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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 200 212 174
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -38
Contract jobs citing Use Case 615 519 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.03% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.35% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 291 384
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£403 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.64 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.27% +20.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.62 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £46.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
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
42136 38521 36276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.14% 76.50% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27975 24282 22738
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1131 1078 1017
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.37 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +4 250 £450 +6.63% 54
South East -1 144 £400 +14.28% 17
North West +7 60 £365 -1.01% 11
West Midlands +12 41 £428 +6.87% 10
East of England -13 39 £441 +3.82% 9
South West +8 31 £400 -2.43% 3
East Midlands -4 20 £363 -19.44% 2
Yorkshire -29 12 £483 +37.85% 4
North East -17 9 £308 -38.50% 5
Midlands -2 3 £320 +11.30%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 419 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 270 (24.64%) Finance
4 231 (21.08%) UML
5 200 (18.25%) User Stories
6 190 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
7 167 (15.24%) SQL
8 166 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 156 (14.23%) Scrum
10 151 (13.78%) Waterfall
11 148 (13.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 141 (12.86%) Security Cleared
13 125 (11.41%) Banking
14 121 (11.04%) Microsoft
15 117 (10.68%) Data Modelling
16 113 (10.31%) XML
17 107 (9.76%) SC Cleared
18 105 (9.58%) Telecoms
19 101 (9.22%) Project Management
20 100 (9.12%) Test Scripting
21 97 (8.85%) Oracle
22 96 (8.76%) Degree
23 92 (8.39%) Workflow
24 90 (8.21%) Retail
25 86 (7.85%) MS Visio
25 86 (7.85%) SDLC
26 78 (7.12%) UNIX
26 78 (7.12%) JIRA
27 77 (7.03%) User Experience
28 76 (6.93%) HP

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.37%) CMS
3 23 (2.10%) WebSphere
4 18 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 13 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.00%) Confluence
6 11 (1.00%) Apache
7 8 (0.73%) Documentum
8 7 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.64%) Node.js
8 7 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.55%) JBoss
10 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.46%) SAS
11 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.18%) FileNet
12 2 (0.18%) CloudStack
Applications
1 86 (7.85%) MS Visio
2 70 (6.39%) MS Office
3 61 (5.57%) MS Excel
4 38 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.00%) MS Project
6 10 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) InDesign
9 1 (0.091%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.091%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.091%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Oracle TCA
2 10 (0.91%) SAP PS
2 10 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.36%) SunGard Martini
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.27%) Summit
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.27%) Tridion
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Unica
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.18%) ACBS
7 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.091%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.00%) PaaS
4 6 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.36%) IaaS
6 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.27%) SaaS
7 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.27%) Office 365
8 2 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.091%) Force.com
9 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.091%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.01%) Internet
2 22 (2.01%) Firewall
2 22 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.19%) LDAP
4 11 (1.00%) Network Security
5 9 (0.82%) HTTP
6 7 (0.64%) Broadband
6 7 (0.64%) LTE
6 7 (0.64%) NAS
6 7 (0.64%) 4G
7 6 (0.55%) PSTN
7 6 (0.55%) FTP
7 6 (0.55%) 3G
8 5 (0.46%) SAN
8 5 (0.46%) 2G
8 5 (0.46%) VPN
8 5 (0.46%) WAN
8 5 (0.46%) DHCP
8 5 (0.46%) SSH
9 4 (0.36%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.28%) Big Data
5 23 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.37%) MySQL
7 12 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 10 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.82%) QlikView
9 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.82%) MS Access
10 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.55%) OLAP
11 6 (0.55%) DataStage
11 6 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.46%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (7.12%) JIRA
2 55 (5.02%) SoapUI
3 27 (2.46%) Ant
4 24 (2.19%) ClearCase
4 24 (2.19%) Subversion
5 19 (1.73%) Rational Rose
6 17 (1.55%) Git (software)
7 15 (1.37%) Selenium
8 14 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.09%) JUnit
9 12 (1.09%) Maven
9 12 (1.09%) NUnit
9 12 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (1.09%) GoogleTest
10 11 (1.00%) CppUnit
11 10 (0.91%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.91%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 270 (24.64%) Finance
2 125 (11.41%) Banking
3 105 (9.58%) Telecoms
4 90 (8.21%) Retail
5 46 (4.20%) Marketing
6 32 (2.92%) Legal
7 26 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.19%) Publishing
9 23 (2.10%) Law
10 21 (1.92%) Front Office
11 19 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.73%) Retail Banking
12 18 (1.64%) Back Office
13 17 (1.55%) Advertising
14 14 (1.28%) Military
15 12 (1.09%) Billing
16 11 (1.00%) Automotive
17 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.55%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 696 (63.50%) Analyst
2 570 (52.01%) Business Analyst
3 86 (7.85%) Architect
4 81 (7.39%) Senior Analyst
5 73 (6.66%) Agile Business Analyst
6 62 (5.66%) Senior Business Analyst
7 57 (5.20%) Developer
8 55 (5.02%) Test Analyst
9 48 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
10 42 (3.83%) Consultant
11 37 (3.38%) Tester
12 30 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (2.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 29 (2.65%) Project Manager
14 23 (2.10%) Test Manager
15 21 (1.92%) Business Systems Analyst
16 18 (1.64%) Banking Business Analyst
17 17 (1.55%) Technical Analyst
18 16 (1.46%) Financial Business Analyst
18 16 (1.46%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (10.31%) XML
2 67 (6.11%) SOAP
3 66 (6.02%) Web Services
4 57 (5.20%) HTML
5 49 (4.47%) .NET
6 39 (3.56%) CSS
7 38 (3.47%) XML Messaging
8 28 (2.55%) HTML5
9 26 (2.37%) REST
10 22 (2.01%) .NET Framework
11 21 (1.92%) jQuery
11 21 (1.92%) ASP.NET
12 20 (1.82%) J2EE
13 15 (1.37%) WSDL
13 15 (1.37%) Middleware
14 14 (1.28%) JSON
15 12 (1.09%) Ajax
15 12 (1.09%) XSD
15 12 (1.09%) CSS3
16 11 (1.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 190 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (7.03%) User Experience
3 61 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.28%) Visualisation
6 24 (2.19%) Derivative
6 24 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.28%) Smart Meter
9 13 (1.19%) Video on Demand
9 13 (1.19%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.00%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.00%) Life Science
12 10 (0.91%) NHS
13 8 (0.73%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.73%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.12%) UNIX
2 68 (6.20%) Linux
3 47 (4.29%) Windows
4 6 (0.55%) Android
4 6 (0.55%) Solaris
5 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.36%) AIX
6 4 (0.36%) VMS
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.091%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 231 (21.08%) UML
4 200 (18.25%) User Stories
5 166 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 156 (14.23%) Scrum
7 151 (13.78%) Waterfall
8 148 (13.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 117 (10.68%) Data Modelling
10 101 (9.22%) Project Management
11 100 (9.12%) Test Scripting
12 92 (8.39%) Workflow
13 86 (7.85%) SDLC
14 73 (6.66%) OO
15 71 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
16 66 (6.02%) Test Management
16 66 (6.02%) Migration
17 65 (5.93%) BPMN
18 64 (5.84%) GAP Analysis
18 64 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 167 (15.24%) SQL
2 73 (6.66%) Java
3 69 (6.30%) JavaScript
4 46 (4.20%) PL/SQL
5 34 (3.10%) C
6 31 (2.83%) Perl
7 29 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 26 (2.37%) C#
9 25 (2.28%) C++
10 18 (1.64%) Python
11 15 (1.37%) PHP
12 14 (1.28%) Ruby
13 11 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.46%) Groovy
14 5 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.36%) R
16 2 (0.18%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 141 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 107 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 96 (8.76%) Degree
4 74 (6.75%) ISEB
5 54 (4.93%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.19%) CISSP
7 12 (1.09%) CBAP
8 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.73%) IIBA
9 8 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.55%) PMP
12 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.27%) CISA
14 3 (0.27%) CISM
14 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.27%) CCNP
14 3 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.20%) QA
2 19 (1.73%) SLA
3 14 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.00%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.91%) Basel III
6 9 (0.82%) Basel II
7 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) FATCA
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.091%) HL7
9 1 (0.091%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.36%) Firmware
3 4 (0.36%) Docker
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.27%) XenServer
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.091%) KVM
6 1 (0.091%) HDFS
6 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.091%) vSphere
6 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.091%) Squid
Systems Management
1 71 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.00%) Puppet
3 9 (0.82%) Ansible
4 8 (0.73%) SCOM
5 7 (0.64%) SCCM
6 6 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.27%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.18%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.18%) Netcool
10 2 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.18%) Nessus
10 2 (0.18%) Nmap
10 2 (0.18%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.091%) OpenView
11 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.091%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 121 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 97 (8.85%) Oracle
3 76 (6.93%) HP
4 42 (3.83%) IBM
5 26 (2.37%) SAP
6 24 (2.19%) VMware
7 16 (1.46%) Adobe
8 13 (1.19%) Citrix
8 13 (1.19%) Splunk
8 13 (1.19%) ArcSight
9 12 (1.09%) Cisco
10 11 (1.00%) Tableau
10 11 (1.00%) Guidewire
11 10 (0.91%) Cognos
11 10 (0.91%) Remedy
12 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.73%) Google
14 7 (0.64%) GigaSpaces
14 7 (0.64%) Pega
14 7 (0.64%) Sitecore
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £625 - £725 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Derby
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 480 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £725 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
East Sussex
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £30000.00 - £33500.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago