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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 221 162 174
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 485 618 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.28% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.72% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 393 393
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
Average hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £12.07 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £37.80 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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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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 -49 253 £425 -5.55% 53
South East -40 80 £350 - 16
East of England -10 50 £410 +1.86% 14
North West +3 24 £363 +12.40% 6
West Midlands -14 21 £425 +30.76% 2
East Midlands +3 18 £486 +44.07%
South West -38 18 £375 -1.63% 6
Yorkshire +4 10 £350 +7.69% 9
North East - - - -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 302 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (27.93%) Business Analysis
3 278 (27.15%) UML
4 246 (24.02%) Finance
5 157 (15.33%) SQL
6 150 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 140 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
8 130 (12.70%) Banking
9 121 (11.82%) Project Management
10 118 (11.52%) E-Commerce
10 118 (11.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 117 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 116 (11.33%) Degree
13 112 (10.94%) Retail
14 107 (10.45%) User Stories
15 102 (9.96%) XML
16 90 (8.79%) Oracle
16 90 (8.79%) QA
17 88 (8.59%) Workflow
18 83 (8.11%) Scrum
18 83 (8.11%) SOA
19 81 (7.91%) Microsoft
19 81 (7.91%) User Experience
20 72 (7.03%) CRM
21 68 (6.64%) MS Visio
22 67 (6.54%) Java
23 65 (6.35%) Marketing
23 65 (6.35%) Telecoms
24 63 (6.15%) TDD
25 62 (6.05%) Change Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 43 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.15%) CMS
4 14 (1.37%) Confluence
4 14 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.59%) Lync
7 5 (0.49%) IIS
7 5 (0.49%) Apache
8 4 (0.39%) SAS
8 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.29%) Drupal
9 3 (0.29%) Documentum
10 2 (0.20%) Smallworld
10 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 68 (6.64%) MS Visio
2 61 (5.96%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.71%) MS Office
4 17 (1.66%) MS Project
5 14 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.098%) InDesign
9 1 (0.098%) Windchill
9 1 (0.098%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.68%) Loan IQ
3 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.29%) Finacle
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Maximo
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.098%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Tridion
6 1 (0.098%) LongView
6 1 (0.098%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.098%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.49%) SaaS
2 3 (0.29%) Office 365
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.86%) Internet
2 16 (1.56%) Firewall
3 14 (1.37%) HTTP
4 9 (0.88%) Wireless
4 9 (0.88%) Intranet
5 8 (0.78%) FTP
5 8 (0.78%) NAS
6 7 (0.68%) Telnet
6 7 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.68%) DHCP
6 7 (0.68%) Broadband
7 5 (0.49%) DNS
7 5 (0.49%) Extranet
7 5 (0.49%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.39%) Network Security
8 4 (0.39%) VoIP
9 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.29%) DMZ
9 3 (0.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.95%) Essbase
4 20 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.27%) OLAP
7 12 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.07%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.88%) EDRMS
10 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.59%) MS Access
14 5 (0.49%) DB2
14 5 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (5.96%) JIRA
2 23 (2.25%) Selenium
3 21 (2.05%) Ant
4 17 (1.66%) JUnit
5 16 (1.56%) RequisitePro
5 16 (1.56%) Subversion
6 15 (1.46%) NUnit
7 13 (1.27%) Maven
7 13 (1.27%) Rational Rose
8 12 (1.17%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.07%) Bugzilla
10 10 (0.98%) ClearCase
10 10 (0.98%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.78%) Toad
12 8 (0.78%) ClearQuest
12 8 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.68%) GoogleTest
General
1 246 (24.02%) Finance
2 130 (12.70%) Banking
3 112 (10.94%) Retail
4 65 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 65 (6.35%) Marketing
5 46 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 40 (3.91%) Billing
7 34 (3.32%) Games
8 25 (2.44%) Front Office
9 24 (2.34%) Legal
10 20 (1.95%) Back Office
11 12 (1.17%) Automotive
11 12 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.78%) Law
14 7 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
14 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.49%) Local Government
15 5 (0.49%) Advertising
16 4 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 712 (69.53%) Analyst
2 621 (60.64%) Business Analyst
3 105 (10.25%) Developer
4 70 (6.84%) Architect
5 67 (6.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 62 (6.05%) Systems Analyst
7 56 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
8 48 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
9 45 (4.39%) Business Systems Analyst
10 36 (3.52%) Mobile Developer
11 35 (3.42%) Banking Business Analyst
12 30 (2.93%) Consultant
13 29 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.25%) Lead Developer
15 22 (2.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 21 (2.05%) Project Manager
17 20 (1.95%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
18 19 (1.86%) Designer
19 18 (1.76%) Test Analyst
19 18 (1.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (9.96%) XML
2 61 (5.96%) JSON
3 58 (5.66%) .NET
4 55 (5.37%) HTML
5 53 (5.18%) REST
6 45 (4.39%) Web Services
7 44 (4.30%) CSS
8 43 (4.20%) OAuth
9 38 (3.71%) J2EE
10 33 (3.22%) Spring
11 23 (2.25%) SOAP
12 22 (2.15%) Unity DI Container
13 20 (1.95%) .NET Framework
14 19 (1.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 18 (1.76%) Ajax
15 18 (1.76%) Middleware
16 16 (1.56%) XSLT
17 14 (1.37%) ASP.NET
18 13 (1.27%) jQuery
19 12 (1.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 140 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.91%) User Experience
3 61 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 54 (5.27%) Mobile App
5 30 (2.93%) Derivative
6 17 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.37%) Firmware
9 13 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.27%) iPad
10 11 (1.07%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.07%) Open Source
10 11 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.98%) AS400
12 9 (0.88%) NHS
12 9 (0.88%) GIS
12 9 (0.88%) Statistics
12 9 (0.88%) Video on Demand
12 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.49%) Windows
2 45 (4.39%) UNIX
3 33 (3.22%) Linux
4 12 (1.17%) Android
5 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.88%) Solaris
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (27.93%) Business Analysis
3 278 (27.15%) UML
4 150 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (11.82%) Project Management
6 118 (11.52%) E-Commerce
6 118 (11.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 117 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 107 (10.45%) User Stories
9 88 (8.59%) Workflow
10 83 (8.11%) Scrum
10 83 (8.11%) SOA
11 72 (7.03%) CRM
12 63 (6.15%) TDD
13 62 (6.05%) Validation
13 62 (6.05%) Change Management
14 61 (5.96%) RUP
15 54 (5.27%) GAP Analysis
15 54 (5.27%) Systems Analysis
16 53 (5.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (15.33%) SQL
2 67 (6.54%) Java
3 53 (5.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (2.73%) C#
5 23 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 21 (2.05%) C
6 21 (2.05%) VB
7 19 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.46%) VBScript
8 15 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.27%) Ruby
10 12 (1.17%) VBA
11 9 (0.88%) Perl
11 9 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.78%) PHP
12 8 (0.78%) C++
13 7 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.68%) VB6
14 5 (0.49%) Python
15 3 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (11.33%) Degree
2 59 (5.76%) ISEB
3 56 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 41 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.07%) CBAP
8 10 (0.98%) IIBA
9 9 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.49%) CISSP
12 3 (0.29%) GCIA
12 3 (0.29%) GCIH
12 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.20%) GISP
13 2 (0.20%) CISA
13 2 (0.20%) MBA
13 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.79%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.59%) EMIR
4 5 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.39%) Basel III
5 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) Basel II
6 2 (0.20%) MiFID
6 2 (0.20%) FATCA
7 1 (0.098%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.098%) COREP
7 1 (0.098%) FINREP
7 1 (0.098%) UCITS
7 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.39%) XenApp
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.098%) KVM
4 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.098%) Xen
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.39%) WMI
2 4 (0.39%) SCCM
2 4 (0.39%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.20%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.098%) Puppet
4 1 (0.098%) Nagios
4 1 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.098%) Salt
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 90 (8.79%) Oracle
2 81 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.49%) Google
4 42 (4.10%) Facebook
4 42 (4.10%) Twitter
5 37 (3.61%) IBM
6 22 (2.15%) HP
7 21 (2.05%) SAP
8 17 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.56%) hybris
10 13 (1.27%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.17%) Siebel
12 11 (1.07%) Adobe
13 10 (0.98%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.68%) Misys
14 7 (0.68%) Sybase
14 7 (0.68%) ATG
15 6 (0.59%) VMware
15 6 (0.59%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.59%) JBoss
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 320pd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HomeSense UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £515 per day
Posted: 6 days ago