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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 228 225 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 545 546 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.29% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 355 290
Median daily rate £449 £418 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £29.74 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £48.84 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +2 232 £500 +5.82% 43
South East +20 113 £425 +11.84% 19
North West +20 52 £413 +17.85% 7
West Midlands -27 40 £406 -5.52% 4
South West +16 30 £449 +7.42% 5
Yorkshire +23 28 £390 -21.60% 4
East of England -11 23 £255 -41.04% 5
North East -22 14 £463 +50.40%
East Midlands -16 9 £425 +20.99% 5
Midlands -6 3 £525 +64.06%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 384 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (34.68%) Business Analysis
3 283 (25.96%) UML
4 255 (23.39%) Finance
5 209 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
6 172 (15.78%) Data Modelling
6 172 (15.78%) Project Management
7 161 (14.77%) SQL
8 158 (14.50%) User Stories
9 151 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 142 (13.03%) Waterfall
11 141 (12.94%) Security Cleared
12 127 (11.65%) Java
13 116 (10.64%) Oracle
14 108 (9.91%) Linux
15 107 (9.82%) Microsoft
15 107 (9.82%) Banking
16 102 (9.36%) Scrum
17 99 (9.08%) SC Cleared
18 98 (8.99%) SDLC
19 97 (8.90%) Degree
20 92 (8.44%) Data Analysis
20 92 (8.44%) Unix
21 91 (8.35%) Windows
22 88 (8.07%) OO
23 87 (7.98%) Management Information System
24 85 (7.80%) ISEB
24 85 (7.80%) Analytics
25 81 (7.43%) Migration
25 81 (7.43%) User Experience

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 37 (3.39%) Apache
2 24 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.83%) CMS
4 13 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.83%) Confluence
5 9 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.73%) Drupal
6 8 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.64%) JBoss
7 7 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.37%) Documentum
8 4 (0.37%) Liferay
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 75 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.69%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.20%) MS Office
5 18 (1.65%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.28%) CATIA
7 3 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (0.28%) PTC Creo
7 3 (0.28%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.18%) Stata
8 2 (0.18%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.092%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.092%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (2.57%) Eloqua
3 12 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.46%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
9 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.092%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.092%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.092%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.092%) Maximo
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle AML
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.092%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.39%) IaaS
4 15 (1.38%) Office 365
5 12 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
7 9 (0.83%) PaaS
8 8 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.55%) SaaS
10 5 (0.46%) Heroku
11 4 (0.37%) Yammer
12 3 (0.28%) BlueKai
13 2 (0.18%) Force.com
13 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.18%) Google Play
14 1 (0.092%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.092%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.49%) Firewall
2 30 (2.75%) LDAP
3 23 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.56%) HTTP
5 14 (1.28%) DNS
6 13 (1.19%) SNMP
7 11 (1.01%) DHCP
7 11 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (0.92%) LAN
8 10 (0.92%) Network Security
8 10 (0.92%) Wireless
9 9 (0.83%) DSL
10 8 (0.73%) SMTP
11 7 (0.64%) FCAPS
11 7 (0.64%) VPN
11 7 (0.64%) WebEx
12 6 (0.55%) Skype
12 6 (0.55%) VoIP
12 6 (0.55%) WAN
13 5 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.24%) Big Data
2 46 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 29 (2.66%) Hadoop
5 23 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (1.65%) HBase
7 18 (1.65%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.19%) Apache Hive
10 11 (1.01%) DB2
10 11 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.92%) CouchDB
11 10 (0.92%) Data Lake
11 10 (0.92%) Parquet
11 10 (0.92%) Redis
12 9 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 68 (6.24%) JIRA
2 33 (3.03%) Subversion
3 31 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 30 (2.75%) SoapUI
5 29 (2.66%) Git (software)
6 28 (2.57%) Ant
7 27 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
8 20 (1.83%) NUnit
9 19 (1.74%) ClearCase
10 18 (1.65%) GoogleTest
11 17 (1.56%) CppUnit
12 16 (1.47%) Maven
13 15 (1.38%) Selenium
14 11 (1.01%) JUnit
14 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio
15 10 (0.92%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (0.83%) Axure RP
16 9 (0.83%) Metasploit
17 8 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 255 (23.39%) Finance
2 107 (9.82%) Banking
3 69 (6.33%) Marketing
4 59 (5.41%) Retail
5 48 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.56%) Automotive
8 16 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.19%) Advertising
9 13 (1.19%) Military
10 8 (0.73%) Front Office
10 8 (0.73%) Law
11 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.64%) Back Office
11 7 (0.64%) Billing
11 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Legal
13 5 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 644 (59.08%) Analyst
2 544 (49.91%) Business Analyst
3 168 (15.41%) Architect
4 71 (6.51%) Consultant
5 63 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
6 61 (5.60%) Developer
6 61 (5.60%) Digital Analyst
6 61 (5.60%) Digital Business Analyst
7 60 (5.50%) Senior Business Analyst
8 49 (4.50%) Technical Analyst
9 47 (4.31%) Agile Business Analyst
10 44 (4.04%) Technical Business Analyst
11 36 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (2.94%) Test Analyst
13 31 (2.84%) Technical Architect
14 30 (2.75%) IT Analyst
15 29 (2.66%) Business Systems Analyst
15 29 (2.66%) Financial Analyst
16 28 (2.57%) Finance Business Analyst
17 27 (2.48%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.87%) XML
2 50 (4.59%) SOAP
3 47 (4.31%) Web Services
4 43 (3.94%) .NET
5 40 (3.67%) REST
6 33 (3.03%) HTML
7 26 (2.39%) J2EE
7 26 (2.39%) Middleware
8 20 (1.83%) CSS
9 15 (1.38%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.38%) OAuth
10 14 (1.28%) RESTful
10 14 (1.28%) SAML
11 13 (1.19%) CSS3
11 13 (1.19%) HTML5
12 12 (1.10%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.10%) OpenID
12 12 (1.10%) Visualforce
13 11 (1.01%) Spring
14 9 (0.83%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 209 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 81 (7.43%) User Experience
4 46 (4.22%) Data Structures
5 30 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.57%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.48%) Derivative
8 25 (2.29%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.93%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.74%) CESG
11 16 (1.47%) Video on Demand
11 16 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.28%) NHS
13 13 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.10%) Equities
14 12 (1.10%) Smart Meter
15 11 (1.01%) FMCG
16 10 (0.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 108 (9.91%) Linux
2 92 (8.44%) Unix
3 91 (8.35%) Windows
4 12 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.92%) Android
6 9 (0.83%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.83%) Windows Vista
7 8 (0.73%) Mesosphere
7 8 (0.73%) VMS
8 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.092%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (34.68%) Business Analysis
3 283 (25.96%) UML
4 172 (15.78%) Data Modelling
4 172 (15.78%) Project Management
5 158 (14.50%) User Stories
6 151 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 142 (13.03%) Waterfall
8 102 (9.36%) Scrum
9 98 (8.99%) SDLC
10 92 (8.44%) Data Analysis
11 88 (8.07%) OO
12 85 (7.80%) Analytics
13 81 (7.43%) Migration
14 78 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 75 (6.88%) Workflow
16 72 (6.61%) Test Scripting
17 70 (6.42%) Requirements Analysis
18 66 (6.06%) CRM
18 66 (6.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 161 (14.77%) SQL
2 127 (11.65%) Java
3 62 (5.69%) Python
4 32 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.75%) C
6 29 (2.66%) C++
7 27 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 23 (2.11%) C#
9 19 (1.74%) PHP
10 17 (1.56%) Scala
11 15 (1.38%) Ruby
12 13 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.10%) Apex Code
14 11 (1.01%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.73%) COBOL
15 8 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.55%) Perl
16 6 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 99 (9.08%) SC Cleared
3 97 (8.90%) Degree
4 85 (7.80%) ISEB
5 23 (2.11%) CBAP
6 21 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.47%) CISSP
8 10 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
10 8 (0.73%) CISM
10 8 (0.73%) CITP
10 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.64%) GIAC
11 7 (0.64%) IIBA
11 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.76%) QA
2 21 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.73%) HL7
6 6 (0.55%) GxP
6 6 (0.55%) MiFID
7 4 (0.37%) SLA
8 3 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.28%) SEPA
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.18%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.18%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.092%) Basel II
10 1 (0.092%) Basel III
10 1 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.092%) EMIR
10 1 (0.092%) ISO15022
System Software
1 33 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.39%) Docker
3 8 (0.73%) Firmware
3 8 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.55%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.46%) Xen
5 5 (0.46%) XenApp
5 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.18%) HDFS
6 2 (0.18%) NDS
6 2 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.092%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.092%) vCloud
7 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (4.77%) Puppet
2 31 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.11%) Ansible
4 16 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (1.19%) SCCM
6 12 (1.10%) Nessus
6 12 (1.10%) OpenAM
6 12 (1.10%) OpenIDM
7 11 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (0.83%) Nmap
8 9 (0.83%) SCOM
9 8 (0.73%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.64%) ArcSight ESM
11 5 (0.46%) Endace
11 5 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.46%) QRadar
11 5 (0.46%) WSUS
12 4 (0.37%) Terraform
13 3 (0.28%) Casper Suite
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 116 (10.64%) Oracle
2 107 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
4 33 (3.03%) HP
5 26 (2.39%) ArcSight
5 26 (2.39%) Hyperion
5 26 (2.39%) SAP
5 26 (2.39%) Splunk
6 25 (2.29%) IBM
7 21 (1.93%) SaltStack
8 14 (1.28%) Cisco
8 14 (1.28%) ForgeRock
8 14 (1.28%) Intel Security
8 14 (1.28%) Pega
8 14 (1.28%) Tableau
9 13 (1.19%) Dell
10 10 (0.92%) Google
10 10 (0.92%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.83%) Cloudera
11 9 (0.83%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £335 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
RationalFX
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Teach First
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Talent International
Rate: £525 - £625 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago