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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 180 193 167
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs citing Use Case 257 240 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.06% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.36% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 148 201
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +10.07%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 45 £450 +1.40% 25
Canary Wharf -4 8 £425 -
Docklands, London -2 6 £480 +3.78%
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 179 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.19%) Business Analysis
3 143 (30.69%) Finance
4 108 (23.18%) UML
5 97 (20.82%) User Stories
6 88 (18.88%) Scrum
7 87 (18.67%) Banking
8 73 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (13.95%) Degree
10 64 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 62 (13.30%) Microsoft
12 61 (13.09%) Data Modelling
12 61 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (12.66%) MS Visio
14 51 (10.94%) QA
15 49 (10.52%) Workflow
16 47 (10.09%) Project Management
16 47 (10.09%) Java
17 45 (9.66%) JIRA
17 45 (9.66%) Waterfall
18 42 (9.01%) SQL
19 39 (8.37%) Test Scripting
19 39 (8.37%) Retail
19 39 (8.37%) User Experience
20 37 (7.94%) BPMN
21 35 (7.51%) MS Office
21 35 (7.51%) RUP
22 34 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
23 32 (6.87%) ISEB
23 32 (6.87%) Oracle

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.00%) Confluence
3 10 (2.15%) CMS
3 10 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.86%) Mule
4 4 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.86%) Mule ESB
4 4 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.43%) SAS
6 2 (0.43%) Node.js
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.21%) FileNet
7 1 (0.21%) Documentum
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 59 (12.66%) MS Visio
2 35 (7.51%) MS Office
3 30 (6.44%) MS Excel
4 21 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.50%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (1.50%) MS Project
6 5 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.43%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.43%) InDesign
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Oracle TCA
2 7 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.64%) Tridion
3 3 (0.64%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.43%) Unica
4 2 (0.43%) Primavera
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (1.29%) SaaS
3 5 (1.07%) PaaS
3 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.86%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.15%) Internet
2 8 (1.72%) Firewall
3 7 (1.50%) Broadband
3 7 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.50%) Network Security
4 5 (1.07%) PSTN
5 4 (0.86%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.86%) WAN
5 4 (0.86%) LAN
5 4 (0.86%) HTTP
6 3 (0.64%) Intranet
6 3 (0.64%) VPN
6 3 (0.64%) GSM
6 3 (0.64%) LDAP
6 3 (0.64%) RTSP
7 2 (0.43%) NAS
7 2 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) 2G
7 2 (0.43%) 3G
7 2 (0.43%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.79%) Big Data
2 13 (2.79%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.86%) MySQL
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.43%) CloverETL
6 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.21%) HBase
7 1 (0.21%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.21%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 45 (9.66%) JIRA
2 18 (3.86%) Cucumber
3 13 (2.79%) JUnit
4 12 (2.58%) Selenium
4 12 (2.58%) WebDriver
5 11 (2.36%) Rational Rose
6 10 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.15%) Hudson
7 9 (1.93%) Axure RP
8 8 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 7 (1.50%) JBehave
9 7 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.50%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.50%) TestNG
10 6 (1.29%) RequisitePro
11 5 (1.07%) TestDirector
11 5 (1.07%) Subversion
11 5 (1.07%) Maven
12 4 (0.86%) Metasploit
13 3 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 143 (30.69%) Finance
2 87 (18.67%) Banking
3 39 (8.37%) Retail
4 22 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.51%) Legal
6 20 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.43%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.79%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.58%) Publishing
10 10 (2.15%) Law
11 8 (1.72%) Marketing
11 8 (1.72%) Advertising
12 7 (1.50%) Front Office
13 6 (1.29%) Private Banking
13 6 (1.29%) Back Office
14 5 (1.07%) Games
15 3 (0.64%) Billing
15 3 (0.64%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.43%) Automotive
16 2 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 303 (65.02%) Analyst
2 266 (57.08%) Business Analyst
3 35 (7.51%) Agile Business Analyst
4 28 (6.01%) Developer
5 24 (5.15%) Consultant
5 24 (5.15%) Architect
6 23 (4.94%) Tester
6 23 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (3.43%) Banking Business Analyst
8 16 (3.43%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (2.79%) Financial Business Analyst
10 12 (2.58%) Payments Business Analyst
11 11 (2.36%) Security Analyst
11 11 (2.36%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.36%) UML Business Analyst
12 10 (2.15%) Oracle Consultant
12 10 (2.15%) IT Business Analyst
12 10 (2.15%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.15%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.22%) HTML
2 25 (5.36%) .NET
3 20 (4.29%) Web Services
3 20 (4.29%) XML
3 20 (4.29%) HTML5
4 15 (3.22%) CSS
5 14 (3.00%) SOAP
6 13 (2.79%) REST
6 13 (2.79%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.79%) JSON
7 7 (1.50%) J2EE
7 7 (1.50%) OAuth
8 6 (1.29%) SAML
8 6 (1.29%) CSS3
9 5 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.07%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.86%) WCF
10 4 (0.86%) jQuery
10 4 (0.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.37%) User Experience
3 27 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.79%) Open Source
6 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.58%) Life Science
6 12 (2.58%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.58%) Derivative
6 12 (2.58%) iPad
7 10 (2.15%) Equities
8 9 (1.93%) Video on Demand
8 9 (1.93%) New Media
8 9 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.50%) Economics
10 6 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.79%) Windows
2 19 (4.08%) UNIX
3 14 (3.00%) Linux
4 6 (1.29%) Android
5 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.64%) AIX
6 3 (0.64%) Solaris
6 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.19%) Business Analysis
3 108 (23.18%) UML
4 97 (20.82%) User Stories
5 88 (18.88%) Scrum
6 64 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 61 (13.09%) Data Modelling
7 61 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (10.52%) Workflow
9 47 (10.09%) Project Management
10 45 (9.66%) Waterfall
11 39 (8.37%) Test Scripting
12 37 (7.94%) BPMN
13 35 (7.51%) RUP
14 34 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (6.87%) Data Analysis
16 31 (6.65%) E-Commerce
17 30 (6.44%) GAP Analysis
18 29 (6.22%) Analytics
19 28 (6.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.09%) Java
2 42 (9.01%) SQL
3 31 (6.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.72%) Groovy
5 6 (1.29%) Scala
5 6 (1.29%) Ruby
5 6 (1.29%) C#
5 6 (1.29%) PHP
5 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.07%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.86%) Perl
8 3 (0.64%) Python
8 3 (0.64%) C
9 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.21%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (13.95%) Degree
2 32 (6.87%) ISEB
3 16 (3.43%) CISSP
4 15 (3.22%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.79%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.07%) OSCP
7 5 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.07%) CISA
7 5 (1.07%) CISM
7 5 (1.07%) CEH
7 5 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.86%) HND
8 4 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.86%) CBAP
9 3 (0.64%) IIBA
9 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.64%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.64%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.94%) QA
2 10 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.07%) SLA
5 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) FATCA
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.29%) Firmware
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) XenApp
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) KVM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (4.51%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.29%) SCCM
3 5 (1.07%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.86%) SCOM
4 4 (0.86%) Nessus
4 4 (0.86%) Nmap
4 4 (0.86%) WebInspect
4 4 (0.86%) CloudHub
4 4 (0.86%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.64%) OpenView
6 2 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) WMI
7 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 62 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.87%) Oracle
3 21 (4.51%) HP
4 17 (3.65%) IBM
5 15 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.58%) Citrix
7 11 (2.36%) Guidewire
8 9 (1.93%) Adobe
8 9 (1.93%) SAP
8 9 (1.93%) Google
9 8 (1.72%) Apple
10 7 (1.50%) hybris
10 7 (1.50%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.50%) Remedy
11 5 (1.07%) McAfee
11 5 (1.07%) Symantec
11 5 (1.07%) GigaSpaces
12 4 (0.86%) Pega
12 4 (0.86%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.86%) Cisco
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-£600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £395.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago