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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 186 191 164
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing Use Case 558 464 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.08% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 295 387
Average daily rate £418 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 21
Average hourly rate £98.50 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.48% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £98.50 £33.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+198.48% +7.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -5 253 £450 - 18
South East +12 131 £400 +5.26% 5
East of England -23 45 £400 -5.88% 3
South West +18 43 £378 -3.20%
East Midlands +10 28 £325 +5.69% 6
North West -19 20 £425 +37.09% 5
West Midlands -12 18 £413 +42.24% 4
Yorkshire -23 16 £380 +20.63%
North East - 6 - -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 327 (32.00%) UML
2 276 (27.01%) Business Analysis
3 243 (23.78%) Finance
4 163 (15.95%) Banking
5 162 (15.85%) SQL
6 159 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 137 (13.41%) Oracle
8 120 (11.74%) Project Management
9 108 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (10.37%) CRM
11 105 (10.27%) QA
12 101 (9.88%) User Stories
13 99 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 95 (9.30%) Microsoft
15 94 (9.20%) E-Commerce
15 94 (9.20%) Data Modelling
16 84 (8.22%) ISEB
17 82 (8.02%) Degree
18 78 (7.63%) Workflow
19 77 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
20 76 (7.44%) Systems Analysis
21 75 (7.34%) Retail
22 73 (7.14%) Data Analysis
23 72 (7.05%) Java
23 72 (7.05%) Security Cleared
24 71 (6.95%) MS Visio
24 71 (6.95%) Telecoms
25 69 (6.75%) MS Excel
26 62 (6.07%) ITIL
26 62 (6.07%) Test Scripting

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.05%) WebLogic
3 9 (0.88%) CMS
3 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (0.88%) Lync
3 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.39%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) LiveLink
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.20%) Confluence
8 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.20%) SAS
8 2 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 71 (6.95%) MS Visio
2 69 (6.75%) MS Excel
3 37 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.05%) MS Office
5 15 (1.47%) MS Project
6 10 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.20%) InDesign
9 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.29%) Maximo
3 2 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Tridion
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.098%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.098%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.098%) LongView
4 1 (0.098%) Endur
4 1 (0.098%) Findur
4 1 (0.098%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.59%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
3 3 (0.29%) IaaS
3 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.74%) Internet
2 15 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.98%) Intranet
4 9 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.59%) Wireless
5 6 (0.59%) 3GPP
5 6 (0.59%) LAN
5 6 (0.59%) WAN
6 5 (0.49%) DHCP
6 5 (0.49%) NAS
7 4 (0.39%) Broadband
7 4 (0.39%) VoIP
7 4 (0.39%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) TELNET
8 3 (0.29%) DNS
8 3 (0.29%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) HTTP
9 2 (0.20%) PBX
9 2 (0.20%) Extranet
9 2 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
1 45 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 41 (4.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (2.54%) Essbase
3 26 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.45%) SQL Server
5 21 (2.05%) OLAP
5 21 (2.05%) Oracle OLAP
6 16 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.88%) Big Data
10 8 (0.78%) MySQL
10 8 (0.78%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (4.40%) JIRA
2 39 (3.82%) Ant
3 29 (2.84%) Subversion
4 25 (2.45%) NUnit
5 22 (2.15%) ClearCase
6 20 (1.96%) GoogleTest
7 19 (1.86%) CppUnit
8 18 (1.76%) Maven
9 15 (1.47%) RequisitePro
9 15 (1.47%) Rational Rose
10 14 (1.37%) Toad
11 12 (1.17%) Axure RP
12 11 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.78%) Selenium
15 7 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (0.68%) ClearQuest
16 6 (0.59%) JUnit
16 6 (0.59%) Jenkins
17 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 243 (23.78%) Finance
2 163 (15.95%) Banking
3 75 (7.34%) Retail
4 71 (6.95%) Telecoms
5 56 (5.48%) Investment Banking
6 40 (3.91%) Marketing
7 39 (3.82%) Legal
8 33 (3.23%) Front Office
8 33 (3.23%) Billing
9 31 (3.03%) Back Office
10 22 (2.15%) Publishing
11 21 (2.05%) Law
12 17 (1.66%) Games
13 13 (1.27%) Automotive
14 12 (1.17%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.49%) Military
17 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 690 (67.51%) Analyst
2 609 (59.59%) Business Analyst
3 106 (10.37%) Developer
4 87 (8.51%) Architect
5 69 (6.75%) Agile Business Analyst
6 64 (6.26%) Systems Analyst
7 48 (4.70%) Consultant
8 47 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
9 46 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (3.72%) Senior Business Analyst
11 33 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
12 32 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
13 31 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
13 31 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (2.35%) UML Business Analyst
14 24 (2.35%) Designer
14 24 (2.35%) Project Manager
15 23 (2.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 20 (1.96%) Hyperion Developer
17 19 (1.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.68%) XML
2 54 (5.28%) .NET
3 53 (5.19%) HTML
4 47 (4.60%) CSS
5 38 (3.72%) J2EE
6 36 (3.52%) Web Services
7 29 (2.84%) JSON
8 27 (2.64%) Ajax
9 24 (2.35%) JDBC
10 23 (2.25%) Spring
11 21 (2.05%) XSLT
12 20 (1.96%) Motif
12 20 (1.96%) REST
13 17 (1.66%) Java EE
14 16 (1.57%) jQuery
15 14 (1.37%) HTML5
15 14 (1.37%) Middleware
16 13 (1.27%) SOAP
16 13 (1.27%) JPA
16 13 (1.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.21%) Derivative
2 31 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 29 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.35%) Credit Risk
6 22 (2.15%) Market Risk
7 18 (1.76%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (1.37%) Social Media
8 14 (1.37%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (0.98%) GIS
12 9 (0.88%) Replication
12 9 (0.88%) PMI
12 9 (0.88%) Equities
12 9 (0.88%) New Media
13 8 (0.78%) iPad
14 7 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.58%) UNIX
2 41 (4.01%) Windows
3 31 (3.03%) Linux
4 12 (1.17%) Android
5 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.20%) VMS
8 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.098%) CentOS
9 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.098%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (32.00%) UML
2 276 (27.01%) Business Analysis
3 159 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (11.74%) Project Management
5 108 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (10.37%) CRM
7 101 (9.88%) User Stories
8 99 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 94 (9.20%) E-Commerce
9 94 (9.20%) Data Modelling
10 78 (7.63%) Workflow
11 77 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
12 76 (7.44%) Systems Analysis
13 73 (7.14%) Data Analysis
14 62 (6.07%) Test Scripting
14 62 (6.07%) ITIL
15 61 (5.97%) Scrum
16 60 (5.87%) SOA
17 53 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
18 52 (5.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 162 (15.85%) SQL
2 72 (7.05%) Java
3 57 (5.58%) JavaScript
4 50 (4.89%) PL/SQL
5 28 (2.74%) C
6 25 (2.45%) C#
6 25 (2.45%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.76%) C++
8 14 (1.37%) VB
9 13 (1.27%) Python
10 9 (0.88%) VBScript
11 8 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.68%) PHP
13 5 (0.49%) VB6
14 4 (0.39%) VBA
15 3 (0.29%) Ruby
15 3 (0.29%) XPath
16 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.20%) R
16 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (8.22%) ISEB
2 82 (8.02%) Degree
3 72 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 49 (4.79%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.17%) IIBA
8 10 (0.98%) CBAP
8 10 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.78%) CISSP
10 7 (0.68%) CISA
11 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.39%) CITP
13 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.20%) CCVP
14 2 (0.20%) CCA
14 2 (0.20%) CCIE
14 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (10.27%) QA
2 18 (1.76%) EMIR
3 17 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) Basel III
5 5 (0.49%) TickIT
6 4 (0.39%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) SLA
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 (0.20%) GxP
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.098%) GAMP
9 1 (0.098%) GCP
9 1 (0.098%) GMP
9 1 (0.098%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.098%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 12 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.78%) XenApp
2 8 (0.78%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.20%) NDS
3 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.098%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.29%) OpenView
3 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.098%) SCOM
5 1 (0.098%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.098%) Puppet
Vendors
1 137 (13.41%) Oracle
2 95 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.01%) IBM
4 35 (3.42%) SAP
5 27 (2.64%) HP
6 25 (2.45%) hybris
7 22 (2.15%) Hyperion
8 15 (1.47%) CA
9 14 (1.37%) VMware
9 14 (1.37%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.37%) Facebook
10 13 (1.27%) Siebel
10 13 (1.27%) ATG
11 12 (1.17%) Google
11 12 (1.17%) Unica
11 12 (1.17%) Twitter
12 11 (1.08%) Cognos
12 11 (1.08%) Adobe
12 11 (1.08%) Citrix
13 10 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: to £300/Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater London
Blue Town Online
Rate: dependant on experience
Posted: 28 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 30+ days ago