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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 226 226 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing Use Case 551 503 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 0.99% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.26% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 319 307
Median daily rate £440 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £132.80 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.65 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +30.60%
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
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -32 203 £470 +11.24% 46
South East -1 134 £400 - 19
North West +38 56 £400 +6.66% 6
West Midlands +18 41 £400 -30.43% 1
East of England 0 38 £450 +12.50% 6
South West +3 28 £500 +17.64% 4
Yorkshire +2 25 £450 +5.88% 6
East Midlands +21 12 £400 +6.66% 1
North East -31 7 £470 -
Midlands - 3 £325 -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 357 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (25.97%) Business Analysis
3 240 (22.10%) UML
4 233 (21.45%) Finance
5 200 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
6 181 (16.67%) Project Management
6 181 (16.67%) User Stories
7 173 (15.93%) SQL
8 149 (13.72%) Security Cleared
9 146 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 141 (12.98%) Data Modelling
11 129 (11.88%) Waterfall
12 122 (11.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 118 (10.87%) Scrum
14 113 (10.41%) Java
15 112 (10.31%) OO
16 110 (10.13%) Microsoft
16 110 (10.13%) SC Cleared
17 105 (9.67%) Unix
18 98 (9.02%) Linux
19 97 (8.93%) Test Scripting
20 96 (8.84%) XML
21 94 (8.66%) Banking
22 93 (8.56%) SDLC
23 92 (8.47%) Retail
24 89 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
25 87 (8.01%) Migration
26 83 (7.64%) Oracle
26 83 (7.64%) User Experience
27 80 (7.37%) Degree

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 42 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.68%) CMS
3 22 (2.03%) Apache
3 22 (2.03%) OpenStack
4 17 (1.57%) Confluence
5 10 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (0.83%) Drupal
7 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.64%) Node.js
7 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.46%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.37%) IIS
10 4 (0.37%) Liferay
11 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.28%) JBoss
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 64 (5.89%) MS Visio
3 37 (3.41%) MS Office
4 29 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.47%) MS Project
6 11 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.92%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.092%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.83%) TradeThru
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.28%) Unica
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.18%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.18%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (2.39%) IaaS
4 11 (1.01%) Force.com
4 11 (1.01%) PaaS
5 10 (0.92%) Heroku
5 10 (0.92%) Office 365
6 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.55%) SaaS
7 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.18%) Taleo
9 1 (0.092%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.39%) Firewall
3 17 (1.57%) LAN
4 16 (1.47%) Internet
5 14 (1.29%) HTTP
6 12 (1.10%) Network Security
7 8 (0.74%) DHCP
7 8 (0.74%) DNS
7 8 (0.74%) VPN
7 8 (0.74%) WAN
8 6 (0.55%) SSL
9 4 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.37%) LDAP
9 4 (0.37%) MPLS
9 4 (0.37%) VLAN
9 4 (0.37%) Wireless
10 3 (0.28%) Broadband
10 3 (0.28%) NAS
10 3 (0.28%) SMTP
10 3 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
2 69 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 42 (3.87%) Big Data
4 32 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.21%) Hadoop
6 23 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.38%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.20%) MS Access
11 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.55%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.55%) MySQL
16 5 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.46%) OLTP
16 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (7.09%) JIRA
2 57 (5.25%) Ant
2 57 (5.25%) Subversion
3 45 (4.14%) SoapUI
4 33 (3.04%) GoogleTest
4 33 (3.04%) NUnit
5 31 (2.85%) ClearCase
5 31 (2.85%) CppUnit
6 29 (2.67%) Maven
7 23 (2.12%) Git (software)
7 23 (2.12%) Jenkins
8 21 (1.93%) Hudson
9 13 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.10%) Selenium
11 11 (1.01%) Axure RP
11 11 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.55%) TestDirector
14 5 (0.46%) Rational Rose
General
1 233 (21.45%) Finance
2 94 (8.66%) Banking
3 92 (8.47%) Retail
4 60 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.68%) Marketing
6 33 (3.04%) Advertising
7 26 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.30%) Games
8 25 (2.30%) Legal
9 14 (1.29%) Electronics
10 12 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.92%) Front Office
11 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.83%) Automotive
13 8 (0.74%) French Language
13 8 (0.74%) Publishing
14 7 (0.64%) Billing
14 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 619 (57.00%) Analyst
2 500 (46.04%) Business Analyst
3 106 (9.76%) Architect
4 99 (9.12%) Developer
5 69 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
6 64 (5.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 62 (5.71%) Consultant
8 41 (3.78%) Test Analyst
9 40 (3.68%) Systems Analyst
10 39 (3.59%) Technical Analyst
11 38 (3.50%) Business Systems Analyst
11 38 (3.50%) Digital Analyst
12 37 (3.41%) Agile Business Analyst
12 37 (3.41%) Digital Business Analyst
13 35 (3.22%) Technical Business Analyst
14 27 (2.49%) Designer
14 27 (2.49%) Software Engineer
15 25 (2.30%) Data Analyst
16 23 (2.12%) Lead Business Analyst
16 23 (2.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (8.84%) XML
2 73 (6.72%) SOAP
3 60 (5.52%) Web Services
4 50 (4.60%) .NET
5 38 (3.50%) CSS
5 38 (3.50%) HTML
6 26 (2.39%) XML Messaging
7 22 (2.03%) .NET Framework
8 21 (1.93%) Spring
9 19 (1.75%) J2EE
9 19 (1.75%) Middleware
10 18 (1.66%) ASP.NET
10 18 (1.66%) JSON
10 18 (1.66%) Struts
11 16 (1.47%) Hibernate
12 15 (1.38%) JDBC
12 15 (1.38%) JMS
12 15 (1.38%) JSP
12 15 (1.38%) Servlets
13 14 (1.29%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 200 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.64%) User Experience
3 55 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 53 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (4.42%) Derivative
6 30 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 23 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 22 (2.03%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.75%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.20%) Credit Risk
12 13 (1.20%) FMCG
13 12 (1.10%) Market Risk
14 11 (1.01%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.01%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.83%) BYOD
16 8 (0.74%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.64%) Life Science
17 7 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (9.67%) Unix
2 98 (9.02%) Linux
3 57 (5.25%) Windows
4 25 (2.30%) VMS
5 18 (1.66%) Android
6 17 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (25.97%) Business Analysis
3 240 (22.10%) UML
4 181 (16.67%) Project Management
4 181 (16.67%) User Stories
5 146 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 141 (12.98%) Data Modelling
7 129 (11.88%) Waterfall
8 122 (11.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 118 (10.87%) Scrum
10 112 (10.31%) OO
11 97 (8.93%) Test Scripting
12 93 (8.56%) SDLC
13 89 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
14 87 (8.01%) Migration
15 77 (7.09%) Analytics
15 77 (7.09%) Change Management
16 71 (6.54%) Software Engineering
17 68 (6.26%) BPMN
17 68 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 173 (15.93%) SQL
2 113 (10.41%) Java
3 78 (7.18%) Python
4 58 (5.34%) C++
5 45 (4.14%) JavaScript
6 42 (3.87%) C
7 33 (3.04%) C#
8 29 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 23 (2.12%) Ruby
10 18 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.10%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.10%) SOQL
13 7 (0.64%) Scala
14 5 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.28%) PHP
16 3 (0.28%) VBA
17 2 (0.18%) ABAP
17 2 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 149 (13.72%) Security Cleared
2 110 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 80 (7.37%) Degree
4 63 (5.80%) ISEB
5 21 (1.93%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.01%) IIBA
7 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.74%) CBAP
10 7 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.64%) MCSE
11 6 (0.55%) PMP
11 6 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.28%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.22%) QA
2 21 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.92%) SLA
5 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.46%) SEPA
6 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.28%) Basel II
7 3 (0.28%) Basel III
7 3 (0.28%) FATCA
7 3 (0.28%) MiFID
7 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) GxP
8 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.092%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) GAMP
9 1 (0.092%) ISO26262
System Software
1 32 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.93%) Docker
3 17 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.64%) KVM
5 6 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.55%) XenServer
6 3 (0.28%) Firmware
7 2 (0.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.092%) HDFS
8 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.092%) Snort
8 1 (0.092%) UAG
8 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (4.33%) Puppet
2 41 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (2.49%) SCCM
5 25 (2.30%) SCOM
6 23 (2.12%) Ansible
7 6 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.18%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
11 1 (0.092%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.092%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.092%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.092%) Packer
11 1 (0.092%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.092%) vRealize
11 1 (0.092%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 110 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.64%) Oracle
3 57 (5.25%) HP
4 33 (3.04%) SAP
5 29 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.49%) IBM
7 24 (2.21%) Splunk
8 21 (1.93%) ArcSight
9 20 (1.84%) Citrix
10 19 (1.75%) Dell
11 18 (1.66%) Pega
11 18 (1.66%) VMware
12 16 (1.47%) SaltStack
13 15 (1.38%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.10%) Adobe
14 12 (1.10%) Siebel
15 11 (1.01%) Tableau
16 10 (0.92%) Murex
17 9 (0.83%) Calypso
17 9 (0.83%) hybris
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Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
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Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £324.72 - £331.94 per day + None
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
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IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
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Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
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London
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Luton
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