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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 239 175 158
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -17
Contract jobs citing Use Case 178 301 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 1.24% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.60% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 206 224
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 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -11 43 £413 -10.13% 25
Uxbridge +8 4 £320 -44.10%
Canary Wharf +5 2 - -
Greenford - 1 £320 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £388 -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (31.79%) Finance
3 131 (30.39%) Business Analysis
4 121 (28.07%) UML
5 87 (20.19%) Banking
6 63 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 61 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (14.15%) User Stories
8 60 (13.92%) QA
9 51 (11.83%) Degree
9 51 (11.83%) Project Management
9 51 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (11.60%) Workflow
10 50 (11.60%) Scrum
11 47 (10.90%) SQL
11 47 (10.90%) Data Modelling
12 46 (10.67%) MS Visio
13 44 (10.21%) Java
13 44 (10.21%) RUP
14 42 (9.74%) Management Information System
15 40 (9.28%) Validation
16 39 (9.05%) E-Commerce
17 37 (8.58%) Microsoft
17 37 (8.58%) Retail
18 35 (8.12%) User Experience
19 33 (7.66%) GAP Analysis
20 32 (7.42%) BPMN
21 29 (6.73%) Data Analysis
22 28 (6.50%) TDD
22 28 (6.50%) Change Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.55%) Confluence
3 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.93%) Documentum
5 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.70%) JBoss
5 3 (0.70%) Apache
5 3 (0.70%) CMS
5 3 (0.70%) Lync
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.46%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 46 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 25 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.02%) MS Office
4 9 (2.09%) MS Project
5 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.70%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Loan IQ
2 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.70%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (0.70%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.70%) Finacle
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.46%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.23%) RMDS
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.32%) Internet
2 7 (1.62%) Intranet
3 6 (1.39%) HTTP
4 5 (1.16%) Network Security
4 5 (1.16%) VPN
5 4 (0.93%) Firewall
6 3 (0.70%) DNS
6 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.70%) Extranet
7 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.23%) NFC
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) DMZ
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.48%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.93%) Big Data
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Navigator
6 3 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.70%) MS Access
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.70%) CloverETL
7 2 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.46%) DataStage
7 2 (0.46%) MySQL
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (5.80%) JIRA
2 21 (4.87%) Cucumber
3 17 (3.94%) Selenium
4 13 (3.02%) Hudson
5 11 (2.55%) WebDriver
5 11 (2.55%) JUnit
5 11 (2.55%) SoapUI
5 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.32%) Rational Rose
7 9 (2.09%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.86%) Ant
9 7 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.62%) RequisitePro
10 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.39%) TestNG
10 6 (1.39%) JBehave
10 6 (1.39%) Maven
11 5 (1.16%) ClearQuest
11 5 (1.16%) Calabash
12 4 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 137 (31.79%) Finance
2 87 (20.19%) Banking
3 37 (8.58%) Retail
4 24 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.94%) Front Office
6 16 (3.71%) Back Office
6 16 (3.71%) Marketing
7 15 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 13 (3.02%) Legal
9 12 (2.78%) Retail Banking
10 10 (2.32%) Games
11 8 (1.86%) Law
12 6 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.39%) Wholesale Banking
13 5 (1.16%) International Banking
13 5 (1.16%) Military
14 4 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.93%) Billing
15 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 294 (68.21%) Analyst
2 265 (61.48%) Business Analyst
3 25 (5.80%) Developer
3 25 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
4 24 (5.57%) Architect
4 24 (5.57%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (5.34%) Banking Business Analyst
6 22 (5.10%) Senior Business Analyst
7 18 (4.18%) Consultant
8 16 (3.71%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (3.02%) UML Business Analyst
10 11 (2.55%) Lead Business Analyst
10 11 (2.55%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (2.32%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (2.32%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (2.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (2.32%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (2.09%) Test Manager
13 8 (1.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 7 (1.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.50%) Web Services
1 28 (6.50%) XML
2 21 (4.87%) HTML
3 16 (3.71%) CSS
4 13 (3.02%) JSON
4 13 (3.02%) REST
5 11 (2.55%) SOAP
5 11 (2.55%) J2EE
5 11 (2.55%) HTML5
6 9 (2.09%) .NET
7 8 (1.86%) XHTML
7 8 (1.86%) RESTful
8 6 (1.39%) XSLT
8 6 (1.39%) CGI
9 5 (1.16%) Ajax
9 5 (1.16%) JAX-RS
10 4 (0.93%) TopLink
10 4 (0.93%) JAX-WS
10 4 (0.93%) Spring
11 3 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.74%) Management Information System
3 35 (8.12%) User Experience
4 19 (4.41%) Derivative
5 16 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.55%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.09%) Open Source
7 9 (2.09%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.62%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.16%) Statistics
10 5 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.93%) iPad
11 4 (0.93%) Pharmacovigilance
12 3 (0.70%) Economics
12 3 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.26%) Windows
2 13 (3.02%) UNIX
3 9 (2.09%) Linux
4 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.39%) Solaris
5 6 (1.39%) Android
6 5 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (30.39%) Business Analysis
3 121 (28.07%) UML
4 63 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 61 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (14.15%) User Stories
6 51 (11.83%) Project Management
7 50 (11.60%) Workflow
7 50 (11.60%) Scrum
8 47 (10.90%) Data Modelling
9 44 (10.21%) RUP
10 40 (9.28%) Validation
11 39 (9.05%) E-Commerce
12 33 (7.66%) GAP Analysis
13 32 (7.42%) BPMN
14 29 (6.73%) Data Analysis
15 28 (6.50%) TDD
15 28 (6.50%) Change Management
15 28 (6.50%) Migration
15 28 (6.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.90%) SQL
2 44 (10.21%) Java
3 17 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.32%) Ruby
5 9 (2.09%) C#
6 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.62%) C
7 6 (1.39%) VBA
7 6 (1.39%) Scala
7 6 (1.39%) Groovy
8 5 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.93%) VBScript
10 2 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) XQuery
11 1 (0.23%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) XAML
11 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (11.83%) Degree
2 26 (6.03%) ISEB
3 20 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.62%) CISSP
6 5 (1.16%) ISSAP
6 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.16%) CISA
7 4 (0.93%) CBAP
7 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.46%) OSCP
9 2 (0.46%) MBA
9 2 (0.46%) CEH
10 1 (0.23%) IIBA
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.92%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) EMIR
3 3 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.46%) UCITS
4 2 (0.46%) FATCA
4 2 (0.46%) Basel III
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (1.86%) Firmware
2 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.93%) XenApp
4 2 (0.46%) Nmap
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.93%) SCOrch
2 4 (0.93%) SCCM
2 4 (0.93%) WMI
3 2 (0.46%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.46%) WebInspect
3 2 (0.46%) Nessus
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.03%) Oracle
3 15 (3.48%) IBM
4 13 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.02%) HP
5 11 (2.55%) SAP
6 7 (1.62%) Murex
6 7 (1.62%) Adobe
7 6 (1.39%) Cisco
7 6 (1.39%) Misys
8 5 (1.16%) Calypso
8 5 (1.16%) Citrix
8 5 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.16%) ScanSafe
9 4 (0.93%) Siebel
9 4 (0.93%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.70%) EMC
10 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.70%) Sybase
10 3 (0.70%) Tableau
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