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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 219 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 439 499 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.09% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.45% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 314 312
Average daily rate
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£405 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £39.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.90 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £155.00 £34.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £39.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +31.25%
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -15 212 £413 -2.94% 61
South East -35 89 £400 - 29
South West +3 37 £404 +2.15% 2
West Midlands +8 35 £400 +14.28% 3
East of England +1 30 £400 -2.73% 7
Yorkshire -13 21 £425 +17.64% 5
North West -27 7 £438 +9.37% 11
East Midlands -10 3 £394 +10.52% 1
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 301 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (27.14%) UML
3 223 (25.75%) Business Analysis
4 208 (24.02%) Finance
5 152 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
6 140 (16.17%) User Stories
7 124 (14.32%) Scrum
8 115 (13.28%) Banking
9 107 (12.36%) SQL
10 101 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 99 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 99 (11.43%) Security Cleared
12 98 (11.32%) Project Management
13 95 (10.97%) UNIX
14 89 (10.28%) XML
15 88 (10.16%) Java
15 88 (10.16%) Degree
16 86 (9.93%) Data Modelling
17 83 (9.58%) MS Visio
18 82 (9.47%) SC Cleared
19 81 (9.35%) Windows
20 80 (9.24%) HTML
21 78 (9.01%) Linux
22 75 (8.66%) E-Commerce
23 74 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
24 72 (8.31%) RUP
25 70 (8.08%) Workflow
26 69 (7.97%) MS Excel
27 67 (7.74%) SOA
27 67 (7.74%) OO

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (3.46%) WebSphere
2 13 (1.50%) Confluence
2 13 (1.50%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.69%) Mule
4 6 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.46%) JBoss
5 4 (0.46%) CMS
5 4 (0.46%) Lync
6 2 (0.23%) SAS
6 2 (0.23%) Documentum
6 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.12%) Liferay
7 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 83 (9.58%) MS Visio
2 69 (7.97%) MS Excel
3 51 (5.89%) MS Office
4 18 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.50%) MS Project
6 11 (1.27%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (1.04%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.58%) Maximo
5 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.35%) Loan IQ
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.23%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.62%) SaaS
2 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.69%) GitHub
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) IaaS
5 2 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.62%) Internet
3 10 (1.15%) Intranet
4 8 (0.92%) Firewall
4 8 (0.92%) MVNO
5 7 (0.81%) Network Security
6 6 (0.69%) SAN
7 5 (0.58%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.58%) VPN
8 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.35%) RTSP
9 3 (0.35%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.35%) HTTP
9 3 (0.35%) LAN
9 3 (0.35%) WAN
10 2 (0.23%) 2G
10 2 (0.23%) Wireless
10 2 (0.23%) 3G
10 2 (0.23%) IPv4
10 2 (0.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.77%) Relational Database
2 17 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.50%) MongoDB
3 13 (1.50%) Ingres
4 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.15%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.04%) Big Data
7 8 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (0.81%) OLAP
9 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.35%) CloverETL
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (6.00%) Subversion
2 50 (5.77%) Ant
3 49 (5.66%) JIRA
4 47 (5.43%) ClearCase
5 42 (4.85%) NUnit
6 41 (4.73%) GoogleTest
7 40 (4.62%) CppUnit
8 34 (3.93%) SoapUI
9 33 (3.81%) Rational Rose
10 25 (2.89%) Cucumber
11 24 (2.77%) Jenkins
12 21 (2.42%) CruiseControl
13 19 (2.19%) Hudson
14 16 (1.85%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.85%) Selenium
15 14 (1.62%) ClearQuest
15 14 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.50%) Git (software)
17 12 (1.39%) JUnit
17 12 (1.39%) Axure RP
General
1 208 (24.02%) Finance
2 115 (13.28%) Banking
3 67 (7.74%) Retail
4 50 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 44 (5.08%) Marketing
6 25 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.77%) Legal
8 23 (2.66%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.96%) Front Office
10 16 (1.85%) Automotive
10 16 (1.85%) Billing
11 15 (1.73%) Back Office
12 12 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.27%) Military
14 10 (1.15%) Advertising
14 10 (1.15%) Publishing
15 9 (1.04%) Games
15 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 497 (57.39%) Analyst
2 431 (49.77%) Business Analyst
3 83 (9.58%) Developer
4 78 (9.01%) Architect
5 47 (5.43%) Agile Business Analyst
6 31 (3.58%) Systems Analyst
7 28 (3.23%) Consultant
7 28 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 28 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (2.89%) UML Business Analyst
10 24 (2.77%) Senior Business Analyst
11 23 (2.66%) Banking Business Analyst
12 21 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (2.42%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.31%) Java Developer
14 18 (2.08%) Tester
14 18 (2.08%) Lead Business Analyst
14 18 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (1.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.28%) XML
2 80 (9.24%) HTML
3 53 (6.12%) CSS
4 52 (6.00%) Web Services
5 48 (5.54%) HTML5
6 43 (4.97%) SOAP
7 42 (4.85%) .NET
8 28 (3.23%) Motif
9 27 (3.12%) REST
10 26 (3.00%) J2EE
11 19 (2.19%) XHTML
12 18 (2.08%) CSS3
12 18 (2.08%) Ajax
13 17 (1.96%) TopLink
13 17 (1.96%) JSON
14 16 (1.85%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.85%) JAX-RS
14 16 (1.85%) JAX-WS
15 13 (1.50%) wxWidgets
16 12 (1.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 152 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.04%) User Experience
3 58 (6.70%) Management Information System
4 42 (4.85%) Derivative
5 31 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.23%) Open Source
6 28 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.39%) iPad
10 11 (1.27%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.04%) DataPower
12 9 (1.04%) Equities
13 8 (0.92%) SWIFT
14 6 (0.69%) EFT
14 6 (0.69%) NHS
14 6 (0.69%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 95 (10.97%) UNIX
2 81 (9.35%) Windows
3 78 (9.01%) Linux
4 21 (2.42%) Android
5 20 (2.31%) Solaris
6 18 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.35%) AIX
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (27.14%) UML
3 223 (25.75%) Business Analysis
4 140 (16.17%) User Stories
5 124 (14.32%) Scrum
6 101 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 98 (11.32%) Project Management
8 86 (9.93%) Data Modelling
9 75 (8.66%) E-Commerce
10 74 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 72 (8.31%) RUP
12 70 (8.08%) Workflow
13 67 (7.74%) SOA
13 67 (7.74%) OO
14 65 (7.51%) Software Engineering
15 59 (6.81%) Waterfall
16 55 (6.35%) Test Scripting
17 53 (6.12%) Validation
18 51 (5.89%) CRM
19 50 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (12.36%) SQL
2 88 (10.16%) Java
3 56 (6.47%) C
4 55 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 41 (4.73%) C++
6 20 (2.31%) Python
7 14 (1.62%) C#
8 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.04%) Scala
9 9 (1.04%) Groovy
9 9 (1.04%) Ruby
10 8 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.69%) VB
12 5 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.58%) Perl
12 5 (0.58%) VBA
13 4 (0.46%) XPath
14 3 (0.35%) VBScript
15 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 88 (10.16%) Degree
3 82 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 53 (6.12%) ISEB
5 21 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 19 (2.19%) CISSP
7 18 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.39%) VCP4
9 9 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.81%) CBAP
11 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.58%) ISSAP
11 5 (0.58%) HND
11 5 (0.58%) CISA
12 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.35%) OSCP
13 3 (0.35%) IIBA
13 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.35%) CEH
14 2 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.66%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.58%) SLA
3 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.46%) Basel III
4 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) Basel II
5 2 (0.23%) UCITS
5 2 (0.23%) EMIR
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) FATCA
5 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.15%) Firmware
4 6 (0.69%) vSphere
5 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.35%) Nmap
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.04%) CA LISA
2 9 (1.04%) Nessus
3 3 (0.35%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (0.35%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.23%) OpenView
4 2 (0.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.12%) MOM
Vendors
1 99 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 62 (7.16%) Oracle
3 43 (4.97%) IBM
4 27 (3.12%) SAP
5 24 (2.77%) HP
6 18 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.85%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.15%) hybris
9 10 (1.15%) ArcSight
10 9 (1.04%) Green Hat
10 9 (1.04%) webMethods
11 8 (0.92%) Pega
12 7 (0.81%) Cisco
13 6 (0.69%) Citrix
13 6 (0.69%) Open Text
14 5 (0.58%) Tableau
14 5 (0.58%) Splunk
14 5 (0.58%) ScanSafe
14 5 (0.58%) Apple
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 360-£375/Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £100K or excellent day rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £31.44 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Rate: 275 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago