The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Essex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 25 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing Use Case 30 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.19% 1.54% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 2.23% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate
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£235 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £315 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.16% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.78 £29.32 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.85% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.97 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.66 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.64% 69.01% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £355 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 65
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 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
Brentwood - 12 £165 -
Colchester - - - -
Use Case
East of England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (29.41%) RequisitePro
2 12 (23.53%) J2EE
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 11 (21.57%) VB
3 11 (21.57%) Essbase
4 8 (15.69%) Marketing
4 8 (15.69%) Linux
4 8 (15.69%) UML
5 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) .NET
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.73%) JUnit
5 7 (13.73%) Firewall
5 7 (13.73%) Wireless
5 7 (13.73%) Telnet
5 7 (13.73%) Broadband
5 7 (13.73%) DHCP
5 7 (13.73%) FTP
5 7 (13.73%) HTTP
5 7 (13.73%) Firmware
5 7 (13.73%) Selenium
5 7 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (13.73%) NAS
6 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.76%) Redmine
6 6 (11.76%) User Stories
6 6 (11.76%) Trac
6 6 (11.76%) Bugzilla

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Broadband
1 7 (13.73%) DHCP
1 7 (13.73%) FTP
1 7 (13.73%) HTTP
1 7 (13.73%) Telnet
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
1 7 (13.73%) Wireless
1 7 (13.73%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Essbase
2 3 (5.88%) DTS
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) RequisitePro
2 7 (13.73%) JUnit
2 7 (13.73%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (11.76%) Redmine
3 6 (11.76%) Trac
3 6 (11.76%) Bugzilla
3 6 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 8 (15.69%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Analyst
2 28 (54.90%) Business Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Architect
9 1 (1.96%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) CMS Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) J2EE
2 7 (13.73%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XHTML
3 1 (1.96%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) UML
2 6 (11.76%) User Stories
3 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
3 4 (7.84%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.88%) Dependency Management
5 2 (3.92%) Time Management
5 2 (3.92%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (3.92%) Change Control
5 2 (3.92%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Scrum
6 1 (1.96%) TDD
6 1 (1.96%) Content Management
6 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) VB
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 6 (11.76%) PHP
3 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby
3 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) FQL
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Vignette
2 1 (1.96%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) FatWire
2 1 (1.96%) Facebook
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter