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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 157 129 131
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 115 117 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.25% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.74% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 50
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£400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £33.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+273.13% -14.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £25.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% -24.24%
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
7464 6742 5950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.01% 72.15% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3768 3122
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 261 256
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Hampshire -1 39 £425 +26.86% 5
Berkshire -21 30 £400 -11.11% 9
Surrey +13 27 £388 +40.90% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £368 -10.90% 2
West Sussex -23 5 £363 - 1
East Sussex -8 4 £375 -
Oxfordshire -21 3 £400 +6.66%
Middlesex +6 1 £340 -51.42%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 75 (33.63%) UML
2 64 (28.70%) Security Cleared
3 61 (27.35%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (26.01%) SC Cleared
5 54 (24.22%) UNIX
6 53 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (23.77%) Business Analysis
7 44 (19.73%) Linux
8 42 (18.83%) Software Engineering
9 41 (18.39%) C
10 39 (17.49%) OO
10 39 (17.49%) Configuration Management
10 39 (17.49%) Project Management
10 39 (17.49%) Subversion
10 39 (17.49%) Telecoms
11 38 (17.04%) ClearCase
12 35 (15.70%) NUnit
12 35 (15.70%) Multithreading
12 35 (15.70%) CppUnit
12 35 (15.70%) Memory Management
12 35 (15.70%) GoogleTest
13 34 (15.25%) C++
14 30 (13.45%) Finance
15 29 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (13.00%) OOD
16 28 (12.56%) Ant
16 28 (12.56%) Windows
17 25 (11.21%) XML
17 25 (11.21%) Derivative
17 25 (11.21%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (3.59%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.35%) Documentum
3 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.90%) Mule
3 2 (0.90%) Mule ESB
3 2 (0.90%) CMS
3 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.73%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.83%) MS Office
4 5 (2.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
2 2 (0.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.04%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.59%) MVNO
3 5 (2.24%) SAN
4 4 (1.79%) Firewall
5 3 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
7 1 (0.45%) ATM
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.45%) DHCP
7 1 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) DNS
7 1 (0.45%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.14%) Big Data
3 6 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.69%) Ingres
4 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.35%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.90%) VoltDB
5 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (17.49%) Subversion
2 38 (17.04%) ClearCase
3 35 (15.70%) NUnit
3 35 (15.70%) CppUnit
3 35 (15.70%) GoogleTest
4 28 (12.56%) Ant
5 19 (8.52%) Rational Rose
6 13 (5.83%) CruiseControl
7 8 (3.59%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.69%) JIRA
10 5 (2.24%) ClearQuest
11 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.90%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.90%) Selenium
12 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.90%) Maven
12 2 (0.90%) JMeter
12 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (17.49%) Telecoms
2 30 (13.45%) Finance
3 14 (6.28%) Billing
4 5 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.24%) Military
4 5 (2.24%) Marketing
5 4 (1.79%) Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.35%) Automotive
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 97 (43.50%) Analyst
2 83 (37.22%) Business Analyst
3 28 (12.56%) Architect
4 19 (8.52%) Developer
5 17 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (6.73%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.83%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 12 (5.38%) Test Manager
9 10 (4.48%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.48%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.04%) Technical Writer
11 7 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.14%) Consultant
11 7 (3.14%) C Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) UML Business Analyst
13 5 (2.24%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.24%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.24%) Oracle Architect
14 4 (1.79%) BSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.21%) XML
2 19 (8.52%) Motif
3 10 (4.48%) SOAP
4 7 (3.14%) XML Messaging
5 6 (2.69%) wxWidgets
6 5 (2.24%) .NET
7 4 (1.79%) Web Services
7 4 (1.79%) JMS
8 3 (1.35%) HTML
8 3 (1.35%) J2EE
9 2 (0.90%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.90%) REST
9 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.90%) Ext JS
9 2 (0.90%) OAuth
9 2 (0.90%) Spring
9 2 (0.90%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.90%) SAML
9 2 (0.90%) DHTML
9 2 (0.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.35%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.21%) Derivative
3 14 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.69%) Open Source
7 4 (1.79%) User Experience
8 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.35%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.90%) EFT
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) IPTV
10 1 (0.45%) Statistics
10 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.22%) UNIX
2 44 (19.73%) Linux
3 28 (12.56%) Windows
4 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.45%) VMS
6 1 (0.45%) AIX
6 1 (0.45%) HPUX
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.63%) UML
2 53 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.77%) Business Analysis
3 42 (18.83%) Software Engineering
4 39 (17.49%) OO
4 39 (17.49%) Configuration Management
4 39 (17.49%) Project Management
5 35 (15.70%) Multithreading
5 35 (15.70%) Memory Management
6 29 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (13.00%) OOD
7 25 (11.21%) Integration Testing
8 19 (8.52%) Waterfall
8 19 (8.52%) User Stories
8 19 (8.52%) RUP
8 19 (8.52%) SOA
8 19 (8.52%) Unified Process
9 17 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.17%) Test Management
11 14 (6.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.39%) C
2 34 (15.25%) C++
3 22 (9.87%) SQL
4 17 (7.62%) Java
5 9 (4.04%) Python
5 9 (4.04%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.79%) Perl
8 4 (1.79%) C#
9 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (28.70%) Security Cleared
2 58 (26.01%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.52%) ISTQB
4 17 (7.62%) ISEB
5 16 (7.17%) Degree
6 6 (2.69%) CBAP
6 6 (2.69%) CISSP
7 4 (1.79%) IIBA
7 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.35%) PMP
8 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.90%) GIAC
10 1 (0.45%) MCSE
10 1 (0.45%) MCSA
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) vSphere
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.90%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) MOM
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (10.76%) HP
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.42%) Oracle
4 8 (3.59%) ArcSight
5 6 (2.69%) SAP
6 5 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.35%) Cognos
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco
9 2 (0.90%) Splunk
9 2 (0.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.90%) VMware
9 2 (0.90%) McAfee
9 2 (0.90%) IBM
9 2 (0.90%) CODA
9 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.90%) Siebel
10 1 (0.45%) Software AG
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago