The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 137 128 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing Use Case 105 109 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.30% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.85% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6477 5900 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.56% 70.27% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 3123 3224
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 261 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the South East region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the South East region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Berkshire -17 29 £375 -4.76% 2
Kent +21 21 £350 - 5
Hampshire -4 21 £300 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 14 £363 +0.69% 3
Surrey -13 12 £275 -29.71% 3
East Sussex +6 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £280 -27.74% 1
Middlesex -3 1 £315 -12.50%
West Sussex - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 92 (38.66%) UML
2 52 (21.85%) Finance
3 48 (20.17%) SQL
4 47 (19.75%) CRM
5 44 (18.49%) SOA
6 42 (17.65%) Oracle
6 42 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 41 (17.23%) XML
8 38 (15.97%) Business Analysis
9 36 (15.13%) JSON
9 36 (15.13%) Mobile App
10 35 (14.71%) Internet
11 34 (14.29%) TDD
12 33 (13.87%) Google
12 33 (13.87%) Mobile Application Development
12 33 (13.87%) REST
12 33 (13.87%) Facebook
12 33 (13.87%) Twitter
12 33 (13.87%) OAuth
12 33 (13.87%) Rapid Prototyping
13 29 (12.18%) Security Cleared
13 29 (12.18%) Java
14 28 (11.76%) OOD
15 27 (11.34%) Project Management
15 27 (11.34%) Marketing
16 25 (10.50%) Ant
17 24 (10.08%) Systems Analysis
18 23 (9.66%) SC Cleared
19 22 (9.24%) UNIX
19 22 (9.24%) Software Engineering

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.52%) MS Office
4 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.42%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) PaaS
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) 3GPP
2 3 (1.26%) LTE
2 3 (1.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.84%) 4G
3 2 (0.84%) VoLTE
3 2 (0.84%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) FTP
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) UMTS
4 1 (0.42%) GPRS
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) PBX
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.42%) Q.931
4 1 (0.42%) QSIG
4 1 (0.42%) H.323
4 1 (0.42%) IPv6
4 1 (0.42%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.20%) RDBMS
2 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) QlikView
4 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (10.50%) Ant
2 15 (6.30%) GoogleTest
2 15 (6.30%) NUnit
2 15 (6.30%) Subversion
3 14 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 14 (5.88%) Rational Rose
3 14 (5.88%) CppUnit
4 11 (4.62%) Maven
5 10 (4.20%) Toad
6 5 (2.10%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.84%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.84%) JIRA
9 1 (0.42%) PVCS
9 1 (0.42%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.42%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.42%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 52 (21.85%) Finance
2 42 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 27 (11.34%) Marketing
4 18 (7.56%) Games
5 14 (5.88%) Billing
6 10 (4.20%) Banking
7 7 (2.94%) Legal
8 5 (2.10%) Retail
9 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.84%) Automotive
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (52.10%) Analyst
2 108 (45.38%) Business Analyst
3 54 (22.69%) Developer
4 34 (14.29%) Architect
5 28 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
6 23 (9.66%) Lead Developer
7 18 (7.56%) Systems Analyst
8 17 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.04%) Consultant
10 12 (5.04%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.20%) Technical Business Analyst
11 10 (4.20%) BSS Architect
12 9 (3.78%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Designer
12 9 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (3.78%) Business Architect
13 8 (3.36%) PL/SQL Developer
13 8 (3.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.23%) XML
2 36 (15.13%) JSON
3 33 (13.87%) REST
3 33 (13.87%) OAuth
4 19 (7.98%) Spring
5 15 (6.30%) Unity DI Container
5 15 (6.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 15 (6.30%) Motif
6 11 (4.62%) .NET
6 11 (4.62%) HTML
7 10 (4.20%) CSS
8 9 (3.78%) J2EE
8 9 (3.78%) Java EE
9 8 (3.36%) JSF
9 8 (3.36%) JDBC
9 8 (3.36%) Servlets
9 8 (3.36%) JPA
9 8 (3.36%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (2.52%) Web Services
11 5 (2.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.13%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.62%) Derivative
3 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.10%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.26%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.26%) AS400
6 3 (1.26%) Statistics
7 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.84%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.42%) EPoS
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Life Science
8 1 (0.42%) Open Source
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.24%) UNIX
2 19 (7.98%) Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.66%) UML
2 47 (19.75%) CRM
3 44 (18.49%) SOA
4 38 (15.97%) Business Analysis
5 34 (14.29%) TDD
6 33 (13.87%) Mobile Application Development
6 33 (13.87%) Rapid Prototyping
7 28 (11.76%) OOD
8 27 (11.34%) Project Management
9 24 (10.08%) Systems Analysis
10 22 (9.24%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (7.56%) Configuration Management
11 18 (7.56%) Game Development
12 17 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.72%) RUP
13 16 (6.72%) Validation
13 16 (6.72%) User Stories
14 15 (6.30%) Waterfall
14 15 (6.30%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.17%) SQL
2 29 (12.18%) Java
3 17 (7.14%) C
4 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.26%) C#
6 2 (0.84%) C++
6 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.72%) ISEB
4 13 (5.46%) Degree
5 3 (1.26%) IIBA
5 3 (1.26%) CBAP
5 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) PMP
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CCIE
6 1 (0.42%) CCVP
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.72%) QA
2 9 (3.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.42%) TickIT
4 1 (0.42%) Basel II
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) Basel III
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (17.65%) Oracle
2 33 (13.87%) Google
2 33 (13.87%) Facebook
2 33 (13.87%) Twitter
3 14 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.46%) Siebel
5 5 (2.10%) Talend
6 3 (1.26%) IBM
6 3 (1.26%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (0.84%) VMware
7 2 (0.84%) Cramer
7 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe
7 2 (0.84%) HP
7 2 (0.84%) EMC
7 2 (0.84%) Informatica
7 2 (0.84%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.42%) Cognos
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
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