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 24 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 133 150
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 38 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 43
Median daily rate £475 £519 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.43% +22.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £36.72
% change year-on-year +1.38% -1.94%  

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 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.59%) Business Analysis
3 30 (38.46%) Finance
4 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (30.77%) UML
6 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (19.23%) User Stories
8 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.38%) Degree
9 12 (15.38%) SWOT Analysis
9 12 (15.38%) Investment Management
10 11 (14.10%) MiFID
10 11 (14.10%) ISEB
10 11 (14.10%) ITIL
10 11 (14.10%) Front Office
10 11 (14.10%) Swim Lanes
11 10 (12.82%) SDLC
11 10 (12.82%) SQL
11 10 (12.82%) Banking
11 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
12 9 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (11.54%) JIRA
12 9 (11.54%) Scrum
13 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
13 8 (10.26%) Hadoop
13 8 (10.26%) Analytics

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 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.13%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) FileNet
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.28%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.28%) G Suite
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
1 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) CTI
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Big Data
1 8 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) DataStage
5 1 (1.28%) HBase
5 1 (1.28%) Mahout
5 1 (1.28%) MOLAP
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.28%) OLAP
5 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Xcode
3 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Front Office
3 10 (12.82%) Banking
4 7 (8.97%) Advertising
4 7 (8.97%) Legal
5 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 5 (6.41%) Retail
7 3 (3.85%) Back Office
7 3 (3.85%) Law
8 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.28%) Local Government
9 1 (1.28%) Marketing
9 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Analyst
2 53 (67.95%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
1 2 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) D3.js
2 1 (1.28%) Django
2 1 (1.28%) DOM
2 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.28%) Flask
2 1 (1.28%) FpML
2 1 (1.28%) Java EE
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) Matplotlib
2 1 (1.28%) MDX
2 1 (1.28%) REST
2 1 (1.28%) RESTful
2 1 (1.28%) SAML
2 1 (1.28%) SAX
2 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) XSD
2 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.85%) Derivative
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) Equities
6 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
7 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.28%) Handset
7 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) IVR
7 1 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.59%) Business Analysis
3 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (30.77%) UML
5 15 (19.23%) User Stories
6 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 12 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 12 (15.38%) SWOT Analysis
8 11 (14.10%) ITIL
8 11 (14.10%) Swim Lanes
9 10 (12.82%) SDLC
9 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (11.54%) Scrum
11 8 (10.26%) Analytics
11 8 (10.26%) Business Process Analysis
11 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Lean Six Sigma
12 7 (8.97%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
3 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (2.56%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) R
3 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) Scala
4 1 (1.28%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 11 (14.10%) ISEB
3 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) CBAP
5 7 (8.97%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) CITP
6 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) CISA
8 1 (1.28%) CISSP
8 1 (1.28%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.28%) MCSE
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.28%) OCA
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.28%) PMP
8 1 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) MiFID
2 5 (6.41%) QA
3 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.56%) SEPA
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
1 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.28%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) HP
2 4 (5.13%) IBM
2 4 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (2.56%) Apple
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) Netezza
3 2 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.28%) Avaya
4 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.28%) Genesys
4 1 (1.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.28%) Palantir
4 1 (1.28%) Splunk
4 1 (1.28%) Teradata
4 1 (1.28%) Verint
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
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