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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 189 215 161
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -54
Contract jobs citing Use Case 276 235 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.00% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.27% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 142 230
Average daily rate
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£450 £421 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £37.56 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 65 £425 -4.22% 17
Canary Wharf -9 5 £525 -
Docklands, London -11 5 £480 -4.00%
Hayes - 3 £425 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 202 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (32.40%) Business Analysis
3 164 (30.54%) Finance
4 122 (22.72%) UML
5 112 (20.86%) User Stories
6 100 (18.62%) Scrum
7 96 (17.88%) Banking
8 87 (16.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 77 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
10 72 (13.41%) Microsoft
11 68 (12.66%) MS Visio
11 68 (12.66%) Workflow
12 61 (11.36%) Data Modelling
12 61 (11.36%) SQL
13 60 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 59 (10.99%) Degree
15 55 (10.24%) QA
16 53 (9.87%) Retail
17 52 (9.68%) Project Management
18 51 (9.50%) Waterfall
19 47 (8.75%) Oracle
20 45 (8.38%) Java
21 44 (8.19%) Test Scripting
21 44 (8.19%) JIRA
21 44 (8.19%) User Experience
22 41 (7.64%) BPMN
23 40 (7.45%) MS Office
24 39 (7.26%) RUP
24 39 (7.26%) SDLC
25 38 (7.08%) ISEB

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.17%) CMS
2 17 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (2.23%) Confluence
4 7 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.56%) Node.js
7 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.56%) SAS
7 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Mule
9 1 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 68 (12.66%) MS Visio
2 40 (7.45%) MS Office
3 37 (6.89%) MS Excel
4 25 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.12%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.37%) InDesign
8 1 (0.19%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (2.61%) Oracle TCA
2 7 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.74%) SunGard Martini
5 3 (0.56%) Summit
5 3 (0.56%) Tridion
5 3 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.56%) Unica
6 2 (0.37%) ACBS
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.37%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.30%) PaaS
1 7 (1.30%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.56%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.56%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.61%) Internet
2 11 (2.05%) Firewall
3 8 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.49%) LDAP
4 7 (1.30%) Broadband
5 6 (1.12%) PSTN
5 6 (1.12%) Network Security
6 4 (0.74%) HTTP
6 4 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.56%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (0.56%) 4G
7 3 (0.56%) UMTS
7 3 (0.56%) GSM
7 3 (0.56%) LTE
7 3 (0.56%) 2G
7 3 (0.56%) RTSP
7 3 (0.56%) 3G
7 3 (0.56%) SS7
7 3 (0.56%) TCAP
7 3 (0.56%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.79%) Big Data
4 11 (2.05%) MySQL
4 11 (2.05%) Data Mining
5 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.93%) QlikView
7 5 (0.93%) MS Access
8 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (8.19%) JIRA
2 13 (2.42%) Rational Rose
2 13 (2.42%) Cucumber
3 11 (2.05%) Selenium
4 10 (1.86%) JUnit
4 10 (1.86%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.12%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.74%) Subversion
8 4 (0.74%) Maven
9 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.56%) VisualAge
9 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (0.56%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.56%) XMLSpy
9 3 (0.56%) JMeter
9 3 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.56%) Calabash
General
1 164 (30.54%) Finance
2 96 (17.88%) Banking
3 53 (9.87%) Retail
4 29 (5.40%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.35%) Legal
6 17 (3.17%) Marketing
7 16 (2.98%) Front Office
8 15 (2.79%) Advertising
9 14 (2.61%) Retail Banking
10 13 (2.42%) Law
10 13 (2.42%) Back Office
11 12 (2.23%) Publishing
12 11 (2.05%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.93%) Billing
14 4 (0.74%) Games
15 3 (0.56%) Automotive
15 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 349 (64.99%) Analyst
2 298 (55.49%) Business Analyst
3 40 (7.45%) Agile Business Analyst
4 37 (6.89%) Architect
5 32 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (5.21%) Consultant
7 27 (5.03%) Developer
7 27 (5.03%) Senior Business Analyst
8 26 (4.84%) Tester
9 14 (2.61%) Project Manager
9 14 (2.61%) Oracle Consultant
9 14 (2.61%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (2.42%) Financial Business Analyst
10 13 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (2.23%) Test Analyst
11 12 (2.23%) Security Analyst
11 12 (2.23%) Payments Business Analyst
12 11 (2.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 11 (2.05%) Data Consultant
13 10 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.21%) HTML
1 28 (5.21%) .NET
1 28 (5.21%) XML
2 22 (4.10%) Web Services
3 17 (3.17%) JSON
3 17 (3.17%) HTML5
4 15 (2.79%) SOAP
4 15 (2.79%) CSS
4 15 (2.79%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.05%) REST
6 9 (1.68%) J2EE
7 7 (1.30%) WSDL
7 7 (1.30%) jQuery
8 6 (1.12%) CSS3
8 6 (1.12%) EDIFACT
8 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.12%) XSD
9 5 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.93%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.19%) User Experience
3 26 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.79%) Derivative
6 14 (2.61%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.23%) Visualisation
7 12 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.23%) Life Science
7 12 (2.23%) Equities
8 11 (2.05%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.86%) iPad
10 9 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.49%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.30%) Economics
12 7 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.30%) New Media
12 7 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.66%) Windows
2 15 (2.79%) UNIX
3 12 (2.23%) Linux
4 6 (1.12%) Android
5 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (32.40%) Business Analysis
3 122 (22.72%) UML
4 112 (20.86%) User Stories
5 100 (18.62%) Scrum
6 87 (16.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 68 (12.66%) Workflow
8 61 (11.36%) Data Modelling
9 60 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (9.68%) Project Management
11 51 (9.50%) Waterfall
12 44 (8.19%) Test Scripting
13 41 (7.64%) BPMN
14 39 (7.26%) RUP
14 39 (7.26%) SDLC
15 37 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (6.89%) Migration
16 34 (6.33%) GAP Analysis
16 34 (6.33%) E-Commerce
17 33 (6.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.36%) SQL
2 45 (8.38%) Java
3 33 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.05%) C#
5 10 (1.86%) PHP
6 8 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.49%) C
7 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.93%) Ruby
8 3 (0.56%) Groovy
8 3 (0.56%) Perl
8 3 (0.56%) R
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.19%) Scala
9 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 59 (10.99%) Degree
2 38 (7.08%) ISEB
3 19 (3.54%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.35%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.23%) CISSP
6 11 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.68%) CBAP
8 6 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.93%) IIBA
9 5 (0.93%) CISM
10 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.74%) HND
10 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.56%) OSCP
11 3 (0.56%) CISMP
11 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.56%) CISA
11 3 (0.56%) CEH
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.24%) QA
2 14 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.30%) SLA
4 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) EMIR
6 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.37%) FATCA
6 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) Basel III
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.74%) SCCM
2 4 (0.74%) SCOM
2 4 (0.74%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.56%) OpenView
4 2 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.37%) Nessus
4 2 (0.37%) Nmap
4 2 (0.37%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.37%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 72 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.75%) Oracle
3 26 (4.84%) HP
4 18 (3.35%) IBM
5 14 (2.61%) Citrix
6 11 (2.05%) Guidewire
7 9 (1.68%) VMware
7 9 (1.68%) Google
7 9 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.49%) SAP
8 8 (1.49%) hybris
8 8 (1.49%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.30%) Adobe
9 7 (1.30%) Remedy
10 6 (1.12%) Apple
10 6 (1.12%) Pega
10 6 (1.12%) GigaSpaces
11 5 (0.93%) Symantec
11 5 (0.93%) Tableau
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Wimbledon
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £405.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + 6 months + extension
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago