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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
England / South East
Rank 185 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 46 109 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 1.33% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.66% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 46
Median daily rate £401 £378 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% +2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+89.65% -10.76%

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
5859 6552 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.36% 79.85% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3462 3947 3964
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 288 244
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +12 12 £403 -5.29% 1
Berkshire +2 10 £275 -31.25% 6
Hampshire -18 10 £432 +43.91% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £525 +47.88% 4
Oxfordshire +3 5 £463 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) Business Analysis
3 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (18.03%) User Stories
5 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
5 21 (17.21%) Finance
5 21 (17.21%) Unix
5 21 (17.21%) UML
6 20 (16.39%) Linux
6 20 (16.39%) Scrum
7 16 (13.11%) Java
7 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
8 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
8 15 (12.30%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (10.66%) Project Management
10 13 (10.66%) CRM
11 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling
11 12 (9.84%) ISEB
11 12 (9.84%) SDLC
12 11 (9.02%) OAuth
12 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
12 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
12 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
12 11 (9.02%) SQL
12 11 (9.02%) XML
12 11 (9.02%) Integration Testing
12 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.20%) Test Scripting

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 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.46%) IaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Office 365
4 3 (2.46%) PaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Yammer
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) LDAP
2 3 (2.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) CTI
3 2 (1.64%) DHCP
3 2 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) FTP
3 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) LAN
3 2 (1.64%) MPLS
3 2 (1.64%) NAS
3 2 (1.64%) Network Security
3 2 (1.64%) SAN
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
3 2 (1.64%) VLAN
3 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 2 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) SSH
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) Big Data
1 5 (4.10%) HBase
2 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
2 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.28%) NewSQL
2 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.46%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.46%) MarkLogic
3 3 (2.46%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.64%) DB2
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) NuoDB
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.64%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.82%) Impala
5 1 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Subversion
2 7 (5.74%) Ant
2 7 (5.74%) GoogleTest
2 7 (5.74%) NUnit
3 6 (4.92%) ClearCase
3 6 (4.92%) CppUnit
3 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.10%) JIRA
5 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.28%) Selenium
5 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.46%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.82%) Maven
7 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.92%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Automotive
4 4 (3.28%) Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Military
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (55.74%) Analyst
2 54 (44.26%) Business Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Architect
4 10 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Technical Business Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Project Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) AWS Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Business Process Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Process Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) OAuth
1 11 (9.02%) XML
2 10 (8.20%) J2EE
3 7 (5.74%) SAML
3 7 (5.74%) SOAP
3 7 (5.74%) Web Services
4 5 (4.10%) .NET
4 5 (4.10%) OpenID
4 5 (4.10%) REST
4 5 (4.10%) XML Messaging
5 4 (3.28%) Middleware
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.46%) HTML
6 3 (2.46%) OSGi
7 2 (1.64%) EJB
7 2 (1.64%) JMS
7 2 (1.64%) JSP
7 2 (1.64%) Servlets
7 2 (1.64%) Spring
7 2 (1.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.20%) User Experience
4 7 (5.74%) Derivative
5 5 (4.10%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.46%) Social Media
8 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.82%) ASIC
9 1 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.82%) iPad
9 1 (0.82%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.82%) New Media
9 1 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Unix
2 20 (16.39%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.82%) VMS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) Business Analysis
3 22 (18.03%) User Stories
4 21 (17.21%) UML
5 20 (16.39%) Scrum
6 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
7 15 (12.30%) Identity Access Management
8 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (10.66%) CRM
9 13 (10.66%) Project Management
10 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.84%) SDLC
11 11 (9.02%) Integration Testing
11 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.20%) Test Scripting
13 9 (7.38%) Business Transformation
13 9 (7.38%) Multithreading
13 9 (7.38%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (7.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) Java
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 9 (7.38%) Python
4 8 (6.56%) C++
5 7 (5.74%) C
6 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.64%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.82%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) ISEB
4 7 (5.74%) Degree
4 7 (5.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.64%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.64%) MCP
6 2 (1.64%) MCSA
6 2 (1.64%) MCSE
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) NDS
2 2 (1.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
3 1 (0.82%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (4.10%) OpenAM
1 5 (4.10%) OpenIDM
1 5 (4.10%) Puppet
2 3 (2.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.82%) Ansible
4 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.82%) SCOM
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle
3 6 (4.92%) ForgeRock
3 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.10%) HP
5 4 (3.28%) IBM
6 3 (2.46%) Sybase
7 2 (1.64%) Axway
7 2 (1.64%) ESRI
7 2 (1.64%) Novell
8 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.82%) Pardot
8 1 (0.82%) Remedy
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Teradata
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago