM
4 36 (3.49%) SAP
5 27 (2.62%) HP
6 24 (2.33%) hybris
7 18 (1.74%) Hyperion
8 15 (1.45%) CA
9 14 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.36%) Unica
9 14 (1.36%) VMware
9 14 (1.36%) Facebook
10 13 (1.26%) ATG
10 13 (1.26%) Siebel
11 12 (1.16%) Cognos
11 12 (1.16%) Google
11 12 (1.16%) Twitter
12 11 (1.07%) Adobe
12 11 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.07%) Citrix
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 425 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: please quote daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: please quote daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45-£65K + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago