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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 139 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing Use Case 112 110 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.30% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.84% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 97
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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
Berkshire -13 29 £375 -6.25% 2
Kent +24 24 £350 - 4
Hampshire -5 22 £300 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £360 - 5
Surrey -13 12 £275 -31.25% 2
East Sussex - 9 - - 1
Middlesex -2 1 £315 -12.50%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £260 -32.90%
West Sussex - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 94 (39.00%) UML
2 51 (21.16%) SQL
2 51 (21.16%) Finance
3 46 (19.09%) SOA
4 44 (18.26%) CRM
5 43 (17.84%) XML
5 43 (17.84%) Telecoms
6 40 (16.60%) Business Analysis
6 40 (16.60%) Oracle
7 39 (16.18%) Internet
8 38 (15.77%) JSON
8 38 (15.77%) Mobile App
9 36 (14.94%) TDD
10 35 (14.52%) Google
10 35 (14.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 35 (14.52%) Facebook
10 35 (14.52%) Twitter
10 35 (14.52%) REST
10 35 (14.52%) OAuth
10 35 (14.52%) Rapid Prototyping
11 30 (12.45%) Java
11 30 (12.45%) Security Cleared
12 28 (11.62%) OOD
13 27 (11.20%) Marketing
14 26 (10.79%) Project Management
15 25 (10.37%) Ant
16 24 (9.96%) SC Cleared
17 23 (9.54%) UNIX
17 23 (9.54%) Software Engineering
18 22 (9.13%) Systems Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (6.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.24%) IIS
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.41%) Lync
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.49%) MS Office
1 6 (2.49%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
2 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.41%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) Maximo
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.41%) PaaS
1 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.18%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) LTE
2 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.24%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.83%) VoLTE
3 2 (0.83%) 4G
3 2 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) IPv6
4 1 (0.41%) GPRS
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) PBX
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) MGCP
4 1 (0.41%) Q.931
4 1 (0.41%) QSIG
4 1 (0.41%) H.323
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (5.39%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.15%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.15%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (10.37%) Ant
2 15 (6.22%) NUnit
2 15 (6.22%) Subversion
2 15 (6.22%) GoogleTest
3 14 (5.81%) CppUnit
3 14 (5.81%) ClearCase
3 14 (5.81%) Rational Rose
4 11 (4.56%) Maven
5 10 (4.15%) Toad
6 5 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.83%) JIRA
8 2 (0.83%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.41%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.41%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.41%) PVCS
9 1 (0.41%) JDeveloper
General
1 51 (21.16%) Finance
2 43 (17.84%) Telecoms
3 27 (11.20%) Marketing
4 19 (7.88%) Games
5 15 (6.22%) Billing
6 10 (4.15%) Banking
7 8 (3.32%) Legal
8 6 (2.49%) Retail
9 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (51.45%) Analyst
2 108 (44.81%) Business Analyst
3 56 (23.24%) Developer
4 33 (13.69%) Architect
5 30 (12.45%) Mobile Developer
6 23 (9.54%) Lead Developer
7 18 (7.47%) Systems Analyst
8 17 (7.05%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.98%) Consultant
10 12 (4.98%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (4.15%) Technical Business Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) BSS Architect
12 9 (3.73%) Business Architect
12 9 (3.73%) Designer
12 9 (3.73%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL Developer
13 8 (3.32%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.84%) XML
2 38 (15.77%) JSON
3 35 (14.52%) OAuth
3 35 (14.52%) REST
4 20 (8.30%) Spring
5 16 (6.64%) Unity DI Container
5 16 (6.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 15 (6.22%) Motif
7 11 (4.56%) HTML
8 10 (4.15%) .NET
8 10 (4.15%) CSS
9 9 (3.73%) J2EE
10 8 (3.32%) JDBC
10 8 (3.32%) Servlets
10 8 (3.32%) JSF
10 8 (3.32%) Java EE
10 8 (3.32%) PrimeFaces
10 8 (3.32%) JPA
11 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.77%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.56%) Derivative
3 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.07%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.24%) Statistics
5 3 (1.24%) AS400
5 3 (1.24%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.83%) Firmware
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.41%) Open Source
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.41%) Life Science
7 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.54%) UNIX
2 19 (7.88%) Linux
3 2 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (39.00%) UML
2 46 (19.09%) SOA
3 44 (18.26%) CRM
4 40 (16.60%) Business Analysis
5 36 (14.94%) TDD
6 35 (14.52%) Rapid Prototyping
6 35 (14.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 28 (11.62%) OOD
8 26 (10.79%) Project Management
9 23 (9.54%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.13%) Systems Analysis
11 20 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (7.88%) Game Development
13 18 (7.47%) Configuration Management
14 17 (7.05%) User Stories
15 16 (6.64%) RUP
15 16 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (6.22%) Unified Process
16 15 (6.22%) Validation
16 15 (6.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.16%) SQL
2 30 (12.45%) Java
3 17 (7.05%) C
4 9 (3.73%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.24%) C#
6 2 (0.83%) C++
6 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.22%) ISEB
4 13 (5.39%) Degree
5 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) IIBA
5 3 (1.24%) CBAP
6 1 (0.41%) CCIE
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CCVP
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) QA
2 9 (3.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) EMIR
4 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.41%) Basel III
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (16.60%) Oracle
2 35 (14.52%) Google
2 35 (14.52%) Facebook
2 35 (14.52%) Twitter
3 14 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.39%) Siebel
5 5 (2.07%) Talend
6 3 (1.24%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (1.24%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) EMC
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe
7 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.83%) Cramer
7 2 (0.83%) VMware
7 2 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.41%) Verint
8 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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