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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
London / City of London
Rank 113 119 155
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 40 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 1.28% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.46% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 32
Median daily rate £523 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.11% +9.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £549 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +4.57% +19.53%  

Use Case is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2560 2885 4153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.74% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2312 3203
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.99 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.96% -2.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Use Case as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case in the City of London.

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

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 42 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Business Analysis
3 29 (32.22%) Finance
4 27 (30.00%) UML
5 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (18.89%) Scrum
7 14 (15.56%) SWOT Analysis
8 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
8 13 (14.44%) User Stories
8 13 (14.44%) Swim Lanes
9 12 (13.33%) Business Process Analysis
9 12 (13.33%) ITIL
9 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 12 (13.33%) ISEB
10 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.22%) DV Cleared
10 11 (12.22%) Degree
11 10 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (11.11%) Wealth Management
11 10 (11.11%) Front Office
11 10 (11.11%) Six Sigma
12 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
12 9 (10.00%) Investment Management
12 9 (10.00%) CBAP
12 9 (10.00%) MiFID
12 9 (10.00%) Banking
12 9 (10.00%) SDLC
13 8 (8.89%) BPMN
13 8 (8.89%) Lean Six Sigma

Use Case
Top Related 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 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.22%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) FileNet
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.44%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.22%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.33%) GitHub
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Firewall
2 5 (5.56%) Network Security
3 3 (3.33%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (2.22%) SSL
5 1 (1.11%) HTTP
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.44%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.11%) Ingres
6 1 (1.11%) MOLAP
6 1 (1.11%) OLAP
6 1 (1.11%) Power BI
6 1 (1.11%) QlikView
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) jMock
2 2 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.11%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.11%) Hudson
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (32.22%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Front Office
3 9 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Legal
5 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.11%) Electronics
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) Local Government
8 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Analyst
2 60 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) DBA
7 3 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (3.33%) Ajax
3 3 (3.33%) CSS
3 3 (3.33%) JSP
3 3 (3.33%) SailPoint
3 3 (3.33%) Servlets
4 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.22%) HTML5
4 2 (2.22%) Java EE
4 2 (2.22%) jQuery
4 2 (2.22%) REST
4 2 (2.22%) RESTful
4 2 (2.22%) SPML
4 2 (2.22%) Spring
4 2 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Derivative
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Unix
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Business Analysis
3 27 (30.00%) UML
4 20 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.89%) Scrum
6 14 (15.56%) SWOT Analysis
7 13 (14.44%) Swim Lanes
7 13 (14.44%) User Stories
8 12 (13.33%) Business Process Analysis
8 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 12 (13.33%) ITIL
9 10 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 10 (11.11%) Wealth Management
10 9 (10.00%) Investment Management
10 9 (10.00%) SDLC
11 8 (8.89%) BPMN
11 8 (8.89%) Lean Six Sigma
11 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
4 3 (3.33%) PHP
4 3 (3.33%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) BeanShell
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) R
6 1 (1.11%) Scala
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) ISEB
3 11 (12.22%) Degree
3 11 (12.22%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.00%) CBAP
5 7 (7.78%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) CITP
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.22%) CISSP
9 1 (1.11%) CISA
9 1 (1.11%) CISM
9 1 (1.11%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) MCSE
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.11%) OCA
9 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) MiFID
2 6 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.22%) SEPA
4 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) HP
4 4 (4.44%) Netezza
5 3 (3.33%) Pega
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 2 (2.22%) Google
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.22%) Teradata
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Workday
7 1 (1.11%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.11%) Palantir
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) WorldPay
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