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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 138 161 117
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -44
Contract jobs citing Use Case 123 76 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.89% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.25% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 62
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£338 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £306 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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
Hampshire +16 45 £305 -9.72% 2
Berkshire +16 37 £299 -23.33% 6
Buckinghamshire -13 12 £345 -6.44% 2
Surrey -18 7 £513 +31.41% 2
Kent - 7 £413 -
Middlesex +5 6 £333 -
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
Oxfordshire -28 4 £438 +25.00% 1
East Sussex - - - -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (32.68%) UML
2 53 (25.85%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (23.90%) Business Analysis
4 47 (22.93%) Security Cleared
5 44 (21.46%) SC Cleared
6 42 (20.49%) UNIX
7 41 (20.00%) SOA
7 41 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (16.10%) Project Management
9 31 (15.12%) Configuration Management
10 30 (14.63%) XML
10 30 (14.63%) Linux
10 30 (14.63%) C
10 30 (14.63%) SQL
11 29 (14.15%) Subversion
12 28 (13.66%) ClearCase
13 27 (13.17%) NUnit
13 27 (13.17%) GoogleTest
14 26 (12.68%) CppUnit
15 25 (12.20%) MS Excel
15 25 (12.20%) OOD
15 25 (12.20%) Windows
16 24 (11.71%) Telecoms
17 22 (10.73%) Motif
17 22 (10.73%) C++
17 22 (10.73%) Oracle
17 22 (10.73%) Ant
17 22 (10.73%) Microsoft
17 22 (10.73%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (6.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.93%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.44%) Lync
3 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.46%) IIS
4 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.78%) MS Office
3 17 (8.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.44%) MS Project
5 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (5.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.98%) Magento
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) IaaS
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.78%) Internet
2 6 (2.93%) MVNO
3 4 (1.95%) SAN
4 3 (1.46%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) LTE
6 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) UMTS
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.85%) Ingres
1 12 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (14.15%) Subversion
2 28 (13.66%) ClearCase
3 27 (13.17%) NUnit
3 27 (13.17%) GoogleTest
4 26 (12.68%) CppUnit
5 22 (10.73%) Ant
6 16 (7.80%) CruiseControl
7 14 (6.83%) Rational Rose
8 11 (5.37%) ClearQuest
9 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.44%) JIRA
10 3 (1.46%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.46%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.49%) RequisitePro
11 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
General
1 24 (11.71%) Telecoms
2 22 (10.73%) Finance
3 14 (6.83%) Billing
4 10 (4.88%) Retail
5 9 (4.39%) Games
6 5 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.44%) Military
7 4 (1.95%) Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Marketing
8 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (40.00%) Analyst
2 76 (37.07%) Business Analyst
3 32 (15.61%) Developer
4 29 (14.15%) Architect
5 14 (6.83%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (5.85%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (4.88%) Technical Writer
8 8 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 7 (3.41%) C Developer
9 7 (3.41%) Change Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) Product Manager
10 6 (2.93%) Business Change Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Business Process Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) Process Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.63%) XML
2 22 (10.73%) Motif
3 14 (6.83%) JSON
3 14 (6.83%) REST
3 14 (6.83%) OAuth
4 12 (5.85%) wxWidgets
5 9 (4.39%) Spring
6 6 (2.93%) Java ME
6 6 (2.93%) .NET
6 6 (2.93%) J2ME
7 5 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (1.95%) Middleware
9 2 (0.98%) Django
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.49%) JMS
10 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.49%) SOAP
10 1 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.83%) Derivative
4 10 (4.88%) User Experience
5 9 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.93%) EFT
7 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.98%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.49%) Open Source
10 1 (0.49%) DTV
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
10 1 (0.49%) Life Science
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.49%) UNIX
2 30 (14.63%) Linux
3 25 (12.20%) Windows
4 8 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.68%) UML
2 49 (23.90%) Business Analysis
3 41 (20.00%) SOA
3 41 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.10%) Project Management
5 31 (15.12%) Configuration Management
6 25 (12.20%) OOD
7 22 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (10.24%) OO
8 21 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 20 (9.76%) Requirements Management
10 19 (9.27%) Multithreading
10 19 (9.27%) Memory Management
11 17 (8.29%) TDD
12 16 (7.80%) Integration Testing
13 15 (7.32%) Workflow
14 14 (6.83%) RUP
14 14 (6.83%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.63%) C
1 30 (14.63%) SQL
2 22 (10.73%) C++
3 16 (7.80%) Java
4 15 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (1.46%) C#
6 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (22.93%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.29%) Degree
4 8 (3.90%) ISEB
5 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) IIBA
6 3 (1.46%) CBAP
7 1 (0.49%) OSCP
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.83%) Oracle RMAN
1 14 (6.83%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.93%) Firmware
2 6 (2.93%) vSphere
3 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) vCloud
4 1 (0.49%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.49%) Nessus
2 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (10.73%) Oracle
1 22 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.83%) Google
2 14 (6.83%) Facebook
2 14 (6.83%) Twitter
3 8 (3.90%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.93%) HP
5 4 (1.95%) IBM
6 3 (1.46%) Siebel
7 2 (0.98%) ATG
7 2 (0.98%) VMware
7 2 (0.98%) SAP
7 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.98%) hybris
7 2 (0.98%) Demandware
8 1 (0.49%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.49%) Pega
8 1 (0.49%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.49%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.49%) Remedy
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