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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
UK
Rank 212 213 242
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Contract jobs citing Use Case 523 596 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.15% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.38% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 416 289
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
Median hourly rate £47.00 £41.25 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.49 £29.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.60 £46.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +24.03%

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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +8 469 £425 +1.19% 90
London +13 220 £500 +11.11% 37
South East -27 67 £421 +5.31% 12
City of London 0 46 £506 +19.11% 11
West Midlands +21 42 £375 -9.09% 5
East of England +10 37 £413 -2.94% 8
North West +8 33 £388 +4.02% 8
Yorkshire +6 23 £385 -3.75% 5
Scotland -8 22 £400 -15.78% 7
Surrey +5 19 £403 -5.84% 1
Hampshire -10 19 £390 +11.42% 5
Cardiff +34 18 £290 -15.63%
South Wales +30 18 £290 -15.63%
Wales +22 18 £290 -15.63% 1
East Midlands -2 15 £376 +15.76% 4
North East -2 15 £343 -19.41% 2
South West -2 15 £409 -19.25% 9
Lancashire +19 14 £360 -32.71% 1
Warwickshire +8 13 £375 -6.25% 1
Essex +3 12 £300 -17.24% 3
Manchester -1 12 £413 +14.58% 7
Coventry -7 12 £438 +6.06%
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £453 +27.46% 2
Edinburgh -16 11 £400 -20.00% 5
West Yorkshire 0 10 £385 -3.75% 5
Leeds -8 10 £385 -3.75% 5
Glasgow 0 9 £365 -2.66% 2
Tyne and Wear -3 9 £343 -19.41% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 9 £343 -19.41% 2
Southampton - 9 £399 - 1

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 371 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (30.81%) Business Analysis
3 253 (25.22%) Finance
4 211 (21.04%) UML
5 179 (17.85%) User Stories
5 179 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
6 133 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 129 (12.86%) Waterfall
8 123 (12.26%) Scrum
9 116 (11.57%) SQL
9 116 (11.57%) Project Management
10 109 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 109 (10.87%) Degree
11 97 (9.67%) SDLC
12 96 (9.57%) Security Cleared
13 95 (9.47%) Oracle
14 93 (9.27%) Microsoft
15 92 (9.17%) Windows
16 91 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
17 88 (8.77%) Workflow
18 85 (8.47%) Analytics
19 84 (8.37%) Java
20 82 (8.18%) OO
21 80 (7.98%) ISEB
22 77 (7.68%) Linux
22 77 (7.68%) Data Analysis
23 73 (7.28%) User Experience
24 71 (7.08%) Banking
25 69 (6.88%) GAP Analysis
26 68 (6.78%) CRM

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 24 (2.39%) Confluence
2 20 (1.99%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.40%) Apache
4 13 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (1.10%) CMS
6 10 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.00%) SAS
7 9 (0.90%) Predix
8 8 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.60%) Hyperledger
9 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.50%) JBoss
10 5 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.40%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.40%) GeoServer
11 4 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 62 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.58%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.39%) MS Office
4 18 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.69%) MS Project
6 5 (0.50%) SPSS
7 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.40%) CATIA
7 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.40%) PTC Creo
7 4 (0.40%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.20%) InVision
9 2 (0.20%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.100%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.60%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.50%) BASE24
4 5 (0.50%) SAP WM
5 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.30%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.20%) Maximo
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP MRS
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.50%) SaaS
4 10 (1.00%) IaaS
5 7 (0.70%) G Suite
5 7 (0.70%) GitHub
6 5 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.40%) Office 365
7 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.30%) Google Play
8 3 (0.30%) Yammer
9 2 (0.20%) PaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.29%) Firewall
2 21 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.50%) HTTP
3 15 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.20%) LDAP
5 10 (1.00%) DNS
6 8 (0.80%) Network Security
6 8 (0.80%) SAN
7 7 (0.70%) FTP
7 7 (0.70%) WAN
8 6 (0.60%) Internet
9 5 (0.50%) NAS
10 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.40%) LAN
10 4 (0.40%) SSL
10 4 (0.40%) VoIP
10 4 (0.40%) VPN
11 3 (0.30%) DHCP
12 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.28%) Big Data
2 49 (4.89%) Hadoop
3 48 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.09%) SQL Server
6 23 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.50%) Apache Hive
10 14 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.20%) Data Lake
12 12 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.10%) DB2
13 11 (1.10%) HBase
14 10 (1.00%) GIS
14 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.90%) Data Mart
16 8 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (6.08%) JIRA
2 27 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.89%) Subversion
3 19 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.69%) JUnit
4 17 (1.69%) Selenium
5 14 (1.40%) ClearCase
6 13 (1.30%) NUnit
7 12 (1.20%) Ant
7 12 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.80%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.70%) GoogleTest
9 7 (0.70%) Maven
9 7 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.60%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 253 (25.22%) Finance
2 71 (7.08%) Banking
3 55 (5.48%) Retail
4 45 (4.49%) Marketing
5 43 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.59%) Automotive
7 24 (2.39%) Front Office
7 24 (2.39%) Legal
8 21 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.69%) Law
11 11 (1.10%) Advertising
12 8 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.80%) Back Office
13 7 (0.70%) Billing
14 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.30%) Games
16 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 572 (57.03%) Analyst
2 499 (49.75%) Business Analyst
3 95 (9.47%) Architect
4 83 (8.28%) Developer
5 69 (6.88%) Senior Analyst
6 65 (6.48%) Consultant
7 63 (6.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 52 (5.18%) Digital Business Analyst
9 51 (5.08%) Digital Analyst
10 41 (4.09%) Technical Analyst
11 37 (3.69%) Technical Business Analyst
12 36 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (3.19%) Agile Business Analyst
14 30 (2.99%) Business Systems Analyst
15 25 (2.49%) Systems Analyst
16 23 (2.29%) Data Business Analyst
17 21 (2.09%) Designer
17 21 (2.09%) Security Analyst
18 20 (1.99%) CRM Analyst
18 20 (1.99%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.99%) .NET
2 36 (3.59%) HTML
3 33 (3.29%) Web Services
3 33 (3.29%) XML
4 28 (2.79%) CSS
5 20 (1.99%) SOAP
6 19 (1.89%) Middleware
7 16 (1.60%) Hibernate
7 16 (1.60%) REST
8 14 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.40%) J2EE
8 14 (1.40%) Spring
9 13 (1.30%) JSON
10 12 (1.20%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.10%) jQuery
11 11 (1.10%) Node.js
12 10 (1.00%) Java EE
12 10 (1.00%) JPA
12 10 (1.00%) JSP
13 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 179 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.28%) User Experience
3 64 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.79%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.39%) Derivative
7 19 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.50%) NHS
11 14 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.10%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.00%) SCADA
14 9 (0.90%) Cloud Native
14 9 (0.90%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.80%) Fintech
15 8 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.17%) Windows
2 77 (7.68%) Linux
3 57 (5.68%) Unix
4 24 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.60%) Android
6 13 (1.30%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.80%) CentOS
10 7 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.70%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.40%) AIX
11 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.30%) Solaris
13 2 (0.20%) VMS
13 2 (0.20%) zOS
14 1 (0.100%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (30.81%) Business Analysis
3 211 (21.04%) UML
4 179 (17.85%) User Stories
5 133 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (12.86%) Waterfall
7 123 (12.26%) Scrum
8 116 (11.57%) Project Management
9 109 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 97 (9.67%) SDLC
11 91 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 88 (8.77%) Workflow
13 85 (8.47%) Analytics
14 82 (8.18%) OO
15 77 (7.68%) Data Analysis
16 69 (6.88%) GAP Analysis
17 68 (6.78%) CRM
18 65 (6.48%) ITIL
19 61 (6.08%) BPMN
19 61 (6.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 116 (11.57%) SQL
2 84 (8.37%) Java
3 56 (5.58%) Python
4 33 (3.29%) C#
5 31 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 26 (2.59%) C
7 19 (1.89%) C++
7 19 (1.89%) Perl
8 14 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.30%) Scala
10 12 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.10%) PHP
12 10 (1.00%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.80%) VBA
14 6 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.60%) R
14 6 (0.60%) Ruby
15 5 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (10.87%) Degree
2 96 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 80 (7.98%) ISEB
4 58 (5.78%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.09%) CBAP
7 20 (1.99%) CISSP
8 18 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.50%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.30%) IIBA
11 9 (0.90%) Chartered Engineer
11 9 (0.90%) CITP
11 9 (0.90%) PMP
12 8 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.80%) CISM
13 7 (0.70%) GIAC
14 6 (0.60%) CISA
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.50%) SAP Certification
16 4 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.78%) QA
2 21 (2.09%) MiFID
3 13 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.60%) GDPR
6 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.50%) SLA
7 4 (0.40%) SEPA
8 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.30%) GxP
8 3 (0.30%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.20%) Basel II
9 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.20%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.100%) EMIR
10 1 (0.100%) GPG13
10 1 (0.100%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.80%) BitLocker
4 7 (0.70%) Xen
4 7 (0.70%) XenApp
4 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.40%) HDFS
6 3 (0.30%) Docker
6 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.100%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.100%) NDS
8 1 (0.100%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.100%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.100%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (2.29%) Puppet
2 13 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.80%) SCCM
5 7 (0.70%) Ansible
5 7 (0.70%) ArcSight ESM
5 7 (0.70%) Nessus
5 7 (0.70%) QRadar
5 7 (0.70%) WSUS
6 6 (0.60%) HockeyApp
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.40%) Endace
7 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.40%) SCOM
8 3 (0.30%) Nmap
8 3 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.30%) WMI
9 2 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 95 (9.47%) Oracle
2 93 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.69%) SAP
4 30 (2.99%) HP
5 23 (2.29%) IBM
6 21 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.79%) Google
8 17 (1.69%) ArcSight
8 17 (1.69%) Splunk
8 17 (1.69%) VMware
9 16 (1.60%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.30%) Apple
11 12 (1.20%) Pega
12 11 (1.10%) Adobe
12 11 (1.10%) Symantec
13 10 (1.00%) Intel Security
13 10 (1.00%) Tableau
14 9 (0.90%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (0.80%) Red Hat
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