Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 186 176
Rank change year-on-year +70 -10 -25
Contract jobs citing Use Case 39 56 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 0.87% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.97% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 56
Median daily rate £450 £575 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +14.43% +0.50%
10th Percentile £316 £435 £419
90th Percentile £663 £725 £609
Central London median daily rate £475 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £49.75
10th Percentile £26.75 - £41.93
90th Percentile £28.25 - £56.58
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 - £49.75

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 2,753 5,792 6,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.23% 89.53% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,959 4,448 4,882
Median daily rate £513 £525 £502
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +4.69% +0.30%
10th Percentile £331 £348 £327
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 98
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.32 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% +13.12% +0.80%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.29
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year +64.01% +6.70% +17.92%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Use Case as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Use Case in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Use Case in the City of London

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Use Case in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Use Case in the City of London

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Use Case in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Use Case in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) QA
4 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
5 6 (15.38%) Big Data
5 6 (15.38%) User Stories
5 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) Data Science
6 5 (12.82%) SIEM
6 5 (12.82%) GCP
6 5 (12.82%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) Banking
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.26%) Physics
7 4 (10.26%) Open Source
7 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) PhD
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.26%) CISSP

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 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Content Management Server
3 1 (2.56%) DNN
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
1 2 (5.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.56%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) GCP
2 4 (10.26%) AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Flink
3 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Parquet
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Appium
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Postman
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Data Scientist
4 4 (10.26%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) H2O
1 4 (10.26%) MLlib
1 4 (10.26%) Pandas
1 4 (10.26%) SciPy
1 4 (10.26%) TensorFlow
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Avro
3 1 (2.56%) D3.js
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) Samza
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.69%) CMDB
4 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
4 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.56%) Chromecast
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
3 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (15.38%) User Stories
4 5 (12.82%) Data Science
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.82%) SIEM
5 4 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
5 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Open Source
5 4 (10.26%) Physics
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) Java 8
5 1 (2.56%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 4 (10.26%) Master's Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PhD
3 2 (5.13%) GIAC
3 2 (5.13%) ISACA
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) NCSC
2 2 (5.13%) NIST
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) IBM
1 2 (5.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) MapR
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) OpenText
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com