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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 187 203 173
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs citing Use Case 595 533 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.08% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.41% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 283 355
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% +7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.77 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £51.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +26 276 £450 +6.88% 45
South East +5 130 £400 +14.28% 15
North West 0 50 £350 -6.66% 19
West Midlands +4 38 £425 +30.76% 8
South West +1 27 £388 +3.33% 2
East of England -34 25 £416 -2.05% 7
Yorkshire -18 19 £425 +30.76% 6
East Midlands -2 14 £350 - 8
North East -19 8 £269 -46.18% 4
Midlands -3 2 £320 +42.22%
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 397 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (25.68%) Business Analysis
3 278 (25.14%) Finance
4 234 (21.16%) UML
5 197 (17.81%) User Stories
6 188 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
7 170 (15.37%) SQL
8 160 (14.47%) Scrum
9 151 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 147 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 141 (12.75%) Security Cleared
12 133 (12.03%) Microsoft
13 126 (11.39%) Waterfall
14 125 (11.30%) XML
14 125 (11.30%) Banking
15 115 (10.40%) Data Modelling
16 110 (9.95%) Telecoms
17 108 (9.76%) SC Cleared
18 103 (9.31%) Test Scripting
19 102 (9.22%) Oracle
20 100 (9.04%) Project Management
21 99 (8.95%) Degree
22 95 (8.59%) Workflow
23 94 (8.50%) UNIX
24 93 (8.41%) MS Visio
25 88 (7.96%) Retail
26 82 (7.41%) HP
26 82 (7.41%) SOAP
27 81 (7.32%) Linux
27 81 (7.32%) Java

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (2.98%) WebSphere
2 30 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.90%) CMS
4 17 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (1.27%) Confluence
6 9 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.72%) Apache
7 8 (0.72%) Documentum
8 7 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.54%) SAS
9 6 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.36%) JBoss
11 4 (0.36%) Node.js
12 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.27%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 93 (8.41%) MS Visio
2 78 (7.05%) MS Office
3 60 (5.42%) MS Excel
4 39 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.08%) MS Project
6 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.45%) 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 (0.090%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.090%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.27%) Oracle TCA
2 11 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.54%) SAP PS
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.36%) SunGard Martini
6 3 (0.27%) Tridion
6 3 (0.27%) Summit
6 3 (0.27%) Unica
7 2 (0.18%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) ACBS
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.090%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.090%) Maximo
8 1 (0.090%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.090%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.81%) PaaS
2 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.54%) SaaS
5 5 (0.45%) GitHub
6 4 (0.36%) IaaS
6 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.27%) Office 365
7 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.090%) Force.com
8 1 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.090%) Boomi
8 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.53%) Internet
3 24 (2.17%) Firewall
4 13 (1.18%) Network Security
5 12 (1.08%) LDAP
6 10 (0.90%) HTTP
7 9 (0.81%) Broadband
8 7 (0.63%) NAS
9 6 (0.54%) 4G
9 6 (0.54%) LTE
9 6 (0.54%) PSTN
10 5 (0.45%) DHCP
10 5 (0.45%) VPN
10 5 (0.45%) 2G
10 5 (0.45%) 3G
11 4 (0.36%) SAN
11 4 (0.36%) Wireless
11 4 (0.36%) DNS
11 4 (0.36%) WAN
11 4 (0.36%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 33 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 23 (2.08%) Big Data
6 13 (1.18%) MySQL
7 11 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.81%) MS Access
9 8 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.54%) OLAP
11 6 (0.54%) DataStage
12 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.45%) QlikView
12 5 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.36%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.27%) EDMS
14 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 77 (6.96%) JIRA
2 68 (6.15%) SoapUI
3 34 (3.07%) Ant
4 29 (2.62%) Subversion
5 26 (2.35%) Rational Rose
6 23 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 20 (1.81%) NUnit
8 19 (1.72%) GoogleTest
9 18 (1.63%) CppUnit
10 15 (1.36%) Selenium
11 13 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.18%) JUnit
12 12 (1.08%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.90%) Maven
13 10 (0.90%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.81%) Git (software)
15 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.72%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.72%) Visual Studio
16 7 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 278 (25.14%) Finance
2 125 (11.30%) Banking
3 110 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 88 (7.96%) Retail
5 54 (4.88%) Marketing
6 30 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.44%) Legal
8 22 (1.99%) Publishing
9 19 (1.72%) Advertising
10 18 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.54%) Law
11 17 (1.54%) Front Office
12 16 (1.45%) Back Office
13 15 (1.36%) Automotive
13 15 (1.36%) Billing
13 15 (1.36%) Retail Banking
14 12 (1.08%) Military
14 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.45%) Games
16 3 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 686 (62.03%) Analyst
2 565 (51.08%) Business Analyst
3 93 (8.41%) Architect
4 75 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
5 70 (6.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 65 (5.88%) Developer
7 57 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 56 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
9 42 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
10 41 (3.71%) Consultant
11 37 (3.35%) Tester
12 30 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (2.62%) Test Manager
13 29 (2.62%) Project Manager
14 24 (2.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 21 (1.90%) Business Systems Analyst
16 20 (1.81%) UML Business Analyst
17 17 (1.54%) Telecoms Business Analyst
17 17 (1.54%) Java Developer
17 17 (1.54%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (11.30%) XML
2 82 (7.41%) SOAP
3 64 (5.79%) HTML
4 59 (5.33%) Web Services
5 44 (3.98%) .NET
6 39 (3.53%) CSS
6 39 (3.53%) XML Messaging
7 36 (3.25%) HTML5
8 33 (2.98%) REST
9 27 (2.44%) J2EE
10 22 (1.99%) .NET Framework
11 18 (1.63%) WSDL
12 17 (1.54%) Middleware
12 17 (1.54%) XSD
12 17 (1.54%) JSON
13 14 (1.27%) Ajax
14 13 (1.18%) TopLink
14 13 (1.18%) XHTML
14 13 (1.18%) EclipseLink
15 12 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 188 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.33%) User Experience
3 58 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.16%) Derivative
5 25 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 22 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.81%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.54%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.36%) SWIFT
10 14 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.27%) Life Science
11 12 (1.08%) Equities
11 12 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.99%) New Media
12 11 (0.99%) Video on Demand
12 11 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.90%) iPad
13 10 (0.90%) DataPower
13 10 (0.90%) NHS
14 9 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.50%) UNIX
2 81 (7.32%) Linux
3 56 (5.06%) Windows
4 14 (1.27%) Solaris
5 8 (0.72%) Android
6 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.36%) AIX
8 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.090%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.090%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.090%) VMS
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (25.68%) Business Analysis
3 234 (21.16%) UML
4 197 (17.81%) User Stories
5 160 (14.47%) Scrum
6 151 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 126 (11.39%) Waterfall
9 115 (10.40%) Data Modelling
10 103 (9.31%) Test Scripting
11 100 (9.04%) Project Management
12 95 (8.59%) Workflow
13 74 (6.69%) RUP
13 74 (6.69%) SDLC
14 73 (6.60%) OO
15 66 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
15 66 (5.97%) Migration
15 66 (5.97%) Test Management
16 64 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
17 63 (5.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 170 (15.37%) SQL
2 81 (7.32%) Java
3 68 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 52 (4.70%) PL/SQL
5 45 (4.07%) C
6 34 (3.07%) Perl
7 33 (2.98%) Shell Script
8 32 (2.89%) C++
9 18 (1.63%) C#
10 14 (1.27%) Python
11 13 (1.18%) PHP
12 11 (0.99%) Ruby
13 6 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.27%) R
15 3 (0.27%) Groovy
15 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 141 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 108 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 99 (8.95%) Degree
4 77 (6.96%) ISEB
5 62 (5.61%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.63%) CISSP
7 13 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.08%) CBAP
9 9 (0.81%) IIBA
10 8 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.54%) PMP
13 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.45%) CISM
14 4 (0.36%) HND
15 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.27%) CCNP
15 3 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.88%) QA
2 18 (1.63%) SLA
3 14 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.99%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.90%) Basel III
6 9 (0.81%) Basel II
7 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.27%) EMIR
10 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.18%) FATCA
11 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.090%) HL7
11 1 (0.090%) MiFID
11 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.45%) Firmware
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) vCloud
5 2 (0.18%) XenServer
6 1 (0.090%) vSphere
6 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.090%) Squid
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.090%) KVM
Systems Management
1 78 (7.05%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.90%) CA LISA
3 6 (0.54%) Puppet
4 5 (0.45%) SCOM
4 5 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.36%) Ansible
5 4 (0.36%) SCCM
6 3 (0.27%) CloudHub
6 3 (0.27%) OpenView
7 2 (0.18%) Nessus
7 2 (0.18%) Nmap
7 2 (0.18%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.18%) Netcool
7 2 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.18%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.090%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 133 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 102 (9.22%) Oracle
3 82 (7.41%) HP
4 49 (4.43%) IBM
5 24 (2.17%) SAP
6 22 (1.99%) VMware
7 17 (1.54%) ArcSight
8 16 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.45%) Citrix
9 14 (1.27%) Cisco
10 13 (1.18%) webMethods
11 12 (1.08%) Remedy
12 11 (0.99%) TIBCO
12 11 (0.99%) Cognos
12 11 (0.99%) Adobe
12 11 (0.99%) Guidewire
13 10 (0.90%) Splunk
13 10 (0.90%) Green Hat
13 10 (0.90%) Solace
13 10 (0.90%) SolarWinds
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + expenses for travel when required
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Netsource
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
DCS Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £330.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago