The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 231 228 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Use Case 577 608 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.31% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 386 323
Median daily rate £425 £414 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £29.74 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £48.84 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Use Case
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Use Case Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Use Case
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England +1 540 £439 +4.77% 84
London -5 232 £500 +5.82% 38
South East +14 109 £425 +11.84% 20
North West +22 52 £413 +13.79% 7
West Midlands -21 40 £406 -5.52% 4
Hampshire +12 30 £425 +21.42% 4
City of London -2 30 £480 +3.78% 7
South West +9 29 £449 +7.42% 4
Yorkshire +24 28 £390 -21.60% 4
Berkshire +20 24 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England -14 23 £255 -41.04% 4
Scotland -11 21 £350 -14.89% 3
Manchester -4 20 £394 +5.00% 4
Surrey -12 20 £450 +12.50% 3
Edinburgh +15 16 £350 -22.22% 1
Cheshire +17 15 £413 -8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +10 15 £380 -21.64% 4
North East -18 14 £463 +50.40%
Reading +23 13 £475 +26.66% 1
Wiltshire +18 13 £525 +7.69%
Leeds +11 13 £380 -21.64% 4
Coventry -7 13 £408 +16.42%
Swindon +15 12 £550 +11.39%
Essex +6 12 £230 -51.57%
South Wales +21 11 £293 -6.40%
Wales +20 11 £293 -6.40%
South Yorkshire +6 11 £425 -24.44%
Sheffield +6 11 £425 -24.44%
Tyne and Wear -24 11 £450 +46.34%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 11 £450 +46.34%

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 with a requirement for Use Case.

1 419 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (34.95%) Business Analysis
3 306 (26.09%) UML
4 282 (24.04%) Finance
5 218 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
6 188 (16.03%) Data Modelling
7 179 (15.26%) Project Management
8 176 (15.00%) SQL
9 171 (14.58%) User Stories
10 157 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 148 (12.62%) Security Cleared
12 146 (12.45%) Waterfall
13 145 (12.36%) Java
14 136 (11.59%) Oracle
15 113 (9.63%) Banking
16 111 (9.46%) Linux
16 111 (9.46%) Microsoft
17 106 (9.04%) Scrum
18 104 (8.87%) SDLC
19 101 (8.61%) SC Cleared
20 100 (8.53%) Degree
21 98 (8.35%) Data Analysis
21 98 (8.35%) Windows
22 96 (8.18%) Management Information System
23 94 (8.01%) Unix
24 93 (7.93%) ISEB
24 93 (7.93%) Analytics
25 91 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
25 91 (7.76%) OO
26 90 (7.67%) User Experience

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (3.15%) Apache
2 28 (2.39%) CMS
3 25 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.94%) Confluence
7 10 (0.85%) JBoss
8 8 (0.68%) Drupal
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.34%) Documentum
10 4 (0.34%) Liferay
10 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.26%) MTS
11 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 74 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 35 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.22%) MS Office
5 19 (1.62%) MS Project
6 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.26%) CATIA
8 3 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 3 (0.26%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.26%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.17%) Stata
9 2 (0.17%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.085%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (2.39%) Eloqua
3 13 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.43%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
9 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.085%) assyst
10 1 (0.085%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.085%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle AML
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.22%) IaaS
4 15 (1.28%) Office 365
5 12 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (0.94%) IBM Blueworks
7 10 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.77%) PaaS
9 8 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.51%) SaaS
11 5 (0.43%) Heroku
12 4 (0.34%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.34%) Yammer
13 3 (0.26%) BlueKai
13 3 (0.26%) Google Play
14 2 (0.17%) Force.com
14 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.085%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.84%) Firewall
2 30 (2.56%) LDAP
3 25 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.62%) DNS
5 17 (1.45%) HTTP
6 13 (1.11%) SNMP
7 11 (0.94%) DHCP
7 11 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (0.85%) LAN
8 10 (0.85%) Network Security
8 10 (0.85%) Wireless
9 9 (0.77%) DSL
10 8 (0.68%) SMTP
11 7 (0.60%) FCAPS
11 7 (0.60%) VPN
11 7 (0.60%) WebEx
12 6 (0.51%) Skype
12 6 (0.51%) VoIP
12 6 (0.51%) WAN
13 5 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.14%) Big Data
2 50 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 35 (2.98%) Hadoop
5 28 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.53%) HBase
9 16 (1.36%) Apache Hive
10 15 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.19%) DB2
12 11 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.85%) CouchDB
13 10 (0.85%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.85%) Parquet
13 10 (0.85%) Redis
14 9 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 78 (6.65%) JIRA
2 33 (2.81%) Subversion
3 32 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.64%) Ant
4 31 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 30 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 28 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
7 21 (1.79%) Maven
8 20 (1.71%) NUnit
9 19 (1.62%) ClearCase
10 18 (1.53%) GoogleTest
11 17 (1.45%) CppUnit
12 15 (1.28%) Selenium
13 13 (1.11%) Axure RP
13 13 (1.11%) JUnit
14 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
15 11 (0.94%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (0.85%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.77%) Metasploit
General
1 282 (24.04%) Finance
2 113 (9.63%) Banking
3 70 (5.97%) Marketing
4 63 (5.37%) Retail
5 51 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.45%) Automotive
8 16 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.11%) Advertising
9 13 (1.11%) Military
10 11 (0.94%) Law
11 9 (0.77%) Billing
11 9 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.68%) Front Office
13 7 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.60%) Back Office
13 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.51%) Legal
15 5 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 694 (59.16%) Analyst
2 582 (49.62%) Business Analyst
3 173 (14.75%) Architect
4 74 (6.31%) Consultant
4 74 (6.31%) Developer
5 68 (5.80%) Digital Analyst
5 68 (5.80%) Digital Business Analyst
5 68 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
6 65 (5.54%) Senior Business Analyst
7 52 (4.43%) Technical Analyst
8 47 (4.01%) Agile Business Analyst
9 44 (3.75%) Technical Business Analyst
10 40 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (2.90%) Business Systems Analyst
12 33 (2.81%) Test Analyst
13 32 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
14 31 (2.64%) Finance Business Analyst
14 31 (2.64%) IT Analyst
14 31 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
14 31 (2.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.80%) XML
2 51 (4.35%) Web Services
3 50 (4.26%) SOAP
4 43 (3.67%) .NET
5 40 (3.41%) REST
6 37 (3.15%) HTML
7 30 (2.56%) J2EE
8 28 (2.39%) Middleware
9 24 (2.05%) CSS
10 17 (1.45%) Spring
11 16 (1.36%) RESTful
12 15 (1.28%) AngularJS
12 15 (1.28%) OAuth
13 14 (1.19%) SAML
14 13 (1.11%) CSS3
14 13 (1.11%) HTML5
15 12 (1.02%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.02%) Hibernate
15 12 (1.02%) OpenID
15 12 (1.02%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 218 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 90 (7.67%) User Experience
4 51 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 31 (2.64%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.39%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.30%) Derivative
8 25 (2.13%) Computer Science
9 24 (2.05%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.62%) CESG
12 18 (1.53%) NHS
13 17 (1.45%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.36%) Video on Demand
14 16 (1.36%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.19%) Virtual Team
16 13 (1.11%) Mathematics
16 13 (1.11%) Smart Meter
17 12 (1.02%) Data Integration
17 12 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 111 (9.46%) Linux
2 98 (8.35%) Windows
3 94 (8.01%) Unix
4 14 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.02%) Windows Vista
6 11 (0.94%) Android
7 9 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.68%) Mesosphere
8 8 (0.68%) VMS
9 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.085%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (34.95%) Business Analysis
3 306 (26.09%) UML
4 188 (16.03%) Data Modelling
5 179 (15.26%) Project Management
6 171 (14.58%) User Stories
7 157 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 146 (12.45%) Waterfall
9 106 (9.04%) Scrum
10 104 (8.87%) SDLC
11 98 (8.35%) Data Analysis
12 93 (7.93%) Analytics
13 91 (7.76%) OO
13 91 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 87 (7.42%) Migration
15 81 (6.91%) Workflow
16 74 (6.31%) CRM
16 74 (6.31%) Test Scripting
17 70 (5.97%) ITIL
17 70 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 176 (15.00%) SQL
2 145 (12.36%) Java
3 69 (5.88%) Python
4 38 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.56%) C
5 30 (2.56%) C++
6 27 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 23 (1.96%) C#
8 19 (1.62%) PHP
9 17 (1.45%) Scala
10 15 (1.28%) Ruby
11 13 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.02%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.02%) Perl
12 12 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.68%) COBOL
14 8 (0.68%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.60%) ES6
15 7 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.61%) SC Cleared
3 100 (8.53%) Degree
4 93 (7.93%) ISEB
5 24 (2.05%) CBAP
6 21 (1.79%) CISSP
6 21 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.77%) CISM
10 8 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
10 8 (0.68%) CITP
10 8 (0.68%) GIAC
10 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.60%) IIBA
11 7 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.18%) QA
2 21 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.68%) HL7
7 6 (0.51%) GxP
7 6 (0.51%) MiFID
8 4 (0.34%) SLA
9 3 (0.26%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.26%) SEPA
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.17%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.085%) Basel II
11 1 (0.085%) Basel III
11 1 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.085%) EMIR
11 1 (0.085%) ISO15022
System Software
1 33 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.22%) Docker
3 8 (0.68%) Firmware
3 8 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.43%) Xen
5 5 (0.43%) XenApp
5 5 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.17%) NDS
6 2 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.085%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.085%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (4.43%) Puppet
2 31 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.96%) Ansible
4 18 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (1.11%) Nessus
5 13 (1.11%) SCCM
6 12 (1.02%) OpenAM
6 12 (1.02%) OpenIDM
7 11 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (0.85%) ArcSight ESM
9 9 (0.77%) Nmap
9 9 (0.77%) QRadar
9 9 (0.77%) SCOM
10 8 (0.68%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.43%) Endace
11 5 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.43%) WSUS
12 4 (0.34%) Terraform
13 3 (0.26%) Casper Suite
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 136 (11.59%) Oracle
2 111 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 37 (3.15%) IBM
5 35 (2.98%) HP
6 32 (2.73%) Splunk
7 30 (2.56%) ArcSight
8 26 (2.22%) Hyperion
8 26 (2.22%) SAP
9 21 (1.79%) SaltStack
10 18 (1.53%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.19%) Cisco
11 14 (1.19%) ForgeRock
11 14 (1.19%) Intel Security
11 14 (1.19%) Pega
11 14 (1.19%) Tableau
12 13 (1.11%) Dell
13 11 (0.94%) Google
14 9 (0.77%) Adobe
14 9 (0.77%) Cloudera
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
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Warwickshire
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475.00 per day
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Slough, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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West Midlands
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London
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South East London
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South East London
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South West London
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London
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South East London
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