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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 203 216 160
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -56
Contract jobs citing Use Case 251 238 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 0.99% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.26% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 152 249
Average daily rate
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£450 £423 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £21.62 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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
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 28 August 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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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 +20 52 £425 -0.87% 13
Docklands, London -12 5 £513 +2.50%
Canary Wharf -9 4 £538 -
Croydon -20 2 £346 +4.13% 2
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 204 (39.38%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (31.47%) Business Analysis
2 163 (31.47%) Finance
3 117 (22.59%) UML
4 115 (22.20%) User Stories
5 98 (18.92%) Scrum
6 90 (17.37%) Banking
7 85 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 79 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (12.16%) Workflow
10 62 (11.97%) MS Visio
10 62 (11.97%) Microsoft
11 61 (11.78%) SQL
12 58 (11.20%) Project Management
12 58 (11.20%) QA
13 56 (10.81%) Data Modelling
14 55 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 51 (9.85%) Degree
15 51 (9.85%) Waterfall
16 48 (9.27%) Retail
17 47 (9.07%) Oracle
18 43 (8.30%) BPMN
19 42 (8.11%) Java
19 42 (8.11%) User Experience
20 39 (7.53%) SDLC
21 38 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
21 38 (7.34%) Test Scripting
22 37 (7.14%) JIRA
22 37 (7.14%) RUP
23 36 (6.95%) MS Excel

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.28%) CMS
2 17 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (1.74%) Confluence
4 7 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.77%) Apache
6 4 (0.77%) Node.js
7 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.58%) SAS
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 62 (11.97%) MS Visio
2 36 (6.95%) MS Excel
3 34 (6.56%) MS Office
4 24 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.35%) MS Project
6 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.39%) InDesign
8 1 (0.19%) Casewise Modeler
8 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (2.70%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.77%) SunGard Martini
4 3 (0.58%) Summit
4 3 (0.58%) Tridion
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.39%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.39%) ACBS
5 2 (0.39%) Unica
6 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) PaaS
2 6 (1.16%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.39%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.51%) Internet
2 11 (2.12%) Firewall
3 7 (1.35%) LDAP
4 6 (1.16%) PSTN
4 6 (1.16%) Network Security
5 5 (0.97%) Broadband
6 3 (0.58%) GSM
6 3 (0.58%) UMTS
6 3 (0.58%) 3G
6 3 (0.58%) SS7
6 3 (0.58%) LTE
6 3 (0.58%) 4G
6 3 (0.58%) 2G
6 3 (0.58%) TCAP
6 3 (0.58%) ISUP
6 3 (0.58%) SCCP
6 3 (0.58%) INAP
6 3 (0.58%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.39%) NAS
7 2 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.28%) Big Data
3 12 (2.32%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.32%) Data Mining
3 12 (2.32%) MySQL
4 9 (1.74%) QlikView
5 8 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.97%) Apache Hive
6 5 (0.97%) MS Access
7 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (7.14%) JIRA
2 12 (2.32%) Rational Rose
3 11 (2.12%) Selenium
4 10 (1.93%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.93%) WebDriver
5 9 (1.74%) SoapUI
5 9 (1.74%) JUnit
6 6 (1.16%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.97%) VisualAge
7 5 (0.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.58%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.58%) XMLSpy
8 3 (0.58%) Subversion
8 3 (0.58%) Maven
8 3 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.39%) LoadUI
9 2 (0.39%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
General
1 163 (31.47%) Finance
2 90 (17.37%) Banking
3 48 (9.27%) Retail
4 26 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.05%) Legal
6 20 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.86%) Front Office
7 17 (3.28%) Law
8 15 (2.90%) Marketing
9 14 (2.70%) Retail Banking
10 13 (2.51%) Back Office
10 13 (2.51%) Advertising
11 8 (1.54%) Publishing
11 8 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.77%) Billing
13 3 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Games
14 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 334 (64.48%) Analyst
2 285 (55.02%) Business Analyst
3 38 (7.34%) Architect
4 35 (6.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 32 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
6 31 (5.98%) Consultant
7 28 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
8 25 (4.83%) Developer
9 24 (4.63%) Tester
10 15 (2.90%) Project Manager
11 14 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
11 14 (2.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 14 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
12 12 (2.32%) Financial Business Analyst
13 11 (2.12%) Data Consultant
13 11 (2.12%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.12%) Payments Business Analyst
14 10 (1.93%) Test Analyst
15 9 (1.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.21%) XML
2 25 (4.83%) Web Services
3 23 (4.44%) HTML
4 21 (4.05%) .NET
5 18 (3.47%) SOAP
6 14 (2.70%) CSS
7 13 (2.51%) JSON
8 12 (2.32%) HTML5
8 12 (2.32%) REST
9 11 (2.12%) WSDL
10 10 (1.93%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.93%) J2EE
11 8 (1.54%) XSD
11 8 (1.54%) jQuery
12 6 (1.16%) EDIFACT
13 5 (0.97%) Spring
13 5 (0.97%) Swing
13 5 (0.97%) JSP
13 5 (0.97%) Servlets
13 5 (0.97%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.11%) User Experience
3 27 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 14 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 13 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.51%) Video on Demand
6 13 (2.51%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.32%) Derivative
8 10 (1.93%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.74%) Life Science
10 8 (1.54%) Equities
10 8 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.54%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.54%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.35%) Economics
12 6 (1.16%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.63%) Windows
2 14 (2.70%) UNIX
3 11 (2.12%) Linux
4 4 (0.77%) Android
5 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (39.38%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (31.47%) Business Analysis
3 117 (22.59%) UML
4 115 (22.20%) User Stories
5 98 (18.92%) Scrum
6 85 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 63 (12.16%) Workflow
8 58 (11.20%) Project Management
9 56 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 55 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (9.85%) Waterfall
12 43 (8.30%) BPMN
13 39 (7.53%) SDLC
14 38 (7.34%) Test Scripting
14 38 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (7.14%) RUP
16 35 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
17 34 (6.56%) Migration
18 28 (5.41%) SOA
18 28 (5.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.78%) SQL
2 42 (8.11%) Java
3 31 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.32%) C#
5 10 (1.93%) PHP
6 7 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.35%) C
7 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.97%) Groovy
8 4 (0.77%) R
9 3 (0.58%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
11 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.19%) Scala
11 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (9.85%) Degree
2 36 (6.95%) ISEB
3 18 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.51%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.74%) CISSP
5 9 (1.74%) CBAP
6 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.77%) IIBA
7 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.58%) CEH
8 3 (0.58%) CISA
8 3 (0.58%) CISM
8 3 (0.58%) OSCP
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CISMP
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MBA
9 2 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.20%) QA
2 14 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) EMIR
5 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.39%) FATCA
5 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Basel III
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.19%) vCloud
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) XenServer
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
3 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.77%) SCCM
2 4 (0.77%) SCOM
2 4 (0.77%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.39%) Nessus
3 2 (0.39%) Nmap
3 2 (0.39%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 62 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.07%) Oracle
3 24 (4.63%) HP
4 18 (3.47%) IBM
5 11 (2.12%) Citrix
5 11 (2.12%) Guidewire
6 9 (1.74%) Tableau
6 9 (1.74%) VMware
7 8 (1.54%) Google
8 7 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.35%) SAP
9 6 (1.16%) Adobe
9 6 (1.16%) Apple
9 6 (1.16%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.16%) StatPro
9 6 (1.16%) GigaSpaces
9 6 (1.16%) Wall Street Systems
9 6 (1.16%) Pega
9 6 (1.16%) ArcSight
10 5 (0.97%) ServiceNow
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £625 - £725 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £725 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago