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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 208 233 210
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing Use Case 551 429 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.91% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.17% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 247 276
Average daily rate £405 £405 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 18
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.20 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.81 £30.00 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £34.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £30.20 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+20.86% -10.51%
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
38464 36543 34805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.46% 77.80% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25533 23649 21506
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 988 1090
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.50 £52.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 244 £450 +8.76% 58
South East +9 121 £394 -1.17% 15
North West +35 54 £400 -8.57% 17
Yorkshire +10 35 £400 +9.58% 9
South West -11 28 £500 +28.20% 7
East of England -3 24 £365 -14.11% 6
West Midlands -20 22 £400 +6.66% 9
East Midlands +5 18 £325 -16.12% 4
North East -19 7 £450 - 4
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 360 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (23.59%) Business Analysis
3 217 (21.07%) Finance
4 205 (19.90%) User Stories
5 193 (18.74%) UML
6 172 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
7 152 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 147 (14.27%) Project Management
8 147 (14.27%) Security Cleared
9 142 (13.79%) SQL
10 135 (13.11%) Data Modelling
11 129 (12.52%) Scrum
12 128 (12.43%) Waterfall
13 122 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 111 (10.78%) Banking
15 105 (10.19%) SC Cleared
16 100 (9.71%) Linux
17 93 (9.03%) Microsoft
17 93 (9.03%) Test Scripting
18 92 (8.93%) OO
19 91 (8.83%) Requirements Analysis
20 90 (8.74%) Unix
20 90 (8.74%) SDLC
21 86 (8.35%) XML
21 86 (8.35%) Change Management
22 82 (7.96%) Retail
23 81 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
24 78 (7.57%) Software Engineering
25 76 (7.38%) Migration
26 74 (7.18%) Degree

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.82%) CMS
3 20 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 15 (1.46%) Confluence
5 11 (1.07%) Apache
5 11 (1.07%) Node.js
6 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.49%) Sonic ESB
9 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.29%) IIS
10 3 (0.29%) JBoss
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.29%) SAS
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.19%) FileNet
11 2 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 67 (6.50%) MS Visio
2 59 (5.73%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.82%) MS Office
5 15 (1.46%) MS Project
6 14 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.36%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.97%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.87%) TradeThru
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.29%) ACBS
5 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.29%) Maximo
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (0.29%) Unica
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (1.07%) Office 365
5 10 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.78%) PaaS
8 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.49%) IaaS
10 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.29%) SaaS
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Force.com
11 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.19%) Taleo
12 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.097%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.097%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.43%) Firewall
2 21 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.75%) Internet
4 14 (1.36%) HTTP
5 8 (0.78%) LAN
6 7 (0.68%) LDAP
7 5 (0.49%) Network Security
7 5 (0.49%) Wireless
8 4 (0.39%) Intranet
8 4 (0.39%) SSL
8 4 (0.39%) VoIP
8 4 (0.39%) WAN
9 3 (0.29%) 3G
9 3 (0.29%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.29%) DHCP
9 3 (0.29%) DNS
9 3 (0.29%) FTP
9 3 (0.29%) LTE
9 3 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
2 63 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 47 (4.56%) Big Data
4 38 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.72%) Hadoop
6 19 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.68%) HBase
12 7 (0.68%) MS Access
12 7 (0.68%) MySQL
13 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.58%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.49%) QlikView
15 4 (0.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 61 (5.92%) JIRA
2 60 (5.83%) Subversion
3 58 (5.63%) Ant
4 49 (4.76%) ClearCase
5 39 (3.79%) GoogleTest
5 39 (3.79%) NUnit
6 36 (3.50%) CppUnit
7 29 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 23 (2.23%) Git (software)
9 19 (1.84%) Maven
10 17 (1.65%) Hudson
10 17 (1.65%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.58%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.58%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.39%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 217 (21.07%) Finance
2 111 (10.78%) Banking
3 82 (7.96%) Retail
4 43 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.98%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.20%) Marketing
7 26 (2.52%) Legal
8 24 (2.33%) Front Office
9 20 (1.94%) Advertising
9 20 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.55%) Electronics
11 14 (1.36%) Games
12 13 (1.26%) Publishing
13 12 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.17%) Law
14 11 (1.07%) Billing
14 11 (1.07%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.68%) Military
16 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 575 (55.83%) Analyst
2 481 (46.70%) Business Analyst
3 120 (11.65%) Developer
4 81 (7.86%) Architect
5 62 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
6 47 (4.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 44 (4.27%) Consultant
8 43 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 39 (3.79%) Business Systems Analyst
10 36 (3.50%) Agile Business Analyst
11 28 (2.72%) Digital Analyst
12 27 (2.62%) Digital Business Analyst
13 26 (2.52%) Business IT Analyst
13 26 (2.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 26 (2.52%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 26 (2.52%) IT Analyst
13 26 (2.52%) IT Business Analyst
14 24 (2.33%) C Developer
14 24 (2.33%) Designer
14 24 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.35%) XML
2 62 (6.02%) Web Services
3 42 (4.08%) CSS
3 42 (4.08%) HTML
4 39 (3.79%) SOAP
5 38 (3.69%) .NET
6 23 (2.23%) jQuery
7 22 (2.14%) Middleware
8 20 (1.94%) J2EE
8 20 (1.94%) XML Messaging
9 17 (1.65%) Ajax
10 16 (1.55%) HTML5
10 16 (1.55%) JSON
10 16 (1.55%) Spring
11 15 (1.46%) ASP.NET
12 14 (1.36%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.36%) DHTML
12 14 (1.36%) JSP
12 14 (1.36%) Servlets
13 13 (1.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 172 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.41%) Derivative
3 64 (6.21%) User Experience
4 58 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.33%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.65%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.46%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.36%) Market Risk
12 14 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.07%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.78%) Mathematics
17 8 (0.78%) NHS
17 8 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.71%) Linux
2 90 (8.74%) Unix
3 53 (5.15%) Windows
4 15 (1.46%) VMS
5 7 (0.68%) Solaris
6 6 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.29%) Android
8 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (23.59%) Business Analysis
3 205 (19.90%) User Stories
4 193 (18.74%) UML
5 152 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 147 (14.27%) Project Management
7 135 (13.11%) Data Modelling
8 129 (12.52%) Scrum
9 128 (12.43%) Waterfall
10 122 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 93 (9.03%) Test Scripting
12 92 (8.93%) OO
13 91 (8.83%) Requirements Analysis
14 90 (8.74%) SDLC
15 86 (8.35%) Change Management
16 81 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
17 78 (7.57%) Software Engineering
18 76 (7.38%) Migration
19 74 (7.18%) Analytics
20 71 (6.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 142 (13.79%) SQL
2 69 (6.70%) Java
3 61 (5.92%) Python
4 60 (5.83%) C++
5 51 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 50 (4.85%) C
7 27 (2.62%) C#
8 17 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 17 (1.65%) Ruby
9 16 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.68%) Perl
11 6 (0.58%) PHP
11 6 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.39%) Scala
13 3 (0.29%) R
13 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.29%) VBScript
14 2 (0.19%) Groovy
14 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.097%) AWK
Qualifications
1 147 (14.27%) Security Cleared
2 105 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 74 (7.18%) Degree
4 44 (4.27%) ISEB
5 20 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.97%) IIBA
8 8 (0.78%) MCSE
8 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.68%) PhD
10 6 (0.58%) CBAP
10 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.29%) CITP
13 3 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.20%) QA
2 14 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.07%) SLA
4 9 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.58%) Basel III
6 5 (0.49%) Basel II
6 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) SEPA
9 1 (0.097%) COBIT
9 1 (0.097%) GAMP
9 1 (0.097%) GxP
9 1 (0.097%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.65%) Docker
4 6 (0.58%) KVM
5 5 (0.49%) XenServer
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.39%) vCloud
7 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.29%) Firmware
8 1 (0.097%) HDFS
8 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.097%) Snort
8 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.14%) Puppet
3 20 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.94%) SCCM
4 19 (1.84%) Ansible
5 15 (1.46%) SCOM
6 5 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 5 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.19%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.19%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.097%) Packer
9 1 (0.097%) vRealize
Vendors
1 93 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.73%) Oracle
3 50 (4.85%) HP
4 29 (2.82%) IBM
5 25 (2.43%) Splunk
6 23 (2.23%) ArcSight
7 20 (1.94%) Tableau
7 20 (1.94%) VMware
8 18 (1.75%) Citrix
9 17 (1.65%) Dell
10 15 (1.46%) SAP
11 13 (1.26%) Adobe
11 13 (1.26%) Murex
12 12 (1.17%) Calypso
13 10 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.87%) Baan
14 9 (0.87%) Cognos
14 9 (0.87%) Pega
15 8 (0.78%) hybris
15 8 (0.78%) Teradata
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: 250 GBP pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Egham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 27 days ago