Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Use Cases
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 168 163
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 +66
Contract jobs citing Use Case 97 74 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.10% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.26% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 54 99
City of London median daily rate £543 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +2.04% +16.32%
10th Percentile £413 £377 £327
90th Percentile £638 £748 £600
Central London median daily rate £530 £506 £475
% change year-on-year +4.69% +6.58% +12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Use Case is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6308 5856 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.36% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5014 4674 6040
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.54 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +16.67%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the City of London

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Use Case in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the City of London

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the City of London

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 41 (42.27%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (40.21%) Finance
4 26 (26.80%) Banking
4 26 (26.80%) Business Analysis
5 25 (25.77%) User Stories
6 22 (22.68%) Data Modelling
7 19 (19.59%) SQL
7 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (18.56%) UML
8 18 (18.56%) Big Data
9 17 (17.53%) Java
10 16 (16.49%) Apache Spark
11 15 (15.46%) Hadoop
12 14 (14.43%) Apache Hive
12 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
12 14 (14.43%) MapReduce
12 14 (14.43%) Multithreading
12 14 (14.43%) HBase
12 14 (14.43%) Apache Flume
12 14 (14.43%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (14.43%) Oozie
12 14 (14.43%) HDFS
12 14 (14.43%) Impala
12 14 (14.43%) Apache
13 13 (13.40%) Acceptance Criteria
14 12 (12.37%) Scrum
15 11 (11.34%) QA
16 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (9.28%) User Experience

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (16.49%) Apache Spark
2 14 (14.43%) Apache
2 14 (14.43%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) SPSS
2 2 (2.06%) Weka
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.03%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) Big Data
2 15 (15.46%) Hadoop
3 14 (14.43%) Apache Hive
3 14 (14.43%) HBase
3 14 (14.43%) Impala
3 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.09%) Power BI
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.06%) KNIME
6 2 (2.06%) STATISTICA
7 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.03%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Phabricator
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 26 (26.80%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Back Office
4 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.19%) Legal
6 5 (5.15%) Advertising
6 5 (5.15%) Law
7 3 (3.09%) Front Office
8 2 (2.06%) General Ledger
8 2 (2.06%) Publishing
8 2 (2.06%) Retail
9 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.03%) International Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (65.98%) Analyst
2 60 (61.86%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Hadoop Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Java Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Java Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Legal Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) ggplot
1 2 (2.06%) Lucene
1 2 (2.06%) Matplotlib
1 2 (2.06%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (2.06%) NumPy
1 2 (2.06%) Pandas
1 2 (2.06%) scikit-learn
1 2 (2.06%) SciPy
1 2 (2.06%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) FpML
2 1 (1.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) Kafka
2 1 (1.03%) Murex MxML
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) XSD
2 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (42.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) User Experience
3 5 (5.15%) Derivative
4 4 (4.12%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.06%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Unix
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) Business Analysis
3 25 (25.77%) User Stories
4 22 (22.68%) Data Modelling
5 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (18.56%) UML
7 14 (14.43%) MapReduce
7 14 (14.43%) Multithreading
8 13 (13.40%) Acceptance Criteria
9 12 (12.37%) Scrum
10 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.22%) Swim Lanes
12 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
12 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.22%) Workflow
13 6 (6.19%) Investment Management
13 6 (6.19%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 17 (17.53%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) Python
4 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) AWK
5 2 (2.06%) sed
6 1 (1.03%) C
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) R
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) ISEB
2 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) CBAP
3 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (5.15%) CITP
5 3 (3.09%) Degree
5 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) MiFID
3 2 (2.06%) GDPR
3 2 (2.06%) PMO
4 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.03%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Apache Flume
1 14 (14.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle
2 5 (5.15%) Workday
3 4 (4.12%) iManage
3 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) Tableau
5 2 (2.06%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.06%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.03%) FactSet
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) Murex
6 1 (1.03%) Omniture
6 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.03%) Planview