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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 139 149 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 115 121 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.23% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 78 39
Median daily rate £425 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
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
6797 7868 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.64% 79.69% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4171 4832 3976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 266 275
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 September 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
Hampshire +11 34 £425 +21.42% 5
Berkshire +22 25 £450 +20.00% 5
Surrey -13 20 £450 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £413 +5.43% 2
Middlesex +6 8 £350 +27.27%
Oxfordshire -9 7 £388 -0.95% 2
West Sussex -1 4 £475 +11.76%
East Sussex +6 3 £325 +2.36% 2
Kent +3 2 £275 -12.00%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 64 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.11%) Linux
3 56 (24.67%) Security Cleared
4 55 (24.23%) Java
5 54 (23.79%) Unix
6 53 (23.35%) UML
7 49 (21.59%) SQL
7 49 (21.59%) Business Analysis
8 45 (19.82%) Configuration Management
9 44 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (18.06%) SC Cleared
10 41 (18.06%) Finance
11 37 (16.30%) XML
12 36 (15.86%) Scrum
13 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
14 31 (13.66%) Project Management
15 30 (13.22%) Subversion
16 29 (12.78%) SOAP
16 29 (12.78%) Data Modelling
17 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (11.45%) Test Scripting
18 26 (11.45%) SoapUI
19 23 (10.13%) Integration Testing
19 23 (10.13%) Ant
20 22 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
20 22 (9.69%) Jenkins
20 22 (9.69%) SDLC
21 21 (9.25%) System Integration Testing
21 21 (9.25%) DevOps
21 21 (9.25%) Python

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 10 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.64%) JBoss
2 6 (2.64%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.20%) Apache
4 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.88%) Confluence
6 2 (0.88%) Documentum
6 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.41%) MS Project
4 5 (2.20%) MS Office
5 4 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.64%) IaaS
4 6 (2.64%) PaaS
5 5 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.32%) Office 365
6 3 (1.32%) Yammer
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.49%) LDAP
2 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.52%) DHCP
4 6 (2.64%) SNMP
5 5 (2.20%) DNS
5 5 (2.20%) Network Security
6 4 (1.76%) Firewall
6 4 (1.76%) LAN
6 4 (1.76%) MPLS
6 4 (1.76%) SSH
6 4 (1.76%) VLAN
6 4 (1.76%) VPN
6 4 (1.76%) WAN
6 4 (1.76%) Wireless
7 2 (0.88%) Broadband
7 2 (0.88%) Internet
8 1 (0.44%) 3G
8 1 (0.44%) DSL
8 1 (0.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.29%) Big Data
2 10 (4.41%) HBase
3 9 (3.96%) Apache Hive
3 9 (3.96%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.52%) Data Lake
4 8 (3.52%) Impala
5 7 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (3.08%) Cloudera CDH
6 6 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.64%) VoltDB
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.88%) OLTP
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (13.22%) Subversion
2 26 (11.45%) SoapUI
3 23 (10.13%) Ant
4 22 (9.69%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.81%) NUnit
6 18 (7.93%) ClearCase
6 18 (7.93%) Git (software)
6 18 (7.93%) GoogleTest
6 18 (7.93%) JIRA
7 17 (7.49%) CppUnit
8 12 (5.29%) Maven
9 8 (3.52%) JUnit
9 8 (3.52%) Selenium
10 7 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (2.64%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.64%) JBehave
11 6 (2.64%) JMeter
11 6 (2.64%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.32%) Rational Rose
General
1 41 (18.06%) Finance
2 19 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.29%) Marketing
4 7 (3.08%) Military
5 6 (2.64%) Automotive
6 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (47.14%) Analyst
2 75 (33.04%) Business Analyst
3 31 (13.66%) Architect
3 31 (13.66%) Developer
4 21 (9.25%) Consultant
5 18 (7.93%) Test Analyst
6 16 (7.05%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (6.61%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (6.17%) C Developer
8 14 (6.17%) Technical Business Analyst
9 12 (5.29%) AWS Architect
9 12 (5.29%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Designer
12 8 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (3.52%) CRM Analyst
12 8 (3.52%) CRM Business Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) ArcSight Consultant
13 7 (3.08%) Big Data Engineer
13 7 (3.08%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.30%) XML
2 29 (12.78%) SOAP
3 20 (8.81%) .NET
4 19 (8.37%) Web Services
5 16 (7.05%) J2EE
5 16 (7.05%) REST
6 13 (5.73%) OAuth
7 12 (5.29%) SAML
8 10 (4.41%) OpenID
9 9 (3.96%) HTML
10 6 (2.64%) Java EE
10 6 (2.64%) JSON
10 6 (2.64%) XML Messaging
11 5 (2.20%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.20%) Motif
12 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.76%) boto
12 4 (1.76%) Regular Expression
12 4 (1.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.93%) User Experience
3 17 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.05%) Derivative
5 12 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.85%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.64%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.64%) Smart Meter
10 5 (2.20%) ASIC
10 5 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (2.20%) Life Science
11 4 (1.76%) CESG
12 3 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (1.32%) NHS
12 3 (1.32%) Replication
12 3 (1.32%) Statistics
13 2 (0.88%) Semantic Web
13 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.11%) Linux
2 54 (23.79%) Unix
3 18 (7.93%) Windows
4 7 (3.08%) VMS
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.35%) UML
3 49 (21.59%) Business Analysis
4 45 (19.82%) Configuration Management
5 36 (15.86%) Scrum
6 31 (13.66%) Project Management
7 29 (12.78%) Data Modelling
8 26 (11.45%) Test Scripting
9 23 (10.13%) Integration Testing
10 22 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (9.69%) SDLC
11 21 (9.25%) DevOps
11 21 (9.25%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (8.81%) Functional Testing
13 19 (8.37%) Multithreading
13 19 (8.37%) OO
13 19 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.37%) User Stories
14 18 (7.93%) Identity Access Management
14 18 (7.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.23%) Java
2 49 (21.59%) SQL
3 21 (9.25%) Python
4 20 (8.81%) C
5 16 (7.05%) C++
6 8 (3.52%) Scala
7 7 (3.08%) Ruby
8 6 (2.64%) C#
8 6 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (24.67%) Security Cleared
2 41 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.73%) Degree
4 12 (5.29%) ISEB
5 5 (2.20%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.76%) CISSP
6 4 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.76%) GIAC
7 3 (1.32%) CBAP
7 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.88%) MCP
8 2 (0.88%) MCSA
8 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) IIBA
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) Data Quality
1 7 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.88%) GxP
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 21 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.76%) Firmware
2 4 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.88%) NDS
3 2 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.44%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (8.81%) Puppet
2 10 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.41%) OpenAM
2 10 (4.41%) OpenIDM
3 6 (2.64%) Ansible
3 6 (2.64%) SCOM
4 4 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.76%) QRadar
4 4 (1.76%) SCCM
5 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.44%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.17%) Oracle
3 12 (5.29%) HP
4 11 (4.85%) ForgeRock
5 10 (4.41%) Splunk
6 8 (3.52%) ArcSight
6 8 (3.52%) Cloudera
7 7 (3.08%) IBM
8 6 (2.64%) Cisco
9 5 (2.20%) SAP
10 4 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.76%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.76%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.76%) VMware
11 3 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.32%) Siebel
11 3 (1.32%) Sybase
12 2 (0.88%) Dell
12 2 (0.88%) Novell
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