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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 213 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 592 570 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.10% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 346 273
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £29.87 £26.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £46.31 £51.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
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
41405 41278 38388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.00% 79.99% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27297 24281
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 264 £475 +5.55% 35
South East +2 135 £425 +6.25% 9
West Midlands -9 44 £400 - 4
East of England +33 39 £338 -15.62% 8
South West +9 35 £500 +42.85% 14
North West -8 32 £413 +17.85% 10
Yorkshire -2 27 £423 -0.58% 6
East Midlands -6 10 £400 +14.28% 5
North East -48 4 £450 +37.14% 1
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 388 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (29.68%) Business Analysis
3 281 (24.46%) UML
4 254 (22.11%) Finance
5 226 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
6 193 (16.80%) Project Management
7 191 (16.62%) SQL
8 178 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 171 (14.88%) Data Modelling
10 156 (13.58%) Security Cleared
10 156 (13.58%) User Stories
11 142 (12.36%) Java
12 128 (11.14%) Waterfall
13 117 (10.18%) Microsoft
14 116 (10.10%) Oracle
14 116 (10.10%) SC Cleared
15 113 (9.83%) Scrum
16 104 (9.05%) Degree
17 102 (8.88%) Linux
18 98 (8.53%) Unix
19 97 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
19 97 (8.44%) Analytics
20 94 (8.18%) SDLC
21 93 (8.09%) User Experience
21 93 (8.09%) Migration
22 92 (8.01%) Data Analysis
22 92 (8.01%) XML
23 90 (7.83%) Banking
23 90 (7.83%) Test Scripting
24 87 (7.57%) Requirements Analysis

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 32 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.61%) Apache
3 29 (2.52%) CMS
4 23 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.04%) Confluence
7 11 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.78%) Drupal
9 8 (0.70%) JBoss
9 8 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.44%) Liferay
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.35%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 79 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 73 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 36 (3.13%) MS Office
4 30 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.26%) UserZoom
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.087%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.087%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.57%) Eloqua
4 9 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.087%) Maximo
9 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.087%) SunGard GMI
9 1 (0.087%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.00%) IaaS
4 21 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (1.31%) Office 365
6 12 (1.04%) Heroku
7 11 (0.96%) PaaS
8 10 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.87%) Force.com
8 10 (0.87%) IBM Blueworks
9 8 (0.70%) SaaS
10 6 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.17%) BlueKai
12 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.087%) GitHub
13 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.087%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.087%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.18%) Firewall
2 24 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.91%) LAN
4 19 (1.65%) LDAP
5 15 (1.31%) SNMP
6 14 (1.22%) DHCP
6 14 (1.22%) Internet
7 13 (1.13%) DNS
7 13 (1.13%) HTTP
8 11 (0.96%) Network Security
8 11 (0.96%) VPN
9 10 (0.87%) WAN
10 9 (0.78%) Wireless
11 7 (0.61%) DSL
12 6 (0.52%) Broadband
12 6 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.52%) Skype
12 6 (0.52%) SSL
12 6 (0.52%) VoIP
13 5 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.83%) Big Data
2 59 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (4.18%) SQL Server
4 31 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 31 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (1.48%) Data Mining
9 16 (1.39%) HBase
10 13 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 13 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.96%) Data Lake
11 11 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.87%) Impala
12 10 (0.87%) MS Access
13 9 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.78%) Cloudera CDH
14 8 (0.70%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 73 (6.35%) JIRA
2 48 (4.18%) SoapUI
3 47 (4.09%) Subversion
4 42 (3.66%) Ant
5 33 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 29 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 29 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
7 28 (2.44%) Maven
8 27 (2.35%) NUnit
9 25 (2.18%) GoogleTest
10 24 (2.09%) ClearCase
11 23 (2.00%) CppUnit
12 17 (1.48%) Hudson
12 17 (1.48%) Selenium
13 10 (0.87%) Axure RP
13 10 (0.87%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.78%) JUnit
14 9 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.70%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 254 (22.11%) Finance
2 90 (7.83%) Banking
3 75 (6.53%) Retail
4 61 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 60 (5.22%) Marketing
6 22 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.83%) Advertising
8 17 (1.48%) Legal
9 15 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.22%) Games
11 11 (0.96%) Military
11 11 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.87%) Law
12 10 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.70%) Automotive
14 7 (0.61%) Front Office
15 6 (0.52%) Back Office
15 6 (0.52%) French Language
15 6 (0.52%) Publishing
16 5 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 648 (56.40%) Analyst
2 530 (46.13%) Business Analyst
3 166 (14.45%) Architect
4 78 (6.79%) Consultant
5 76 (6.61%) Developer
6 60 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
7 55 (4.79%) Senior Business Analyst
8 52 (4.53%) Digital Analyst
8 52 (4.53%) Digital Business Analyst
9 44 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
10 43 (3.74%) Test Analyst
11 42 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
12 39 (3.39%) Business Systems Analyst
13 37 (3.22%) Technical Business Analyst
14 35 (3.05%) Technical Architect
15 33 (2.87%) Systems Analyst
16 29 (2.52%) Service Analyst
17 28 (2.44%) IT Analyst
18 27 (2.35%) Designer
19 25 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (8.01%) XML
2 79 (6.88%) SOAP
3 64 (5.57%) Web Services
4 58 (5.05%) .NET
5 42 (3.66%) HTML
6 34 (2.96%) REST
7 29 (2.52%) CSS
8 26 (2.26%) Middleware
9 21 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 21 (1.83%) RESTful
10 20 (1.74%) J2EE
11 18 (1.57%) AngularJS
11 18 (1.57%) ASP.NET
12 17 (1.48%) XML Messaging
13 16 (1.39%) HTML5
13 16 (1.39%) Spring
14 15 (1.31%) COM
14 15 (1.31%) CSS3
14 15 (1.31%) JSON
14 15 (1.31%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 226 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.09%) User Experience
3 76 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (3.39%) Data Structures
6 32 (2.79%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.79%) Derivative
7 29 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.57%) Video on Demand
12 15 (1.31%) FMCG
13 14 (1.22%) BYOD
14 13 (1.13%) NHS
15 12 (1.04%) Life Science
15 12 (1.04%) Mainframe
15 12 (1.04%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.04%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.88%) Linux
2 98 (8.53%) Unix
3 67 (5.83%) Windows
4 20 (1.74%) VMS
5 19 (1.65%) Android
5 19 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.52%) Mesosphere
8 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.087%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (29.68%) Business Analysis
3 281 (24.46%) UML
4 193 (16.80%) Project Management
5 178 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 171 (14.88%) Data Modelling
7 156 (13.58%) User Stories
8 128 (11.14%) Waterfall
9 113 (9.83%) Scrum
10 97 (8.44%) Analytics
10 97 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 94 (8.18%) SDLC
12 93 (8.09%) Migration
13 92 (8.01%) Data Analysis
14 90 (7.83%) Test Scripting
15 87 (7.57%) Requirements Analysis
16 86 (7.48%) OO
17 82 (7.14%) PRINCE2
18 78 (6.79%) Software Engineering
19 75 (6.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 191 (16.62%) SQL
2 142 (12.36%) Java
3 71 (6.18%) Python
4 46 (4.00%) C++
5 41 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 39 (3.39%) C
7 36 (3.13%) C#
8 28 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 23 (2.00%) Ruby
10 22 (1.91%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.48%) Scala
12 16 (1.39%) PHP
13 15 (1.31%) Apex Code
14 14 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.96%) SOQL
17 7 (0.61%) VBA
18 6 (0.52%) COBOL
18 6 (0.52%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 156 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 116 (10.10%) SC Cleared
3 104 (9.05%) Degree
4 74 (6.44%) ISEB
5 20 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.48%) CBAP
6 17 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 16 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.87%) CISSP
8 10 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.61%) IIBA
10 7 (0.61%) MCSE
10 7 (0.61%) PMP
11 6 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (0.52%) CISM
11 6 (0.52%) CITP
11 6 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.92%) QA
2 23 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.70%) HL7
4 8 (0.70%) SLA
5 6 (0.52%) SEPA
6 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.26%) FATCA
7 3 (0.26%) GxP
7 3 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.087%) Basel II
9 1 (0.087%) Basel III
9 1 (0.087%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.087%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.87%) Docker
3 12 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.70%) Firmware
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (0.44%) BitLocker
6 5 (0.44%) Xen
6 5 (0.44%) XenApp
6 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.17%) HDFS
7 2 (0.17%) KVM
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) XenServer
8 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.087%) NDS
8 1 (0.087%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.087%) UAG
8 1 (0.087%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (4.70%) Puppet
2 38 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.52%) Ansible
4 28 (2.44%) SCCM
5 23 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (1.65%) SCOM
7 7 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.61%) Nessus
7 7 (0.61%) Nmap
8 6 (0.52%) OpenAM
8 6 (0.52%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.44%) WSUS
10 4 (0.35%) ArcSight ESM
10 4 (0.35%) QRadar
10 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.26%) Casper Suite
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 117 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 116 (10.10%) Oracle
3 55 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
4 53 (4.61%) HP
5 41 (3.57%) SAP
6 28 (2.44%) IBM
7 25 (2.18%) Splunk
8 23 (2.00%) ArcSight
8 23 (2.00%) Dell
8 23 (2.00%) Pega
9 20 (1.74%) Citrix
9 20 (1.74%) Hyperion
10 16 (1.39%) Cisco
10 16 (1.39%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.31%) Siebel
12 13 (1.13%) VMware
13 12 (1.04%) Tableau
14 10 (0.87%) Cloudera
15 9 (0.78%) Google
15 9 (0.78%) Sitecore
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £385 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Xcede
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago