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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 246 222 265
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Contract jobs citing Use Case 486 604 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.09% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.34% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 385 307
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £54.00 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.80 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £71.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +10.76%

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -22 446 £438 +2.94% 60
London -11 224 £450 -5.26% 22
West Midlands +29 57 £425 +13.33% 3
South East -24 53 £346 -7.86% 13
City of London -14 47 £513 +4.59% 3
North West -32 33 £414 +10.33% 7
Yorkshire +15 22 £380 -22.05% 9
Scotland -25 20 £363 -9.37% 10
South West +7 19 £413 +10.00% 3
Berkshire 0 18 £394 -3.07% 2
East Midlands 0 16 £425 +25.00% 1
Coventry -3 16 £450 +12.50%
Manchester -22 14 £390 +11.42% 6
South Wales +15 13 £288 -28.12% 1
Wales +2 13 £288 -28.12% 2
South Yorkshire -1 12 £388 -26.19% 1
Edinburgh -7 12 £425 -5.55% 8
Cardiff +25 10 £283 -29.37% 1
Surrey +5 10 £373 -17.16% 1
Hampshire -2 10 £315 -1.56% 6
Sheffield -4 10 £538 +2.38% 1
Cheshire +18 9 £500 +21.21% 1
North East -26 9 £475 - 1
Warrington +8 8 £513 +17.14%
West Yorkshire +1 8 £380 -22.05% 7
Glasgow 0 8 £300 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire 0 8 £388 +13.97% 1
East of England -15 8 £413 -8.33% 1
Lancashire -4 7 £478 -7.05%
Slough +9 6 £438 -

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 376 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (30.93%) Business Analysis
3 266 (24.56%) Finance
4 256 (23.64%) UML
5 182 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
6 177 (16.34%) User Stories
7 159 (14.68%) Data Modelling
8 142 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 133 (12.28%) Scrum
9 133 (12.28%) Project Management
10 130 (12.00%) SQL
11 125 (11.54%) Waterfall
12 117 (10.80%) Oracle
13 116 (10.71%) Security Cleared
14 112 (10.34%) Microsoft
15 103 (9.51%) Linux
16 99 (9.14%) Java
17 95 (8.77%) Banking
18 88 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
19 87 (8.03%) Degree
19 87 (8.03%) SDLC
20 86 (7.94%) Windows
21 85 (7.85%) ISEB
21 85 (7.85%) Migration
22 81 (7.48%) Management Information System
22 81 (7.48%) Analytics
23 79 (7.29%) Data Analysis
24 78 (7.20%) CRM
25 75 (6.93%) OO
26 74 (6.83%) Unix

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 26 (2.40%) Apache
2 24 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.57%) Confluence
3 17 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.74%) CMS
7 8 (0.74%) JBoss
7 8 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.46%) Documentum
9 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.37%) Predix
11 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.28%) IIS
11 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 71 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.22%) MS Office
4 23 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.57%) MS Project
6 7 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.37%) CATIA
7 4 (0.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.37%) PTC Creo
7 4 (0.37%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.092%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.092%) Stata
9 1 (0.092%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (2.31%) Eloqua
1 25 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.55%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.46%) SAP WM
8 4 (0.37%) BASE24
9 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.28%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.28%) TRIRIGA
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.092%) ENOVIA
11 1 (0.092%) Maximo
11 1 (0.092%) SAP MDM
11 1 (0.092%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.11%) SaaS
4 11 (1.02%) IaaS
4 11 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
5 10 (0.92%) Office 365
6 9 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.65%) G Suite
8 6 (0.55%) PaaS
9 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.37%) GitHub
10 3 (0.28%) BlueKai
10 3 (0.28%) Google Play
10 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.28%) Yammer
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.80%) Firewall
2 35 (3.23%) LDAP
3 31 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.03%) HTTP
5 21 (1.94%) DNS
6 18 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (1.02%) DHCP
8 10 (0.92%) FTP
9 9 (0.83%) DSL
9 9 (0.83%) SMTP
9 9 (0.83%) SNMP
10 8 (0.74%) Network Security
10 8 (0.74%) Wireless
11 7 (0.65%) FCAPS
11 7 (0.65%) Internet
12 6 (0.55%) SAN
12 6 (0.55%) VoIP
12 6 (0.55%) WAN
12 6 (0.55%) WebEx
13 5 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (6.37%) Big Data
2 53 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (3.97%) SQL Server
4 35 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 33 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.75%) HBase
9 18 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.29%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.29%) Data Lake
11 14 (1.29%) DB2
12 12 (1.11%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.92%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (4.62%) JIRA
2 32 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.77%) Subversion
4 28 (2.59%) Ant
5 27 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.12%) JUnit
7 21 (1.94%) ClearCase
8 18 (1.66%) NUnit
8 18 (1.66%) SoapUI
9 17 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
9 17 (1.57%) Selenium
10 16 (1.48%) GoogleTest
11 15 (1.39%) CppUnit
11 15 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.11%) Maven
13 11 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 266 (24.56%) Finance
2 95 (8.77%) Banking
3 74 (6.83%) Marketing
4 51 (4.71%) Retail
5 33 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.94%) Automotive
7 21 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.20%) Military
9 12 (1.11%) Front Office
10 11 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.02%) Law
10 11 (1.02%) Legal
11 8 (0.74%) Back Office
11 8 (0.74%) Billing
12 6 (0.55%) Advertising
12 6 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 600 (55.40%) Analyst
2 510 (47.09%) Business Analyst
3 154 (14.22%) Architect
4 83 (7.66%) Consultant
4 83 (7.66%) Developer
5 62 (5.72%) Senior Analyst
6 59 (5.45%) Digital Analyst
6 59 (5.45%) Digital Business Analyst
7 57 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 46 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
9 42 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
10 38 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
11 34 (3.14%) Technical Business Analyst
12 32 (2.95%) Designer
13 30 (2.77%) Business Systems Analyst
14 26 (2.40%) Financial Analyst
15 25 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
16 24 (2.22%) Finance Business Analyst
17 23 (2.12%) Data Business Analyst
17 23 (2.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.88%) .NET
2 41 (3.79%) Web Services
3 36 (3.32%) XML
4 35 (3.23%) HTML
5 32 (2.95%) REST
6 31 (2.86%) Middleware
7 30 (2.77%) SOAP
8 27 (2.49%) J2EE
9 24 (2.22%) CSS
10 17 (1.57%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.48%) Hibernate
11 16 (1.48%) OAuth
12 15 (1.39%) Spring
13 14 (1.29%) HTML5
13 14 (1.29%) RESTful
13 14 (1.29%) SAML
14 13 (1.20%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.11%) CSS3
15 12 (1.11%) Node.js
15 12 (1.11%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 72 (6.65%) User Experience
4 39 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 30 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.59%) Derivative
7 25 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.75%) CESG
8 19 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 18 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.57%) NHS
10 17 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.29%) Equities
12 13 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.11%) Data Integration
13 12 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.11%) Minimum Viable Product
13 12 (1.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 103 (9.51%) Linux
2 86 (7.94%) Windows
3 74 (6.83%) Unix
4 20 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.20%) Android
7 11 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.74%) Mesosphere
8 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.55%) AIX
9 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.37%) CentOS
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.18%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (30.93%) Business Analysis
3 256 (23.64%) UML
4 177 (16.34%) User Stories
5 159 (14.68%) Data Modelling
6 142 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 133 (12.28%) Project Management
7 133 (12.28%) Scrum
8 125 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 88 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 87 (8.03%) SDLC
11 85 (7.85%) Migration
12 81 (7.48%) Analytics
13 79 (7.29%) Data Analysis
14 78 (7.20%) CRM
15 75 (6.93%) OO
16 72 (6.65%) Workflow
17 68 (6.28%) Software Engineering
18 64 (5.91%) SOA
19 60 (5.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 130 (12.00%) SQL
2 99 (9.14%) Java
3 51 (4.71%) Python
4 33 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.77%) C
5 30 (2.77%) C++
6 26 (2.40%) C#
7 23 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.39%) Scala
10 13 (1.20%) Perl
10 13 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 10 (0.92%) Apex Code
12 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.83%) Ruby
13 8 (0.74%) PHP
13 8 (0.74%) TypeScript
14 7 (0.65%) COBOL
14 7 (0.65%) ES6
14 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 116 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.03%) Degree
3 85 (7.85%) ISEB
4 74 (6.83%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.95%) DV Cleared
6 30 (2.77%) CBAP
7 29 (2.68%) CISSP
8 14 (1.29%) CISM
9 13 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
9 13 (1.20%) CITP
10 11 (1.02%) GIAC
11 9 (0.83%) IIBA
11 9 (0.83%) PMP
12 8 (0.74%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.55%) CISA
14 6 (0.55%) MCSE
14 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.08%) QA
2 22 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.65%) MiFID
6 5 (0.46%) GxP
7 3 (0.28%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.18%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 1 (0.092%) Basel II
9 1 (0.092%) Basel III
9 1 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.092%) EMIR
9 1 (0.092%) GPG13
9 1 (0.092%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.092%) P3O
9 1 (0.092%) SEPA
9 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.11%) BitLocker
3 11 (1.02%) Docker
3 11 (1.02%) Xen
3 11 (1.02%) XenApp
3 11 (1.02%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.74%) Firmware
4 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) HDFS
7 2 (0.18%) NDS
7 2 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.092%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (2.86%) Puppet
2 19 (1.75%) Ansible
3 16 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.11%) OpenAM
5 12 (1.11%) OpenIDM
5 12 (1.11%) SCCM
6 11 (1.02%) QRadar
6 11 (1.02%) WSUS
7 10 (0.92%) ArcSight ESM
7 10 (0.92%) Nessus
8 8 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.74%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.55%) Nmap
10 5 (0.46%) Endace
10 5 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.37%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.37%) SCOM
12 2 (0.18%) Oozie
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 117 (10.80%) Oracle
2 112 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (2.95%) SAP
5 29 (2.68%) IBM
5 29 (2.68%) Splunk
6 28 (2.59%) HP
7 26 (2.40%) ArcSight
8 23 (2.12%) Hyperion
9 17 (1.57%) Adobe
9 17 (1.57%) Google
10 16 (1.48%) Dell
10 16 (1.48%) Intel Security
11 15 (1.39%) Symantec
12 13 (1.20%) ForgeRock
13 12 (1.11%) Cisco
13 12 (1.11%) VMware
14 11 (1.02%) Apple
14 11 (1.02%) Citrix
14 11 (1.02%) Pega
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Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: Up to £550 per day
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Rate: £400 per day
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