The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 123 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Use Case 132 114 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.36% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.93% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 85
Average daily rate £419 £384 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -22.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Use Case
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 59 £450 +12.50% 2
Hampshire -1 27 £330 +14.78% 6
Surrey -1 19 £275 -38.88%
Kent +17 12 £375 - 1
West Sussex -10 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -19 4 £450 +28.57% 3
Oxfordshire -6 3 £450 +50.00%
Middlesex -5 1 £700 +64.70%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 91 (42.33%) UML
2 58 (26.98%) Finance
3 48 (22.33%) CRM
4 47 (21.86%) Oracle
5 37 (17.21%) SQL
6 36 (16.74%) Java
6 36 (16.74%) Telecoms
7 33 (15.35%) OOD
8 30 (13.95%) Ant
9 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
10 27 (12.56%) Project Management
11 26 (12.09%) HTML
11 26 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
13 23 (10.70%) CSS
13 23 (10.70%) Linux
13 23 (10.70%) Systems Analysis
13 23 (10.70%) SC Cleared
14 22 (10.23%) QA
14 22 (10.23%) Business Analysis
14 22 (10.23%) UNIX
15 21 (9.77%) ISEB
15 21 (9.77%) JSON
16 20 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (9.30%) C
17 19 (8.84%) J2EE
17 19 (8.84%) SOA
17 19 (8.84%) Configuration Management
17 19 (8.84%) Motif
17 19 (8.84%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (6.05%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) FileNet
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Office
3 8 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.40%) MS Project
7 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.47%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) PaaS
1 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.44%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) WAN
3 4 (1.86%) LAN
4 3 (1.40%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.93%) PBX
5 2 (0.93%) MGCP
5 2 (0.93%) Q.931
5 2 (0.93%) QSIG
5 2 (0.93%) H.323
5 2 (0.93%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.93%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.93%) 4G
5 2 (0.93%) LTE
6 1 (0.47%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.44%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.51%) RDBMS
3 13 (6.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (6.05%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.40%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.40%) DecisionStream
7 3 (1.40%) Ingres
8 2 (0.93%) MySQL
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (13.95%) Ant
2 19 (8.84%) NUnit
2 19 (8.84%) GoogleTest
3 18 (8.37%) CppUnit
3 18 (8.37%) Subversion
3 18 (8.37%) ClearCase
4 13 (6.05%) Maven
5 12 (5.58%) Rational Rose
5 12 (5.58%) Toad
6 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (2.33%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.86%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.40%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.93%) JIRA
11 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.47%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.47%) Introscope
General
1 58 (26.98%) Finance
2 36 (16.74%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.84%) Billing
4 17 (7.91%) Marketing
5 10 (4.65%) Games
6 7 (3.26%) Legal
6 7 (3.26%) Banking
7 5 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.86%) Retail
9 3 (1.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.93%) Military
10 2 (0.93%) Automotive
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 103 (47.91%) Analyst
2 88 (40.93%) Business Analyst
3 52 (24.19%) Developer
4 32 (14.88%) Architect
5 16 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.05%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (5.58%) Consultant
7 12 (5.58%) BSS Architect
7 12 (5.58%) Designer
8 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL Developer
8 11 (5.12%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.12%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.65%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
10 9 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.72%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.72%) Lead Business Analyst
11 8 (3.72%) Mobile Developer
12 7 (3.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.09%) HTML
2 23 (10.70%) CSS
3 21 (9.77%) JSON
4 19 (8.84%) J2EE
4 19 (8.84%) Motif
5 18 (8.37%) XML
6 15 (6.98%) .NET
7 13 (6.05%) REST
8 12 (5.58%) OAuth
9 11 (5.12%) Java EE
9 11 (5.12%) Ajax
9 11 (5.12%) Spring
10 10 (4.65%) JDBC
11 9 (4.19%) JPA
11 9 (4.19%) DOM
12 8 (3.72%) Dojo
12 8 (3.72%) HTML5
13 7 (3.26%) JSF
13 7 (3.26%) Web Services
13 7 (3.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.58%) Derivative
3 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.33%) Replication
4 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.40%) Statistics
4 3 (1.40%) Grid Computing
5 2 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (0.93%) Video Editing
5 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.47%) Social Network
6 1 (0.47%) Mashup
6 1 (0.47%) Open Source
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.70%) Linux
2 22 (10.23%) UNIX
3 4 (1.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) CentOS
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.33%) UML
2 48 (22.33%) CRM
3 33 (15.35%) OOD
4 27 (12.56%) Project Management
5 26 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.70%) Systems Analysis
7 22 (10.23%) Business Analysis
8 20 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.84%) SOA
9 19 (8.84%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.37%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.91%) OO
12 16 (7.44%) Validation
12 16 (7.44%) RUP
13 15 (6.98%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (6.51%) Unified Process
14 14 (6.51%) User Stories
15 13 (6.05%) Analytics
15 13 (6.05%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.21%) SQL
2 36 (16.74%) Java
3 20 (9.30%) C
4 16 (7.44%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.65%) C++
7 4 (1.86%) Python
7 4 (1.86%) C#
7 4 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) R
8 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.77%) ISEB
4 8 (3.72%) Degree
5 5 (2.33%) IIBA
6 2 (0.93%) CCIE
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.93%) CCVP
6 2 (0.93%) CBAP
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.23%) QA
2 7 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.33%) TickIT
4 4 (1.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (21.86%) Oracle
2 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.58%) Google
3 12 (5.58%) Facebook
3 12 (5.58%) Twitter
4 11 (5.12%) Siebel
5 8 (3.72%) Cognos
5 8 (3.72%) IBM
6 6 (2.79%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.79%) SAP
6 6 (2.79%) Informatica
7 5 (2.33%) Talend
8 4 (1.86%) HP
8 4 (1.86%) VMware
9 3 (1.40%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (1.40%) Jaspersoft
9 3 (1.40%) Adobe
10 2 (0.93%) EMC
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco
10 2 (0.93%) Teradata
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