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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
England / South East
Rank 179 147 154
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 64 112 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 1.31% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.61% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 77 47
Median daily rate £431 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £298 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £630 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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 £53.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +23.07%

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
6133 6948 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 80.97% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3617 4286 4183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 272 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Hampshire -14 19 £390 +11.42% 3
Surrey +2 18 £403 -6.39% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £453 +27.46% 3
Berkshire +8 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -3 3 £425 -
East Sussex - 2 £475 -
Kent -3 1 £500 +17.64% 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 29 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (20.00%) Finance
4 24 (20.00%) UML
5 23 (19.17%) Security Cleared
6 21 (17.50%) User Stories
6 21 (17.50%) Scrum
7 20 (16.67%) Unix
8 19 (15.83%) SC Cleared
9 16 (13.33%) SQL
9 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (12.50%) Linux
11 14 (11.67%) CRM
11 14 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (10.83%) User Experience
12 13 (10.83%) Wireframes
13 12 (10.00%) Degree
13 12 (10.00%) OO
13 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 12 (10.00%) Oracle
13 12 (10.00%) Java
13 12 (10.00%) Project Management
14 11 (9.17%) XML
14 11 (9.17%) Software Engineering
14 11 (9.17%) Workflow
14 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
15 10 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

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 (1.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Project
2 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) BASE24
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Office 365
3 3 (2.50%) Yammer
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) FTP
2 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.67%) NAS
2 2 (1.67%) SAN
2 2 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) CTI
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) VLAN
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) Big Data
1 5 (4.17%) HBase
1 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.33%) Apache Hive
2 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.33%) NewSQL
2 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.50%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.50%) GIS
3 3 (2.50%) MarkLogic
3 3 (2.50%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.67%) DB2
4 2 (1.67%) MySQL
4 2 (1.67%) NuoDB
4 2 (1.67%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Subversion
2 7 (5.83%) GoogleTest
2 7 (5.83%) NUnit
3 6 (5.00%) Ant
3 6 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 6 (5.00%) CppUnit
4 5 (4.17%) Selenium
5 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) NuGet
6 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.83%) Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Automotive
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (51.67%) Analyst
2 50 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Technical Business Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Consultant
6 8 (6.67%) Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Applications Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Project Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) XML Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) XML
2 8 (6.67%) .NET
3 7 (5.83%) OAuth
3 7 (5.83%) SOAP
4 6 (5.00%) XML Messaging
5 5 (4.17%) J2EE
6 4 (3.33%) HTML
6 4 (3.33%) Middleware
7 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.50%) CSS
7 3 (2.50%) JSP
7 3 (2.50%) Web Services
8 2 (1.67%) EJB
8 2 (1.67%) JPA
8 2 (1.67%) LINQ
8 2 (1.67%) Servlets
8 2 (1.67%) Spring
8 2 (1.67%) STL
8 2 (1.67%) Struts
8 2 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.83%) User Experience
3 7 (5.83%) Derivative
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.50%) Social Media
8 2 (1.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) EFT
9 1 (0.83%) EFTPOS
9 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) iPad
9 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.83%) New Media
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.67%) Unix
2 15 (12.50%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 24 (20.00%) UML
4 21 (17.50%) Scrum
4 21 (17.50%) User Stories
5 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.67%) CRM
6 14 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (10.83%) Wireframes
8 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 12 (10.00%) OO
8 12 (10.00%) Project Management
9 11 (9.17%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.17%) Workflow
10 10 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
10 10 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 10 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.33%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) Java
3 10 (8.33%) Python
4 9 (7.50%) C++
5 7 (5.83%) C
6 4 (3.33%) C#
7 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.67%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) Degree
4 10 (8.33%) ISEB
4 10 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.67%) MCP
6 2 (1.67%) MCSA
6 2 (1.67%) MCSE
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.83%) NDS
2 1 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.83%) ESRI
4 6 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) Axway
6 2 (1.67%) SAP
6 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.83%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.83%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.83%) ParAccel
7 1 (0.83%) Pardot
7 1 (0.83%) Pega
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.83%) WorldPay
Kent
Red10
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 6 days ago