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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 223 172 158
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 178 267 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 1.22% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.56% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 180 212
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
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
16368 17109 15026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.97% 78.24% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11726 11840 10436
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 240 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.56 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +3 50 £410 -8.88% 10
Uxbridge +7 5 £325 -43.23%
Docklands, London +8 4 £550 +8.91%
Canary Wharf +5 3 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 164 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (31.19%) Finance
3 114 (27.14%) Business Analysis
4 110 (26.19%) UML
5 95 (22.62%) Banking
6 68 (16.19%) User Stories
7 66 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (14.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 61 (14.52%) Scrum
10 57 (13.57%) QA
11 52 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (11.67%) Degree
13 48 (11.43%) Java
14 47 (11.19%) SQL
14 47 (11.19%) MS Visio
14 47 (11.19%) Data Modelling
15 42 (10.00%) Workflow
16 40 (9.52%) Project Management
16 40 (9.52%) Microsoft
17 38 (9.05%) Retail
17 38 (9.05%) User Experience
18 36 (8.57%) E-Commerce
18 36 (8.57%) RUP
19 33 (7.86%) Management Information System
19 33 (7.86%) Validation
20 32 (7.62%) Data Analysis
21 31 (7.38%) TDD
22 30 (7.14%) Waterfall
23 29 (6.90%) BPMN
24 28 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (2.14%) SharePoint
1 9 (2.14%) Confluence
2 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.71%) Lync
3 3 (0.71%) Documentum
3 3 (0.71%) JBoss
3 3 (0.71%) Apache
3 3 (0.71%) Mule
4 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.48%) SAS
4 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.48%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.48%) CMS
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 47 (11.19%) MS Visio
2 28 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.05%) MS Office
4 8 (1.90%) MS Project
4 8 (1.90%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.48%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Loan IQ
2 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) Finacle
3 3 (0.71%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.48%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.38%) SaaS
2 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.14%) Internet
2 8 (1.90%) Intranet
3 5 (1.19%) VPN
3 5 (1.19%) Network Security
4 4 (0.95%) HTTP
4 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.71%) LAN
5 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.71%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) Firewall
6 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.48%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) DSL
7 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.24%) RTSP
7 1 (0.24%) NFC
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 9 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.90%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.43%) Big Data
6 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.71%) CloverETL
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.48%) MySQL
8 2 (0.48%) MS Access
8 2 (0.48%) DataStage
9 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 27 (6.43%) JIRA
2 23 (5.48%) Cucumber
3 18 (4.29%) Hudson
4 15 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.57%) Selenium
5 14 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.10%) JUnit
7 12 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.62%) Git (software)
9 10 (2.38%) JBehave
9 10 (2.38%) TestNG
9 10 (2.38%) Rational Rose
10 9 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.90%) Ant
12 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.43%) RequisitePro
12 6 (1.43%) Maven
12 6 (1.43%) Axure RP
13 5 (1.19%) Subversion
13 5 (1.19%) Calabash
General
1 131 (31.19%) Finance
2 95 (22.62%) Banking
3 38 (9.05%) Retail
4 22 (5.24%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.29%) Retail Banking
6 17 (4.05%) Marketing
6 17 (4.05%) Front Office
7 15 (3.57%) Legal
8 11 (2.62%) Back Office
8 11 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.62%) Law
9 9 (2.14%) Games
10 6 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.43%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.95%) International Banking
13 3 (0.71%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 274 (65.24%) Analyst
2 245 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 28 (6.67%) Developer
4 24 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 23 (5.48%) Architect
6 22 (5.24%) Banking Business Analyst
7 20 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.52%) Senior Business Analyst
9 18 (4.29%) Consultant
10 17 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (3.81%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
13 13 (3.10%) UML Business Analyst
14 11 (2.62%) Business Systems Analyst
15 10 (2.38%) Test Manager
15 10 (2.38%) Lead Business Analyst
16 9 (2.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 9 (2.14%) Test Analyst
16 9 (2.14%) Tester
16 9 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.19%) Web Services
2 24 (5.71%) XML
3 18 (4.29%) HTML
4 16 (3.81%) SOAP
5 15 (3.57%) REST
6 13 (3.10%) HTML5
6 13 (3.10%) CSS
6 13 (3.10%) JSON
7 10 (2.38%) .NET
7 10 (2.38%) J2EE
8 7 (1.67%) RESTful
9 6 (1.43%) CGI
10 5 (1.19%) XHTML
10 5 (1.19%) Ajax
10 5 (1.19%) JAX-RS
11 4 (0.95%) JAX-WS
11 4 (0.95%) OAuth
11 4 (0.95%) TopLink
11 4 (0.95%) SAML
12 3 (0.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.05%) User Experience
3 33 (7.86%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.33%) Derivative
6 13 (3.10%) Fixed Income
6 13 (3.10%) Open Source
7 9 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.90%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.67%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.67%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.43%) iPad
11 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.19%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.19%) Statistics
12 4 (0.95%) Pharmacovigilance
12 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.71%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.19%) Windows
2 16 (3.81%) UNIX
3 8 (1.90%) Linux
4 7 (1.67%) Android
4 7 (1.67%) Solaris
4 7 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (27.14%) Business Analysis
3 110 (26.19%) UML
4 68 (16.19%) User Stories
5 66 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (14.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 61 (14.52%) Scrum
8 47 (11.19%) Data Modelling
9 42 (10.00%) Workflow
10 40 (9.52%) Project Management
11 36 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 36 (8.57%) RUP
12 33 (7.86%) Validation
13 32 (7.62%) Data Analysis
14 31 (7.38%) TDD
15 30 (7.14%) Waterfall
16 29 (6.90%) BPMN
17 28 (6.67%) Test Scripting
17 28 (6.67%) Analytics
18 27 (6.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.43%) Java
2 47 (11.19%) SQL
3 18 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.14%) C#
4 9 (2.14%) Groovy
4 9 (2.14%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.14%) Scala
5 8 (1.90%) Ruby
6 7 (1.67%) C
7 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.19%) VBScript
9 4 (0.95%) VBA
10 3 (0.71%) Python
10 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.24%) XAML
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (11.67%) Degree
2 24 (5.71%) ISEB
3 15 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.67%) CISSP
7 5 (1.19%) CISA
7 5 (1.19%) ISSAP
8 4 (0.95%) CBAP
9 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) OSCP
10 2 (0.48%) MBA
10 2 (0.48%) CEH
11 1 (0.24%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.24%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.57%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.95%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) FATCA
4 2 (0.48%) Basel III
4 2 (0.48%) UCITS
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.43%) XenApp
2 5 (1.19%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Nmap
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.43%) SCCM
3 5 (1.19%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.19%) WMI
4 2 (0.48%) Nessus
4 2 (0.48%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.48%) Oracle
3 15 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.86%) IBM
4 12 (2.86%) HP
5 11 (2.62%) SAP
6 7 (1.67%) Citrix
7 6 (1.43%) Cisco
7 6 (1.43%) Murex
7 6 (1.43%) Misys
8 5 (1.19%) Adobe
8 5 (1.19%) ScanSafe
9 4 (0.95%) Apple
9 4 (0.95%) Calypso
9 4 (0.95%) Siebel
9 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.71%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.71%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.71%) Tableau
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £343.97 - £420.41 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £547.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago