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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 136 130 143
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Use Case 134 138 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.44% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.80% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 46
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £314 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £366
% change year-on-year
+1.65% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
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
7206 7649 6953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.54% 79.89% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4361 4568 3825
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 245 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 39 £325 -7.14% 2
Berkshire +20 33 £450 +25.00% 3
Surrey -28 24 £450 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 13 £450 +15.01% 2
Middlesex +1 7 £350 -
Oxfordshire +7 6 £340 -10.52%
East Sussex +13 4 £400 +23.07%
Kent +12 4 £363 -36.95%
West Sussex -12 1 £550 +53.84%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 78 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 69 (26.24%) SQL
2 69 (26.24%) Unix
3 65 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (23.95%) Linux
5 60 (22.81%) SC Cleared
6 58 (22.05%) Java
7 55 (20.91%) UML
8 53 (20.15%) Configuration Management
9 51 (19.39%) XML
10 48 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (16.35%) Test Scripting
12 42 (15.97%) SOAP
13 40 (15.21%) Subversion
14 39 (14.83%) Project Management
15 38 (14.45%) SoapUI
16 35 (13.31%) Microsoft
16 35 (13.31%) Business Analysis
17 33 (12.55%) Ant
18 32 (12.17%) OO
18 32 (12.17%) Python
18 32 (12.17%) Finance
18 32 (12.17%) Scrum
19 31 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (11.41%) Integration Testing
21 29 (11.03%) C
22 28 (10.65%) Multithreading
23 27 (10.27%) Software Engineering
23 27 (10.27%) Telecoms
23 27 (10.27%) NUnit

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 12 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.42%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.04%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.28%) Apache
4 6 (2.28%) JBoss
5 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 2 (0.76%) Confluence
5 2 (0.76%) Documentum
5 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) MS Office
2 9 (3.42%) MS Project
2 9 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.14%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.04%) IaaS
4 8 (3.04%) PaaS
5 3 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.08%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.18%) LDAP
3 10 (3.80%) DHCP
4 7 (2.66%) DNS
4 7 (2.66%) Firewall
4 7 (2.66%) SNMP
5 6 (2.28%) LAN
5 6 (2.28%) Network Security
5 6 (2.28%) VPN
5 6 (2.28%) WAN
6 5 (1.90%) Internet
6 5 (1.90%) MPLS
6 5 (1.90%) VLAN
7 4 (1.52%) HTTP
8 3 (1.14%) SSH
8 3 (1.14%) Wireless
9 2 (0.76%) Broadband
10 1 (0.38%) GSM
10 1 (0.38%) SAN
10 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.84%) Big Data
2 15 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.42%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.04%) HBase
8 8 (3.04%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.66%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.66%) Data Lake
9 7 (2.66%) Impala
10 6 (2.28%) Cloudera CDH
10 6 (2.28%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.28%) VoltDB
11 3 (1.14%) OLTP
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (15.21%) Subversion
2 38 (14.45%) SoapUI
3 33 (12.55%) Ant
4 27 (10.27%) NUnit
5 25 (9.51%) GoogleTest
6 24 (9.13%) ClearCase
6 24 (9.13%) Jenkins
7 23 (8.75%) CppUnit
7 23 (8.75%) JIRA
8 19 (7.22%) Git (software)
9 16 (6.08%) Maven
10 8 (3.04%) Hudson
10 8 (3.04%) JUnit
10 8 (3.04%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (3.04%) Selenium
11 7 (2.66%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.28%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.28%) JBehave
12 6 (2.28%) JMeter
12 6 (2.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (12.17%) Finance
2 27 (10.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.42%) Marketing
4 7 (2.66%) Military
5 5 (1.90%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.14%) Billing
7 3 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (40.68%) Analyst
2 54 (20.53%) Business Analyst
3 39 (14.83%) Developer
4 36 (13.69%) Architect
5 30 (11.41%) Test Analyst
6 25 (9.51%) Consultant
7 19 (7.22%) C Developer
8 16 (6.08%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (6.08%) Transition Analyst
9 13 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.94%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.94%) XML Analyst
10 11 (4.18%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (3.80%) Service Transition Analyst
11 10 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.80%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.42%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.42%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (3.42%) Unix Analyst
13 8 (3.04%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.39%) XML
2 42 (15.97%) SOAP
3 22 (8.37%) .NET
3 22 (8.37%) Web Services
4 16 (6.08%) XML Messaging
5 12 (4.56%) J2EE
5 12 (4.56%) REST
6 11 (4.18%) HTML
7 9 (3.42%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.04%) Spring
9 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (2.66%) SAML
10 6 (2.28%) CSS
10 6 (2.28%) Java EE
10 6 (2.28%) JMS
10 6 (2.28%) JSON
10 6 (2.28%) JSP
10 6 (2.28%) Servlets
10 6 (2.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.37%) Derivative
3 19 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.84%) User Experience
5 16 (6.08%) Data Centre
6 14 (5.32%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.18%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.42%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.66%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.66%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.90%) CESG
10 5 (1.90%) Life Science
10 5 (1.90%) Replication
11 4 (1.52%) ASIC
11 4 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.14%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (1.14%) Statistics
13 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.24%) Unix
2 63 (23.95%) Linux
3 14 (5.32%) VMS
3 14 (5.32%) Windows
4 3 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.91%) UML
3 53 (20.15%) Configuration Management
4 43 (16.35%) Test Scripting
5 39 (14.83%) Project Management
6 35 (13.31%) Business Analysis
7 32 (12.17%) OO
7 32 (12.17%) Scrum
8 30 (11.41%) Integration Testing
9 28 (10.65%) Multithreading
10 27 (10.27%) Software Engineering
11 26 (9.89%) DevOps
11 26 (9.89%) Requirements Analysis
11 26 (9.89%) System Integration Testing
12 25 (9.51%) Data Modelling
12 25 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (9.13%) Analytics
13 24 (9.13%) Service Management
14 23 (8.75%) Functional Testing
14 23 (8.75%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.24%) SQL
2 58 (22.05%) Java
3 32 (12.17%) Python
4 29 (11.03%) C
5 24 (9.13%) C++
6 14 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.18%) Ruby
8 8 (3.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.66%) C#
9 7 (2.66%) Scala
10 6 (2.28%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 60 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.18%) Degree
4 8 (3.04%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.28%) ISEB
7 5 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.52%) CBAP
8 4 (1.52%) CISSP
8 4 (1.52%) GIAC
8 4 (1.52%) MCSE
9 3 (1.14%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.38%) IIBA
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.38%) MCITP
11 1 (0.38%) MCTS
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.76%) GxP
5 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.76%) QA
5 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.28%) Docker
3 5 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.52%) Firmware
5 2 (0.76%) KVM
5 2 (0.76%) NDS
5 2 (0.76%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.76%) XenServer
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.38%) UAG
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (9.13%) Puppet
2 17 (6.46%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (4.94%) SCOM
4 11 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.80%) Ansible
6 9 (3.42%) SCCM
7 5 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.90%) OpenAM
7 5 (1.90%) OpenIDM
8 4 (1.52%) QRadar
8 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.38%) Netcool
10 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.51%) Oracle
3 23 (8.75%) HP
4 14 (5.32%) Splunk
5 13 (4.94%) ArcSight
6 10 (3.80%) IBM
7 8 (3.04%) Cisco
8 7 (2.66%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.66%) Dell
8 7 (2.66%) SAP
9 5 (1.90%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (1.90%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.90%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.90%) VMware
10 4 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.14%) Citrix
11 3 (1.14%) Infor
11 3 (1.14%) Siebel
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago