The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 147 149 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 131 120 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.21% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.55% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 68 59
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £125.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +273.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.65 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -2.53%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7655 7727 7084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.52% 77.86% 74.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4702 4357 3939
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 283 282
Median hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +15 45 £425 +13.33% 9
Hampshire -12 32 £331 -19.69% 3
Berkshire -1 25 £375 -6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £575 +56.46% 2
Kent - 5 £425 -
Oxfordshire +11 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Middlesex +2 4 £323 -5.14%
West Sussex -24 2 £525 +44.82%
East Sussex -9 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £415 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 75 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 73 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (28.98%) Unix
4 66 (26.94%) SQL
5 61 (24.90%) SC Cleared
6 59 (24.08%) Linux
7 55 (22.45%) OO
7 55 (22.45%) Configuration Management
8 53 (21.63%) XML
9 51 (20.82%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (20.41%) Python
11 49 (20.00%) UML
11 49 (20.00%) Subversion
12 47 (19.18%) Ant
13 46 (18.78%) Java
14 45 (18.37%) Project Management
15 43 (17.55%) Multithreading
16 40 (16.33%) Software Engineering
17 39 (15.92%) C
18 37 (15.10%) C++
18 37 (15.10%) SOAP
18 37 (15.10%) Integration Testing
18 37 (15.10%) SoapUI
19 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
20 35 (14.29%) OOD
20 35 (14.29%) NUnit
20 35 (14.29%) Memory Management
20 35 (14.29%) GoogleTest
21 34 (13.88%) System Integration Testing
22 33 (13.47%) CppUnit

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.71%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.63%) Apache
3 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.82%) CMS
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) JBoss
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.49%) MS Office
3 6 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (4.49%) IaaS
3 11 (4.49%) PaaS
4 6 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.98%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.71%) HTTP
3 10 (4.08%) Firewall
4 5 (2.04%) DHCP
4 5 (2.04%) DNS
4 5 (2.04%) LAN
4 5 (2.04%) Network Security
4 5 (2.04%) VPN
4 5 (2.04%) WAN
5 4 (1.63%) Internet
5 4 (1.63%) MPLS
5 4 (1.63%) VLAN
6 2 (0.82%) Wireless
6 2 (0.82%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.41%) AMQP
7 1 (0.41%) MQTT
7 1 (0.41%) NAS
7 1 (0.41%) PABX
7 1 (0.41%) SSH
7 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.39%) Big Data
2 21 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 20 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.63%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.63%) HBase
7 4 (1.63%) Impala
7 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.82%) OLTP
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 49 (20.00%) Subversion
2 47 (19.18%) Ant
3 37 (15.10%) SoapUI
4 35 (14.29%) GoogleTest
4 35 (14.29%) NUnit
5 33 (13.47%) ClearCase
5 33 (13.47%) CppUnit
6 19 (7.76%) JIRA
7 15 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 15 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.12%) Maven
8 14 (5.71%) Hudson
9 5 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.82%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.41%) JMeter
12 1 (0.41%) JUnit
12 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 25 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.53%) Finance
3 9 (3.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.45%) Billing
4 6 (2.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.22%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (36.33%) Analyst
2 43 (17.55%) Business Analyst
3 41 (16.73%) Developer
4 31 (12.65%) Test Analyst
5 28 (11.43%) Architect
6 22 (8.98%) C Developer
7 17 (6.94%) XML Analyst
8 15 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 13 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) Consultant
11 12 (4.90%) J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.63%) XML
2 37 (15.10%) SOAP
3 26 (10.61%) XML Messaging
4 20 (8.16%) Web Services
5 14 (5.71%) CSS
5 14 (5.71%) DHTML
5 14 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 14 (5.71%) HTML
5 14 (5.71%) JDBC
5 14 (5.71%) JMS
5 14 (5.71%) JSP
5 14 (5.71%) Servlets
5 14 (5.71%) Spring
5 14 (5.71%) Struts
6 13 (5.31%) .NET
6 13 (5.31%) J2EE
7 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.82%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (13.47%) Derivative
3 23 (9.39%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (8.16%) Public Cloud
5 16 (6.53%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.08%) User Experience
7 8 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.45%) CMDB
8 6 (2.45%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.45%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.63%) Replication
11 3 (1.22%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.22%) Statistics
12 2 (0.82%) BYOD
12 2 (0.82%) FMCG
12 2 (0.82%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 71 (28.98%) Unix
2 59 (24.08%) Linux
3 19 (7.76%) VMS
4 3 (1.22%) Windows
4 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.45%) Configuration Management
2 55 (22.45%) OO
3 49 (20.00%) UML
4 45 (18.37%) Project Management
5 43 (17.55%) Multithreading
6 40 (16.33%) Software Engineering
7 37 (15.10%) Integration Testing
8 35 (14.29%) Memory Management
8 35 (14.29%) OOD
9 34 (13.88%) System Integration Testing
10 33 (13.47%) Requirements Analysis
10 33 (13.47%) Test Scripting
10 33 (13.47%) Unit Testing
11 27 (11.02%) Scrum
11 27 (11.02%) Service Management
12 26 (10.61%) Analytics
13 25 (10.20%) Business Analysis
14 23 (9.39%) DevOps
15 21 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.94%) SQL
2 50 (20.41%) Python
3 46 (18.78%) Java
4 39 (15.92%) C
5 37 (15.10%) C++
6 20 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.53%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.53%) Ruby
8 13 (5.31%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.63%) C#
10 4 (1.63%) Scala
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 2 (0.82%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 61 (24.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.31%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.86%) ISEB
5 7 (2.86%) MCSE
6 5 (2.04%) Degree
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CBAP
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.22%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) GxP
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.31%) Docker
3 9 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.45%) KVM
4 6 (2.45%) XenServer
5 2 (0.82%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (8.16%) Puppet
3 19 (7.76%) SCOM
4 17 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (6.12%) SCCM
6 14 (5.71%) Ansible
7 6 (2.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (2.45%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.41%) Netcool
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.65%) HP
3 28 (11.43%) Oracle
4 14 (5.71%) Splunk
5 13 (5.31%) Dell
6 9 (3.67%) VMware
7 8 (3.27%) IBM
8 7 (2.86%) ArcSight
8 7 (2.86%) Citrix
9 5 (2.04%) SAP
10 4 (1.63%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (1.63%) Cisco
10 4 (1.63%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.63%) Infor
10 4 (1.63%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.22%) Adobe
12 2 (0.82%) ATG
12 2 (0.82%) Baan
12 2 (0.82%) Cognos
12 2 (0.82%) Sun
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