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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 152 145 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Use Case 114 127 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.35% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.69% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 77 52
Median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +12.67%
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
7170 7498 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.58% 79.66% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4359 3857
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 243 260
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Berkshire +12 32 £425 +3.03% 4
Hampshire -10 32 £325 -18.75% 4
Surrey -23 25 £450 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £600 +62.16% 2
Oxfordshire +15 6 £325 -11.86% 1
Middlesex -1 5 £330 -
East Sussex +7 3 £400 +23.07%
Kent +7 2 £500 -13.04%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 81 (32.93%) Security Cleared
2 76 (30.89%) Unix
3 67 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (26.83%) Linux
5 64 (26.02%) SQL
6 63 (25.61%) SC Cleared
7 59 (23.98%) UML
8 58 (23.58%) Java
9 55 (22.36%) Configuration Management
10 54 (21.95%) XML
11 50 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (19.92%) Subversion
13 42 (17.07%) SOAP
13 42 (17.07%) Ant
14 41 (16.67%) OO
14 41 (16.67%) Python
14 41 (16.67%) Project Management
15 39 (15.85%) SoapUI
16 38 (15.45%) C
17 37 (15.04%) Software Engineering
17 37 (15.04%) Integration Testing
17 37 (15.04%) Multithreading
18 35 (14.23%) Test Scripting
19 33 (13.41%) GoogleTest
19 33 (13.41%) NUnit
19 33 (13.41%) Scrum
20 32 (13.01%) System Integration Testing
20 32 (13.01%) Requirements Analysis
21 31 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
21 31 (12.60%) Memory Management

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 12 (4.88%) OpenStack
1 12 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.85%) Apache
2 7 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.44%) JBoss
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) Documentum
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.07%) MS Office
3 9 (3.66%) MS Project
4 8 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (3.66%) IaaS
4 9 (3.66%) PaaS
5 3 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.25%) DHCP
2 8 (3.25%) Firewall
3 7 (2.85%) HTTP
3 7 (2.85%) LDAP
4 6 (2.44%) DNS
4 6 (2.44%) LAN
4 6 (2.44%) Network Security
4 6 (2.44%) VPN
4 6 (2.44%) WAN
5 5 (2.03%) MPLS
5 5 (2.03%) SNMP
5 5 (2.03%) VLAN
6 3 (1.22%) Internet
6 3 (1.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.41%) 3G
7 1 (0.41%) DSL
7 1 (0.41%) GSM
7 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.32%) Big Data
2 15 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.69%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.85%) HBase
8 6 (2.44%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.44%) Cloudera CDH
8 6 (2.44%) Impala
8 6 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.44%) VoltDB
9 3 (1.22%) OLTP
10 2 (0.81%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) Redis
11 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 49 (19.92%) Subversion
2 42 (17.07%) Ant
3 39 (15.85%) SoapUI
4 33 (13.41%) GoogleTest
4 33 (13.41%) NUnit
5 30 (12.20%) ClearCase
5 30 (12.20%) CppUnit
6 23 (9.35%) Jenkins
6 23 (9.35%) JIRA
7 18 (7.32%) Git (software)
7 18 (7.32%) Maven
8 11 (4.47%) Hudson
9 7 (2.85%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.44%) JBehave
10 6 (2.44%) JMeter
10 6 (2.44%) JUnit
10 6 (2.44%) Selenium
11 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.35%) Finance
3 6 (2.44%) Marketing
4 5 (2.03%) Retail
5 4 (1.63%) Billing
5 4 (1.63%) Military
6 3 (1.22%) Automotive
6 3 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (37.80%) Analyst
2 46 (18.70%) Business Analyst
3 43 (17.48%) Developer
4 33 (13.41%) Architect
5 30 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 22 (8.94%) C Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Consultant
7 15 (6.10%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.69%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (5.69%) XML Analyst
9 12 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
9 12 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.07%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.07%) Transition Analyst
10 10 (4.07%) Unix Analyst
11 9 (3.66%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.95%) XML
2 42 (17.07%) SOAP
3 23 (9.35%) Web Services
4 20 (8.13%) .NET
4 20 (8.13%) XML Messaging
5 14 (5.69%) HTML
6 11 (4.47%) J2EE
7 9 (3.66%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.66%) REST
8 8 (3.25%) Spring
9 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (2.85%) CSS
9 7 (2.85%) DHTML
9 7 (2.85%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.85%) JDBC
9 7 (2.85%) JMS
9 7 (2.85%) JSP
9 7 (2.85%) Servlets
9 7 (2.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.79%) Derivative
3 22 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.50%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.28%) User Experience
6 11 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.25%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.85%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.03%) Replication
11 3 (1.22%) CESG
11 3 (1.22%) CMDB
11 3 (1.22%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.22%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.22%) Statistics
12 2 (0.81%) FMCG
12 2 (0.81%) Life Science
12 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.89%) Unix
2 66 (26.83%) Linux
3 17 (6.91%) VMS
4 5 (2.03%) Windows
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.98%) UML
3 55 (22.36%) Configuration Management
4 41 (16.67%) OO
4 41 (16.67%) Project Management
5 37 (15.04%) Integration Testing
5 37 (15.04%) Multithreading
5 37 (15.04%) Software Engineering
6 35 (14.23%) Test Scripting
7 33 (13.41%) Scrum
8 32 (13.01%) Requirements Analysis
8 32 (13.01%) System Integration Testing
9 31 (12.60%) Memory Management
9 31 (12.60%) OOD
10 27 (10.98%) DevOps
11 26 (10.57%) Unit Testing
12 25 (10.16%) Business Analysis
13 23 (9.35%) Service Management
13 23 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (8.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.02%) SQL
2 58 (23.58%) Java
3 41 (16.67%) Python
4 38 (15.45%) C
5 30 (12.20%) C++
6 17 (6.91%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.69%) Ruby
8 9 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.85%) Scala
10 4 (1.63%) C#
11 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (32.93%) Security Cleared
2 63 (25.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.85%) Degree
5 6 (2.44%) MCSE
6 5 (2.03%) ISEB
7 3 (1.22%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.22%) CBAP
8 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.41%) IIBA
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) MCTS
9 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) ISO26262
System Software
1 20 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.66%) Docker
3 6 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) Firmware
4 3 (1.22%) KVM
4 3 (1.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.41%) UAG
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.35%) Puppet
2 21 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (6.50%) SCOM
4 13 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.88%) Ansible
5 12 (4.88%) SCCM
6 5 (2.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.63%) OpenAM
7 4 (1.63%) OpenIDM
7 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.41%) Netcool
9 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.79%) HP
3 26 (10.57%) Oracle
4 13 (5.28%) Splunk
5 10 (4.07%) Dell
6 9 (3.66%) ArcSight
6 9 (3.66%) IBM
7 6 (2.44%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.44%) VMware
8 5 (2.03%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (2.03%) SAP
9 4 (1.63%) Cisco
9 4 (1.63%) Citrix
9 4 (1.63%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.63%) Infor
10 3 (1.22%) Siebel
11 2 (0.81%) Baan
11 2 (0.81%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (0.81%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.81%) Sun
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