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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 258 203 174
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -29
Contract jobs citing Use Case 425 482 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 1.02% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.37% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 292 331
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £23.87 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -64 178 £424 -0.29% 53
South East +23 123 £338 -11.47% 13
East of England -14 28 £425 +8.97% 11
South West -28 24 £350 -7.28% 5
West Midlands -10 23 £394 -17.10% 4
North West -7 20 £370 -17.77% 4
East Midlands +17 16 £419 - 1
Yorkshire -12 9 £450 +20.80% 3
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 300 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (27.41%) Business Analysis
3 247 (27.08%) UML
4 214 (23.46%) Finance
5 148 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
6 122 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 119 (13.05%) SQL
7 119 (13.05%) User Stories
8 111 (12.17%) Banking
9 109 (11.95%) Project Management
10 100 (10.96%) Scrum
11 97 (10.64%) E-Commerce
12 96 (10.53%) Degree
13 94 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 93 (10.20%) XML
15 92 (10.09%) Data Modelling
16 90 (9.87%) Retail
17 87 (9.54%) Workflow
18 82 (8.99%) Microsoft
18 82 (8.99%) Security Cleared
19 78 (8.55%) Java
19 78 (8.55%) Oracle
19 78 (8.55%) QA
20 77 (8.44%) MS Visio
21 76 (8.33%) Management Information System
22 75 (8.22%) SOA
22 75 (8.22%) RUP
23 74 (8.11%) Windows
24 71 (7.79%) User Experience
25 70 (7.68%) HTML

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 25 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.43%) Confluence
5 8 (0.88%) Lync
6 7 (0.77%) CMS
7 6 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.55%) Documentum
8 5 (0.55%) SAS
8 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.44%) IIS
10 3 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.33%) JBoss
10 3 (0.33%) Apache
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 77 (8.44%) MS Visio
2 64 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 41 (4.50%) MS Office
4 16 (1.75%) MS Project
5 11 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.77%) Loan IQ
5 5 (0.55%) Maximo
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
7 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.33%) Finacle
7 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.22%) Magento
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.22%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (0.88%) SaaS
2 5 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.22%) PaaS
3 2 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.95%) Internet
2 12 (1.32%) Intranet
3 11 (1.21%) Firewall
4 8 (0.88%) HTTP
5 6 (0.66%) MVNO
5 6 (0.66%) Extranet
5 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.55%) VPN
6 5 (0.55%) SAN
6 5 (0.55%) Network Security
7 4 (0.44%) FTP
8 3 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.33%) DNS
8 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.22%) NAS
9 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.22%) Wireless
9 2 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 15 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.32%) Ingres
4 12 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.77%) OLAP
6 7 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.55%) Essbase
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.44%) Big Data
8 4 (0.44%) MS Access
8 4 (0.44%) MySQL
8 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (5.26%) JIRA
2 38 (4.17%) Ant
3 32 (3.51%) Subversion
4 31 (3.40%) ClearCase
5 28 (3.07%) NUnit
6 27 (2.96%) GoogleTest
7 26 (2.85%) CppUnit
8 24 (2.63%) Rational Rose
9 22 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 20 (2.19%) Selenium
10 20 (2.19%) SoapUI
11 17 (1.86%) CruiseControl
11 17 (1.86%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.75%) ClearQuest
13 15 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.64%) RequisitePro
14 13 (1.43%) Hudson
15 12 (1.32%) JUnit
16 11 (1.21%) Git (software)
16 11 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 214 (23.46%) Finance
2 111 (12.17%) Banking
3 90 (9.87%) Retail
4 51 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 42 (4.61%) Marketing
6 27 (2.96%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.30%) Legal
8 20 (2.19%) Back Office
8 20 (2.19%) Billing
9 19 (2.08%) Games
10 18 (1.97%) Front Office
11 17 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.64%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.43%) Automotive
14 12 (1.32%) Military
15 10 (1.10%) Advertising
16 8 (0.88%) Law
17 7 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 568 (62.28%) Analyst
2 506 (55.48%) Business Analyst
3 79 (8.66%) Developer
4 75 (8.22%) Architect
5 45 (4.93%) Agile Business Analyst
6 42 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
7 39 (4.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 37 (4.06%) Systems Analyst
9 36 (3.95%) Consultant
10 30 (3.29%) Banking Business Analyst
11 27 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (2.30%) Lead Business Analyst
13 20 (2.19%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (2.08%) UML Business Analyst
15 17 (1.86%) Business Systems Analyst
16 16 (1.75%) Software Engineer
17 15 (1.64%) Technical Business Analyst
17 15 (1.64%) Java Developer
17 15 (1.64%) Test Analyst
17 15 (1.64%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.20%) XML
2 70 (7.68%) HTML
3 51 (5.59%) CSS
4 46 (5.04%) Web Services
5 38 (4.17%) .NET
6 31 (3.40%) J2EE
6 31 (3.40%) HTML5
7 29 (3.18%) REST
8 27 (2.96%) JSON
9 23 (2.52%) SOAP
10 22 (2.41%) Motif
11 20 (2.19%) XHTML
12 17 (1.86%) Ajax
13 16 (1.75%) OAuth
13 16 (1.75%) Spring
14 13 (1.43%) CSS3
15 12 (1.32%) JAX-RS
15 12 (1.32%) wxWidgets
16 11 (1.21%) TopLink
16 11 (1.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 148 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 71 (7.79%) User Experience
4 33 (3.62%) Derivative
4 33 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.64%) Open Source
8 14 (1.54%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.43%) iPad
10 11 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.10%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.77%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.77%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (0.66%) EFT
14 6 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.11%) Windows
2 69 (7.57%) UNIX
3 55 (6.03%) Linux
4 20 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.08%) Android
6 14 (1.54%) Solaris
7 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (27.41%) Business Analysis
3 247 (27.08%) UML
4 122 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (13.05%) User Stories
6 109 (11.95%) Project Management
7 100 (10.96%) Scrum
8 97 (10.64%) E-Commerce
9 94 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 92 (10.09%) Data Modelling
11 87 (9.54%) Workflow
12 75 (8.22%) SOA
12 75 (8.22%) RUP
13 59 (6.47%) Software Engineering
14 57 (6.25%) Validation
15 55 (6.03%) TDD
15 55 (6.03%) OO
16 53 (5.81%) Requirements Management
17 52 (5.70%) Waterfall
18 50 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 119 (13.05%) SQL
2 78 (8.55%) Java
3 45 (4.93%) JavaScript
4 41 (4.50%) C
5 26 (2.85%) C++
6 19 (2.08%) Python
7 16 (1.75%) C#
8 13 (1.43%) VB
9 11 (1.21%) Ruby
10 10 (1.10%) VBA
11 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.77%) VBScript
13 6 (0.66%) Scala
13 6 (0.66%) Groovy
13 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.44%) XPath
15 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (10.53%) Degree
2 82 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 68 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 50 (5.48%) ISEB
5 16 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.54%) CISSP
7 8 (0.88%) CBAP
8 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.55%) ISSAP
10 5 (0.55%) CISA
11 4 (0.44%) IIBA
12 3 (0.33%) CEH
12 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.33%) OSCP
13 2 (0.22%) HND
13 2 (0.22%) MBA
14 1 (0.11%) PhD
14 1 (0.11%) Siebel Certification
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.55%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.44%) SLA
4 3 (0.33%) EMIR
4 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.22%) FATCA
5 2 (0.22%) Basel III
5 2 (0.22%) UCITS
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (1.64%) Firmware
1 15 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.66%) vSphere
4 4 (0.44%) XenApp
4 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.33%) Nmap
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.99%) Nessus
3 4 (0.44%) SCCM
3 4 (0.44%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.44%) WMI
4 3 (0.33%) WebInspect
4 3 (0.33%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.22%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.55%) Oracle
3 44 (4.82%) IBM
4 25 (2.74%) SAP
5 22 (2.41%) HP
6 18 (1.97%) Google
7 15 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 15 (1.64%) Facebook
7 15 (1.64%) Twitter
8 13 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.10%) Siebel
10 9 (0.99%) Adobe
10 9 (0.99%) hybris
11 8 (0.88%) Pega
12 7 (0.77%) Murex
12 7 (0.77%) Misys
12 7 (0.77%) ArcSight
13 6 (0.66%) Cisco
13 6 (0.66%) Open Text
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