Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 232 238
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 -24
Contract jobs citing Use Case 891 1137 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.12% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.34% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 749 680
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £313
90th Percentile £619 £600 £551
UK median daily rate £437 £440 £413
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 19
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £31.29 £23.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £51.90 £52.65 £82.76
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% +12.50% -8.86%

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 74227 84838 82921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.50% 83.59% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49039 56622 53562
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1977 2365
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
London +7 474 £500 +5.26% 34
South East -63 147 £429 +7.19% 13
North of England +1 88 £385 -7.23% 10
Midlands -11 80 £413 +3.13% 3
East of England -18 60 £425 +11.48% 5
West Midlands +5 56 £415 +3.75% 2
North West +4 46 £406 +1.56% 8
South West -12 40 £410 -18.00% 2
Yorkshire +9 29 £373 -17.11% 2
East Midlands -2 22 £390 -2.50% 1
North East +49 13 £363 -22.04%
South Coast - 1 - -
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 358 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (30.86%) Finance
3 270 (30.30%) Business Analysis
4 192 (21.55%) UML
5 178 (19.98%) Analytical Skills
6 152 (17.06%) User Stories
7 132 (14.81%) Degree
8 123 (13.80%) Scrum
9 122 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 117 (13.13%) Data Modelling
11 115 (12.91%) Microsoft
11 115 (12.91%) SQL
12 106 (11.90%) Waterfall
13 101 (11.34%) Banking
14 99 (11.11%) Workflow
15 93 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 93 (10.44%) User Experience
16 92 (10.33%) Analytics
17 87 (9.76%) Project Management
18 84 (9.43%) SDLC
19 83 (9.32%) MS Visio
20 80 (8.98%) Java
20 80 (8.98%) JIRA
21 72 (8.08%) Windows
22 71 (7.97%) Business Process Modelling
23 70 (7.86%) Data Analysis
24 69 (7.74%) Retail
25 68 (7.63%) Management Information System
26 66 (7.41%) Big Data
27 65 (7.30%) Wireframes

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 41 (4.60%) Apache Spark
2 37 (4.15%) Confluence
3 23 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.13%) Apache
4 19 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 15 (1.68%) CMS
6 11 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.01%) SAS
7 9 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.67%) GeoServer
9 6 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.45%) IIS
10 4 (0.45%) nginx
10 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 83 (9.32%) MS Visio
2 39 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.67%) SPSS
8 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.45%) Mingle
9 4 (0.45%) SmartSuite
10 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.11%) CATIA
12 1 (0.11%) InVision
12 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 26 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 7 (0.79%) Pega PRPC
3 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.45%) iTrent
4 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle iStore
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) Primavera
7 1 (0.11%) Actimize
7 1 (0.11%) BASE24
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.47%) Office 365
3 21 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.12%) OpenShift
6 8 (0.90%) SaaS
7 7 (0.79%) PaaS
7 7 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.79%) Yammer
8 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.56%) Trello
10 4 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.45%) IaaS
11 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.22%) G Suite
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.69%) Firewall
2 12 (1.35%) SAN
3 10 (1.12%) Network Security
4 9 (1.01%) DNS
5 8 (0.90%) Internet
6 5 (0.56%) SNMP
6 5 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.56%) Wireless
7 4 (0.45%) NAS
7 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.45%) WAN
8 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.34%) FTP
8 3 (0.34%) HTTP
8 3 (0.34%) Skype
8 3 (0.34%) SSL
8 3 (0.34%) VPN
9 2 (0.22%) CTI
9 2 (0.22%) DHCP
9 2 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.41%) Big Data
2 64 (7.18%) Hadoop
3 27 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.01%) DB2
11 8 (0.90%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.90%) GIS
11 8 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.79%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.79%) HBase
12 7 (0.79%) MySQL
13 6 (0.67%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.67%) Impala
13 6 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (8.98%) JIRA
2 21 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.46%) Subversion
5 11 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.90%) Gatling
6 8 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.79%) Maven
8 6 (0.67%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.67%) Xcode
9 5 (0.56%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.56%) ERwin
9 5 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.45%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.45%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 275 (30.86%) Finance
2 101 (11.34%) Banking
3 69 (7.74%) Retail
4 57 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 32 (3.59%) Marketing
7 23 (2.58%) Back Office
8 20 (2.24%) Legal
9 18 (2.02%) Front Office
10 15 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.46%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.35%) Advertising
13 10 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 9 (1.01%) Billing
15 8 (0.90%) Automotive
15 8 (0.90%) Publishing
16 6 (0.67%) Law
16 6 (0.67%) Military
17 5 (0.56%) French Language
18 4 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 507 (56.90%) Analyst
2 440 (49.38%) Business Analyst
3 98 (11.00%) Architect
4 80 (8.98%) Developer
5 53 (5.95%) Consultant
6 52 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
7 43 (4.83%) Senior Business Analyst
8 41 (4.60%) Agile Business Analyst
9 39 (4.38%) Digital Business Analyst
10 38 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
10 38 (4.26%) Digital Analyst
11 33 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (3.25%) Security Analyst
12 29 (3.25%) Systems Analyst
13 25 (2.81%) Data Business Analyst
14 23 (2.58%) IT Analyst
15 22 (2.47%) Finance Business Analyst
15 22 (2.47%) Financial Analyst
15 22 (2.47%) Project Manager
16 21 (2.36%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.83%) XML
2 40 (4.49%) HTML
3 34 (3.82%) .NET
4 32 (3.59%) CSS
5 29 (3.25%) REST
6 28 (3.14%) Web Services
7 24 (2.69%) SOAP
8 22 (2.47%) HTML5
9 18 (2.02%) J2EE
10 17 (1.91%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.80%) JSON
11 16 (1.80%) Node.js
12 13 (1.46%) CSS3
13 11 (1.23%) Java EE
13 11 (1.23%) JSP
14 10 (1.12%) XSLT
15 9 (1.01%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.01%) DOM
15 9 (1.01%) Kafka
15 9 (1.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 178 (19.98%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (10.44%) User Experience
3 68 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.69%) Data Structures
6 24 (2.69%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.13%) Derivative
8 18 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.57%) Reference Data
10 13 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.23%) Equities
11 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (1.01%) Fintech
13 9 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.01%) Reinsurance
14 8 (0.90%) Social Media
15 7 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.08%) Windows
2 45 (5.05%) Linux
3 33 (3.70%) Unix
4 12 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.01%) Windows Vista
6 6 (0.67%) Android
7 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.34%) Solaris
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (30.30%) Business Analysis
3 192 (21.55%) UML
4 152 (17.06%) User Stories
5 123 (13.80%) Scrum
6 122 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 117 (13.13%) Data Modelling
8 106 (11.90%) Waterfall
9 99 (11.11%) Workflow
10 93 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 92 (10.33%) Analytics
12 87 (9.76%) Project Management
13 84 (9.43%) SDLC
14 71 (7.97%) Business Process Modelling
15 70 (7.86%) Data Analysis
16 65 (7.30%) Wireframes
17 64 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (6.96%) CRM
18 62 (6.96%) Requirements Analysis
19 61 (6.85%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 115 (12.91%) SQL
2 80 (8.98%) Java
3 46 (5.16%) Python
4 41 (4.60%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.82%) C#
6 28 (3.14%) Scala
7 23 (2.58%) Perl
8 17 (1.91%) C++
8 17 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.80%) C
10 13 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.46%) R
11 11 (1.23%) VB
12 8 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.90%) PHP
13 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.56%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.56%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.34%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (14.81%) Degree
2 61 (6.85%) ISEB
3 60 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 41 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.46%) CBAP
6 13 (1.46%) IIBA
7 12 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (0.67%) CITP
10 6 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.45%) GCIA
11 4 (0.45%) GCIH
11 4 (0.45%) GIAC
11 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.45%) SANS
12 3 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.07%) QA
2 22 (2.47%) MiFID
3 18 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.35%) GDPR
5 10 (1.12%) PMO
6 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.45%) EMIR
7 4 (0.45%) FATCA
7 4 (0.45%) GAAP
7 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.34%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.34%) SLA
9 2 (0.22%) Basel II
9 2 (0.22%) Basel III
9 2 (0.22%) GxP
9 2 (0.22%) HL7
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 14 (1.57%) Docker
1 14 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.79%) HDFS
3 5 (0.56%) Firmware
4 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.45%) Gluster
5 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.34%) XenApp
5 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 7 (0.79%) QRadar
2 6 (0.67%) HockeyApp
2 6 (0.67%) Puppet
3 5 (0.56%) AppDNA
3 5 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.45%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.34%) Ansible
5 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.34%) Rancher
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
5 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.34%) Terraform
5 3 (0.34%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 115 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.51%) Oracle
3 28 (3.14%) SAP
4 27 (3.03%) Splunk
5 25 (2.81%) IBM
6 24 (2.69%) Atlassian
7 18 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.57%) VMware
9 12 (1.35%) Tableau
10 10 (1.12%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.12%) Workday
11 9 (1.01%) Citrix
11 9 (1.01%) Pega
11 9 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.01%) Sybase
12 8 (0.90%) Cognos
12 8 (0.90%) Google
12 8 (0.90%) Hortonworks
13 7 (0.79%) Adobe
13 7 (0.79%) HP
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable Daily Rate. 3 month contract with possible exte
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Acensys
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago