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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 230 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 603 652 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.14% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.43% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 396 336
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £30.00 £26.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £43.78 £51.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -8 583 £450 +12.50% 91
London +2 267 £480 +6.66% 35
South East +11 131 £425 +6.25% 12
West Midlands -15 42 £400 -3.03% 6
South West +16 38 £500 +29.03% 9
Hampshire -6 36 £325 -5.45% 4
East of England +32 35 £289 -33.17% 4
Berkshire +10 34 £450 +25.00% 1
City of London +19 33 £475 +11.76% 10
North West -22 28 £400 +14.28% 12
Yorkshire +7 27 £423 -0.58% 8
Surrey -33 25 £450 +12.50% 4
Wiltshire 0 21 £550 +25.71% 3
Essex +5 14 £255 -44.86% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £450 +15.01% 3
Slough +14 12 £450 +80.00%
Staines +6 12 £556 -
South Yorkshire +4 12 £423 - 1
Swindon +3 12 £550 +10.00% 2
West Yorkshire 0 11 £389 -8.52% 7
Coventry -6 11 £415 +12.16% 3
Scotland -27 11 £368 -8.12% 5
Birmingham -5 10 £250 -63.76% 1
Sheffield -6 10 £420 - 1
Manchester -18 10 £388 +8.39% 8
Milton Keynes +19 9 £400 +14.28% 2
Cheshire +8 9 £413 -7.04% 3
Reading +7 9 £419 +3.39%
Winchester +2 9 £350 -3.58% 1
Leeds -3 9 £365 -20.65% 5

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 428 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (30.55%) Business Analysis
3 310 (24.92%) UML
4 274 (22.03%) Finance
5 236 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
6 206 (16.56%) SQL
7 195 (15.68%) Project Management
8 191 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 190 (15.27%) Data Modelling
10 174 (13.99%) Java
11 170 (13.67%) User Stories
12 167 (13.42%) Security Cleared
13 144 (11.58%) Oracle
14 131 (10.53%) Waterfall
15 123 (9.89%) Microsoft
16 121 (9.73%) SC Cleared
17 112 (9.00%) Scrum
18 111 (8.92%) Degree
19 106 (8.52%) SDLC
20 105 (8.44%) Migration
21 104 (8.36%) XML
22 103 (8.28%) User Experience
23 102 (8.20%) Linux
24 100 (8.04%) OO
24 100 (8.04%) Analytics
25 99 (7.96%) Banking
25 99 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
26 97 (7.80%) Unix
27 96 (7.72%) Data Analysis
28 91 (7.32%) Workflow

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 (3.05%) CMS
2 31 (2.49%) Apache
3 29 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.25%) JBoss
5 21 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.13%) Confluence
9 11 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.72%) Drupal
12 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.40%) Liferay
13 5 (0.40%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 85 (6.83%) MS Visio
2 80 (6.43%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.89%) MS Office
4 31 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.69%) MS Project
6 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.24%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.080%) InVision
10 1 (0.080%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.080%) Stata
10 1 (0.080%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.61%) Eloqua
4 9 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.16%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.080%) assyst
9 1 (0.080%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.080%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.01%) IaaS
4 20 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (1.13%) Office 365
6 13 (1.05%) PaaS
7 12 (0.96%) Heroku
8 11 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
9 10 (0.80%) Force.com
10 8 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.64%) SaaS
11 4 (0.32%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.16%) BlueKai
12 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.080%) GitHub
13 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.25%) Firewall
2 23 (1.85%) LAN
3 22 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.69%) LDAP
5 17 (1.37%) DNS
6 15 (1.21%) DHCP
6 15 (1.21%) SNMP
7 13 (1.05%) Internet
7 13 (1.05%) Network Security
8 12 (0.96%) HTTP
8 12 (0.96%) VPN
9 11 (0.88%) WAN
10 9 (0.72%) Wireless
11 7 (0.56%) DSL
12 6 (0.48%) Broadband
12 6 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.48%) MPLS
12 6 (0.48%) SSL
12 6 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.31%) Big Data
2 61 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 39 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 33 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 21 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (1.45%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.13%) DB2
9 14 (1.13%) HBase
9 14 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.96%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (0.88%) Data Lake
12 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.72%) GIS
13 8 (0.64%) MS Access
13 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (7.07%) JIRA
2 48 (3.86%) SoapUI
2 48 (3.86%) Subversion
3 46 (3.70%) Ant
4 36 (2.89%) Jenkins
5 35 (2.81%) Maven
6 33 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 29 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
8 26 (2.09%) NUnit
9 24 (1.93%) GoogleTest
10 23 (1.85%) ClearCase
10 23 (1.85%) Selenium
11 22 (1.77%) CppUnit
12 17 (1.37%) Hudson
13 16 (1.29%) JUnit
14 15 (1.21%) Axure RP
15 14 (1.13%) Visual Studio
16 11 (0.88%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.88%) JMeter
17 9 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 274 (22.03%) Finance
2 99 (7.96%) Banking
3 78 (6.27%) Retail
4 65 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 63 (5.06%) Marketing
6 22 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.69%) Advertising
8 18 (1.45%) Legal
8 18 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.21%) Games
10 13 (1.05%) Law
11 12 (0.96%) Military
12 11 (0.88%) Automotive
12 11 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.64%) Billing
13 8 (0.64%) French Language
14 7 (0.56%) Front Office
15 6 (0.48%) Back Office
16 5 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 705 (56.67%) Analyst
2 574 (46.14%) Business Analyst
3 185 (14.87%) Architect
4 82 (6.59%) Consultant
4 82 (6.59%) Developer
5 68 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
6 63 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 59 (4.74%) Digital Analyst
7 59 (4.74%) Digital Business Analyst
8 51 (4.10%) Test Analyst
9 47 (3.78%) Agile Business Analyst
10 45 (3.62%) Technical Analyst
11 40 (3.22%) Business Systems Analyst
12 38 (3.05%) Technical Business Analyst
13 35 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
13 35 (2.81%) Technical Architect
14 33 (2.65%) Service Analyst
15 31 (2.49%) Designer
16 30 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
17 29 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (8.36%) XML
2 87 (6.99%) SOAP
3 70 (5.63%) Web Services
4 64 (5.14%) .NET
5 51 (4.10%) HTML
6 36 (2.89%) REST
7 32 (2.57%) CSS
8 29 (2.33%) Middleware
9 24 (1.93%) J2EE
9 24 (1.93%) RESTful
9 24 (1.93%) Spring
10 23 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 22 (1.77%) Hibernate
12 19 (1.53%) JPA
13 17 (1.37%) AngularJS
13 17 (1.37%) ASP.NET
14 16 (1.29%) HTML5
14 16 (1.29%) JSF
14 16 (1.29%) Visualforce
15 15 (1.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 236 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (8.28%) User Experience
3 83 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 46 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 45 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (3.14%) Data Centre
7 30 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.41%) Derivative
8 25 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.53%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.45%) Video on Demand
13 15 (1.21%) FMCG
14 14 (1.13%) BYOD
14 14 (1.13%) NHS
15 12 (0.96%) Life Science
15 12 (0.96%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.96%) Smart Meter
16 11 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.20%) Linux
2 97 (7.80%) Unix
3 73 (5.87%) Windows
4 22 (1.77%) Android
5 20 (1.61%) VMS
6 19 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.72%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.48%) Mesosphere
10 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.080%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (30.55%) Business Analysis
3 310 (24.92%) UML
4 195 (15.68%) Project Management
5 191 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 190 (15.27%) Data Modelling
7 170 (13.67%) User Stories
8 131 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 112 (9.00%) Scrum
10 106 (8.52%) SDLC
11 105 (8.44%) Migration
12 100 (8.04%) Analytics
12 100 (8.04%) OO
13 99 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 96 (7.72%) Data Analysis
15 91 (7.32%) Workflow
16 88 (7.07%) Test Scripting
17 84 (6.75%) PRINCE2
18 82 (6.59%) Software Engineering
19 81 (6.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 206 (16.56%) SQL
2 174 (13.99%) Java
3 73 (5.87%) Python
4 50 (4.02%) C++
4 50 (4.02%) JavaScript
5 41 (3.30%) C
6 37 (2.97%) C#
7 27 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 24 (1.93%) Ruby
9 22 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.37%) PHP
12 16 (1.29%) Apex Code
13 15 (1.21%) Scala
14 12 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.88%) SOQL
16 7 (0.56%) COBOL
16 7 (0.56%) Perl
16 7 (0.56%) VBA
17 6 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (13.42%) Security Cleared
2 121 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 111 (8.92%) Degree
4 83 (6.67%) ISEB
5 23 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.53%) CBAP
7 16 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 16 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.88%) CISSP
9 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.72%) PMP
10 9 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.64%) IIBA
12 7 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (0.56%) CITP
12 7 (0.56%) MCSE
13 6 (0.48%) CISM
13 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.86%) QA
2 21 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.64%) HL7
5 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.48%) SLA
6 5 (0.40%) SEPA
7 3 (0.24%) FATCA
7 3 (0.24%) GxP
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.080%) Basel II
9 1 (0.080%) Basel III
9 1 (0.080%) ISO20022
System Software
1 37 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.57%) Docker
3 13 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.64%) Firmware
5 7 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.40%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.40%) Xen
7 5 (0.40%) XenApp
7 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.16%) HDFS
9 2 (0.16%) KVM
9 2 (0.16%) NDS
9 2 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.080%) UAG
10 1 (0.080%) vCloud
10 1 (0.080%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (4.42%) Puppet
2 37 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.33%) Ansible
4 28 (2.25%) SCCM
5 24 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (1.53%) SCOM
7 7 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.56%) Nessus
7 7 (0.56%) Nmap
8 6 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.48%) OpenAM
8 6 (0.48%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
9 5 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.40%) QRadar
9 5 (0.40%) WSUS
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.24%) Casper Suite
11 3 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (11.58%) Oracle
2 123 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
4 52 (4.18%) HP
5 41 (3.30%) SAP
6 35 (2.81%) IBM
7 29 (2.33%) Splunk
8 23 (1.85%) Dell
8 23 (1.85%) Pega
9 22 (1.77%) ArcSight
10 21 (1.69%) Hyperion
11 20 (1.61%) Citrix
12 17 (1.37%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.29%) Cisco
13 16 (1.29%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.21%) Siebel
15 14 (1.13%) VMware
16 13 (1.05%) Tableau
17 11 (0.88%) Sybase
18 8 (0.64%) Remedy
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