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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 139 147 139
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Use Case 128 135 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.38% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.74% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 53
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 £319 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.52%
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
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
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 £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 0 43 £425 +21.42% 6
Berkshire +19 28 £450 +5.88% 3
Surrey -23 23 £488 +21.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 11 £413 -4.62% 4
Middlesex +6 7 £350 -
Oxfordshire -7 5 £350 -8.79% 2
East Sussex +12 4 £400 +35.02%
Kent +16 3 £275 -21.42%
West Sussex -1 2 £513 +17.14%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 69 (27.82%) Security Cleared
2 66 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (25.81%) Unix
4 63 (25.40%) Linux
5 60 (24.19%) Java
6 59 (23.79%) SQL
7 54 (21.77%) UML
7 54 (21.77%) Configuration Management
8 52 (20.97%) SC Cleared
9 45 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (17.74%) XML
11 41 (16.53%) Business Analysis
12 37 (14.92%) Subversion
12 37 (14.92%) SOAP
13 36 (14.52%) Project Management
14 35 (14.11%) Microsoft
15 34 (13.71%) Test Scripting
16 33 (13.31%) SoapUI
16 33 (13.31%) Scrum
17 32 (12.90%) Finance
18 30 (12.10%) Ant
18 30 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (11.29%) Integration Testing
19 28 (11.29%) Python
19 28 (11.29%) Data Modelling
20 26 (10.48%) Puppet
20 26 (10.48%) DevOps
20 26 (10.48%) Jenkins
21 25 (10.08%) OO
22 24 (9.68%) C

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 10 (4.03%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.63%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.42%) JBoss
5 5 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) CMS
6 2 (0.81%) Confluence
6 2 (0.81%) Documentum
6 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.65%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.23%) MS Office
3 8 (3.23%) MS Project
4 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.23%) IaaS
4 8 (3.23%) PaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) LDAP
2 13 (5.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.03%) DHCP
4 7 (2.82%) DNS
4 7 (2.82%) Network Security
4 7 (2.82%) SNMP
5 6 (2.42%) Firewall
5 6 (2.42%) LAN
5 6 (2.42%) MPLS
5 6 (2.42%) VLAN
5 6 (2.42%) VPN
5 6 (2.42%) WAN
6 4 (1.61%) SSH
6 4 (1.61%) Wireless
7 3 (1.21%) Internet
8 2 (0.81%) Broadband
8 2 (0.81%) HTTP
9 1 (0.40%) 3G
9 1 (0.40%) DSL
9 1 (0.40%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.84%) Big Data
2 11 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.63%) HBase
5 8 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 8 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 8 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.23%) Impala
5 8 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.82%) Cloudera CDH
6 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.42%) VoltDB
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.81%) OLTP
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (14.92%) Subversion
2 33 (13.31%) SoapUI
3 30 (12.10%) Ant
4 26 (10.48%) Jenkins
5 24 (9.68%) NUnit
6 23 (9.27%) JIRA
7 22 (8.87%) GoogleTest
8 21 (8.47%) ClearCase
8 21 (8.47%) Git (software)
9 20 (8.06%) CppUnit
10 16 (6.45%) Maven
11 8 (3.23%) JUnit
11 8 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (3.23%) Selenium
12 7 (2.82%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.82%) Hudson
13 6 (2.42%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.42%) JBehave
13 6 (2.42%) JMeter
13 6 (2.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (12.90%) Finance
2 24 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.03%) Marketing
4 7 (2.82%) Military
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
5 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
6 2 (0.81%) Billing
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (44.35%) Analyst
2 66 (26.61%) Business Analyst
3 36 (14.52%) Architect
4 35 (14.11%) Developer
5 23 (9.27%) Test Analyst
6 22 (8.87%) Consultant
7 18 (7.26%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (6.85%) C Developer
9 12 (4.84%) AWS Architect
9 12 (4.84%) Azure DevOps
9 12 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.84%) Service Analyst
9 12 (4.84%) Transition Analyst
10 10 (4.03%) Designer
10 10 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.03%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.63%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) Service Transition Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) Technical Business Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.74%) XML
2 37 (14.92%) SOAP
3 22 (8.87%) Web Services
4 21 (8.47%) .NET
5 17 (6.85%) REST
6 16 (6.45%) J2EE
7 12 (4.84%) SAML
8 11 (4.44%) XML Messaging
9 10 (4.03%) OpenID
10 9 (3.63%) HTML
10 9 (3.63%) OAuth
11 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (2.42%) Java EE
13 6 (2.42%) JSON
13 6 (2.42%) Spring
14 5 (2.02%) Motif
15 4 (1.61%) JMS
15 4 (1.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.66%) Derivative
2 19 (7.66%) User Experience
3 18 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.84%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (3.63%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.42%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.02%) ASIC
8 5 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.02%) Life Science
8 5 (2.02%) Replication
9 4 (1.61%) CESG
10 3 (1.21%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (1.21%) NHS
10 3 (1.21%) Statistics
11 2 (0.81%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.81%) Unix
2 63 (25.40%) Linux
3 14 (5.65%) Windows
4 13 (5.24%) VMS
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.77%) Configuration Management
2 54 (21.77%) UML
3 41 (16.53%) Business Analysis
4 36 (14.52%) Project Management
5 34 (13.71%) Test Scripting
6 33 (13.31%) Scrum
7 28 (11.29%) Data Modelling
7 28 (11.29%) Integration Testing
8 26 (10.48%) DevOps
9 25 (10.08%) OO
10 24 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 24 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
10 24 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
11 22 (8.87%) Functional Testing
11 22 (8.87%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.47%) SDLC
12 21 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (8.06%) Memory Management
13 20 (8.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.19%) Java
2 59 (23.79%) SQL
3 28 (11.29%) Python
4 24 (9.68%) C
5 20 (8.06%) C++
6 12 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.44%) Ruby
8 8 (3.23%) Scala
9 6 (2.42%) C#
9 6 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (27.82%) Security Cleared
2 52 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.03%) Degree
3 10 (4.03%) ISEB
4 5 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.61%) CBAP
5 4 (1.61%) CISSP
5 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.61%) GIAC
6 3 (1.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.40%) IIBA
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MBA
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) GxP
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.81%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.02%) Docker
3 4 (1.61%) Firmware
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.81%) NDS
4 2 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (10.48%) Puppet
2 13 (5.24%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (4.84%) SCOM
4 10 (4.03%) Ansible
4 10 (4.03%) OpenAM
4 10 (4.03%) OpenIDM
4 10 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.23%) SCCM
6 4 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.61%) QRadar
6 4 (1.61%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.40%) Netcool
8 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.47%) Oracle
3 15 (6.05%) HP
4 13 (5.24%) Splunk
5 11 (4.44%) ForgeRock
6 10 (4.03%) IBM
7 9 (3.63%) ArcSight
8 8 (3.23%) Cisco
8 8 (3.23%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.42%) Dell
10 5 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.61%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.61%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.61%) SAP
11 4 (1.61%) VMware
12 3 (1.21%) Siebel
13 2 (0.81%) Sun
13 2 (0.81%) Sybase
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