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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 136 141 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 130 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.25% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.68% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 52 59
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.78 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.93%
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +35 51 £400 +45.45% 1
Hampshire +14 43 £344 +14.58% 3
Berkshire -5 19 £360 -4.00% 6
Oxfordshire -17 7 £384 +47.59%
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £391 +8.68%
East Sussex -14 2 £275 - 1
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Kent -29 1 £575 +64.28% 3
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (38.65%) Security Cleared
2 84 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (31.08%) SC Cleared
4 62 (24.70%) Telecoms
5 60 (23.90%) XML
6 59 (23.51%) UML
7 58 (23.11%) UNIX
8 55 (21.91%) SQL
8 55 (21.91%) HP
9 54 (21.51%) HP Quality Center
9 54 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (20.72%) Test Management
11 45 (17.93%) Business Analysis
12 42 (16.73%) ISTQB
12 42 (16.73%) Waterfall
13 40 (15.94%) SOAP
14 39 (15.54%) Linux
15 38 (15.14%) XML Messaging
15 38 (15.14%) SoapUI
16 36 (14.34%) Test Scripting
16 36 (14.34%) PL/SQL
17 35 (13.94%) Oracle
18 33 (13.15%) Finance
19 31 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (11.95%) C
20 30 (11.95%) OO
20 30 (11.95%) Project Management
21 29 (11.55%) Perl
22 28 (11.16%) Multithreading
23 27 (10.76%) Memory Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (2.39%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.59%) Documentum
2 4 (1.59%) Apache
3 3 (1.20%) CMS
4 2 (0.80%) Mule
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.80%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.40%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) MS Office
2 6 (2.39%) MS Project
3 5 (1.99%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.80%) GitHub
5 2 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.79%) Firewall
3 4 (1.59%) LDAP
3 4 (1.59%) VPN
3 4 (1.59%) SSH
4 3 (1.20%) VLAN
4 3 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.20%) ATM
5 2 (0.80%) SDH
5 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.80%) HTTP
5 2 (0.80%) Network Security
5 2 (0.80%) LTE
5 2 (0.80%) 4G
6 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.40%) MVNO
6 1 (0.40%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.40%) SNMP
6 1 (0.40%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.56%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.79%) Big Data
4 5 (1.99%) OLAP
4 5 (1.99%) DataStage
5 4 (1.59%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) VoltDB
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (15.14%) SoapUI
2 22 (8.76%) Subversion
3 21 (8.37%) ClearCase
4 20 (7.97%) Ant
5 17 (6.77%) GoogleTest
5 17 (6.77%) NUnit
6 16 (6.37%) CppUnit
7 13 (5.18%) JIRA
8 11 (4.38%) Rational Rose
9 7 (2.79%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.39%) Maven
11 5 (1.99%) Toad
12 4 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (1.59%) Hudson
12 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.80%) Selenium
13 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.80%) XMLSpy
13 2 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 62 (24.70%) Telecoms
2 33 (13.15%) Finance
3 12 (4.78%) Military
4 9 (3.59%) Billing
5 8 (3.19%) Marketing
6 7 (2.79%) Publishing
7 5 (1.99%) Banking
7 5 (1.99%) Retail
8 4 (1.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.80%) Law
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 145 (57.77%) Analyst
2 95 (37.85%) Business Analyst
3 35 (13.94%) Test Analyst
4 26 (10.36%) Architect
5 20 (7.97%) Test Manager
6 16 (6.37%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (5.58%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 13 (5.18%) Developer
8 13 (5.18%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (4.78%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (4.38%) Technical Leader
11 10 (3.98%) Requirements Analyst
12 9 (3.59%) Test Architect
13 8 (3.19%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (3.19%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.39%) Project Manager
15 6 (2.39%) Consultant
15 6 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 6 (2.39%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.90%) XML
2 40 (15.94%) SOAP
3 38 (15.14%) XML Messaging
4 11 (4.38%) Web Services
5 7 (2.79%) HTML
5 7 (2.79%) REST
6 5 (1.99%) Motif
7 4 (1.59%) Java EE 5
7 4 (1.59%) boto
7 4 (1.59%) .NET
7 4 (1.59%) JMS
8 3 (1.20%) J2EE
9 2 (0.80%) CSS
9 2 (0.80%) JDBC
9 2 (0.80%) JSP
9 2 (0.80%) Servlets
9 2 (0.80%) DHTML
9 2 (0.80%) Struts
9 2 (0.80%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.77%) Derivative
3 14 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.79%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.99%) User Experience
7 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.20%) W3C
8 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.80%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.80%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.11%) UNIX
2 39 (15.54%) Linux
3 4 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.40%) VMS
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.51%) UML
3 52 (20.72%) Test Management
4 45 (17.93%) Business Analysis
5 42 (16.73%) Waterfall
6 36 (14.34%) Test Scripting
7 31 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (11.95%) OO
8 30 (11.95%) Project Management
9 28 (11.16%) Multithreading
10 27 (10.76%) Memory Management
10 27 (10.76%) Software Engineering
11 26 (10.36%) User Stories
11 26 (10.36%) Test Planning
12 23 (9.16%) Configuration Management
13 20 (7.97%) System Integration Testing
14 19 (7.57%) System Testing
14 19 (7.57%) Validation
15 17 (6.77%) OOD
15 17 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.91%) SQL
2 36 (14.34%) PL/SQL
3 30 (11.95%) C
4 29 (11.55%) Perl
5 27 (10.76%) Shell Script
6 24 (9.56%) C++
7 15 (5.98%) Java
8 11 (4.38%) Python
9 5 (1.99%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.59%) Ruby
11 3 (1.20%) C#
12 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (38.65%) Security Cleared
2 78 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 42 (16.73%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.18%) ISEB
5 9 (3.59%) Degree
6 5 (1.99%) CISSP
7 4 (1.59%) PMP
7 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.20%) IIBA
8 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.80%) CBAP
9 2 (0.80%) GIAC
9 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.80%) CCNP
9 2 (0.80%) CCNA
10 1 (0.40%) MCSE
10 1 (0.40%) MCSA
10 1 (0.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) SLA
1 4 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) XenServer
2 1 (0.40%) vSphere
2 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (21.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.99%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.80%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.80%) Netcool
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (21.91%) HP
2 35 (13.94%) Oracle
3 18 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.19%) Splunk
4 8 (3.19%) ArcSight
4 8 (3.19%) Cognos
5 6 (2.39%) Informatica
5 6 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.59%) Siebel
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco
6 4 (1.59%) IBM
6 4 (1.59%) SAP
6 4 (1.59%) VMware
7 3 (1.20%) Remedy
7 3 (1.20%) CODA
8 2 (0.80%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.80%) McAfee
8 2 (0.80%) Citrix
8 2 (0.80%) Capita
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