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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 237 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 461 597 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.67% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 381 346
Average daily rate
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£413 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Average hourly rate £53.50 £27.30 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.97% -17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.30 £33.43
% change year-on-year
- -18.33%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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
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 October 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
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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 -69 242 £425 -3.13% 43
South East -28 94 £345 -1.42% 21
East of England -13 27 £375 -9.63% 10
North West +5 26 £350 +13.82% 8
East Midlands +18 22 £483 +42.96% 4
West Midlands -24 18 £450 +38.46% 5
South West -43 18 £408 +5.16% 8
Yorkshire 0 9 £431 +46.18% 16
North East - - - - 1
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 313 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (27.48%) Business Analysis
3 268 (27.18%) UML
4 242 (24.54%) Finance
5 140 (14.20%) SQL
6 139 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
7 135 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 128 (12.98%) Project Management
9 121 (12.27%) Banking
10 113 (11.46%) Data Modelling
10 113 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 112 (11.36%) User Stories
12 110 (11.16%) E-Commerce
13 107 (10.85%) XML
14 102 (10.34%) Retail
14 102 (10.34%) Degree
15 100 (10.14%) Scrum
16 85 (8.62%) Workflow
17 82 (8.32%) QA
18 81 (8.22%) Oracle
18 81 (8.22%) Microsoft
19 77 (7.81%) SOA
20 74 (7.51%) MS Visio
20 74 (7.51%) RUP
20 74 (7.51%) User Experience
21 67 (6.80%) Java
22 66 (6.69%) Management Information System
22 66 (6.69%) TDD
22 66 (6.69%) Marketing
23 64 (6.49%) HTML

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 42 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 18 (1.83%) CMS
3 13 (1.32%) Confluence
3 13 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.71%) Lync
6 6 (0.61%) JBoss
6 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.51%) Documentum
7 5 (0.51%) Apache
8 4 (0.41%) IIS
8 4 (0.41%) SAS
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.30%) Drupal
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 74 (7.51%) MS Visio
2 64 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 37 (3.75%) MS Office
4 17 (1.72%) MS Project
5 14 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) InDesign
8 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.71%) Loan IQ
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.30%) Finacle
5 3 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.30%) Maximo
5 3 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.10%) Magento
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.61%) SaaS
2 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.27%) Internet
2 18 (1.83%) Firewall
3 13 (1.32%) HTTP
4 9 (0.91%) Intranet
5 8 (0.81%) Wireless
6 7 (0.71%) FTP
6 7 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.71%) NAS
7 6 (0.61%) DHCP
7 6 (0.61%) Broadband
7 6 (0.61%) Extranet
7 6 (0.61%) Telnet
8 5 (0.51%) DNS
8 5 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.51%) Network Security
9 4 (0.41%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.30%) VoIP
10 3 (0.30%) DMZ
10 3 (0.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.42%) Essbase
6 12 (1.22%) Data Mining
7 11 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (0.91%) EDRMS
9 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.71%) OLAP
11 6 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.61%) Ingres
11 6 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.51%) MySQL
12 5 (0.51%) MS Access
12 5 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (5.48%) JIRA
2 31 (3.14%) Ant
3 26 (2.64%) Selenium
4 25 (2.54%) NUnit
5 24 (2.43%) Subversion
6 22 (2.23%) Rational Rose
7 20 (2.03%) ClearCase
8 18 (1.83%) SoapUI
9 17 (1.72%) GoogleTest
10 16 (1.62%) CppUnit
10 16 (1.62%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.62%) RequisitePro
10 16 (1.62%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.62%) JUnit
11 15 (1.52%) ClearQuest
12 10 (1.01%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.01%) Bugzilla
12 10 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 242 (24.54%) Finance
2 121 (12.27%) Banking
3 102 (10.34%) Retail
4 66 (6.69%) Marketing
5 58 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 38 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 31 (3.14%) Billing
8 24 (2.43%) Legal
9 23 (2.33%) Games
10 21 (2.13%) Front Office
11 18 (1.83%) Back Office
12 14 (1.42%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.32%) Automotive
14 10 (1.01%) Advertising
14 10 (1.01%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.91%) Law
15 9 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.71%) Military
16 7 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
17 5 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 653 (66.23%) Analyst
2 570 (57.81%) Business Analyst
3 103 (10.45%) Developer
4 71 (7.20%) Architect
5 53 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
5 53 (5.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 47 (4.77%) Systems Analyst
7 46 (4.67%) Senior Business Analyst
8 35 (3.55%) Business Systems Analyst
9 31 (3.14%) Banking Business Analyst
10 29 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
11 28 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (2.74%) Consultant
13 20 (2.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 19 (1.93%) Project Manager
15 18 (1.83%) Java Developer
15 18 (1.83%) Test Engineer
16 17 (1.72%) Test Analyst
16 17 (1.72%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
17 16 (1.62%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.85%) XML
2 64 (6.49%) HTML
3 55 (5.58%) Web Services
3 55 (5.58%) CSS
4 50 (5.07%) JSON
5 49 (4.97%) .NET
6 44 (4.46%) REST
7 38 (3.85%) J2EE
8 31 (3.14%) OAuth
9 27 (2.74%) SOAP
10 24 (2.43%) HTML5
11 23 (2.33%) Spring
12 22 (2.23%) Ajax
13 20 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 20 (2.03%) XSLT
13 20 (2.03%) XHTML
13 20 (2.03%) Unity DI Container
14 19 (1.93%) Middleware
15 17 (1.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 16 (1.62%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 139 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.51%) User Experience
3 66 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.45%) Derivative
6 16 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.32%) Reference Data
9 12 (1.22%) Open Source
9 12 (1.22%) iPad
9 12 (1.22%) NHS
9 12 (1.22%) AS400
10 11 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.91%) Video on Demand
11 9 (0.91%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (6.09%) Windows
2 56 (5.68%) UNIX
3 50 (5.07%) Linux
4 19 (1.93%) Android
4 19 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.42%) Solaris
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (27.48%) Business Analysis
3 268 (27.18%) UML
4 135 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (12.98%) Project Management
6 113 (11.46%) Data Modelling
6 113 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 112 (11.36%) User Stories
8 110 (11.16%) E-Commerce
9 100 (10.14%) Scrum
10 85 (8.62%) Workflow
11 77 (7.81%) SOA
12 74 (7.51%) RUP
13 66 (6.69%) TDD
14 58 (5.88%) Validation
14 58 (5.88%) CRM
15 56 (5.68%) Change Management
16 54 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
17 52 (5.27%) PRINCE2
18 51 (5.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 140 (14.20%) SQL
2 67 (6.80%) Java
3 53 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 33 (3.35%) C
5 26 (2.64%) C#
6 19 (1.93%) VB
7 14 (1.42%) Ruby
7 14 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.32%) C++
8 13 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.22%) VBScript
10 11 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.12%) Python
11 10 (1.01%) VBA
12 8 (0.81%) Perl
12 8 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.71%) VB6
13 7 (0.71%) PHP
14 6 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (10.34%) Degree
2 63 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.17%) ISEB
4 48 (4.87%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.91%) CBAP
6 9 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.81%) CISSP
7 8 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.71%) IIBA
9 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.30%) MBA
10 3 (0.30%) GCIA
10 3 (0.30%) GCIH
11 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.20%) CISA
11 2 (0.20%) GISP
12 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.32%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) EMIR
2 6 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) Basel III
4 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.20%) FATCA
5 2 (0.20%) Basel II
5 2 (0.20%) MiFID
5 2 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 15 (1.52%) Firmware
2 6 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.41%) XenApp
4 3 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) vCloud
5 1 (0.10%) KVM
5 1 (0.10%) Xen
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.41%) WMI
2 4 (0.41%) SCCM
2 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.30%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.30%) Nessus
4 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.10%) Salt
5 1 (0.10%) Nagios
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (8.22%) Oracle
1 81 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.36%) IBM
3 35 (3.55%) Google
4 30 (3.04%) Facebook
4 30 (3.04%) Twitter
5 21 (2.13%) HP
6 17 (1.72%) SAP
7 16 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 14 (1.42%) Siebel
10 10 (1.01%) hybris
11 9 (0.91%) Adobe
12 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.81%) ArcSight
13 7 (0.71%) Murex
13 7 (0.71%) Misys
14 6 (0.61%) Sybase
14 6 (0.61%) Citrix
14 6 (0.61%) Hyperion
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £314.15 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £415.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £505.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago