The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 195 178 152
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs citing Use Case 521 548 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.18% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.61% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 352 445
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 13
Average hourly rate £37.78 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.77 £18.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £37.80 £36.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -39 233 £422 -4.09% 42
South East -7 106 £350 -6.04% 24
East of England +14 62 £425 +6.25% 10
West Midlands +1 35 £325 -12.75% 5
North West +8 24 £375 - 5
South West -17 19 £375 -9.09% 15
East Midlands -4 15 £350 -17.64% 6
Yorkshire -3 13 £325 -18.75% 9
North East - 1 £500 -
Use Case
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Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 340 (31.22%) UML
2 301 (27.64%) Business Analysis
3 269 (24.70%) Finance
4 166 (15.24%) SQL
5 146 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (11.94%) Project Management
7 129 (11.85%) Banking
8 125 (11.48%) Oracle
9 117 (10.74%) Degree
10 116 (10.65%) Data Modelling
11 115 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
12 110 (10.10%) CRM
13 109 (10.01%) E-Commerce
14 108 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 102 (9.37%) Retail
16 98 (9.00%) User Stories
17 87 (7.99%) QA
18 86 (7.90%) Microsoft
18 86 (7.90%) XML
19 79 (7.25%) ISEB
19 79 (7.25%) Workflow
20 78 (7.16%) MS Excel
21 77 (7.07%) Scrum
22 75 (6.89%) Telecoms
22 75 (6.89%) Data Analysis
22 75 (6.89%) Systems Analysis
22 75 (6.89%) SOA
23 71 (6.52%) MS Visio
24 70 (6.43%) Security Cleared
25 66 (6.06%) Test Scripting

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 22 (2.02%) CMS
3 22 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (1.10%) Confluence
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.37%) Lync
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.37%) Apache
7 4 (0.37%) SAS
8 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.28%) Drupal
9 2 (0.18%) nginx
9 2 (0.18%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 78 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 71 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 32 (2.94%) MS Office
4 22 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.56%) MS Project
6 7 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.28%) InDesign
10 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.092%) Windchill
11 1 (0.092%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Maximo
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.092%) LongView
5 1 (0.092%) RMDS
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.092%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.092%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.092%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.28%) SaaS
2 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.28%) Office 365
3 2 (0.18%) IaaS
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.092%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.78%) Internet
2 17 (1.56%) Firewall
3 12 (1.10%) HTTP
4 11 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.01%) Wireless
4 11 (1.01%) NAS
5 10 (0.92%) FTP
5 10 (0.92%) DHCP
6 9 (0.83%) Broadband
6 9 (0.83%) Intranet
6 9 (0.83%) Telnet
7 7 (0.64%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.46%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.37%) Network Security
9 4 (0.37%) LTE
9 4 (0.37%) LAN
9 4 (0.37%) VoIP
9 4 (0.37%) WAN
9 4 (0.37%) DNS
10 3 (0.28%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 29 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.02%) Essbase
7 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.19%) OLAP
10 13 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (0.73%) EDRMS
12 8 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.73%) MS Access
13 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.55%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (6.06%) JIRA
2 31 (2.85%) Ant
3 28 (2.57%) Subversion
4 25 (2.30%) Selenium
5 22 (2.02%) NUnit
6 21 (1.93%) RequisitePro
7 20 (1.84%) Rational Rose
8 19 (1.74%) Maven
9 17 (1.56%) ClearCase
10 15 (1.38%) JUnit
10 15 (1.38%) GoogleTest
11 14 (1.29%) CppUnit
12 13 (1.19%) Toad
13 10 (0.92%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.92%) Bugzilla
13 10 (0.92%) Axure RP
14 9 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
16 7 (0.64%) Redmine
16 7 (0.64%) Trac
General
1 269 (24.70%) Finance
2 129 (11.85%) Banking
3 102 (9.37%) Retail
4 75 (6.89%) Telecoms
5 65 (5.97%) Marketing
6 54 (4.96%) Investment Banking
7 40 (3.67%) Billing
8 38 (3.49%) Legal
9 28 (2.57%) Front Office
9 28 (2.57%) Back Office
10 25 (2.30%) Games
11 15 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.19%) Law
13 12 (1.10%) Automotive
14 10 (0.92%) Publishing
15 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.46%) Local Government
16 5 (0.46%) Military
17 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 769 (70.62%) Analyst
2 666 (61.16%) Business Analyst
3 103 (9.46%) Developer
4 83 (7.62%) Agile Business Analyst
5 78 (7.16%) Architect
6 75 (6.89%) Systems Analyst
7 50 (4.59%) Business Systems Analyst
8 47 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
9 38 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (3.21%) Senior Business Analyst
11 33 (3.03%) Consultant
12 31 (2.85%) Banking Business Analyst
13 28 (2.57%) Mobile Developer
14 25 (2.30%) Test Analyst
15 24 (2.20%) Technical Analyst
15 24 (2.20%) Designer
15 24 (2.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 23 (2.11%) Technical Business Analyst
16 23 (2.11%) Lead Developer
17 22 (2.02%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.90%) XML
2 60 (5.51%) .NET
3 51 (4.68%) HTML
3 51 (4.68%) JSON
4 46 (4.22%) Web Services
5 45 (4.13%) REST
6 39 (3.58%) CSS
7 38 (3.49%) J2EE
8 34 (3.12%) OAuth
9 27 (2.48%) Spring
10 23 (2.11%) Middleware
11 20 (1.84%) XSLT
12 19 (1.74%) JDBC
12 19 (1.74%) .NET Framework
12 19 (1.74%) Unity DI Container
13 16 (1.47%) Ajax
14 15 (1.38%) jQuery
14 15 (1.38%) SOAP
14 15 (1.38%) Motif
14 15 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 44 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 41 (3.76%) Derivative
4 27 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (1.84%) Credit Risk
6 17 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.38%) Market Risk
8 13 (1.19%) Reference Data
8 13 (1.19%) iPad
8 13 (1.19%) Firmware
9 12 (1.10%) AS400
9 12 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.10%) Equities
10 10 (0.92%) GIS
10 10 (0.92%) Statistics
11 9 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.73%) NHS
12 8 (0.73%) W3C
12 8 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 54 (4.96%) UNIX
2 49 (4.50%) Windows
3 41 (3.76%) Linux
4 9 (0.83%) Android
5 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.46%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.092%) VMS
9 1 (0.092%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (31.22%) UML
2 301 (27.64%) Business Analysis
3 146 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (11.94%) Project Management
5 116 (10.65%) Data Modelling
6 115 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (10.10%) CRM
8 109 (10.01%) E-Commerce
9 108 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 98 (9.00%) User Stories
11 79 (7.25%) Workflow
12 77 (7.07%) Scrum
13 75 (6.89%) SOA
13 75 (6.89%) Systems Analysis
13 75 (6.89%) Data Analysis
14 66 (6.06%) Test Scripting
15 62 (5.69%) RUP
15 62 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (5.69%) Validation
16 60 (5.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 166 (15.24%) SQL
2 65 (5.97%) Java
3 44 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 37 (3.40%) PL/SQL
5 28 (2.57%) C
6 23 (2.11%) C#
7 22 (2.02%) VB
8 19 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.19%) C++
9 13 (1.19%) Ruby
10 12 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.01%) VBScript
11 11 (1.01%) PHP
11 11 (1.01%) VBA
12 10 (0.92%) Perl
12 10 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.73%) Python
13 8 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.64%) VB6
15 2 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 117 (10.74%) Degree
2 79 (7.25%) ISEB
3 70 (6.43%) Security Cleared
4 50 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (1.19%) CBAP
8 12 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.01%) IIBA
10 7 (0.64%) CISSP
11 6 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CISA
13 3 (0.28%) GCIA
13 3 (0.28%) GCIH
14 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.18%) GISP
14 2 (0.18%) CITP
14 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.99%) QA
2 12 (1.10%) EMIR
2 12 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.46%) MiFID
4 5 (0.46%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.37%) Basel III
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) Basel II
8 1 (0.092%) TickIT
8 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.092%) GCP
8 1 (0.092%) FATCA
8 1 (0.092%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.092%) COREP
8 1 (0.092%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.73%) XenApp
3 8 (0.73%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.092%) NDS
6 1 (0.092%) Xen
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.092%) vCloud
6 1 (0.092%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.28%) OpenView
2 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.092%) Puppet
4 1 (0.092%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.092%) Nagios
4 1 (0.092%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.092%) Salt
Vendors
1 125 (11.48%) Oracle
2 86 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 38 (3.49%) Google
4 34 (3.12%) Facebook
4 34 (3.12%) Twitter
5 33 (3.03%) IBM
6 32 (2.94%) HP
7 27 (2.48%) SAP
8 25 (2.30%) hybris
9 17 (1.56%) Siebel
10 15 (1.38%) VMware
11 14 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.19%) ATG
13 12 (1.10%) Hyperion
13 12 (1.10%) Adobe
14 11 (1.01%) Citrix
15 10 (0.92%) Business Objects
16 8 (0.73%) Sybase
16 8 (0.73%) CA
17 6 (0.55%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Coal IT Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago