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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 234 196 187
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 417 459 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.04% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.40% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 281 303
Average daily rate
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£401 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.80 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £89.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -44 187 £418 -1.76% 47
South East +5 103 £394 +1.02% 28
South West -4 36 £369 -0.33% 9
East of England +6 29 £425 +1.49% 9
West Midlands +8 28 £345 +9.52% 4
Yorkshire -8 12 £365 +1.03% 5
North West -22 10 £406 -9.72% 9
East Midlands +15 7 £369 -13.23% 4
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 294 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (28.05%) UML
3 211 (24.77%) Business Analysis
4 201 (23.59%) Finance
5 156 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (14.55%) User Stories
7 117 (13.73%) Banking
8 114 (13.38%) Scrum
9 113 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 106 (12.44%) SQL
11 95 (11.15%) Project Management
12 90 (10.56%) Data Modelling
12 90 (10.56%) Degree
13 89 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 86 (10.09%) Microsoft
15 84 (9.86%) E-Commerce
16 81 (9.51%) Security Cleared
17 80 (9.39%) Java
18 79 (9.27%) XML
19 78 (9.15%) MS Visio
20 77 (9.04%) UNIX
21 75 (8.80%) Windows
21 75 (8.80%) Retail
22 72 (8.45%) Workflow
23 70 (8.22%) QA
24 69 (8.10%) Management Information System
24 69 (8.10%) RUP
24 69 (8.10%) HTML
25 67 (7.86%) SC Cleared
26 66 (7.75%) SOA

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (3.05%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.29%) Confluence
5 7 (0.82%) Lync
6 6 (0.70%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.47%) JBoss
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.35%) Mule
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.35%) CMS
8 3 (0.35%) Documentum
9 2 (0.23%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 78 (9.15%) MS Visio
2 63 (7.39%) MS Excel
3 42 (4.93%) MS Office
4 15 (1.76%) MS Project
5 14 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.29%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (1.06%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.82%) Loan IQ
5 5 (0.59%) Maximo
6 3 (0.35%) Finacle
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) Magento
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.29%) SaaS
2 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.35%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) PaaS
5 2 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.58%) Internet
2 12 (1.41%) Intranet
3 9 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.94%) MVNO
5 7 (0.82%) Firewall
6 6 (0.70%) SAN
7 5 (0.59%) Network Security
7 5 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.59%) HTTP
7 5 (0.59%) VPN
8 4 (0.47%) Extranet
9 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.35%) LTE
9 3 (0.35%) LAN
9 3 (0.35%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.35%) WAN
10 2 (0.23%) 3G
10 2 (0.23%) 2G
10 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.23%) Relational Database
2 17 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (1.88%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.76%) Data Mining
5 14 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.53%) Ingres
7 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (0.94%) Big Data
8 7 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (0.82%) OLAP
9 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.35%) CloverETL
11 3 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (5.40%) JIRA
2 42 (4.93%) Ant
3 41 (4.81%) Subversion
4 40 (4.69%) ClearCase
5 35 (4.11%) NUnit
6 34 (3.99%) GoogleTest
7 33 (3.87%) CppUnit
8 27 (3.17%) Rational Rose
9 24 (2.82%) Cucumber
10 23 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 23 (2.70%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.46%) CruiseControl
12 18 (2.11%) Hudson
13 16 (1.88%) Selenium
14 15 (1.76%) ClearQuest
15 14 (1.64%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.64%) WebDriver
16 12 (1.41%) JUnit
17 11 (1.29%) Git (software)
18 10 (1.17%) TestNG
General
1 201 (23.59%) Finance
2 117 (13.73%) Banking
3 75 (8.80%) Retail
4 48 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 39 (4.58%) Marketing
6 25 (2.93%) Legal
7 23 (2.70%) Retail Banking
8 22 (2.58%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.11%) Front Office
10 17 (2.00%) Billing
11 15 (1.76%) Back Office
12 12 (1.41%) Automotive
13 11 (1.29%) Law
13 11 (1.29%) Games
13 11 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.17%) Military
14 10 (1.17%) Advertising
15 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.82%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 507 (59.51%) Analyst
2 446 (52.35%) Business Analyst
3 73 (8.57%) Architect
4 72 (8.45%) Developer
5 42 (4.93%) Agile Business Analyst
6 36 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 34 (3.99%) Systems Analyst
7 34 (3.99%) Senior Business Analyst
8 32 (3.76%) Consultant
9 30 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (3.17%) Banking Business Analyst
11 21 (2.46%) Test Analyst
11 21 (2.46%) UML Business Analyst
11 21 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (2.11%) Lead Business Analyst
13 18 (2.11%) Technical Business Analyst
13 18 (2.11%) Software Engineer
14 17 (2.00%) Tester
15 16 (1.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.27%) XML
2 69 (8.10%) HTML
3 51 (5.99%) CSS
4 44 (5.16%) Web Services
5 38 (4.46%) .NET
6 35 (4.11%) HTML5
7 32 (3.76%) SOAP
8 26 (3.05%) Motif
9 25 (2.93%) J2EE
10 22 (2.58%) REST
11 17 (2.00%) XHTML
11 17 (2.00%) JSON
11 17 (2.00%) Ajax
12 14 (1.64%) JAX-RS
12 14 (1.64%) CSS3
13 13 (1.53%) JAX-WS
13 13 (1.53%) wxWidgets
13 13 (1.53%) TopLink
14 10 (1.17%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 156 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.10%) Management Information System
3 60 (7.04%) User Experience
4 31 (3.64%) Derivative
5 30 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.82%) Open Source
7 21 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.17%) iPad
12 9 (1.06%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.94%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.82%) Video on Demand
15 6 (0.70%) EFT
15 6 (0.70%) NHS
15 6 (0.70%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.70%) Statistics
15 6 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.04%) UNIX
2 75 (8.80%) Windows
3 61 (7.16%) Linux
4 19 (2.23%) Android
5 18 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.88%) Solaris
7 11 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.35%) AIX
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (28.05%) UML
3 211 (24.77%) Business Analysis
4 124 (14.55%) User Stories
5 114 (13.38%) Scrum
6 113 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 95 (11.15%) Project Management
8 90 (10.56%) Data Modelling
9 89 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 84 (9.86%) E-Commerce
11 72 (8.45%) Workflow
12 69 (8.10%) RUP
13 66 (7.75%) SOA
14 59 (6.92%) Waterfall
14 59 (6.92%) OO
15 57 (6.69%) Software Engineering
16 53 (6.22%) Validation
17 49 (5.75%) Requirements Management
18 48 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (5.52%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 106 (12.44%) SQL
2 80 (9.39%) Java
3 46 (5.40%) JavaScript
3 46 (5.40%) C
4 33 (3.87%) C++
5 21 (2.46%) Python
6 15 (1.76%) C#
7 9 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.06%) Scala
7 9 (1.06%) Groovy
7 9 (1.06%) Ruby
8 8 (0.94%) VBScript
9 7 (0.82%) VB
9 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.59%) VBA
12 4 (0.47%) XPath
13 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.23%) Perl
13 2 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (10.56%) Degree
2 81 (9.51%) Security Cleared
3 67 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 55 (6.46%) ISEB
5 14 (1.64%) CISSP
6 13 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.06%) CBAP
9 5 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.59%) ISSAP
9 5 (0.59%) CISA
10 4 (0.47%) IIBA
11 3 (0.35%) OSCP
11 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) CEH
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MBA
13 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.12%) PhD
13 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.22%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.59%) SLA
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.23%) Basel III
5 2 (0.23%) UCITS
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
1 11 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (1.17%) Firmware
3 7 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.70%) XenApp
4 6 (0.70%) vSphere
5 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.35%) Nmap
7 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.06%) Nessus
3 6 (0.70%) SCCM
4 5 (0.59%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.59%) WMI
5 3 (0.35%) CA LISA
5 3 (0.35%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.35%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.12%) MOM
Vendors
1 86 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.63%) Oracle
3 39 (4.58%) IBM
4 30 (3.52%) SAP
5 20 (2.35%) HP
6 16 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.53%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.06%) Pega
10 8 (0.94%) Siebel
11 7 (0.82%) Misys
11 7 (0.82%) Citrix
12 6 (0.70%) Cisco
12 6 (0.70%) Adobe
12 6 (0.70%) Open Text
12 6 (0.70%) Google
12 6 (0.70%) hybris
12 6 (0.70%) ArcSight
13 5 (0.59%) ScanSafe
13 5 (0.59%) Murex
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
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Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 per day Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £328.13 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
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England
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London
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