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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 144 169 155
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 117 99 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.05% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.36% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 42
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £287 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.18%
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
6834 7291 6310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.61% 77.42% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 4016 3367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +13 42 £350 +1.44% 1
Surrey +16 28 £430 -4.44% 9
Berkshire -8 23 £425 +13.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +22 13 £355 -8.97% 4
Kent -7 5 £425 +4.61% 1
Middlesex - 4 £315 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 82 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (35.91%) Security Cleared
3 66 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 56 (25.45%) OO
5 54 (24.55%) Unix
5 54 (24.55%) Linux
5 54 (24.55%) Python
6 53 (24.09%) Ant
6 53 (24.09%) Configuration Management
6 53 (24.09%) Subversion
7 49 (22.27%) Project Management
8 48 (21.82%) ClearCase
8 48 (21.82%) UML
9 47 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (20.45%) SQL
11 44 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 43 (19.55%) XML
12 43 (19.55%) Multithreading
12 43 (19.55%) Integration Testing
13 42 (19.09%) C
14 41 (18.64%) C++
15 39 (17.73%) OOD
15 39 (17.73%) NUnit
15 39 (17.73%) Memory Management
15 39 (17.73%) GoogleTest
16 38 (17.27%) Unit Testing
16 38 (17.27%) System Integration Testing
16 38 (17.27%) Derivative
16 38 (17.27%) Requirements Analysis
17 36 (16.36%) CppUnit

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (7.27%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.82%) Apache
3 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.91%) CMS
3 2 (0.91%) FileNet
3 2 (0.91%) JBoss
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.91%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.18%) MS Office
3 5 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.27%) IaaS
4 5 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.45%) HTTP
3 5 (2.27%) Firewall
4 3 (1.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.91%) 3G
5 2 (0.91%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.91%) 4G
5 2 (0.91%) FTP
5 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.91%) LTE
5 2 (0.91%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.45%) AMQP
6 1 (0.45%) MQTT
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) PABX
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.73%) Big Data
2 15 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.36%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.36%) DataStage
7 3 (1.36%) OLAP
8 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.91%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.91%) DTS
8 2 (0.91%) HBase
8 2 (0.91%) Impala
8 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (24.09%) Ant
1 53 (24.09%) Subversion
2 48 (21.82%) ClearCase
3 39 (17.73%) GoogleTest
3 39 (17.73%) NUnit
4 36 (16.36%) CppUnit
5 23 (10.45%) SoapUI
6 20 (9.09%) JIRA
7 17 (7.73%) Git (software)
7 17 (7.73%) Hudson
7 17 (7.73%) Jenkins
7 17 (7.73%) Maven
8 7 (3.18%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.36%) Toad
11 2 (0.91%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.45%) TestNG
General
1 19 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.36%) Finance
3 8 (3.64%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) Billing
4 7 (3.18%) Marketing
5 6 (2.73%) Military
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (36.82%) Analyst
2 43 (19.55%) Developer
3 41 (18.64%) Business Analyst
4 24 (10.91%) C Developer
5 20 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 17 (7.73%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Architect
8 14 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (6.36%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.91%) C Software Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.55%) XML
2 24 (10.91%) Web Services
3 23 (10.45%) SOAP
4 20 (9.09%) XML Messaging
5 14 (6.36%) DHTML
5 14 (6.36%) HTML
5 14 (6.36%) J2EE
6 12 (5.45%) CSS
6 12 (5.45%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.45%) JDBC
6 12 (5.45%) JMS
6 12 (5.45%) JSP
6 12 (5.45%) Servlets
6 12 (5.45%) Spring
6 12 (5.45%) Struts
7 10 (4.55%) .NET
8 7 (3.18%) Middleware
9 3 (1.36%) Apache Camel
9 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (17.27%) Derivative
3 16 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.36%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.27%) CMDB
7 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.27%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 2 (0.91%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.45%) BYOD
11 1 (0.45%) CESG
11 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.45%) New Media
11 1 (0.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.55%) Linux
1 54 (24.55%) Unix
2 15 (6.82%) VMS
3 3 (1.36%) Windows
4 2 (0.91%) Solaris
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.45%) OO
3 53 (24.09%) Configuration Management
4 49 (22.27%) Project Management
5 48 (21.82%) UML
6 44 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 43 (19.55%) Integration Testing
7 43 (19.55%) Multithreading
8 39 (17.73%) Memory Management
8 39 (17.73%) OOD
9 38 (17.27%) Requirements Analysis
9 38 (17.27%) System Integration Testing
9 38 (17.27%) Unit Testing
10 34 (15.45%) Waterfall
11 26 (11.82%) Service Management
12 23 (10.45%) Scrum
12 23 (10.45%) Test Management
13 21 (9.55%) DevOps
14 20 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.55%) Python
2 45 (20.45%) SQL
3 42 (19.09%) C
4 41 (18.64%) C++
5 34 (15.45%) Java
6 17 (7.73%) Ruby
7 16 (7.27%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.27%) Perl
11 3 (1.36%) C#
11 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.91%) PHP
12 2 (0.91%) Scala
12 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (35.91%) Security Cleared
2 66 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.18%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.64%) Degree
4 8 (3.64%) MCSE
4 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.82%) ISEB
6 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 16 (7.27%) Docker
2 10 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.27%) KVM
3 5 (2.27%) XenServer
4 2 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (7.73%) Ansible
2 17 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (7.73%) Puppet
3 15 (6.82%) SCCM
3 15 (6.82%) SCOM
4 5 (2.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (14.55%) HP
2 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.55%) Oracle
4 17 (7.73%) Dell
4 17 (7.73%) Splunk
5 10 (4.55%) IBM
5 10 (4.55%) VMware
6 5 (2.27%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.27%) Citrix
7 4 (1.82%) Cognos
7 4 (1.82%) LANDesk
7 4 (1.82%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.36%) Adobe
8 3 (1.36%) Informatica
8 3 (1.36%) SAP
9 2 (0.91%) ATG
9 2 (0.91%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.91%) Endeca
9 2 (0.91%) Pega
9 2 (0.91%) Talend
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: £350/360/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Landesk Software
Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Egham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 25 days ago