Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 October 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 188 230
Rank change year-on-year +28 +42 +82
Contract jobs citing Use Case 640 186 419
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.77% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.46% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 110 285
10th Percentile £406 £356 £375
25th Percentile £484 £428 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £688 £614 £638
90th Percentile £750 £675 £725
England median daily rate £550 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +11.39% -1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
10th Percentile £22.93 " £16.05
25th Percentile £31.25 £32.06 £17.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.13 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +62.50% -
75th Percentile £35.75 £48.97 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.55 £56.64 £28.35
England median hourly rate £33.50 £34.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year -1.83% -35.00% +11.25%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 33,012 12,770 32,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.29% 89.21% 88.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,892 9,204 23,738
10th Percentile £369 £320 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £505 £513
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% -1.46% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 108 373
10th Percentile £15.37 £14.85 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.75 £20.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.13 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +51.67% +12.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £42.25 £44.97
90th Percentile £68.25 £52.88 £52.90
England median hourly rate £24.18 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.30% +11.11% +12.50%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Use Case in London.

Daily rate trend for Use Case in London

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Use Case in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Use Case in London.

Hourly rate trend for Use Case in London

Use Case
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Use Case in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Central London -26 54 £550 -12.00% 22
West London -15 11 £488 -20.08% 6
East London -10 8 £650 +8.33% 12
South London - 7 £425 -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 219 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (27.03%) Social Skills
3 172 (26.88%) Finance
4 156 (24.38%) Azure
5 143 (22.34%) Analytics
6 123 (19.22%) AWS
7 107 (16.72%) SQL
8 106 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
9 102 (15.94%) Python
10 100 (15.63%) DevOps
11 94 (14.69%) Data Modelling
12 93 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
13 87 (13.59%) User Stories
14 86 (13.44%) Banking
15 84 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 83 (12.97%) Java
17 82 (12.81%) Migration
18 80 (12.50%) Scrum
19 70 (10.94%) Microsoft
20 67 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
21 63 (9.84%) Data Management
22 62 (9.69%) Microservices
22 62 (9.69%) GCP
23 60 (9.38%) Big Data
23 60 (9.38%) Business Analysis
24 59 (9.22%) Degree
24 59 (9.22%) ETL
25 58 (9.06%) JavaScript
26 57 (8.91%) Apache Spark
26 57 (8.91%) Acceptance Criteria

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 57 (8.91%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.06%) Confluence
3 20 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.88%) CMS
5 11 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (1.56%) Appian
7 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.47%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.47%) Apache
9 3 (0.47%) Documentum
9 3 (0.47%) FileNet
9 3 (0.47%) OnBase
10 2 (0.31%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.31%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.16%) Kentico
11 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 25 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (2.34%) InVision
5 15 (2.34%) Sketch
6 14 (2.19%) Figma
7 12 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.63%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.47%) Marvel
11 2 (0.31%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP BRIM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 156 (24.38%) Azure
2 123 (19.22%) AWS
3 62 (9.69%) GCP
4 44 (6.88%) Power Platform
5 26 (4.06%) Microsoft 365
6 24 (3.75%) GitHub
7 23 (3.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 23 (3.59%) OpenShift
8 17 (2.66%) PaaS
8 17 (2.66%) SaaS
9 16 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (2.50%) Serverless
10 14 (2.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (2.19%) Azure Key Vault
11 13 (2.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 11 (1.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 10 (1.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 9 (1.41%) Azure Stack
14 9 (1.41%) IaaS
15 7 (1.09%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.13%) Internet
2 16 (2.50%) Firewall
2 16 (2.50%) Network Security
3 13 (2.03%) NAS
3 13 (2.03%) SAN
4 10 (1.56%) FTP
4 10 (1.56%) HTTP
5 6 (0.94%) DNS
6 5 (0.78%) VPN
7 4 (0.63%) 5G
7 4 (0.63%) LAN
7 4 (0.63%) WAN
8 3 (0.47%) 4G
8 3 (0.47%) Broadband
8 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.47%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.31%) LTE
9 2 (0.31%) Skype
9 2 (0.31%) SNMP
9 2 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.38%) Big Data
2 47 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (6.72%) Hadoop
4 42 (6.56%) Power BI
5 37 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 37 (5.78%) SQL Server
6 31 (4.84%) Apache Hive
7 29 (4.53%) HBase
8 28 (4.38%) Data Lake
9 27 (4.22%) Metadata
10 24 (3.75%) MongoDB
11 22 (3.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.19%) Relational Database
14 14 (2.19%) Tableau
14 14 (2.19%) Text Mining
15 11 (1.72%) Neo4j
16 9 (1.41%) MarkLogic
16 9 (1.41%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 38 (5.94%) JIRA
2 32 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.56%) GitLab
5 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.94%) Axure RP
7 6 (0.94%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (0.94%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.63%) Snyk
10 3 (0.47%) JUnit
10 3 (0.47%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.31%) ERwin
11 2 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 173 (27.03%) Social Skills
2 172 (26.88%) Finance
3 93 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (13.44%) Banking
5 52 (8.13%) Presentation Skills
6 45 (7.03%) Marketing
7 44 (6.88%) Retail
8 32 (5.00%) Investment Banking
9 24 (3.75%) Public Sector
10 23 (3.59%) Legal
11 20 (3.13%) Organisational Skills
12 15 (2.34%) Influencing Skills
13 13 (2.03%) Telecoms
14 11 (1.72%) Back Office
14 11 (1.72%) Law
15 10 (1.56%) German Language
16 8 (1.25%) Advertising
16 8 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (1.25%) Publishing
17 6 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 166 (25.94%) Analyst
2 127 (19.84%) Business Analyst
3 96 (15.00%) Architect
4 53 (8.28%) Developer
5 52 (8.13%) Consultant
6 34 (5.31%) Data Engineer
7 30 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
7 30 (4.69%) Data Analyst
8 29 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (4.38%) Designer
10 27 (4.22%) Data Manager
11 25 (3.91%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.28%) Data Architect
13 20 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.81%) Data Business Analyst
14 18 (2.81%) Security Engineer
15 17 (2.66%) Platform Manager
15 17 (2.66%) UX Designer
16 16 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
16 16 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.03%) Kafka
2 41 (6.41%) HTML
3 32 (5.00%) JSON
4 30 (4.69%) CSS
5 27 (4.22%) REST
6 21 (3.28%) Node.js
6 21 (3.28%) Web Services
7 20 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
8 19 (2.97%) React
9 14 (2.19%) .NET
10 13 (2.03%) SOAP
10 13 (2.03%) XML
11 12 (1.88%) ARM Templates
12 11 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.72%) jQuery
13 10 (1.56%) .NET Core
13 10 (1.56%) Dapper ORM
14 9 (1.41%) RESTful
14 9 (1.41%) SWRL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.94%) User Experience
2 25 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 19 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.50%) Cyberattack
5 16 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (2.19%) Taxonomies
8 13 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.72%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (0.94%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.94%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.09%) Linux
2 32 (5.00%) Windows
3 7 (1.09%) Unix
4 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.16%) VMS
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (22.34%) Analytics
3 106 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
4 100 (15.63%) DevOps
5 94 (14.69%) Data Modelling
6 87 (13.59%) User Stories
7 84 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (12.81%) Migration
9 80 (12.50%) Scrum
10 67 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (9.84%) Data Management
12 62 (9.69%) Microservices
13 60 (9.38%) Business Analysis
14 59 (9.22%) ETL
15 57 (8.91%) Acceptance Criteria
16 54 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
17 53 (8.28%) Requirements Gathering
18 50 (7.81%) Project Management
19 49 (7.66%) Data Analytics
20 48 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.72%) SQL
2 102 (15.94%) Python
3 83 (12.97%) Java
4 58 (9.06%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.00%) C#
6 17 (2.66%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.34%) C
7 15 (2.34%) R
8 13 (2.03%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.03%) C++
8 13 (2.03%) Scala
9 11 (1.72%) Ruby
10 9 (1.41%) SPARQL
11 8 (1.25%) VBA
12 5 (0.78%) CQL
12 5 (0.78%) Perl
13 4 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (9.22%) Degree
2 25 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.81%) CISSP
6 15 (2.34%) CISM
7 6 (0.94%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.78%) CEH
9 4 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.63%) CRISC
9 4 (0.63%) GIAC
9 4 (0.63%) ISEB
9 4 (0.63%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.47%) CBAP
10 3 (0.47%) CCNA
10 3 (0.47%) CISA
10 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) OSCP
11 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 31 (4.84%) QA
3 7 (1.09%) GDPR
3 7 (1.09%) PMO
4 5 (0.78%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.31%) MiFID
5 2 (0.31%) SEPA
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) NCSC
6 1 (0.16%) NIST
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (6.25%) Docker
2 19 (2.97%) HDFS
3 11 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.31%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (7.66%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.25%) Terraform
3 33 (5.16%) Ansible
4 14 (2.19%) CSIRT
5 11 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.94%) QRadar
6 6 (0.94%) SCCM
7 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.63%) Control-M
8 4 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.63%) Puppet
9 3 (0.47%) Kubeflow
9 3 (0.47%) Mesos
9 3 (0.47%) Nessus
9 3 (0.47%) Nmap
9 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.47%) Packer
9 3 (0.47%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 70 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.09%) SAP
3 37 (5.78%) Oracle
4 30 (4.69%) Databricks
4 30 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (4.53%) Adobe
6 26 (4.06%) Google
7 21 (3.28%) Splunk
8 17 (2.66%) IBM
9 16 (2.50%) MapR
10 15 (2.34%) Ab Initio
11 10 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.25%) hybris
13 7 (1.09%) Hortonworks
13 7 (1.09%) Informatica
13 7 (1.09%) Intapp
14 6 (0.94%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.94%) Workday
14 6 (0.94%) Zuora
15 5 (0.78%) Cloudera