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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 219 196 191
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 490 562 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.45% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 335 310
Average daily rate
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£424 £418 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £90.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £155.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £90.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-63.72% +172.72%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +12 254 £425 -5.55% 53
South East -43 107 £400 -4.76% 25
East of England +11 36 £400 - 4
South West -13 27 £425 +12.58% 8
Yorkshire -7 26 £425 +13.33% 3
West Midlands -15 20 £575 +64.28% 1
North West -25 10 £375 -11.76% 10
North East +2 3 - -
East Midlands -20 3 £400 +23.07% 2
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 305 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (27.87%) Business Analysis
3 225 (25.08%) UML
4 223 (24.86%) Finance
5 158 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
6 156 (17.39%) User Stories
7 141 (15.72%) Scrum
8 114 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 105 (11.71%) Banking
9 105 (11.71%) Degree
10 102 (11.37%) SQL
10 102 (11.37%) Microsoft
11 99 (11.04%) Project Management
12 96 (10.70%) Security Cleared
13 93 (10.37%) MS Visio
13 93 (10.37%) XML
14 90 (10.03%) Data Modelling
15 87 (9.70%) UNIX
16 83 (9.25%) Java
17 79 (8.81%) SC Cleared
17 79 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 77 (8.58%) HTML
19 76 (8.47%) Workflow
20 74 (8.25%) Windows
20 74 (8.25%) Linux
21 72 (8.03%) E-Commerce
22 70 (7.80%) RUP
23 69 (7.69%) Retail
24 68 (7.58%) Waterfall
25 67 (7.47%) Oracle

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (2.90%) WebSphere
2 18 (2.01%) Confluence
3 16 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.89%) CMS
5 8 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.67%) Mule
6 6 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.67%) Mule ESB
7 4 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.45%) Documentum
8 3 (0.33%) SAS
8 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) JBoss
10 1 (0.11%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) FileNet
10 1 (0.11%) Liferay
Applications
1 93 (10.37%) MS Visio
2 63 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 50 (5.57%) MS Office
4 27 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.67%) MS Project
6 10 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.89%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.22%) InDesign
9 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle TCA
4 6 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.45%) Maximo
5 4 (0.45%) Magento
6 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.33%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.33%) Tridion
7 2 (0.22%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.22%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.22%) Primavera
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.11%) SaaS
2 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.67%) GitHub
2 6 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.23%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.67%) Internet
3 12 (1.34%) Firewall
4 11 (1.23%) Network Security
5 8 (0.89%) Broadband
5 8 (0.89%) MVNO
6 7 (0.78%) HTTP
6 7 (0.78%) SAN
6 7 (0.78%) Intranet
7 5 (0.56%) VPN
7 5 (0.56%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.45%) Wireless
8 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.45%) FTP
8 4 (0.45%) LAN
8 4 (0.45%) WAN
9 3 (0.33%) DHCP
9 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.33%) LDAP
9 3 (0.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 19 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.67%) Big Data
4 13 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.34%) SQL Server
5 12 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.00%) Ingres
8 8 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.78%) OLAP
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.33%) CloverETL
14 2 (0.22%) VoltDB
14 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (6.47%) JIRA
2 44 (4.91%) Subversion
3 42 (4.68%) Ant
4 40 (4.46%) ClearCase
5 36 (4.01%) NUnit
6 35 (3.90%) CppUnit
6 35 (3.90%) GoogleTest
7 31 (3.46%) SoapUI
8 29 (3.23%) Rational Rose
9 20 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.12%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.78%) CruiseControl
12 15 (1.67%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.67%) Axure RP
13 14 (1.56%) Hudson
14 12 (1.34%) Selenium
15 11 (1.23%) JUnit
16 10 (1.11%) Git (software)
17 9 (1.00%) WebDriver
18 8 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 223 (24.86%) Finance
2 105 (11.71%) Banking
3 69 (7.69%) Retail
4 63 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.46%) Marketing
6 26 (2.90%) Legal
7 19 (2.12%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.78%) Billing
9 16 (1.78%) Automotive
10 15 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.56%) Publishing
12 12 (1.34%) Front Office
12 12 (1.34%) Back Office
13 10 (1.11%) Advertising
14 9 (1.00%) Law
15 8 (0.89%) Military
15 8 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.56%) Electronics
16 5 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 525 (58.53%) Analyst
2 461 (51.39%) Business Analyst
3 76 (8.47%) Architect
4 72 (8.03%) Developer
5 50 (5.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 38 (4.24%) Consultant
7 35 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
10 26 (2.90%) Test Analyst
11 25 (2.79%) Senior Business Analyst
11 25 (2.79%) UML Business Analyst
12 24 (2.68%) Tester
13 20 (2.23%) Test Manager
13 20 (2.23%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.12%) Banking Business Analyst
15 18 (2.01%) Project Manager
16 17 (1.90%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (1.90%) Financial Business Analyst
17 16 (1.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.37%) XML
2 77 (8.58%) HTML
3 49 (5.46%) HTML5
4 47 (5.24%) Web Services
5 45 (5.02%) CSS
6 44 (4.91%) .NET
6 44 (4.91%) SOAP
7 25 (2.79%) J2EE
8 24 (2.68%) REST
9 23 (2.56%) Motif
10 17 (1.90%) JSON
11 16 (1.78%) Ajax
11 16 (1.78%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.67%) TopLink
12 15 (1.67%) XHTML
13 14 (1.56%) JAX-WS
13 14 (1.56%) CSS3
14 13 (1.45%) JAX-RS
15 12 (1.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 12 (1.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 158 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.91%) User Experience
3 59 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.12%) Derivative
5 28 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.90%) Open Source
7 24 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.78%) iPad
9 14 (1.56%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.11%) Equities
13 9 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.00%) New Media
13 9 (1.00%) DataPower
14 8 (0.89%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.89%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.89%) Life Science
15 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.70%) UNIX
2 74 (8.25%) Windows
2 74 (8.25%) Linux
3 18 (2.01%) Solaris
3 18 (2.01%) Android
4 14 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.45%) AIX
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (27.87%) Business Analysis
3 225 (25.08%) UML
4 156 (17.39%) User Stories
5 141 (15.72%) Scrum
6 114 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 99 (11.04%) Project Management
8 90 (10.03%) Data Modelling
9 79 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 76 (8.47%) Workflow
11 72 (8.03%) E-Commerce
12 70 (7.80%) RUP
13 68 (7.58%) Waterfall
14 67 (7.47%) SOA
15 63 (7.02%) OO
16 58 (6.47%) Test Scripting
17 57 (6.35%) CRM
18 56 (6.24%) BPMN
19 54 (6.02%) Software Engineering
19 54 (6.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.37%) SQL
2 83 (9.25%) Java
3 58 (6.47%) JavaScript
4 48 (5.35%) C
5 39 (4.35%) C++
6 16 (1.78%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.67%) Python
8 14 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.45%) C#
10 11 (1.23%) Ruby
11 9 (1.00%) Perl
12 6 (0.67%) VB
12 6 (0.67%) Groovy
12 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.67%) Scala
13 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.45%) PHP
14 3 (0.33%) VBScript
14 3 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (11.71%) Degree
2 96 (10.70%) Security Cleared
3 79 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 55 (6.13%) ISEB
5 27 (3.01%) ISTQB
6 25 (2.79%) CISSP
7 19 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.11%) CBAP
9 7 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.78%) CISA
10 6 (0.67%) CEH
10 6 (0.67%) OSCP
10 6 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.56%) ISSAP
11 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.56%) CISM
11 5 (0.56%) HND
12 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.45%) PMP
12 4 (0.45%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.57%) QA
2 10 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.67%) Basel III
3 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.45%) Basel II
5 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.11%) Firmware
2 10 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) XenServer
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.00%) CA LISA
4 8 (0.89%) Nessus
5 6 (0.67%) CloudHub
6 5 (0.56%) CORE IMPACT
6 5 (0.56%) Nmap
6 5 (0.56%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.33%) OpenView
8 2 (0.22%) SCCM
8 2 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) MOM
9 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 102 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.47%) Oracle
3 46 (5.13%) IBM
4 35 (3.90%) HP
5 30 (3.34%) SAP
6 19 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 14 (1.56%) Cisco
8 13 (1.45%) hybris
9 12 (1.34%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.11%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.11%) Adobe
11 9 (1.00%) webMethods
11 9 (1.00%) Apple
11 9 (1.00%) VMware
11 9 (1.00%) Guidewire
11 9 (1.00%) Green Hat
12 8 (0.89%) Pega
12 8 (0.89%) Citrix
12 8 (0.89%) Red Hat
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago