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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 204 152 173
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +21
Contract jobs citing Use Case 243 371 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.48% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.91% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 258 208
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -40.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -3.84%
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
18984 19436 19917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13364 13584 13450
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 242 370
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
City of London -46 41 £400 -11.11% 13
Docklands, London +16 10 £500 -4.76%
Canary Wharf +13 4 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 163 (33.89%) Business Analysis
2 150 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (30.77%) Finance
4 128 (26.61%) UML
5 99 (20.58%) Banking
6 75 (15.59%) SQL
7 70 (14.55%) Degree
8 69 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (14.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 67 (13.93%) Project Management
11 64 (13.31%) QA
11 64 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (12.47%) Data Modelling
13 58 (12.06%) Workflow
14 54 (11.23%) User Stories
15 51 (10.60%) Scrum
16 47 (9.77%) Microsoft
17 45 (9.36%) Investment Banking
18 44 (9.15%) E-Commerce
19 42 (8.73%) Oracle
19 42 (8.73%) Migration
19 42 (8.73%) Validation
20 41 (8.52%) Management Information System
20 41 (8.52%) RUP
21 40 (8.32%) Retail
22 39 (8.11%) Data Analysis
23 38 (7.90%) MS Visio
23 38 (7.90%) User Experience
24 35 (7.28%) XML
25 34 (7.07%) Change Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 21 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.95%) CMS
3 15 (3.12%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.49%) Confluence
5 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.83%) Apache
6 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.62%) Lync
7 3 (0.62%) Drupal
8 2 (0.42%) nginx
8 2 (0.42%) Documentum
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.42%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (7.90%) MS Visio
2 33 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.95%) MS Office
4 11 (2.29%) MS Project
5 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.62%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.21%) InDesign
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) Loan IQ
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.62%) Finacle
4 3 (0.62%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.21%) RMDS
6 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.21%) Tridion
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) LongView
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.21%) SaaS
1 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.87%) Firewall
2 8 (1.66%) Internet
3 7 (1.46%) HTTP
4 6 (1.25%) Intranet
5 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.83%) DNS
6 4 (0.83%) Network Security
7 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.62%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.62%) VoIP
7 3 (0.62%) DMZ
8 2 (0.42%) Extranet
8 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.42%) NAS
8 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.42%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.21%) VLAN
9 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.70%) OLAP
5 12 (2.49%) Data Mining
5 12 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
6 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.29%) Essbase
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.04%) MS Access
12 4 (0.83%) DB2
13 3 (0.62%) SQL Navigator
14 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (6.03%) JIRA
2 11 (2.29%) Selenium
3 10 (2.08%) JUnit
4 9 (1.87%) Maven
5 8 (1.66%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.66%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.66%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (1.66%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.46%) Ant
6 7 (1.46%) NUnit
7 6 (1.25%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.04%) Subversion
8 5 (1.04%) Toad
9 4 (0.83%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.83%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.62%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 148 (30.77%) Finance
2 99 (20.58%) Banking
3 45 (9.36%) Investment Banking
4 40 (8.32%) Retail
5 23 (4.78%) Front Office
6 20 (4.16%) Telecoms
6 20 (4.16%) Marketing
7 19 (3.95%) Back Office
7 19 (3.95%) Legal
8 12 (2.49%) Games
9 11 (2.29%) Billing
10 9 (1.87%) Law
11 5 (1.04%) Local Government
11 5 (1.04%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.04%) Publishing
12 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.62%) Advertising
13 3 (0.62%) Military
13 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 345 (71.73%) Analyst
2 304 (63.20%) Business Analyst
3 40 (8.32%) Developer
4 36 (7.48%) Agile Business Analyst
5 29 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
5 29 (6.03%) Banking Business Analyst
6 24 (4.99%) Architect
7 22 (4.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (3.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 14 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (2.70%) Technical Business Analyst
11 12 (2.49%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (2.29%) Consultant
12 11 (2.29%) Business Systems Analyst
12 11 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.29%) UML Business Analyst
13 10 (2.08%) Hyperion Developer
14 9 (1.87%) Project Manager
15 8 (1.66%) Test Manager
15 8 (1.66%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.28%) XML
2 29 (6.03%) .NET
2 29 (6.03%) Web Services
3 28 (5.82%) HTML
4 23 (4.78%) CSS
5 17 (3.53%) J2EE
6 16 (3.33%) JSON
7 12 (2.49%) Ajax
7 12 (2.49%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.49%) XSLT
8 10 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.87%) Middleware
10 8 (1.66%) XHTML
10 8 (1.66%) WCF
10 8 (1.66%) jQuery
11 7 (1.46%) Spring
11 7 (1.46%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.46%) COM+
11 7 (1.46%) ADO.NET
11 7 (1.46%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.52%) Management Information System
3 38 (7.90%) User Experience
4 24 (4.99%) Derivative
5 15 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.49%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.49%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.87%) SWIFT
8 9 (1.87%) Video on Demand
9 8 (1.66%) Open Source
9 8 (1.66%) iPad
9 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.66%) W3C
10 7 (1.46%) AS400
10 7 (1.46%) Equities
10 7 (1.46%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.46%) Statistics
10 7 (1.46%) iSeries
11 6 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.82%) Windows
2 25 (5.20%) UNIX
3 10 (2.08%) Android
4 9 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.66%) Linux
6 6 (1.25%) Solaris
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (33.89%) Business Analysis
2 150 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (26.61%) UML
4 69 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (14.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 67 (13.93%) Project Management
7 60 (12.47%) Data Modelling
8 58 (12.06%) Workflow
9 54 (11.23%) User Stories
10 51 (10.60%) Scrum
11 44 (9.15%) E-Commerce
12 42 (8.73%) Validation
12 42 (8.73%) Migration
13 41 (8.52%) RUP
14 39 (8.11%) Data Analysis
15 34 (7.07%) Change Management
16 33 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (6.44%) GAP Analysis
18 29 (6.03%) OO
19 27 (5.61%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.59%) SQL
2 29 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 28 (5.82%) Java
4 18 (3.74%) C#
4 18 (3.74%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.29%) VBScript
7 10 (2.08%) C
8 9 (1.87%) VBA
9 8 (1.66%) VB
9 8 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.46%) VB6
11 6 (1.25%) Ruby
12 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.42%) Perl
12 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.42%) XAML
13 1 (0.21%) Python
13 1 (0.21%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.21%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 70 (14.55%) Degree
2 24 (4.99%) ISEB
3 17 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.25%) CBAP
6 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.83%) IIBA
8 3 (0.62%) CISSP
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MBA
9 2 (0.42%) GCIA
9 2 (0.42%) GCIH
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.42%) GISP
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.31%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.04%) EMIR
3 2 (0.42%) MiFID
3 2 (0.42%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) Basel II
4 1 (0.21%) Basel III
4 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.21%) COREP
4 1 (0.21%) FINREP
4 1 (0.21%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (0.83%) XenApp
2 3 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.83%) WMI
2 4 (0.83%) SCCM
2 4 (0.83%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.21%) Salt
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.73%) Oracle
3 14 (2.91%) IBM
4 13 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.49%) Hyperion
6 10 (2.08%) HP
7 7 (1.46%) Sybase
7 7 (1.46%) SAP
8 6 (1.25%) Adobe
8 6 (1.25%) hybris
9 5 (1.04%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.04%) Siebel
9 5 (1.04%) Murex
9 5 (1.04%) Misys
9 5 (1.04%) Calypso
9 5 (1.04%) Citrix
10 4 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.83%) Cisco
10 4 (0.83%) JBoss
10 4 (0.83%) Business Objects
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Credit Suisse
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €900 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £585 per day
Posted: 25 days ago