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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 161 135 108
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -27
Contract jobs citing Use Case 82 116 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.33% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.86% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 73 86
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Kent - 17 £350 -
Hampshire -12 15 £400 -17.94% 3
Berkshire -19 14 £375 +7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £325 - 1
West Sussex +2 9 £373 -21.57% 1
East Sussex - 7 £425 - 2
Oxfordshire -20 3 £280 -20.00% 1
Surrey -25 3 £325 -3.70% 4
Middlesex - 3 £340 - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 65 (31.25%) UML
2 55 (26.44%) SOA
3 49 (23.56%) XML
3 49 (23.56%) SQL
4 45 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (21.63%) Business Analysis
5 44 (21.15%) JSON
5 44 (21.15%) Mobile App
6 43 (20.67%) Internet
7 42 (20.19%) TDD
8 41 (19.71%) Google
8 41 (19.71%) Mobile Application Development
8 41 (19.71%) Facebook
8 41 (19.71%) Twitter
8 41 (19.71%) REST
8 41 (19.71%) OAuth
8 41 (19.71%) Rapid Prototyping
9 37 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (16.35%) Telecoms
11 33 (15.87%) Finance
12 26 (12.50%) Java
13 24 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (11.06%) Spring
14 23 (11.06%) Marketing
14 23 (11.06%) CRM
15 22 (10.58%) Games
15 22 (10.58%) Game Development
16 19 (9.13%) Security Cleared
16 19 (9.13%) Unity DI Container
16 19 (9.13%) Unity (Game Engine)

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (3.37%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) IIS
3 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.44%) Lync
4 2 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.85%) MS Office
2 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.40%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.48%) Maximo
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.96%) LTE
2 2 (0.96%) UMTS
3 1 (0.48%) GPRS
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.48%) IPv6
3 1 (0.48%) VoIP
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
3 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.48%) HSPA
3 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.48%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (4.81%) Ant
2 8 (3.85%) Subversion
2 8 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 7 (3.37%) Rational Rose
3 7 (3.37%) NUnit
3 7 (3.37%) GoogleTest
3 7 (3.37%) CppUnit
4 4 (1.92%) JIRA
5 3 (1.44%) Toad
5 3 (1.44%) Maven
6 2 (0.96%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.96%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.96%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.48%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.48%) PVCS
7 1 (0.48%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.48%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.48%) Lombardi
General
1 34 (16.35%) Telecoms
2 33 (15.87%) Finance
3 23 (11.06%) Marketing
4 22 (10.58%) Games
5 16 (7.69%) Billing
6 9 (4.33%) Banking
7 7 (3.37%) Retail
8 4 (1.92%) Legal
9 2 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Military
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (51.92%) Analyst
2 93 (44.71%) Business Analyst
3 51 (24.52%) Developer
4 36 (17.31%) Mobile Developer
5 26 (12.50%) Architect
6 23 (11.06%) Lead Developer
7 17 (8.17%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (5.29%) Business Systems Analyst
9 11 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.29%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (4.81%) Consultant
11 8 (3.85%) BSS Architect
11 8 (3.85%) Business Architect
12 7 (3.37%) Business Consultant
12 7 (3.37%) Systems Architect
13 6 (2.88%) Designer
13 6 (2.88%) Product Manager
14 5 (2.40%) Software Engineer
15 4 (1.92%) CRM Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.56%) XML
2 44 (21.15%) JSON
3 41 (19.71%) REST
3 41 (19.71%) OAuth
4 23 (11.06%) Spring
5 19 (9.13%) Unity DI Container
5 19 (9.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 9 (4.33%) .NET
7 7 (3.37%) Motif
8 6 (2.88%) Java ME
8 6 (2.88%) J2ME
9 5 (2.40%) SOAP
9 5 (2.40%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.92%) Middleware
10 4 (1.92%) CSS
10 4 (1.92%) HTML
11 3 (1.44%) J2EE
11 3 (1.44%) Ajax
11 3 (1.44%) RESTful
12 2 (0.96%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.15%) Mobile App
2 37 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.21%) User Experience
4 5 (2.40%) Derivative
5 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.92%) Firmware
6 3 (1.44%) AS400
6 3 (1.44%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.44%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Life Science
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.73%) UNIX
2 10 (4.81%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.25%) UML
2 55 (26.44%) SOA
3 45 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.63%) Business Analysis
4 42 (20.19%) TDD
5 41 (19.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 41 (19.71%) Rapid Prototyping
6 24 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (11.06%) CRM
8 22 (10.58%) Game Development
9 18 (8.65%) Project Management
10 17 (8.17%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.17%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.17%) User Stories
11 16 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.73%) Product Management
12 14 (6.73%) Requirements Management
13 13 (6.25%) Workflow
14 12 (5.77%) Validation
14 12 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.56%) SQL
2 26 (12.50%) Java
3 8 (3.85%) C
4 4 (1.92%) C#
5 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.25%) ISEB
4 11 (5.29%) Degree
5 4 (1.92%) IIBA
6 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) CBAP
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) QA
2 9 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) Basel II
4 1 (0.48%) Basel III
4 1 (0.48%) EMIR
4 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.96%) vCloud
2 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (19.71%) Google
1 41 (19.71%) Facebook
1 41 (19.71%) Twitter
2 18 (8.65%) Oracle
3 12 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.92%) HP
5 3 (1.44%) Siebel
5 3 (1.44%) IBM
6 2 (0.96%) Cramer
6 2 (0.96%) VMware
6 2 (0.96%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) Borland
7 1 (0.48%) Informatica
7 1 (0.48%) Remedy
7 1 (0.48%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.48%) Agilent
7 1 (0.48%) Pega
7 1 (0.48%) Talend
7 1 (0.48%) RedPrairie
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