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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 232 209 207
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 595 596 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.06% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.33% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 347 339
Median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £30.00 £34.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £115.77 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 556 £450 +12.50% 81
London -5 237 £475 +11.76% 39
South East -5 112 £419 +4.68% 13
West Midlands +12 44 £400 - 1
East of England +38 42 £360 -10.00% 6
North West -5 41 £418 +19.28% 8
South West +20 34 £550 +29.41% 4
Berkshire +12 32 £425 +3.03% 4
Hampshire -6 31 £325 -18.75% 3
City of London +18 26 £519 +22.05% 8
Yorkshire +17 26 £450 +12.50% 7
Scotland -28 26 £413 +6.45% 3
Surrey -24 25 £450 +12.50% 4
Wiltshire -2 22 £550 +30.95% 3
Lancashire +13 21 £450 -
Edinburgh -6 18 £425 -19.04% 1
Slough +17 16 £450 +80.00%
Blackpool - 16 £450 -
Birmingham +6 14 £250 -33.33% 1
Swindon -4 14 £550 +18.27% 2
South Yorkshire +10 12 £423 -
Leatherhead -12 12 £450 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire +23 10 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire +10 10 £425 -10.52% 4
East Midlands +7 10 £400 - 1
Staines -1 10 £613 +53.12%
Sheffield -4 10 £420 -
Manchester -6 10 £398 +13.57% 7
South Wales +13 9 £375 +20.00%
Wales +9 9 £375 +12.78%

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 411 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (27.80%) Business Analysis
3 318 (26.15%) UML
4 262 (21.55%) Finance
5 229 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
6 192 (15.79%) SQL
7 187 (15.38%) Project Management
8 186 (15.30%) Java
8 186 (15.30%) Data Modelling
9 173 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 166 (13.65%) User Stories
11 162 (13.32%) Security Cleared
12 144 (11.84%) Oracle
13 135 (11.10%) Waterfall
14 119 (9.79%) OO
15 118 (9.70%) Microsoft
15 118 (9.70%) SC Cleared
16 114 (9.38%) Scrum
17 107 (8.80%) Unix
17 107 (8.80%) XML
17 107 (8.80%) SDLC
18 106 (8.72%) Linux
18 106 (8.72%) Degree
19 105 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
20 102 (8.39%) User Experience
21 96 (7.89%) Banking
22 95 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
23 94 (7.73%) Software Engineering
24 93 (7.65%) Migration
25 89 (7.32%) Data Analysis

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 38 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.04%) CMS
2 37 (3.04%) JBoss
3 28 (2.30%) Apache
4 19 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 17 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.07%) Confluence
8 11 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.74%) Drupal
11 7 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.41%) Liferay
13 5 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 81 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 79 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 38 (3.13%) MS Office
4 30 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.97%) MS Project
6 8 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.41%) UserZoom
9 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.082%) InVision
11 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.082%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.15%) Eloqua
4 11 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.16%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.082%) assyst
10 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.082%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.082%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.06%) IaaS
4 24 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (1.15%) Office 365
6 13 (1.07%) PaaS
7 12 (0.99%) Heroku
8 10 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.82%) Force.com
9 8 (0.66%) SaaS
10 7 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
11 6 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.33%) Lucidchart
13 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.082%) GitHub
14 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.082%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.55%) Firewall
2 22 (1.81%) LAN
3 20 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.32%) HTTP
5 14 (1.15%) Internet
6 13 (1.07%) LDAP
7 12 (0.99%) DNS
7 12 (0.99%) Network Security
7 12 (0.99%) VPN
8 10 (0.82%) WAN
9 8 (0.66%) SNMP
10 7 (0.58%) DHCP
10 7 (0.58%) Wireless
11 6 (0.49%) SSL
11 6 (0.49%) VoIP
12 5 (0.41%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.41%) MPLS
12 5 (0.41%) Skype
12 5 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (4.44%) Big Data
3 50 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 43 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 21 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.48%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.90%) Apache Hive
10 11 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (0.90%) MS Access
11 10 (0.82%) GIS
11 10 (0.82%) HBase
11 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.74%) DB2
12 9 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (0.58%) Impala
Development Applications
1 87 (7.15%) JIRA
2 56 (4.61%) Subversion
3 54 (4.44%) Ant
4 47 (3.87%) SoapUI
5 35 (2.88%) Maven
6 33 (2.71%) GoogleTest
6 33 (2.71%) Jenkins
6 33 (2.71%) NUnit
7 30 (2.47%) ClearCase
7 30 (2.47%) CppUnit
7 30 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 23 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
9 20 (1.64%) Hudson
9 20 (1.64%) Selenium
10 16 (1.32%) Axure RP
11 13 (1.07%) JUnit
12 11 (0.90%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.90%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.82%) JMeter
14 9 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 262 (21.55%) Finance
2 96 (7.89%) Banking
3 82 (6.74%) Retail
4 65 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 55 (4.52%) Marketing
6 25 (2.06%) Advertising
7 22 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.48%) Games
9 17 (1.40%) Legal
10 14 (1.15%) Law
11 11 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.82%) Front Office
13 9 (0.74%) Automotive
13 9 (0.74%) Billing
14 8 (0.66%) Electronics
14 8 (0.66%) French Language
15 7 (0.58%) Publishing
16 6 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 677 (55.67%) Analyst
2 540 (44.41%) Business Analyst
3 188 (15.46%) Architect
4 85 (6.99%) Developer
5 68 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
6 66 (5.43%) Consultant
7 63 (5.18%) Senior Business Analyst
8 50 (4.11%) Digital Analyst
8 50 (4.11%) Digital Business Analyst
9 47 (3.87%) Technical Analyst
9 47 (3.87%) Test Analyst
10 46 (3.78%) Business Systems Analyst
11 45 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
12 40 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (3.21%) Agile Business Analyst
14 38 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
15 35 (2.88%) Technical Architect
16 32 (2.63%) Designer
17 31 (2.55%) Software Engineer
18 29 (2.38%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (8.80%) XML
2 81 (6.66%) SOAP
3 76 (6.25%) Web Services
4 62 (5.10%) .NET
5 54 (4.44%) HTML
6 37 (3.04%) CSS
7 32 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 30 (2.47%) REST
9 28 (2.30%) Middleware
10 25 (2.06%) JPA
11 24 (1.97%) J2EE
12 23 (1.89%) .NET Framework
12 23 (1.89%) Spring
13 22 (1.81%) JSF
14 20 (1.64%) XML Messaging
15 19 (1.56%) RESTful
16 18 (1.48%) Apache CXF
17 17 (1.40%) ASP.NET
18 16 (1.32%) Drools
18 16 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 229 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.39%) User Experience
3 75 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (3.54%) Derivative
6 40 (3.29%) Data Centre
7 39 (3.21%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.48%) Video on Demand
12 16 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.23%) FMCG
14 14 (1.15%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.07%) BYOD
16 12 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.99%) NHS
17 10 (0.82%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.82%) N-Tier
18 9 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.80%) Unix
2 106 (8.72%) Linux
3 61 (5.02%) Windows
4 24 (1.97%) Android
5 23 (1.89%) VMS
6 20 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.25%) Mesosphere
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (27.80%) Business Analysis
3 318 (26.15%) UML
4 187 (15.38%) Project Management
5 186 (15.30%) Data Modelling
6 173 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 166 (13.65%) User Stories
8 135 (11.10%) Waterfall
9 119 (9.79%) OO
10 114 (9.38%) Scrum
11 107 (8.80%) SDLC
12 105 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 95 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
14 94 (7.73%) Software Engineering
15 93 (7.65%) Migration
16 89 (7.32%) Data Analysis
17 87 (7.15%) Analytics
18 86 (7.07%) SOA
19 80 (6.58%) Test Scripting
20 78 (6.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 192 (15.79%) SQL
2 186 (15.30%) Java
3 82 (6.74%) Python
4 55 (4.52%) C++
4 55 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 49 (4.03%) C
6 39 (3.21%) C#
7 30 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 26 (2.14%) Ruby
9 21 (1.73%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.32%) PHP
12 13 (1.07%) Apex Code
12 13 (1.07%) Scala
13 11 (0.90%) SOQL
14 7 (0.58%) Perl
14 7 (0.58%) VBA
15 6 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.41%) COBOL
17 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 118 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 106 (8.72%) Degree
4 66 (5.43%) ISEB
5 19 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.82%) CBAP
9 10 (0.82%) IIBA
10 9 (0.74%) MCSE
10 9 (0.74%) PMP
10 9 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.49%) CISSP
14 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 4 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.87%) QA
2 23 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.82%) SLA
5 8 (0.66%) HL7
6 5 (0.41%) SEPA
7 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.25%) FATCA
8 3 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.16%) Basel II
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.082%) COBIT
10 1 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.082%) EMIR
10 1 (0.082%) GxP
10 1 (0.082%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.082%) ISO26262
System Software
1 37 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.71%) Docker
3 14 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.33%) KVM
6 4 (0.33%) Xen
6 4 (0.33%) XenApp
6 4 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.33%) XenServer
7 3 (0.25%) Firmware
8 2 (0.16%) HDFS
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.082%) UAG
9 1 (0.082%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (4.44%) Puppet
2 40 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (2.47%) SCCM
4 28 (2.30%) Ansible
4 28 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (1.81%) SCOM
6 7 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (0.58%) Nessus
6 7 (0.58%) Nmap
7 5 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (0.41%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.41%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
8 4 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.33%) WSUS
9 3 (0.25%) Casper Suite
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 144 (11.84%) Oracle
2 118 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.61%) HP
4 47 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (3.29%) SAP
6 31 (2.55%) IBM
7 28 (2.30%) Splunk
8 24 (1.97%) Pega
9 22 (1.81%) Citrix
10 20 (1.64%) ArcSight
10 20 (1.64%) Dell
11 19 (1.56%) Hyperion
12 17 (1.40%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.32%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.23%) Siebel
14 15 (1.23%) VMware
15 11 (0.90%) Cisco
16 10 (0.82%) Tableau
17 9 (0.74%) Remedy
17 9 (0.74%) Sybase
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Elevate Direct
Rate: 400 GBP (Per Day)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £398 - £399 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negoitable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday