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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 156 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Use Case 116 104 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 1.13% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.44% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 52
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +1 38 £425 +9.67% 6
Hampshire -13 27 £325 -18.75% 2
Berkshire -6 24 £400 - 8
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £575 +75.57% 2
Oxfordshire +9 4 £325 -18.75% 2
Middlesex - 4 £323 -
East Sussex +1 1 - - 1
Kent -14 1 £550 -4.34%
West Sussex -32 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £415 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 76 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 71 (30.60%) Unix
3 66 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (26.72%) SQL
5 59 (25.43%) SC Cleared
6 58 (25.00%) Linux
7 55 (23.71%) XML
8 50 (21.55%) Configuration Management
9 49 (21.12%) Java
10 48 (20.69%) UML
11 45 (19.40%) OO
11 45 (19.40%) Subversion
11 45 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (18.10%) SOAP
13 41 (17.67%) SoapUI
14 40 (17.24%) Python
15 39 (16.81%) Ant
16 38 (16.38%) Project Management
17 36 (15.52%) Test Scripting
18 35 (15.09%) Multithreading
19 34 (14.66%) HP
19 34 (14.66%) C
19 34 (14.66%) Software Engineering
20 32 (13.79%) Integration Testing
20 32 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (12.93%) Microsoft
21 30 (12.93%) Oracle
21 30 (12.93%) NUnit
21 30 (12.93%) GoogleTest
22 29 (12.50%) 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 (5.17%) OpenStack
1 12 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.16%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.16%) JBoss
3 4 (1.72%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Documentum
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.31%) MS Office
3 6 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.72%) MS Project
5 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.74%) IaaS
4 11 (4.74%) PaaS
5 6 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.31%) Firewall
2 10 (4.31%) HTTP
3 5 (2.16%) DHCP
3 5 (2.16%) DNS
3 5 (2.16%) LAN
3 5 (2.16%) Network Security
3 5 (2.16%) VPN
3 5 (2.16%) WAN
4 4 (1.72%) MPLS
4 4 (1.72%) VLAN
5 3 (1.29%) Internet
6 2 (0.86%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) 3G
7 1 (0.43%) GSM
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (6.47%) Big Data
3 13 (5.60%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.74%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.31%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.02%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.16%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.16%) HBase
7 5 (2.16%) Impala
7 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.16%) VoltDB
8 3 (1.29%) OLTP
9 2 (0.86%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (19.40%) Subversion
2 41 (17.67%) SoapUI
3 39 (16.81%) Ant
4 30 (12.93%) GoogleTest
4 30 (12.93%) NUnit
5 27 (11.64%) ClearCase
5 27 (11.64%) CppUnit
6 20 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 20 (8.62%) JIRA
7 17 (7.33%) Maven
8 16 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.17%) Hudson
10 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.16%) JBehave
10 5 (2.16%) JMeter
10 5 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (2.16%) Rational Rose
10 5 (2.16%) Selenium
10 5 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (9.48%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.19%) Finance
3 9 (3.88%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Marketing
5 6 (2.59%) Billing
6 3 (1.29%) Automotive
6 3 (1.29%) Electronics
7 2 (0.86%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (37.07%) Analyst
2 40 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 39 (16.81%) Developer
4 31 (13.36%) Architect
4 31 (13.36%) Test Analyst
5 19 (8.19%) C Developer
6 17 (7.33%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.47%) XML Analyst
8 13 (5.60%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (5.60%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.17%) Consultant
9 12 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.74%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.31%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Transition Analyst
11 10 (4.31%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.71%) XML
2 42 (18.10%) SOAP
3 24 (10.34%) Web Services
3 24 (10.34%) XML Messaging
4 16 (6.90%) .NET
5 13 (5.60%) HTML
6 11 (4.74%) Spring
7 10 (4.31%) CSS
7 10 (4.31%) DHTML
7 10 (4.31%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.31%) J2EE
7 10 (4.31%) JDBC
7 10 (4.31%) JMS
7 10 (4.31%) JSP
7 10 (4.31%) Servlets
7 10 (4.31%) Struts
8 9 (3.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.64%) Derivative
3 23 (9.91%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.74%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.74%) User Experience
6 9 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.02%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.59%) CMDB
8 6 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.59%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.16%) Replication
10 3 (1.29%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.29%) Statistics
11 2 (0.86%) BYOD
11 2 (0.86%) FMCG
11 2 (0.86%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.60%) Unix
2 58 (25.00%) Linux
3 19 (8.19%) VMS
4 4 (1.72%) Windows
5 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.55%) Configuration Management
3 48 (20.69%) UML
4 45 (19.40%) OO
5 38 (16.38%) Project Management
6 36 (15.52%) Test Scripting
7 35 (15.09%) Multithreading
8 34 (14.66%) Software Engineering
9 32 (13.79%) Integration Testing
10 29 (12.50%) Memory Management
10 29 (12.50%) OOD
11 28 (12.07%) Scrum
11 28 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
12 27 (11.64%) Service Management
13 26 (11.21%) Requirements Analysis
14 24 (10.34%) DevOps
14 24 (10.34%) Unit Testing
15 22 (9.48%) Business Analysis
16 20 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (8.19%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.72%) SQL
2 49 (21.12%) Java
3 40 (17.24%) Python
4 34 (14.66%) C
5 28 (12.07%) C++
6 19 (8.19%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.03%) Ruby
8 12 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 11 (4.74%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.16%) Scala
10 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.72%) C#
12 2 (0.86%) Perl
12 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 59 (25.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.60%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.02%) MCSE
6 5 (2.16%) Degree
7 4 (1.72%) ISEB
8 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CBAP
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.43%) IIBA
9 1 (0.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) GxP
4 1 (0.43%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.74%) Docker
3 8 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.59%) KVM
4 6 (2.59%) XenServer
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (9.91%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (9.05%) Puppet
3 18 (7.76%) SCOM
4 15 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.03%) SCCM
6 12 (5.17%) Ansible
7 6 (2.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (2.59%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.72%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.43%) Netcool
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (14.66%) HP
2 30 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.93%) Oracle
3 13 (5.60%) Splunk
4 12 (5.17%) Dell
5 8 (3.45%) ArcSight
5 8 (3.45%) IBM
5 8 (3.45%) VMware
6 7 (3.02%) Citrix
7 5 (2.16%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (2.16%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.16%) SAP
8 4 (1.72%) Cisco
8 4 (1.72%) Infor
8 4 (1.72%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.29%) Siebel
10 2 (0.86%) ATG
10 2 (0.86%) Baan
10 2 (0.86%) Endeca
10 2 (0.86%) Sun
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