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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 193 169 149
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -20
Contract jobs citing Use Case 53 100 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 1.05% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.32% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 65
Median daily rate £346 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +10.76%
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
6122 7581 7607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 79.66% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4468 4276
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 309 283
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Berkshire 0 18 £394 -3.07% 2
Surrey +5 10 £373 -17.16% 1
Hampshire -2 10 £315 -1.56% 6
Oxfordshire 0 5 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £325 -8.45% 2
East Sussex +3 3 £325 +30.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 £369 -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 51 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.58%) Business Analysis
3 43 (24.02%) Linux
4 42 (23.46%) UML
5 38 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (20.67%) Unix
7 35 (19.55%) Finance
7 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
8 34 (18.99%) Java
8 34 (18.99%) Configuration Management
9 29 (16.20%) Scrum
10 28 (15.64%) Project Management
11 27 (15.08%) SC Cleared
12 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
13 24 (13.41%) SQL
13 24 (13.41%) Data Modelling
14 22 (12.29%) Integration Testing
15 20 (11.17%) Subversion
15 20 (11.17%) Requirements Analysis
16 19 (10.61%) Ant
16 19 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
17 18 (10.06%) User Stories
17 18 (10.06%) XML
17 18 (10.06%) C++
17 18 (10.06%) OO
17 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
17 18 (10.06%) NUnit
17 18 (10.06%) Identity Access Management
18 17 (9.50%) Python
18 17 (9.50%) 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 7 (3.91%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.23%) Apache
2 4 (2.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.12%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) Confluence
3 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Documentum
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.70%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.91%) MS Project
4 3 (1.68%) MS Office
4 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.23%) IaaS
3 4 (2.23%) PaaS
4 3 (1.68%) Office 365
4 3 (1.68%) Yammer
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) LDAP
2 7 (3.91%) DHCP
2 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.79%) SNMP
4 4 (2.23%) DNS
5 3 (1.68%) Firewall
5 3 (1.68%) HTTP
5 3 (1.68%) LAN
5 3 (1.68%) MPLS
5 3 (1.68%) Network Security
5 3 (1.68%) SSH
5 3 (1.68%) VLAN
5 3 (1.68%) VPN
5 3 (1.68%) WAN
5 3 (1.68%) Wireless
6 2 (1.12%) CTI
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.15%) Big Data
2 10 (5.59%) HBase
3 8 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (4.47%) Apache Hive
3 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.79%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.79%) Impala
5 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.23%) Cloudera CDH
6 4 (2.23%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.23%) NewSQL
6 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.68%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.68%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (11.17%) Subversion
2 19 (10.61%) Ant
3 18 (10.06%) NUnit
4 16 (8.94%) ClearCase
4 16 (8.94%) GoogleTest
5 15 (8.38%) CppUnit
6 12 (6.70%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.70%) JIRA
7 10 (5.59%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.79%) Maven
8 5 (2.79%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.23%) Selenium
10 3 (1.68%) JUnit
11 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.12%) Moq
11 2 (1.12%) MSTest
11 2 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Marketing
3 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Military
5 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.23%) Automotive
6 4 (2.23%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (48.04%) Analyst
2 65 (36.31%) Business Analyst
3 25 (13.97%) Architect
4 20 (11.17%) Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Consultant
6 13 (7.26%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (6.70%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (6.70%) Technical Business Analyst
8 11 (6.15%) AWS Architect
9 9 (5.03%) Project Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Service Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) C Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Designer
11 7 (3.91%) Integration Analyst
12 6 (3.35%) CRM Analyst
12 6 (3.35%) CRM Business Analyst
12 6 (3.35%) Security Designer
12 6 (3.35%) Service Transition Analyst
12 6 (3.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.06%) XML
2 15 (8.38%) J2EE
3 14 (7.82%) OAuth
3 14 (7.82%) REST
4 12 (6.70%) SAML
4 12 (6.70%) SOAP
5 10 (5.59%) .NET
5 10 (5.59%) OpenID
5 10 (5.59%) Web Services
6 7 (3.91%) HTML
7 4 (2.23%) Middleware
7 4 (2.23%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.68%) boto
8 3 (1.68%) CSS
8 3 (1.68%) Spring
9 2 (1.12%) JSP
9 2 (1.12%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.12%) Servlets
9 2 (1.12%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.38%) Derivative
4 14 (7.82%) User Experience
5 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.79%) ASIC
7 5 (2.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.79%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.23%) CESG
8 4 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.23%) Life Science
9 3 (1.68%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.68%) NHS
10 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.12%) PMI
11 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.56%) iPad
11 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.02%) Linux
2 37 (20.67%) Unix
3 17 (9.50%) Windows
4 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.58%) Business Analysis
3 42 (23.46%) UML
4 34 (18.99%) Configuration Management
5 29 (16.20%) Scrum
6 28 (15.64%) Project Management
7 24 (13.41%) Data Modelling
8 22 (12.29%) Integration Testing
9 20 (11.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
11 18 (10.06%) Identity Access Management
11 18 (10.06%) OO
11 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.06%) User Stories
12 17 (9.50%) Multithreading
13 16 (8.94%) SDLC
13 16 (8.94%) Test Scripting
14 15 (8.38%) Memory Management
14 15 (8.38%) OOD
14 15 (8.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.99%) Java
2 24 (13.41%) SQL
3 18 (10.06%) C++
4 17 (9.50%) C
4 17 (9.50%) Python
5 5 (2.79%) Scala
6 4 (2.23%) C#
6 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.68%) Ruby
8 2 (1.12%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.70%) Degree
4 10 (5.59%) ISEB
5 4 (2.23%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.23%) CISSP
5 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.23%) GIAC
6 2 (1.12%) CBAP
6 2 (1.12%) MCP
6 2 (1.12%) MCSA
6 2 (1.12%) MCSE
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.79%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) GxP
5 1 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) Firmware
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.12%) NDS
3 2 (1.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) Puppet
2 10 (5.59%) OpenAM
2 10 (5.59%) OpenIDM
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.23%) QRadar
4 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.15%) ForgeRock
3 8 (4.47%) Oracle
3 8 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.91%) Splunk
5 6 (3.35%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.79%) Cisco
6 5 (2.79%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.79%) IBM
7 4 (2.23%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.23%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.23%) HP
7 4 (2.23%) Intel Security
7 4 (2.23%) SAP
8 3 (1.68%) Sybase
9 2 (1.12%) Axway
9 2 (1.12%) Novell
9 2 (1.12%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.56%) Sitecore