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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 150 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 106 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.26% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.73% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 46
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£400 £361 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +7.57%
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
6958 6432 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.36% 72.84% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4001 3544 2974
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 252 234
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +16 42 £400 +29.03% 1
Berkshire -5 25 £400 -11.11% 3
Surrey +4 23 £400 +45.45% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £368 - 3
West Sussex -18 3 £363 -
Oxfordshire -19 3 £400 +6.66% 1
East Sussex -11 2 £375 -
Middlesex +5 1 - - 2
Kent -11 1 £575 +43.75%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 65 (33.33%) UML
2 55 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 52 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (25.64%) Business Analysis
5 42 (21.54%) SC Cleared
6 38 (19.49%) Telecoms
6 38 (19.49%) UNIX
7 36 (18.46%) Linux
8 35 (17.95%) OO
8 35 (17.95%) Project Management
9 34 (17.44%) C
10 33 (16.92%) Software Engineering
11 32 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (16.41%) Multithreading
11 32 (16.41%) Memory Management
12 29 (14.87%) Finance
12 29 (14.87%) C++
13 27 (13.85%) ClearCase
14 26 (13.33%) Configuration Management
14 26 (13.33%) Subversion
15 25 (12.82%) NUnit
15 25 (12.82%) GoogleTest
15 25 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
16 24 (12.31%) CppUnit
17 23 (11.79%) HP
18 22 (11.28%) OOD
18 22 (11.28%) XML
18 22 (11.28%) Derivative
18 22 (11.28%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (1.54%) Documentum
2 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.03%) CMS
2 2 (1.03%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.03%) Mule
2 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.51%) Confluence
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.51%) SAS
3 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.08%) MS Office
4 5 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) SaaS
2 3 (1.54%) IaaS
2 3 (1.54%) PaaS
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.08%) MVNO
3 5 (2.56%) Firewall
4 4 (2.05%) VPN
4 4 (2.05%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.54%) VLAN
5 3 (1.54%) ATM
6 2 (1.03%) SDH
6 2 (1.03%) SAN
6 2 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.03%) Internet
6 2 (1.03%) LTE
6 2 (1.03%) Network Security
6 2 (1.03%) 4G
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.51%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.51%) 2G
7 1 (0.51%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.10%) Big Data
3 3 (1.54%) EDRMS
3 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.03%) VoltDB
4 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 27 (13.85%) ClearCase
2 26 (13.33%) Subversion
3 25 (12.82%) NUnit
3 25 (12.82%) GoogleTest
4 24 (12.31%) CppUnit
5 21 (10.77%) Ant
6 15 (7.69%) Rational Rose
7 7 (3.59%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.59%) JIRA
8 4 (2.05%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.03%) JMeter
10 2 (1.03%) Maven
10 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.03%) Selenium
10 2 (1.03%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 38 (19.49%) Telecoms
2 29 (14.87%) Finance
3 11 (5.64%) Billing
4 5 (2.56%) Marketing
4 5 (2.56%) Military
5 4 (2.05%) Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Automotive
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (50.77%) Analyst
2 81 (41.54%) Business Analyst
3 16 (8.21%) Architect
4 15 (7.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 14 (7.18%) Developer
6 13 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 13 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.64%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.13%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.59%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Consultant
11 5 (2.56%) C Developer
11 5 (2.56%) UML Business Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.05%) Requirements Analyst
13 3 (1.54%) ArcSight Consultant
13 3 (1.54%) Performance Analyst
13 3 (1.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.28%) XML
2 10 (5.13%) Motif
2 10 (5.13%) SOAP
3 7 (3.59%) XML Messaging
4 5 (2.56%) Web Services
5 4 (2.05%) .NET
5 4 (2.05%) JMS
6 3 (1.54%) J2EE
6 3 (1.54%) HTML
7 2 (1.03%) DHTML
7 2 (1.03%) Struts
7 2 (1.03%) CSS
7 2 (1.03%) JDBC
7 2 (1.03%) JSP
7 2 (1.03%) Servlets
7 2 (1.03%) SAML
7 2 (1.03%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.03%) Spring
7 2 (1.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 52 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.28%) Derivative
3 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.05%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.54%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.03%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.49%) UNIX
2 36 (18.46%) Linux
3 11 (5.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) VMS
4 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.33%) UML
2 52 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (25.64%) Business Analysis
4 35 (17.95%) OO
4 35 (17.95%) Project Management
5 33 (16.92%) Software Engineering
6 32 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (16.41%) Multithreading
6 32 (16.41%) Memory Management
7 26 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 25 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (11.28%) OOD
9 22 (11.28%) Integration Testing
10 20 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 20 (10.26%) User Stories
11 17 (8.72%) Test Management
12 16 (8.21%) RUP
12 16 (8.21%) Unified Process
13 13 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 12 (6.15%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.44%) C
2 29 (14.87%) C++
3 19 (9.74%) SQL
4 12 (6.15%) Java
5 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.08%) Python
7 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.05%) Perl
8 4 (2.05%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 42 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 15 (7.69%) ISEB
5 11 (5.64%) Degree
6 5 (2.56%) CISSP
7 4 (2.05%) CBAP
8 3 (1.54%) IIBA
8 3 (1.54%) PMP
8 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.03%) CCNP
9 2 (1.03%) CCNA
9 2 (1.03%) GIAC
9 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) VCDX
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.51%) MCITP
10 1 (0.51%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) SLA
1 4 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) vCloud
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) XenServer
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (9.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.51%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (11.79%) HP
2 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.69%) Oracle
4 8 (4.10%) ArcSight
5 5 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.56%) SAP
6 3 (1.54%) Remedy
6 3 (1.54%) Cisco
6 3 (1.54%) IBM
6 3 (1.54%) CODA
6 3 (1.54%) Cognos
7 2 (1.03%) Siebel
7 2 (1.03%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.03%) McAfee
7 2 (1.03%) VMware
7 2 (1.03%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.03%) Capita
7 2 (1.03%) F5
7 2 (1.03%) Splunk
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