The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 199 235 193
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -42
Contract jobs citing Use Case 238 193 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.13% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 127 166
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.35 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -7.11%
Use Case
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in London

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in London

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in London

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in London

Use Case
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +37 51 £450 +9.75% 9
Docklands, London +7 2 £439 -20.18%
Feltham - 2 £336 -
Greenford - 1 £340 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £460 -
Osterley - 1 £470 -
Hammersmith - 1 £410 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 145 (31.80%) Finance
2 136 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (28.51%) Business Analysis
4 98 (21.49%) User Stories
5 87 (19.08%) Banking
6 78 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 72 (15.79%) UML
9 65 (14.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 59 (12.94%) SQL
11 57 (12.50%) Project Management
12 56 (12.28%) Scrum
13 54 (11.84%) Data Modelling
14 47 (10.31%) Security Cleared
14 47 (10.31%) User Experience
15 44 (9.65%) Degree
15 44 (9.65%) Workflow
16 43 (9.43%) Microsoft
16 43 (9.43%) BPMN
17 41 (8.99%) Investment Banking
18 38 (8.33%) Retail
19 37 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
20 36 (7.89%) Migration
20 36 (7.89%) Windows
21 35 (7.68%) Linux
21 35 (7.68%) Risk Management
22 33 (7.24%) Change Management
22 33 (7.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 32 (7.02%) Unix
23 32 (7.02%) Analytics

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.63%) CMS
3 8 (1.75%) Confluence
4 5 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.88%) Apache
5 4 (0.88%) Node.js
5 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) JBoss
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.73%) MS Office
4 13 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.85%) MS Project
5 10 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.19%) Fireworks
5 10 (2.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) TradeThru
2 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.66%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.66%) Unica
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.44%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.54%) Office 365
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.66%) PaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Force.com
6 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.39%) Firewall
2 5 (1.10%) LAN
3 3 (0.66%) Internet
3 3 (0.66%) LDAP
3 3 (0.66%) Wireless
4 2 (0.44%) Intranet
4 2 (0.44%) Network Security
4 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) BGP
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.22%) MVNO
5 1 (0.22%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) SAN
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.39%) Big Data
4 13 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.32%) MySQL
7 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.10%) HBase
8 5 (1.10%) QlikView
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.66%) GIS
10 3 (0.66%) MS Access
10 3 (0.66%) OLTP
10 3 (0.66%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (4.17%) JIRA
2 6 (1.32%) Subversion
3 5 (1.10%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.66%) VisualAge
5 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.44%) Maven
6 2 (0.44%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.44%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.22%) Gradle
7 1 (0.22%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.22%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.22%) VersionOne
General
1 145 (31.80%) Finance
2 87 (19.08%) Banking
3 41 (8.99%) Investment Banking
4 38 (8.33%) Retail
5 23 (5.04%) Front Office
6 18 (3.95%) Legal
7 15 (3.29%) Electronics
8 12 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.63%) Marketing
9 10 (2.19%) Advertising
9 10 (2.19%) Law
10 8 (1.75%) Games
10 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.54%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.32%) Publishing
13 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.66%) Back Office
14 3 (0.66%) Billing
14 3 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 272 (59.65%) Analyst
2 241 (52.85%) Business Analyst
3 38 (8.33%) Developer
4 34 (7.46%) Architect
5 28 (6.14%) Consultant
6 24 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (4.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) Business IT Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) Designer
8 17 (3.73%) Finance Business Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) Financial Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) IT Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) IT Business Analyst
9 15 (3.29%) Security Engineer
10 14 (3.07%) Data Business Analyst
10 14 (3.07%) Financial Business Analyst
11 13 (2.85%) Lead Business Analyst
11 13 (2.85%) Murex Analyst
11 13 (2.85%) Project Manager
11 13 (2.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.95%) XML
2 16 (3.51%) CSS
3 15 (3.29%) HTML
4 13 (2.85%) Web Services
5 11 (2.41%) jQuery
6 9 (1.97%) Ajax
6 9 (1.97%) XSL
7 8 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.54%) .NET
9 6 (1.32%) JSON
9 6 (1.32%) REST
9 6 (1.32%) SOAP
10 5 (1.10%) CSS3
10 5 (1.10%) HTML5
10 5 (1.10%) Regular Expression
10 5 (1.10%) WSDL
11 4 (0.88%) COM
11 4 (0.88%) J2EE
11 4 (0.88%) Velocity
11 4 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.31%) User Experience
3 33 (7.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (6.14%) Derivative
5 26 (5.70%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.73%) Credit Risk
7 15 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.07%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.97%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.97%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.54%) Equities
11 7 (1.54%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.54%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.32%) Physics
13 5 (1.10%) BYOD
14 4 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.89%) Windows
2 35 (7.68%) Linux
3 32 (7.02%) Unix
4 5 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.66%) Android
5 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (28.51%) Business Analysis
3 98 (21.49%) User Stories
4 76 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (15.79%) UML
6 65 (14.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 57 (12.50%) Project Management
8 56 (12.28%) Scrum
9 54 (11.84%) Data Modelling
10 44 (9.65%) Workflow
11 43 (9.43%) BPMN
12 37 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
13 36 (7.89%) Migration
14 35 (7.68%) Risk Management
15 33 (7.24%) Change Management
16 32 (7.02%) Analytics
16 32 (7.02%) Waterfall
17 31 (6.80%) SDLC
18 30 (6.58%) Workflow Analysis
19 28 (6.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.94%) SQL
2 27 (5.92%) Java
3 23 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.41%) C#
5 9 (1.97%) C++
6 7 (1.54%) Python
7 6 (1.32%) C
8 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.66%) R
10 2 (0.44%) Groovy
10 2 (0.44%) Perl
10 2 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.22%) AWK
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) COBOL
11 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.65%) Degree
3 27 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.17%) ISEB
5 14 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.97%) IIBA
7 6 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.66%) CITP
8 3 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) PhD
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) CBAP
10 1 (0.22%) CCA
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.95%) QA
2 7 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.88%) SLA
3 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.66%) MiFID
5 2 (0.44%) FATCA
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) GAMP
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) KVM
5 1 (0.22%) Snort
5 1 (0.22%) vCloud
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.10%) SCCM
2 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.44%) Ansible
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.44%) RSA enVision
4 2 (0.44%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.22%) Packer
5 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.61%) Oracle
3 19 (4.17%) ArcSight
4 13 (2.85%) Murex
5 12 (2.63%) Calypso
6 11 (2.41%) Citrix
7 10 (2.19%) Tableau
8 8 (1.75%) HP
8 8 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.54%) LogRhythm
9 7 (1.54%) VMware
10 6 (1.32%) IBM
10 6 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (1.10%) hybris
11 5 (1.10%) Intel Security
11 5 (1.10%) Splunk
11 5 (1.10%) Teradata
12 4 (0.88%) Adobe
12 4 (0.88%) SAP
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