Period
to 23 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 141 132
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +77
Contract jobs citing Use Case 98 86 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 1.40% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.61% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 64 81
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +15.85%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £275
90th Percentile £638 £660 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +15.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £44.50 - £53.00
10th Percentile £40.75 - £51.50
90th Percentile £48.25 - £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £44.50 - £53.00

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 6,245 5,342 5,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.78% 87.13% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,971 4,246 4,651
City of London median daily rate £510 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £293
90th Percentile £695 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 49 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -2.98% +10.82%
10th Percentile £11.65 £13.69 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.30 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.46 £21.13
% change year-on-year +7.91% -7.90% +17.39%

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 February 2018.

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

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 3 - -
Use Case
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) Finance
3 29 (29.59%) Business Analysis
4 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (21.43%) User Stories
7 20 (20.41%) SQL
8 18 (18.37%) Data Analysis
9 16 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (16.33%) Project Management
10 15 (15.31%) PRINCE2
10 15 (15.31%) UML
11 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
11 13 (13.27%) Machine Learning
12 12 (12.24%) Banking
12 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.24%) Scrum
13 11 (11.22%) ISEB
13 11 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (11.22%) Windows
14 10 (10.20%) Python
14 10 (10.20%) MS Visio
14 10 (10.20%) Analytics
15 9 (9.18%) Acceptance Criteria
15 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (9.18%) Java
15 9 (9.18%) Legal
15 9 (9.18%) Asset Management

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 7 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.04%) SPSS
3 2 (2.04%) Weka
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.02%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Boomi
3 1 (1.02%) FinancialForce
3 1 (1.02%) GitHub
3 1 (1.02%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Firewall
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.14%) Power BI
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.10%) Big Data
5 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.06%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.06%) HBase
7 2 (2.04%) Impala
7 2 (2.04%) KNIME
7 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.04%) STATISTICA
8 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.02%) DB2
8 1 (1.02%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.02%) Phabricator
3 1 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 36 (36.73%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Legal
4 7 (7.14%) Law
5 5 (5.10%) Back Office
6 4 (4.08%) Advertising
6 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (2.04%) Publishing
7 2 (2.04%) Retail
8 1 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Analyst
2 61 (62.24%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Data Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Legal Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Designer
7 4 (4.08%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) HTML
1 3 (3.06%) Kafka
1 3 (3.06%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.04%) ggplot
2 2 (2.04%) Lucene
2 2 (2.04%) Matplotlib
2 2 (2.04%) Middleware
2 2 (2.04%) Node.js
2 2 (2.04%) NumPy
2 2 (2.04%) Pandas
2 2 (2.04%) SAML
2 2 (2.04%) scikit-learn
2 2 (2.04%) SciPy
3 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.02%) JSON
3 1 (1.02%) RESTful
3 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.06%) Fintech
5 3 (3.06%) LIMS
6 2 (2.04%) Blog
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) CMDB
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.12%) Unix
4 5 (5.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) Business Analysis
3 23 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.43%) User Stories
5 18 (18.37%) Data Analysis
6 16 (16.33%) Project Management
6 16 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (15.31%) PRINCE2
7 15 (15.31%) UML
8 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
8 13 (13.27%) Machine Learning
8 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
9 12 (12.24%) Scrum
10 10 (10.20%) Analytics
11 9 (9.18%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (9.18%) Asset Management
12 8 (8.16%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (8.16%) Prototyping
12 8 (8.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) SQL
2 10 (10.20%) Python
3 9 (9.18%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.06%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) R
5 2 (2.04%) AWK
5 2 (2.04%) C++
5 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.04%) sed
6 1 (1.02%) C
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Ruby
6 1 (1.02%) Scala
6 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) ISEB
2 8 (8.16%) CBAP
3 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) Degree
4 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (5.10%) CITP
6 2 (2.04%) IIBA
6 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.04%) OCA
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CISA
7 1 (1.02%) CISM
7 1 (1.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.02%) GIAC
7 1 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) MiFID
2 2 (2.04%) PMO
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.02%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.04%) Oozie
1 2 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Citrix
3 6 (6.12%) SAP
4 5 (5.10%) iManage
4 5 (5.10%) Tableau
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.04%) Hitachi
6 2 (2.04%) Informatica
6 2 (2.04%) Intapp
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.02%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.02%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.02%) FactSet
7 1 (1.02%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.02%) HP
7 1 (1.02%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.02%) Workday