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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
UK / England
Rank 233 215 250
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Contract jobs citing Use Case 422 524 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.14% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.40% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 351 244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% +12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £25.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £53.00 £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+89.65% -10.76%

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
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +2 228 £475 +6.74% 54
West Midlands +19 51 £413 +6.45% 4
South East -42 46 £401 +6.29% 24
Yorkshire +6 20 £385 -3.75% 6
North West -14 20 £375 -6.25% 10
East of England -1 17 £385 -9.41% 4
East Midlands +2 15 £405 +24.61% 3
South West -8 13 £413 +5.43% 4
North East -10 11 £363 -17.14% 1
Midlands +1 1 £500 -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 332 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (32.13%) Business Analysis
3 218 (24.58%) Finance
4 183 (20.63%) UML
5 158 (17.81%) User Stories
6 156 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
7 113 (12.74%) Waterfall
8 111 (12.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 111 (12.51%) Scrum
9 104 (11.72%) Data Modelling
10 100 (11.27%) Project Management
11 98 (11.05%) Security Cleared
12 81 (9.13%) SQL
13 80 (9.02%) Oracle
14 78 (8.79%) SDLC
15 76 (8.57%) Windows
16 74 (8.34%) Degree
16 74 (8.34%) User Acceptance Testing
17 73 (8.23%) Linux
17 73 (8.23%) OO
17 73 (8.23%) Microsoft
18 72 (8.12%) Java
19 68 (7.67%) Workflow
20 67 (7.55%) Banking
21 66 (7.44%) User Experience
22 63 (7.10%) Analytics
23 62 (6.99%) Data Analysis
24 61 (6.88%) SC Cleared
25 60 (6.76%) Open Source
25 60 (6.76%) ISEB

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 18 (2.03%) Confluence
2 15 (1.69%) Apache
3 14 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.01%) CMS
5 5 (0.56%) SAS
5 5 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.45%) Documentum
6 4 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.34%) IIS
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.23%) GemFire
8 2 (0.23%) JBoss
8 2 (0.23%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 58 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.25%) MS Office
4 17 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.58%) MS Project
6 6 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.45%) CATIA
7 4 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.45%) PTC Creo
7 4 (0.45%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.23%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.11%) InVision
10 1 (0.11%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.24%) Eloqua
3 10 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.68%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.56%) SAP WM
7 4 (0.45%) BASE24
8 3 (0.34%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.23%) Maximo
9 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle AML
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.24%) SaaS
3 10 (1.13%) IaaS
4 7 (0.79%) GitHub
5 6 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.56%) G Suite
7 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.45%) PaaS
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.34%) Google Play
8 3 (0.34%) Office 365
8 3 (0.34%) Yammer
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.28%) Firewall
2 21 (2.37%) LDAP
3 19 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.92%) HTTP
5 16 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (1.35%) FTP
7 10 (1.13%) DNS
8 9 (1.01%) SAN
8 9 (1.01%) SMTP
9 7 (0.79%) Network Security
10 6 (0.68%) WAN
11 5 (0.56%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.56%) Internet
11 5 (0.56%) NAS
11 5 (0.56%) SSL
12 4 (0.45%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.45%) LAN
12 4 (0.45%) VPN
13 3 (0.34%) DHCP
13 3 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (3.83%) Big Data
3 30 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 27 (3.04%) Hadoop
5 24 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.58%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.13%) Data Lake
10 10 (1.13%) DB2
11 8 (0.90%) HBase
11 8 (0.90%) MySQL
12 7 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (0.79%) Data Mart
12 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (5.30%) JIRA
2 27 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.25%) JUnit
5 18 (2.03%) Selenium
5 18 (2.03%) Subversion
6 17 (1.92%) Ant
7 15 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.35%) ClearCase
8 12 (1.35%) SoapUI
9 11 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.01%) Maven
10 9 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.79%) GoogleTest
12 7 (0.79%) NUnit
12 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.68%) ClearQuest
13 6 (0.68%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 218 (24.58%) Finance
2 67 (7.55%) Banking
3 52 (5.86%) Marketing
4 44 (4.96%) Retail
5 32 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.37%) Automotive
6 21 (2.37%) Front Office
6 21 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.03%) Legal
8 16 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.01%) Back Office
11 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Law
12 5 (0.56%) Advertising
12 5 (0.56%) Billing
13 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Electronics
14 3 (0.34%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 517 (58.29%) Analyst
2 449 (50.62%) Business Analyst
3 104 (11.72%) Architect
4 61 (6.88%) Developer
5 55 (6.20%) Consultant
6 51 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
7 49 (5.52%) Digital Analyst
7 49 (5.52%) Digital Business Analyst
8 45 (5.07%) Senior Business Analyst
9 37 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
11 33 (3.72%) Agile Business Analyst
12 31 (3.49%) Technical Business Analyst
13 22 (2.48%) Designer
13 22 (2.48%) Security Analyst
14 19 (2.14%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.03%) Business Systems Analyst
16 17 (1.92%) CRM Analyst
16 17 (1.92%) CRM Business Analyst
16 17 (1.92%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.95%) Web Services
2 33 (3.72%) XML
3 31 (3.49%) HTML
4 23 (2.59%) .NET
5 21 (2.37%) CSS
6 20 (2.25%) J2EE
7 19 (2.14%) SOAP
8 17 (1.92%) Middleware
9 16 (1.80%) REST
10 14 (1.58%) Spring
11 12 (1.35%) OAuth
12 11 (1.24%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.13%) Ajax
14 9 (1.01%) JSON
14 9 (1.01%) RESTful
15 8 (0.90%) JSP
15 8 (0.90%) SAML
16 7 (0.79%) .NET Framework
16 7 (0.79%) Java EE
16 7 (0.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 156 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.44%) User Experience
3 52 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.72%) Data Centre
5 23 (2.59%) Derivative
6 18 (2.03%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.58%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.35%) Equities
11 12 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.24%) CESG
12 11 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.13%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 9 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (8.57%) Windows
2 73 (8.23%) Linux
3 58 (6.54%) Unix
4 22 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.58%) Android
6 12 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.24%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.13%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.01%) CentOS
10 7 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.56%) AIX
12 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.23%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.23%) VMS
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (32.13%) Business Analysis
3 183 (20.63%) UML
4 158 (17.81%) User Stories
5 113 (12.74%) Waterfall
6 111 (12.51%) Scrum
6 111 (12.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 104 (11.72%) Data Modelling
8 100 (11.27%) Project Management
9 78 (8.79%) SDLC
10 74 (8.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 73 (8.23%) OO
12 68 (7.67%) Workflow
13 63 (7.10%) Analytics
14 62 (6.99%) Data Analysis
15 60 (6.76%) CRM
15 60 (6.76%) Open Source
16 59 (6.65%) GAP Analysis
17 57 (6.43%) Test Scripting
18 56 (6.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 81 (9.13%) SQL
2 72 (8.12%) Java
3 36 (4.06%) Python
4 25 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.71%) C
6 15 (1.69%) C++
6 15 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.35%) C#
8 11 (1.24%) PHP
8 11 (1.24%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.79%) Perl
10 6 (0.68%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.68%) Ruby
11 5 (0.56%) ABAP
11 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.56%) VB
11 5 (0.56%) VB6
12 4 (0.45%) Scala
12 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 74 (8.34%) Degree
3 61 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 60 (6.76%) ISEB
5 30 (3.38%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.37%) CBAP
7 14 (1.58%) CISSP
8 12 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (1.24%) Chartered Engineer
9 11 (1.24%) CITP
9 11 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.13%) IIBA
11 9 (1.01%) PMP
12 7 (0.79%) CISA
13 6 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.68%) CISM
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.45%) GIAC
14 4 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.86%) QA
2 16 (1.80%) MiFID
3 15 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.56%) SLA
7 4 (0.45%) GDPR
8 3 (0.34%) GxP
8 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.23%) Basel II
9 2 (0.23%) Basel III
9 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) GPG13
10 1 (0.11%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 26 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.79%) BitLocker
2 7 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.68%) Xen
3 6 (0.68%) XenApp
3 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.56%) Docker
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.23%) Firmware
6 2 (0.23%) NDS
6 2 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.23%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 26 (2.93%) Puppet
2 13 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 12 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.13%) Ansible
4 10 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.79%) SCCM
6 6 (0.68%) Nessus
6 6 (0.68%) OpenAM
6 6 (0.68%) OpenIDM
6 6 (0.68%) WSUS
7 5 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
7 5 (0.56%) Endace
7 5 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.45%) SCOM
9 3 (0.34%) Nmap
9 3 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.34%) WMI
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 80 (9.02%) Oracle
2 73 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.04%) HP
4 26 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.71%) SAP
6 17 (1.92%) Adobe
6 17 (1.92%) IBM
7 15 (1.69%) Google
7 15 (1.69%) VMware
8 14 (1.58%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.58%) Splunk
9 13 (1.47%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.13%) Pega
11 9 (1.01%) Apple
11 9 (1.01%) Intel Security
12 8 (0.90%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.79%) Cisco
13 7 (0.79%) ForgeRock
13 7 (0.79%) Symantec
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