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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 192 197 172
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Use Case 245 243 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.38% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 165 183
Average daily rate
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£424 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £33.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +7.14%
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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +13 40 £419 -16.25% 14
Canary Wharf +13 9 £425 -
Docklands, London +4 3 £545 +14.73%
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Brentford - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 160 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (32.94%) Finance
3 133 (31.52%) Business Analysis
4 111 (26.30%) UML
5 82 (19.43%) Banking
6 78 (18.48%) User Stories
7 76 (18.01%) Scrum
8 63 (14.93%) Degree
9 57 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (13.03%) MS Visio
11 53 (12.56%) Data Modelling
12 51 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (11.85%) Java
14 45 (10.66%) Microsoft
14 45 (10.66%) Workflow
15 44 (10.43%) Project Management
15 44 (10.43%) QA
16 41 (9.72%) Test Scripting
17 40 (9.48%) JIRA
18 39 (9.24%) User Experience
19 38 (9.00%) Retail
19 38 (9.00%) SQL
20 35 (8.29%) BPMN
20 35 (8.29%) Waterfall
21 34 (8.06%) Data Analysis
21 34 (8.06%) E-Commerce
22 33 (7.82%) RUP
22 33 (7.82%) TDD
23 32 (7.58%) MS Excel

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (3.79%) Confluence
2 10 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.42%) CMS
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.95%) Mule
5 4 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.47%) JBoss
7 2 (0.47%) Documentum
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) FileNet
8 1 (0.24%) Liferay
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (13.03%) MS Visio
2 32 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 31 (7.35%) MS Office
4 13 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.42%) MS Project
5 6 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.47%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (0.71%) Tridion
2 3 (0.71%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.71%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.47%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.90%) SaaS
2 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.95%) PaaS
3 4 (0.95%) GitHub
4 3 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.61%) Internet
2 8 (1.90%) Intranet
2 8 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.66%) Broadband
4 6 (1.42%) Network Security
5 5 (1.18%) VPN
6 4 (0.95%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.95%) Firewall
6 4 (0.95%) LAN
6 4 (0.95%) WAN
6 4 (0.95%) HTTP
7 3 (0.71%) LDAP
7 3 (0.71%) RTSP
8 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.24%) SAN
8 1 (0.24%) PSTN
8 1 (0.24%) GSM
8 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) DHCP
8 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.37%) Big Data
3 9 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.42%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.71%) CloverETL
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 40 (9.48%) JIRA
2 24 (5.69%) Cucumber
3 17 (4.03%) Hudson
4 14 (3.32%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.32%) WebDriver
4 14 (3.32%) Selenium
5 12 (2.84%) Rational Rose
5 12 (2.84%) JUnit
6 10 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.37%) JBehave
6 10 (2.37%) TestNG
6 10 (2.37%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.66%) Calabash
7 7 (1.66%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.42%) Maven
8 6 (1.42%) Subversion
8 6 (1.42%) RequisitePro
8 6 (1.42%) Axure RP
9 5 (1.18%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.95%) Metasploit
General
1 139 (32.94%) Finance
2 82 (19.43%) Banking
3 38 (9.00%) Retail
4 17 (4.03%) Retail Banking
5 16 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.32%) Legal
6 14 (3.32%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.61%) Front Office
7 11 (2.61%) Publishing
7 11 (2.61%) Marketing
8 7 (1.66%) Law
9 6 (1.42%) Back Office
10 4 (0.95%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.95%) Games
10 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.71%) Automotive
11 3 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (64.22%) Analyst
2 243 (57.58%) Business Analyst
3 31 (7.35%) Developer
4 29 (6.87%) Agile Business Analyst
5 22 (5.21%) Architect
6 21 (4.98%) Consultant
7 20 (4.74%) Tester
7 20 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (4.27%) Banking Business Analyst
9 16 (3.79%) Senior Business Analyst
10 14 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (3.32%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (2.84%) Financial Business Analyst
12 11 (2.61%) UML Business Analyst
13 10 (2.37%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.13%) Product Owner
14 9 (2.13%) AWS Developer
14 9 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.13%) Technical Business Analyst
15 8 (1.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.92%) HTML
2 23 (5.45%) XML
3 22 (5.21%) Web Services
4 19 (4.50%) HTML5
5 18 (4.27%) .NET
6 17 (4.03%) JSON
7 15 (3.55%) REST
8 11 (2.61%) CSS
9 10 (2.37%) SOAP
10 8 (1.90%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.66%) CSS3
11 7 (1.66%) RESTful
12 6 (1.42%) OAuth
13 5 (1.18%) SAML
14 4 (0.95%) jQuery
14 4 (0.95%) WCF
14 4 (0.95%) J2EE
14 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.95%) JMS
14 4 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.24%) User Experience
3 28 (6.64%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.32%) Derivative
4 14 (3.32%) Open Source
4 14 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.32%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.08%) iPad
6 10 (2.37%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.37%) Equities
7 9 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.90%) New Media
8 8 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.18%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.18%) Life Science
9 5 (1.18%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.21%) Windows
2 15 (3.55%) UNIX
3 10 (2.37%) Linux
4 7 (1.66%) Android
5 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.71%) AIX
5 3 (0.71%) Solaris
5 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (31.52%) Business Analysis
3 111 (26.30%) UML
4 78 (18.48%) User Stories
5 76 (18.01%) Scrum
6 55 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (12.56%) Data Modelling
8 51 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 45 (10.66%) Workflow
10 44 (10.43%) Project Management
11 41 (9.72%) Test Scripting
12 35 (8.29%) BPMN
12 35 (8.29%) Waterfall
13 34 (8.06%) Data Analysis
13 34 (8.06%) E-Commerce
14 33 (7.82%) RUP
14 33 (7.82%) TDD
15 31 (7.35%) Validation
16 28 (6.64%) Migration
17 27 (6.40%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.85%) Java
2 38 (9.00%) SQL
3 25 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.37%) Ruby
5 9 (2.13%) Scala
5 9 (2.13%) Groovy
6 7 (1.66%) C#
7 6 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.18%) C
9 4 (0.95%) Perl
10 3 (0.71%) Python
10 3 (0.71%) VBA
10 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.47%) PHP
11 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.47%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (14.93%) Degree
2 24 (5.69%) ISEB
3 19 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.79%) CISSP
5 13 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.08%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.42%) CISA
9 5 (1.18%) OSCP
9 5 (1.18%) ISSAP
9 5 (1.18%) CEH
10 4 (0.95%) CISM
10 4 (0.95%) HND
10 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.71%) IIBA
11 3 (0.71%) CBAP
11 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.47%) CISMP
12 2 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.43%) QA
2 8 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.18%) SLA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.71%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) Basel III
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) EMIR
6 1 (0.24%) FATCA
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.42%) Firmware
3 2 (0.47%) XenApp
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.95%) Nessus
2 4 (0.95%) Nmap
2 4 (0.95%) WebInspect
2 4 (0.95%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (0.71%) OpenView
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.98%) Oracle
3 16 (3.79%) HP
4 14 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.61%) IBM
6 9 (2.13%) SAP
7 8 (1.90%) Apple
8 7 (1.66%) hybris
8 7 (1.66%) Citrix
8 7 (1.66%) Adobe
9 5 (1.18%) Tableau
9 5 (1.18%) ScanSafe
9 5 (1.18%) Cisco
10 4 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.95%) McAfee
10 4 (0.95%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.95%) Murex
10 4 (0.95%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.71%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.71%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Beckenham, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £480 - £522 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £460.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago