The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 61 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 9 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% 1.47% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.26% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.30 £33.43
% change year-on-year
- -18.33%
Use Case
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
437 354 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.14% 65.19% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 142
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £41.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Essex region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Essex region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Basildon -3 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) Marketing
4 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) RequisitePro
5 11 (26.19%) Oracle
6 9 (21.43%) VB
6 9 (21.43%) Essbase
7 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 7 (16.67%) Content Management
8 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 7 (16.67%) Ajax
8 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 7 (16.67%) User Stories
8 7 (16.67%) Validation
8 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (16.67%) IBM
8 7 (16.67%) Ant
8 7 (16.67%) RUP
8 7 (16.67%) XHTML
8 7 (16.67%) Solaris
8 7 (16.67%) Web Services
8 7 (16.67%) XML
8 7 (16.67%) UNIX
8 7 (16.67%) HTML

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Broadband
1 5 (11.90%) DHCP
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
1 5 (11.90%) Telnet
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
1 5 (11.90%) Wireless
1 5 (11.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Essbase
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) RequisitePro
2 7 (16.67%) Ant
2 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.90%) Redmine
4 5 (11.90%) Trac
4 5 (11.90%) JUnit
4 5 (11.90%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.38%) ERwin
General
1 14 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) XML
2 7 (16.67%) XHTML
2 7 (16.67%) Ajax
2 7 (16.67%) HTML5
3 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 6 (14.29%) JAX-WS
3 6 (14.29%) SOAP
3 6 (14.29%) TopLink
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Solaris
3 7 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) TDD
2 7 (16.67%) Content Management
2 7 (16.67%) Validation
2 7 (16.67%) Scrum
2 7 (16.67%) RUP
2 7 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) User Stories
3 6 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) B2C
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Information Management
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.38%) UML
8 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) VB
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.90%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) FatWire
4 1 (2.38%) Teradata
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Vignette
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum + Flexible working hours
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