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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 230 218 202
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Use Case 601 594 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.08% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.36% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 332 329
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £317 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 7
Median hourly rate £36.75 £30.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £20.69 £26.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.23 £112.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%

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
44683 43767 41024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27730 25945
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1246 1211
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +11 544 £435 +3.57% 105
London -47 215 £450 +5.88% 46
South East +8 120 £400 - 21
North West +35 51 £418 +11.33% 10
West Midlands +30 43 £400 -30.43% 2
Surrey +2 39 £425 +9.67% 8
South West +7 34 £480 +12.94% 6
East of England +6 32 £388 -3.12% 7
Scotland -27 31 £425 -1.44% 3
City of London +18 30 £481 +1.31% 18
Hampshire -18 28 £325 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire +11 25 £438 +2.94% 11
Berkshire -9 24 £375 -6.25% 6
Edinburgh +2 23 £475 -9.52% 2
Leatherhead -6 20 £419 -16.25%
Lancashire +21 19 £450 -
Wales -4 17 £388 -4.02% 1
Blackpool - 16 £450 -
South Wales +3 15 £375 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -7 15 £550 +39.24% 3
Birmingham +17 14 £300 -20.00% 2
Manchester -5 14 £424 +13.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £575 +56.46% 1
Milton Keynes +12 13 £575 +56.46% 1
Staines +4 13 £550 +37.50%
South Yorkshire +5 12 £410 -
East Midlands +19 11 £400 +18.51% 1
Slough +11 11 £375 +50.00% 2
West Yorkshire -10 10 £428 +0.58% 8
Sheffield -10 10 £400 -

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 382 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (26.04%) Business Analysis
3 298 (25.19%) UML
4 246 (20.79%) Finance
5 208 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
6 191 (16.15%) SQL
7 182 (15.38%) Project Management
8 178 (15.05%) Data Modelling
9 176 (14.88%) Java
9 176 (14.88%) User Stories
10 164 (13.86%) Security Cleared
11 143 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 135 (11.41%) OO
13 133 (11.24%) Oracle
14 120 (10.14%) SC Cleared
15 119 (10.06%) Waterfall
16 113 (9.55%) XML
17 112 (9.47%) Scrum
17 112 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
18 106 (8.96%) Unix
19 105 (8.88%) SDLC
20 103 (8.71%) Migration
21 102 (8.62%) Microsoft
22 101 (8.54%) Linux
23 97 (8.20%) User Experience
24 96 (8.11%) Banking
24 96 (8.11%) Retail
25 95 (8.03%) Degree
26 93 (7.86%) BPMN
27 88 (7.44%) JIRA

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 44 (3.72%) JBoss
2 42 (3.55%) CMS
3 39 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.11%) Apache
5 20 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (1.27%) Confluence
8 9 (0.76%) Drupal
8 9 (0.76%) Node.js
9 8 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.42%) Liferay
12 5 (0.42%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.34%) IIS
14 3 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (6.09%) MS Visio
2 67 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.21%) MS Office
4 30 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.35%) MS Project
6 12 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.93%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.085%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.34%) TradeThru
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.17%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.17%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.085%) assyst
7 1 (0.085%) Maximo
7 1 (0.085%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.085%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (2.20%) IaaS
5 11 (0.93%) Heroku
5 11 (0.93%) PaaS
6 10 (0.85%) Force.com
7 9 (0.76%) Office 365
8 7 (0.59%) SaaS
9 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.34%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.17%) Taleo
13 1 (0.085%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.085%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.45%) Firewall
2 22 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.69%) LAN
4 16 (1.35%) Internet
5 13 (1.10%) Network Security
6 12 (1.01%) HTTP
7 11 (0.93%) DNS
7 11 (0.93%) VPN
8 9 (0.76%) SSL
9 8 (0.68%) DHCP
9 8 (0.68%) WAN
10 6 (0.51%) SNMP
11 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.34%) MPLS
12 4 (0.34%) VLAN
12 4 (0.34%) Wireless
13 3 (0.25%) NAS
13 3 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 47 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.13%) Big Data
5 24 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (1.86%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.10%) MS Access
10 13 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.85%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.76%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.68%) DB2
13 8 (0.68%) GIS
14 7 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.51%) Impala
15 6 (0.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 88 (7.44%) JIRA
2 57 (4.82%) Ant
3 54 (4.56%) Subversion
4 48 (4.06%) SoapUI
5 35 (2.96%) Maven
6 31 (2.62%) GoogleTest
6 31 (2.62%) NUnit
7 29 (2.45%) ClearCase
7 29 (2.45%) CppUnit
7 29 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 25 (2.11%) Git (software)
9 22 (1.86%) Hudson
10 20 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
11 18 (1.52%) Selenium
12 17 (1.44%) Axure RP
13 11 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.93%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.85%) JUnit
15 8 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 246 (20.79%) Finance
2 96 (8.11%) Banking
2 96 (8.11%) Retail
3 63 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.63%) Marketing
5 31 (2.62%) Advertising
6 25 (2.11%) Games
7 22 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.78%) Legal
9 14 (1.18%) Electronics
10 12 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.93%) Front Office
12 10 (0.85%) Automotive
12 10 (0.85%) French Language
12 10 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.68%) Billing
14 8 (0.68%) Publishing
15 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 6 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 671 (56.72%) Analyst
2 529 (44.72%) Business Analyst
3 157 (13.27%) Architect
4 91 (7.69%) Developer
5 68 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
6 61 (5.16%) Senior Business Analyst
7 59 (4.99%) Consultant
8 50 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
9 48 (4.06%) Test Analyst
10 45 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
10 45 (3.80%) Digital Analyst
11 44 (3.72%) Digital Business Analyst
12 42 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
12 42 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
13 38 (3.21%) Agile Business Analyst
14 36 (3.04%) Designer
15 33 (2.79%) Software Engineer
15 33 (2.79%) Technical Business Analyst
16 29 (2.45%) Java Developer
17 27 (2.28%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (9.55%) XML
2 81 (6.85%) SOAP
2 81 (6.85%) Web Services
3 53 (4.48%) HTML
4 52 (4.40%) .NET
5 43 (3.63%) CSS
6 42 (3.55%) Hibernate
7 35 (2.96%) JPA
8 32 (2.70%) JSF
9 28 (2.37%) Apache CXF
10 27 (2.28%) Spring
11 24 (2.03%) XML Messaging
12 22 (1.86%) .NET Framework
13 21 (1.78%) Drools
13 21 (1.78%) J2EE
14 19 (1.61%) jQuery
15 18 (1.52%) RESTful
16 17 (1.44%) ASP.NET
16 17 (1.44%) REST
16 17 (1.44%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 208 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (8.20%) User Experience
3 57 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 52 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.80%) Derivative
6 36 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.18%) FMCG
12 13 (1.10%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.10%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 11 (0.93%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.76%) BYOD
17 8 (0.68%) Life Science
18 7 (0.59%) CMDB
18 7 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 106 (8.96%) Unix
2 101 (8.54%) Linux
3 64 (5.41%) Windows
4 26 (2.20%) VMS
5 23 (1.94%) Android
6 19 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.34%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (26.04%) Business Analysis
3 298 (25.19%) UML
4 182 (15.38%) Project Management
5 178 (15.05%) Data Modelling
6 176 (14.88%) User Stories
7 143 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 135 (11.41%) OO
9 119 (10.06%) Waterfall
10 112 (9.47%) Scrum
10 112 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 105 (8.88%) SDLC
12 103 (8.71%) Migration
13 93 (7.86%) BPMN
14 88 (7.44%) Requirements Analysis
15 85 (7.19%) Test Scripting
16 84 (7.10%) Wireframes
17 81 (6.85%) Change Management
17 81 (6.85%) Data Analysis
18 79 (6.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 191 (16.15%) SQL
2 176 (14.88%) Java
3 75 (6.34%) Python
4 58 (4.90%) C++
4 58 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 45 (3.80%) C
6 36 (3.04%) C#
7 29 (2.45%) PowerShell
8 24 (2.03%) Ruby
9 21 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 17 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.93%) Apex Code
11 11 (0.93%) SOQL
12 10 (0.85%) PHP
13 8 (0.68%) Scala
14 5 (0.42%) Perl
14 5 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.42%) VBA
15 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 164 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 120 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 95 (8.03%) Degree
4 65 (5.49%) ISEB
5 22 (1.86%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.85%) IIBA
8 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.68%) PMP
10 7 (0.59%) CBAP
10 7 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.59%) MCSE
11 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.38%) QA
2 23 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.93%) SLA
5 6 (0.51%) HL7
6 5 (0.42%) SEPA
7 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.25%) Basel II
8 3 (0.25%) Basel III
8 3 (0.25%) FATCA
9 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.085%) COBIT
10 1 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.085%) EMIR
10 1 (0.085%) ISO26262
10 1 (0.085%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.37%) Docker
3 15 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) KVM
4 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.51%) XenServer
5 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.085%) HDFS
6 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.085%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.085%) UAG
6 1 (0.085%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (4.23%) Puppet
2 40 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (2.45%) SCCM
4 25 (2.11%) SCOM
5 23 (1.94%) Ansible
6 6 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.25%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.17%) Nessus
10 2 (0.17%) Nmap
10 2 (0.17%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
11 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.085%) Netcool
11 1 (0.085%) QRadar
Vendors
1 133 (11.24%) Oracle
2 102 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.90%) HP
4 35 (2.96%) SAP
5 30 (2.54%) Splunk
6 29 (2.45%) IBM
7 28 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.94%) Pega
9 22 (1.86%) ArcSight
10 20 (1.69%) Citrix
11 19 (1.61%) Dell
12 18 (1.52%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.35%) SaltStack
13 16 (1.35%) VMware
14 14 (1.18%) Siebel
15 10 (0.85%) Calypso
15 10 (0.85%) Murex
15 10 (0.85%) Remedy
16 9 (0.76%) Tableau
17 8 (0.68%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £400-425pd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £450 - £478 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
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Yeovil
aap3
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