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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 137 153 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing Use Case 139 109 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.17% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.57% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 52 75
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£400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +4.49%
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
7588 6930 6502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.69% 74.39% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 3921 3588
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.03 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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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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
Surrey +43 55 £400 +33.33% 5
Hampshire +23 42 £350 +16.66% 3
Berkshire -9 16 £400 +6.66% 5
Oxfordshire -11 10 £388 +38.39%
West Sussex -14 6 £425 +25.92%
Buckinghamshire -25 6 £433 +27.20% 3
East Sussex +1 3 £296 - 3
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Kent -24 1 £350 - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 98 (39.84%) Security Cleared
2 94 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (31.30%) SC Cleared
4 61 (24.80%) Telecoms
5 58 (23.58%) XML
6 57 (23.17%) SQL
7 54 (21.95%) Waterfall
8 51 (20.73%) HP
9 50 (20.33%) UNIX
10 49 (19.92%) HP Quality Center
10 49 (19.92%) Test Management
11 48 (19.51%) UML
12 47 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (16.26%) ISTQB
14 38 (15.45%) Test Scripting
15 37 (15.04%) SoapUI
15 37 (15.04%) SOAP
15 37 (15.04%) XML Messaging
15 37 (15.04%) Business Analysis
16 35 (14.23%) PL/SQL
16 35 (14.23%) Oracle
16 35 (14.23%) Linux
17 30 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (10.98%) Perl
18 27 (10.98%) User Stories
19 26 (10.57%) Test Planning
20 25 (10.16%) OO
21 24 (9.76%) ClearCase
21 24 (9.76%) Project Management
21 24 (9.76%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (4.07%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.03%) Apache
3 4 (1.63%) Documentum
4 2 (0.81%) JBoss
4 2 (0.81%) FileNet
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) Lync
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (3.25%) MS Office
2 5 (2.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.81%) PaaS
4 2 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.44%) LDAP
3 5 (2.03%) Firewall
3 5 (2.03%) SSH
4 4 (1.63%) VPN
5 3 (1.22%) VLAN
5 3 (1.22%) LTE
5 3 (1.22%) 4G
5 3 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.81%) Network Security
6 2 (0.81%) ATM
6 2 (0.81%) 3G
6 2 (0.81%) SDH
6 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.81%) FTP
6 2 (0.81%) HTTP
7 1 (0.41%) SNMP
7 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.72%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.85%) Big Data
4 5 (2.03%) OLAP
4 5 (2.03%) DataStage
5 4 (1.63%) EDRMS
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.81%) DTS
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 37 (15.04%) SoapUI
2 24 (9.76%) ClearCase
3 20 (8.13%) Ant
3 20 (8.13%) Subversion
4 15 (6.10%) JIRA
5 12 (4.88%) GoogleTest
5 12 (4.88%) NUnit
6 11 (4.47%) CppUnit
7 10 (4.07%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.66%) Maven
8 9 (3.66%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.66%) Hudson
9 7 (2.85%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (2.85%) Rational Rose
10 5 (2.03%) Toad
10 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.81%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.41%) JMeter
12 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 61 (24.80%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.76%) Finance
3 13 (5.28%) Military
4 8 (3.25%) Publishing
5 6 (2.44%) Billing
6 5 (2.03%) Retail
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Automotive
7 4 (1.63%) Law
7 4 (1.63%) Legal
8 3 (1.22%) Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 153 (62.20%) Analyst
2 97 (39.43%) Business Analyst
3 35 (14.23%) Test Analyst
4 23 (9.35%) Architect
5 16 (6.50%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (6.50%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (6.10%) Test Manager
6 15 (6.10%) Requirements Analyst
7 13 (5.28%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 13 (5.28%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (4.47%) Technical Leader
9 9 (3.66%) Developer
9 9 (3.66%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (3.66%) Test Architect
10 6 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (2.44%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (2.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.58%) XML
2 37 (15.04%) SOAP
2 37 (15.04%) XML Messaging
3 15 (6.10%) Web Services
4 8 (3.25%) HTML
4 8 (3.25%) .NET
5 6 (2.44%) REST
6 5 (2.03%) boto
7 4 (1.63%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (1.63%) jQuery
7 4 (1.63%) Java EE 5
7 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.63%) CSS
7 4 (1.63%) DHTML
8 3 (1.22%) Middleware
8 3 (1.22%) Motif
9 2 (0.81%) WCF
9 2 (0.81%) LINQ
9 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.88%) Derivative
5 11 (4.47%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.22%) W3C
9 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 2 (0.81%) New Media
9 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Replication
10 1 (0.41%) Wiki
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.33%) UNIX
2 35 (14.23%) Linux
3 4 (1.63%) VMS
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.95%) Waterfall
3 49 (19.92%) Test Management
4 48 (19.51%) UML
5 38 (15.45%) Test Scripting
6 37 (15.04%) Business Analysis
7 30 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.98%) User Stories
9 26 (10.57%) Test Planning
10 25 (10.16%) OO
11 24 (9.76%) Project Management
11 24 (9.76%) Multithreading
12 22 (8.94%) Memory Management
12 22 (8.94%) Configuration Management
13 19 (7.72%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.72%) SDLC
14 18 (7.32%) Validation
15 17 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (6.50%) System Testing
17 15 (6.10%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.17%) SQL
2 35 (14.23%) PL/SQL
3 27 (10.98%) Perl
4 23 (9.35%) Shell Script
4 23 (9.35%) C
5 19 (7.72%) C++
6 16 (6.50%) Java
7 15 (6.10%) Python
8 9 (3.66%) Ruby
9 6 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.03%) C#
10 5 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) VBScript
12 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 98 (39.84%) Security Cleared
2 77 (31.30%) SC Cleared
3 40 (16.26%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.07%) ISEB
5 9 (3.66%) Degree
6 5 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.63%) PMP
7 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.22%) CISSP
8 3 (1.22%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.22%) IIBA
9 2 (0.81%) CBAP
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCSE
9 2 (0.81%) CCNP
9 2 (0.81%) CCNA
10 1 (0.41%) MCSA
10 1 (0.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) XenServer
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (19.92%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.07%) Puppet
3 9 (3.66%) Ansible
4 6 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.63%) SCOM
6 3 (1.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.81%) Netcool
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 51 (20.73%) HP
2 35 (14.23%) Oracle
3 21 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.47%) Splunk
5 9 (3.66%) IBM
6 7 (2.85%) Cognos
7 6 (2.44%) Informatica
7 6 (2.44%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.03%) Dell
9 4 (1.63%) Siebel
9 4 (1.63%) VMware
10 3 (1.22%) Remedy
10 3 (1.22%) CODA
10 3 (1.22%) SAP
11 2 (0.81%) Cisco
11 2 (0.81%) Citrix
11 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.81%) F5
11 2 (0.81%) Capita
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