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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 154 142 114
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 103 98 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.15% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.64% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 66
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.75 £36.72
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -24.41%
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
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +3 31 £300 -36.84% 6
Berkshire +6 25 £335 -13.82% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £345 +2.22% 7
West Sussex +2 9 £450 -5.26% 1
Middlesex +9 8 £340 - 1
Surrey -28 6 £513 +46.42% 9
Kent - 5 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire -38 4 £438 +29.62%
East Sussex -3 1 £425 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 73 (33.33%) UML
2 53 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (22.83%) Business Analysis
4 48 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (21.46%) SOA
6 46 (21.00%) XML
7 44 (20.09%) SQL
8 41 (18.72%) Security Cleared
9 40 (18.26%) Software Engineering
10 38 (17.35%) SC Cleared
11 35 (15.98%) UNIX
12 32 (14.61%) Internet
12 32 (14.61%) Project Management
12 32 (14.61%) JSON
12 32 (14.61%) TDD
13 31 (14.16%) Mobile App
14 29 (13.24%) Mobile Application Development
14 29 (13.24%) Facebook
14 29 (13.24%) Twitter
14 29 (13.24%) REST
14 29 (13.24%) OAuth
14 29 (13.24%) Rapid Prototyping
14 29 (13.24%) Google
14 29 (13.24%) Configuration Management
14 29 (13.24%) Linux
15 28 (12.79%) C
15 28 (12.79%) Telecoms
16 27 (12.33%) Subversion
17 26 (11.87%) ClearCase
18 25 (11.42%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (3.65%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.74%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.83%) Lync
4 3 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.37%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.48%) MS Office
3 10 (4.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.28%) MS Project
5 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.46%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (3.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.91%) Magento
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.46%) Maximo
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) UMTS
3 2 (0.91%) SAN
3 2 (0.91%) LTE
3 2 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.46%) MVNO
4 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.46%) Wireless
4 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.46%) HSPA
4 1 (0.46%) VoIP
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) IPv6
4 1 (0.46%) GPRS
4 1 (0.46%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.11%) Ingres
1 9 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.91%) MySQL
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 27 (12.33%) Subversion
2 26 (11.87%) ClearCase
3 25 (11.42%) NUnit
3 25 (11.42%) GoogleTest
4 24 (10.96%) CppUnit
5 21 (9.59%) Ant
6 16 (7.31%) Rational Rose
7 12 (5.48%) CruiseControl
8 9 (4.11%) ClearQuest
9 6 (2.74%) JIRA
10 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.37%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.37%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.46%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.46%) PVCS
12 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.46%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.46%) Selenium
12 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 25 (11.42%) Finance
3 13 (5.94%) Billing
4 12 (5.48%) Games
5 11 (5.02%) Retail
6 7 (3.20%) Marketing
6 7 (3.20%) Banking
7 4 (1.83%) Military
8 3 (1.37%) Electronics
8 3 (1.37%) Legal
8 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (44.75%) Analyst
2 89 (40.64%) Business Analyst
3 45 (20.55%) Developer
4 28 (12.79%) Mobile Developer
5 21 (9.59%) Architect
6 14 (6.39%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.94%) Lead Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (3.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 7 (3.20%) Change Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Business Process Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Process Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Software Developer
11 6 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Product Manager
11 6 (2.74%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.00%) XML
2 32 (14.61%) JSON
3 29 (13.24%) OAuth
3 29 (13.24%) REST
4 21 (9.59%) Motif
5 17 (7.76%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (7.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (5.48%) Spring
7 9 (4.11%) wxWidgets
8 6 (2.74%) Java ME
8 6 (2.74%) .NET
8 6 (2.74%) J2ME
9 4 (1.83%) Middleware
9 4 (1.83%) SOAP
10 3 (1.37%) RESTful
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.91%) Django
12 1 (0.46%) JNDI
12 1 (0.46%) Ajax
12 1 (0.46%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (14.16%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.48%) Derivative
4 10 (4.57%) User Experience
5 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.74%) EFT
7 5 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.37%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.37%) AS400
9 2 (0.91%) iPad
9 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.46%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.46%) Open Source
10 1 (0.46%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.46%) DTV
10 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.98%) UNIX
2 29 (13.24%) Linux
3 16 (7.31%) Windows
4 6 (2.74%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.33%) UML
2 50 (22.83%) Business Analysis
3 48 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (21.46%) SOA
5 40 (18.26%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.61%) TDD
6 32 (14.61%) Project Management
7 29 (13.24%) Configuration Management
7 29 (13.24%) Rapid Prototyping
7 29 (13.24%) Mobile Application Development
8 25 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (10.96%) OOD
10 21 (9.59%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.68%) OO
11 19 (8.68%) Requirements Management
12 17 (7.76%) RUP
12 17 (7.76%) Waterfall
12 17 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.31%) Multithreading
13 16 (7.31%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.09%) SQL
2 28 (12.79%) C
3 18 (8.22%) C++
3 18 (8.22%) Java
4 12 (5.48%) Python
5 3 (1.37%) C#
6 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (18.72%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) Degree
4 6 (2.74%) ISEB
5 3 (1.37%) IIBA
5 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) CBAP
7 1 (0.46%) OSCP
7 1 (0.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PMP
7 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.46%) EMIR
3 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (3.65%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.20%) Firmware
3 6 (2.74%) vSphere
4 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.46%) Nmap
5 1 (0.46%) vCloud
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.46%) Nessus
2 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (13.24%) Google
1 29 (13.24%) Facebook
1 29 (13.24%) Twitter
2 18 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.39%) Oracle
4 6 (2.74%) HP
5 5 (2.28%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.83%) IBM
7 3 (1.37%) Siebel
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.91%) ATG
8 2 (0.91%) Cramer
8 2 (0.91%) hybris
8 2 (0.91%) Demandware
9 1 (0.46%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.46%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.46%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.46%) VMware
9 1 (0.46%) Tripwire
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