The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 61 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 43 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.25% 1.53% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 1.96% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £520 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
Use Case
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1077 1072 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.41% 78.31% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 592 633
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 31 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £18.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £51.88 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Surrey region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Surrey region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead -9 21 £400 -20.00%
Staines +4 11 £550 +37.50% 1
Egham - 2 £638 -
Guildford +1 1 £500 - 1
Camberley - 1 £590 -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 33 (52.38%) SQL
1 33 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (49.21%) XML
4 30 (47.62%) SoapUI
5 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
5 29 (46.03%) SOAP
6 27 (42.86%) Unix
7 23 (36.51%) XML Messaging
8 21 (33.33%) Oracle
9 19 (30.16%) HP
9 19 (30.16%) Test Management
9 19 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (28.57%) Linux
10 18 (28.57%) Web Services
11 15 (23.81%) Configuration Management
11 15 (23.81%) Puppet
11 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (23.81%) Software Deployment
11 15 (23.81%) Defect Management
12 14 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 14 (22.22%) SCOM
12 14 (22.22%) VMS
12 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
12 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
13 13 (20.63%) Subversion
13 13 (20.63%) Active Directory

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (17.46%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.35%) IaaS
4 4 (6.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) LAN
2 5 (7.94%) WAN
3 4 (6.35%) DHCP
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) MPLS
3 4 (6.35%) Network Security
3 4 (6.35%) VLAN
3 4 (6.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
4 1 (1.59%) PABX
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) SSH
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Azure SQL Database
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) OLTP
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 30 (47.62%) SoapUI
2 13 (20.63%) Subversion
3 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 12 (19.05%) JIRA
3 12 (19.05%) Maven
4 11 (17.46%) Ant
4 11 (17.46%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) JBehave
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Analyst
2 21 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) XML Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Unix Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Messaging Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.76%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) XML
2 29 (46.03%) SOAP
3 23 (36.51%) XML Messaging
4 18 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) boto
6 1 (1.59%) CGI
6 1 (1.59%) Java EE
6 1 (1.59%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) BYOD
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Unix
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 14 (22.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) Test Management
3 15 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 15 (23.81%) Defect Management
3 15 (23.81%) Software Deployment
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 12 (19.05%) DevOps
5 12 (19.05%) Test Planning
6 10 (15.87%) Service Management
7 8 (12.70%) Security Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.70%) Validation
8 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.94%) TDD
11 4 (6.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (17.46%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) Python
3 11 (17.46%) Ruby
4 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CBAP
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (23.81%) Puppet
3 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (22.22%) SCOM
4 11 (17.46%) Ansible
5 10 (15.87%) SCCM
6 4 (6.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 19 (30.16%) HP
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.46%) Splunk
4 10 (15.87%) Dell
5 4 (6.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Cognos