The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 219 227
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 492 554 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.08% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.30% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 396 322
Median daily rate £430 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +14.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.59 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £51.50 £132.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.65
% change year-on-year +2.56% +19.44%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36482 42599 40630
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.85% 82.91% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24122 28516 25652
Median daily rate £450 £447 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 924 944 1201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.23% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in England

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in England

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in England

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Use Case in England

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +38 234 £475 +2.70% 33
South East +1 102 £438 +9.37% 8
East of England +1 42 £425 -5.55% 3
North West +7 31 £413 +0.30% 10
West Midlands +8 27 £406 +1.56% 2
South West -8 20 £353 -29.50% 6
Yorkshire +8 18 £387 -14.11% 7
East Midlands -12 12 £365 -8.75% 1
North East +15 5 £340 -27.65% 3
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 England region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 364 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (29.02%) Business Analysis
3 247 (26.85%) Finance
4 182 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
5 179 (19.46%) UML
6 172 (18.70%) User Stories
7 136 (14.78%) Degree
8 129 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 118 (12.83%) Scrum
10 113 (12.28%) Waterfall
11 100 (10.87%) SQL
12 98 (10.65%) Data Modelling
12 98 (10.65%) Workflow
13 90 (9.78%) Analytics
14 89 (9.67%) Microsoft
15 87 (9.46%) SDLC
16 86 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 81 (8.80%) User Experience
18 80 (8.70%) Security Cleared
19 78 (8.48%) Project Management
20 76 (8.26%) ISEB
20 76 (8.26%) JIRA
21 75 (8.15%) Data Analysis
22 72 (7.83%) Banking
22 72 (7.83%) ITIL
23 71 (7.72%) QA
24 70 (7.61%) Hadoop
25 69 (7.50%) Java
26 68 (7.39%) Windows
27 65 (7.07%) Oracle

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 37 (4.02%) Confluence
2 36 (3.91%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.63%) SAS
4 13 (1.41%) Apache
4 13 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.09%) CMS
7 8 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.43%) GeoServer
10 4 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.43%) nginx
10 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.22%) GemFire
12 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 61 (6.63%) MS Visio
2 38 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.98%) SPSS
7 6 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.54%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.33%) Mingle
9 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.22%) InVision
10 2 (0.22%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 17 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.65%) Pega PRPC
4 4 (0.43%) BASE24
4 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) Maximo
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) Primavera
6 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.22%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
4 7 (0.76%) SaaS
5 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.65%) Office 365
6 5 (0.54%) G Suite
6 5 (0.54%) GitHub
6 5 (0.54%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.43%) IaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Trello
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.33%) PaaS
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.22%) Veeva
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.96%) Firewall
2 12 (1.30%) SAN
2 12 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.98%) DNS
3 9 (0.98%) Internet
4 8 (0.87%) FTP
5 7 (0.76%) SSL
6 6 (0.65%) LDAP
6 6 (0.65%) Network Security
6 6 (0.65%) VPN
6 6 (0.65%) WAN
7 5 (0.54%) DHCP
7 5 (0.54%) NAS
7 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.43%) LAN
9 3 (0.33%) 4G
9 3 (0.33%) HTTP
9 3 (0.33%) MPLS
9 3 (0.33%) SNMP
10 2 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (7.61%) Hadoop
2 62 (6.74%) Big Data
3 34 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.83%) SQL Server
6 21 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 12 (1.30%) Data Lake
7 12 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.20%) DB2
8 11 (1.20%) MySQL
9 10 (1.09%) HBase
9 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.98%) Data Mart
10 9 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (8.26%) JIRA
2 28 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.52%) Subversion
5 13 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.09%) Selenium
7 9 (0.98%) JUnit
7 9 (0.98%) Xcode
8 8 (0.87%) ClearCase
8 8 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.76%) Axure RP
9 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.65%) Maven
10 6 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.65%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.54%) ClearQuest
11 5 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (0.54%) ERwin
11 5 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 247 (26.85%) Finance
2 72 (7.83%) Banking
3 62 (6.74%) Retail
4 54 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 48 (5.22%) Marketing
6 31 (3.37%) Legal
7 29 (3.15%) Front Office
8 22 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.63%) Automotive
10 11 (1.20%) Advertising
11 10 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.09%) Law
12 9 (0.98%) Back Office
13 6 (0.65%) Electronics
14 5 (0.54%) Billing
14 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.43%) French Language
16 3 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 520 (56.52%) Analyst
2 469 (50.98%) Business Analyst
3 91 (9.89%) Developer
4 89 (9.67%) Architect
5 48 (5.22%) Consultant
5 48 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
6 43 (4.67%) Digital Business Analyst
7 42 (4.57%) Digital Analyst
8 41 (4.46%) Senior Business Analyst
9 37 (4.02%) Agile Business Analyst
10 28 (3.04%) Business Systems Analyst
11 27 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
13 24 (2.61%) Data Business Analyst
13 24 (2.61%) Technical Business Analyst
14 22 (2.39%) MiFID Business Analyst
15 21 (2.28%) CRM Analyst
15 21 (2.28%) CRM Business Analyst
16 20 (2.17%) Designer
17 18 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.46%) XML
2 37 (4.02%) HTML
3 35 (3.80%) .NET
4 34 (3.70%) CSS
5 25 (2.72%) Web Services
6 23 (2.50%) REST
7 22 (2.39%) SOAP
8 17 (1.85%) J2EE
9 16 (1.74%) JSON
10 15 (1.63%) HTML5
11 14 (1.52%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.41%) Node.js
13 12 (1.30%) Middleware
14 11 (1.20%) WCF
15 10 (1.09%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.09%) JSP
16 9 (0.98%) Spring
16 9 (0.98%) XSLT
17 8 (0.87%) Ajax
17 8 (0.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 182 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (8.80%) User Experience
3 60 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 31 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.17%) Derivative
8 19 (2.07%) Fixed Income
8 19 (2.07%) Virtual Team
9 18 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.74%) Reference Data
11 15 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.30%) Equities
14 11 (1.20%) Clustering
14 11 (1.20%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.98%) Fintech
16 8 (0.87%) Cloud Native
16 8 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.39%) Windows
2 53 (5.76%) Linux
3 34 (3.70%) Unix
4 27 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.85%) Android
6 12 (1.30%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.09%) Windows Vista
8 8 (0.87%) CentOS
9 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) AIX
11 3 (0.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (29.02%) Business Analysis
3 179 (19.46%) UML
4 172 (18.70%) User Stories
5 129 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (12.83%) Scrum
7 113 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 98 (10.65%) Data Modelling
8 98 (10.65%) Workflow
9 90 (9.78%) Analytics
10 87 (9.46%) SDLC
11 86 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 78 (8.48%) Project Management
13 75 (8.15%) Data Analysis
14 72 (7.83%) ITIL
15 61 (6.63%) Business Process Modelling
16 60 (6.52%) CRM
17 57 (6.20%) Requirements Analysis
18 56 (6.09%) GAP Analysis
19 54 (5.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 100 (10.87%) SQL
2 69 (7.50%) Java
3 44 (4.78%) Python
4 37 (4.02%) JavaScript
5 33 (3.59%) C#
6 25 (2.72%) Scala
7 20 (2.17%) C
7 20 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.85%) C++
9 15 (1.63%) Perl
10 13 (1.41%) R
11 12 (1.30%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.87%) PHP
14 6 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.54%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.54%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.54%) VB
16 4 (0.43%) Ruby
16 4 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 136 (14.78%) Degree
2 80 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 76 (8.26%) ISEB
4 50 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.72%) CBAP
6 22 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.63%) IIBA
7 15 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
8 12 (1.30%) CITP
8 12 (1.30%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.98%) CISSP
11 6 (0.65%) CISA
11 6 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.33%) CISM
13 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.72%) QA
2 24 (2.61%) MiFID
3 13 (1.41%) PMO
4 11 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.87%) GDPR
6 7 (0.76%) SLA
7 6 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.43%) SEPA
9 3 (0.33%) Basel II
9 3 (0.33%) Basel III
9 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.22%) EMIR
10 2 (0.22%) FATCA
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.22%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.11%) P3O
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.65%) BitLocker
4 5 (0.54%) HDFS
4 5 (0.54%) Xen
4 5 (0.54%) XenApp
4 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.33%) Docker
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.22%) Firmware
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) NDS
7 1 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.52%) Puppet
2 9 (0.98%) HockeyApp
3 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.54%) Ansible
4 5 (0.54%) AppDNA
4 5 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.54%) SCCM
4 5 (0.54%) WSUS
5 4 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.33%) WMI
7 2 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 89 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.07%) Oracle
3 28 (3.04%) SAP
4 27 (2.93%) IBM
5 25 (2.72%) HP
6 20 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.07%) VMware
8 18 (1.96%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.63%) Google
11 14 (1.52%) Apple
11 14 (1.52%) Pega
12 11 (1.20%) Sybase
12 11 (1.20%) Tableau
13 10 (1.09%) Citrix
14 9 (0.98%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.87%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.87%) ESRI
15 8 (0.87%) JD Edwards
16 7 (0.76%) Cisco
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