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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 187 199 185
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 254 254 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.05% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.34% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 169 174
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 £325 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £90.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-63.72% +172.72%
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
17434 18911 16969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.16% 78.08% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12202 13316 11848
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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 £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 237 233
Average hourly rate £20.31 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.69% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +8 37 £450 -12.19% 19
Canary Wharf +6 8 £425 -
Docklands, London +1 4 £540 +20.00% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 166 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (34.80%) Business Analysis
3 144 (33.41%) Finance
4 109 (25.29%) UML
5 85 (19.72%) User Stories
6 83 (19.26%) Banking
7 81 (18.79%) Scrum
8 66 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (14.62%) Degree
10 60 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 58 (13.46%) MS Visio
11 58 (13.46%) Data Modelling
12 56 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (11.37%) Microsoft
14 48 (11.14%) Workflow
15 46 (10.67%) Project Management
16 42 (9.74%) Java
17 41 (9.51%) QA
17 41 (9.51%) User Experience
18 39 (9.05%) BPMN
18 39 (9.05%) Retail
19 38 (8.82%) JIRA
19 38 (8.82%) Test Scripting
19 38 (8.82%) Waterfall
20 34 (7.89%) Data Analysis
20 34 (7.89%) E-Commerce
21 33 (7.66%) RUP
22 32 (7.42%) SQL
23 31 (7.19%) MS Excel
23 31 (7.19%) Validation

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.94%) Confluence
2 14 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.39%) CMS
5 4 (0.93%) Mule
5 4 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.93%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) FileNet
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Documentum
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Liferay
8 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (13.46%) MS Visio
2 31 (7.19%) MS Excel
3 29 (6.73%) MS Office
4 18 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.62%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.39%) MS Project
7 5 (1.16%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.46%) InDesign
9 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (0.70%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.70%) Tridion
2 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.46%) Primavera
3 2 (0.46%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.23%) Unica
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 6 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.39%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.93%) GitHub
3 4 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.32%) Internet
2 9 (2.09%) Network Security
3 7 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.62%) Broadband
4 6 (1.39%) Intranet
5 5 (1.16%) VPN
6 4 (0.93%) Firewall
6 4 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.93%) LAN
6 4 (0.93%) WAN
6 4 (0.93%) HTTP
7 3 (0.70%) LDAP
7 3 (0.70%) RTSP
8 2 (0.46%) SAN
8 2 (0.46%) NAS
8 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.46%) PSTN
9 1 (0.23%) GSM
9 1 (0.23%) DHCP
9 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.55%) Big Data
3 8 (1.86%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.70%) CloverETL
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.23%) HBase
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.23%) DataStage
8 1 (0.23%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 38 (8.82%) JIRA
2 19 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 14 (3.25%) Hudson
4 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.55%) Rational Rose
5 9 (2.09%) JUnit
5 9 (2.09%) Selenium
5 9 (2.09%) WebDriver
5 9 (2.09%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.62%) JBehave
6 7 (1.62%) TestNG
6 7 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.39%) RequisitePro
8 5 (1.16%) Subversion
8 5 (1.16%) Maven
8 5 (1.16%) TestDirector
8 5 (1.16%) Calabash
9 4 (0.93%) Appium
9 4 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 144 (33.41%) Finance
2 83 (19.26%) Banking
3 39 (9.05%) Retail
4 17 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.71%) Legal
6 15 (3.48%) Retail Banking
7 14 (3.25%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.78%) Publishing
9 10 (2.32%) Front Office
10 9 (2.09%) Law
10 9 (2.09%) Marketing
11 5 (1.16%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.16%) Games
11 5 (1.16%) Back Office
12 4 (0.93%) Advertising
13 3 (0.70%) Automotive
13 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 286 (66.36%) Analyst
2 258 (59.86%) Business Analyst
3 30 (6.96%) Agile Business Analyst
4 28 (6.50%) Developer
5 25 (5.80%) Consultant
6 20 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (4.18%) Tester
8 17 (3.94%) Banking Business Analyst
9 16 (3.71%) Architect
9 16 (3.71%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (3.02%) Financial Business Analyst
12 11 (2.55%) UML Business Analyst
12 11 (2.55%) Payments Business Analyst
12 11 (2.55%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (2.32%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.09%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.09%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 9 (2.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.73%) HTML
2 23 (5.34%) XML
3 22 (5.10%) HTML5
4 21 (4.87%) .NET
5 19 (4.41%) Web Services
6 17 (3.94%) JSON
7 13 (3.02%) REST
7 13 (3.02%) CSS
8 11 (2.55%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.32%) SOAP
10 7 (1.62%) OAuth
10 7 (1.62%) RESTful
11 6 (1.39%) CSS3
11 6 (1.39%) SAML
12 5 (1.16%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.93%) JMS
13 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.93%) WCF
13 4 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.51%) User Experience
3 30 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.25%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.25%) Derivative
5 13 (3.02%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.02%) iPad
6 12 (2.78%) Open Source
7 11 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.32%) Equities
9 9 (2.09%) New Media
9 9 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.86%) Life Science
11 7 (1.62%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.16%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.16%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.16%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.64%) Windows
2 15 (3.48%) UNIX
3 10 (2.32%) Linux
4 7 (1.62%) Android
5 3 (0.70%) AIX
5 3 (0.70%) Solaris
5 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (34.80%) Business Analysis
3 109 (25.29%) UML
4 85 (19.72%) User Stories
5 81 (18.79%) Scrum
6 60 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (13.46%) Data Modelling
8 56 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 48 (11.14%) Workflow
10 46 (10.67%) Project Management
11 39 (9.05%) BPMN
12 38 (8.82%) Test Scripting
12 38 (8.82%) Waterfall
13 34 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 34 (7.89%) Data Analysis
14 33 (7.66%) RUP
15 31 (7.19%) Validation
16 28 (6.50%) Migration
16 28 (6.50%) TDD
16 28 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.74%) Java
2 32 (7.42%) SQL
3 29 (6.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.32%) Ruby
5 7 (1.62%) C#
6 6 (1.39%) Groovy
6 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.39%) Scala
7 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.93%) C
8 4 (0.93%) Perl
9 3 (0.70%) VBA
9 3 (0.70%) Python
10 2 (0.46%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (14.62%) Degree
2 24 (5.57%) ISEB
3 18 (4.18%) CISSP
4 17 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.55%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.62%) CISA
8 5 (1.16%) CISM
8 5 (1.16%) CEH
8 5 (1.16%) ISSAP
8 5 (1.16%) CBAP
8 5 (1.16%) OSCP
8 5 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.93%) HND
10 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.70%) CISMP
10 3 (0.70%) IIBA
10 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.51%) QA
2 9 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.39%) SLA
3 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.70%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) Basel III
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.39%) Firmware
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.46%) XenApp
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) XenServer
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) KVM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.93%) CORE IMPACT
2 4 (0.93%) CloudHub
2 4 (0.93%) Nessus
2 4 (0.93%) Nmap
2 4 (0.93%) WebInspect
3 3 (0.70%) OpenView
4 2 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) WMI
5 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.10%) Oracle
3 17 (3.94%) HP
4 14 (3.25%) IBM
4 14 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.55%) SAP
6 10 (2.32%) Adobe
7 9 (2.09%) Guidewire
8 8 (1.86%) Citrix
8 8 (1.86%) Apple
9 7 (1.62%) hybris
10 6 (1.39%) Cisco
11 5 (1.16%) McAfee
11 5 (1.16%) Google
11 5 (1.16%) Symantec
11 5 (1.16%) ScanSafe
11 5 (1.16%) Tableau
12 4 (0.93%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.93%) Business Objects
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 26 days ago