Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 232 237
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 +11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 542 563 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.20% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.36% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 360 299
London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.71% +2.83%
10th Percentile £413 £369 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £480 £425
% change year-on-year +4.17% +12.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
London median hourly rate £29.72 £43.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.69% -7.45% -11.32%
10th Percentile £25.49 £24.06 £39.65
90th Percentile £33.94 £52.60 £49.95
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +2.27% +10.00%

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 38,099 41,329 35,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.55% 87.93% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,259 29,915 25,142
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 543 400
London median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.00% +19.79%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.00 £53.81
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% - +8.70%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in London

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor 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 23 March 2019. 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 -16 115 £540 +6.93% 7
South London +23 23 £429 -18.33%
West London +5 16 £469 +4.17% 1
East London -44 11 £600 +9.09% 3
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 203 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (29.70%) Finance
3 117 (21.59%) User Stories
4 115 (21.22%) Analytical Skills
5 109 (20.11%) Scrum
6 89 (16.42%) DevOps
7 81 (14.94%) Analytics
8 79 (14.58%) Java
9 77 (14.21%) SQL
10 76 (14.02%) Microsoft
11 74 (13.65%) Python
12 73 (13.47%) Big Data
13 71 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
14 69 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 68 (12.55%) Node.js
16 66 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
16 66 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
17 64 (11.81%) Data Science
17 64 (11.81%) AngularJS
18 62 (11.44%) UML
19 56 (10.33%) JavaScript
19 56 (10.33%) SQL Server
19 56 (10.33%) Banking
20 55 (10.15%) Data Analysis
20 55 (10.15%) Degree
20 55 (10.15%) Git (software)
20 55 (10.15%) User Experience
21 54 (9.96%) Workshop Facilitation
22 53 (9.78%) Linux
23 52 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management

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 34 (6.27%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.87%) Confluence
3 20 (3.69%) Drupal
4 19 (3.51%) Apache
5 18 (3.32%) CMS
6 15 (2.77%) Apache Qpid
7 12 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.03%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.74%) Appian
12 4 (0.74%) JBoss
12 4 (0.74%) nginx
12 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.37%) Jetty
14 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (5.72%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (0.74%) OPENHousing
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.55%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.37%) Actimize
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 71 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (7.38%) OpenShift
4 23 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (3.14%) Apigee
6 14 (2.58%) Serverless
7 13 (2.40%) SaaS
8 11 (2.03%) PaaS
9 10 (1.85%) Amazon SageMaker
9 10 (1.85%) IaaS
10 8 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.92%) GitHub
13 4 (0.74%) Office 365
14 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.55%) BlueKai
14 3 (0.55%) Datadog
14 3 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.37%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.69%) HTTP
2 18 (3.32%) Kerberos
2 18 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.14%) SSL
4 13 (2.40%) Firewall
5 12 (2.21%) Network Security
6 4 (0.74%) DNS
6 4 (0.74%) Internet
7 2 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.37%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) DOCSIS
8 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.47%) Big Data
2 56 (10.33%) SQL Server
3 36 (6.64%) Power BI
4 28 (5.17%) Hadoop
5 27 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.32%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.77%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.03%) Data Mining
10 11 (2.03%) HBase
10 11 (2.03%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.66%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.48%) MySQL
13 8 (1.48%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.29%) Text Mining
15 6 (1.11%) Impala
Development Applications
1 55 (10.15%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.98%) JIRA
4 10 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (1.66%) Maven
6 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.11%) Subversion
7 6 (1.11%) webpack
8 5 (0.92%) Babel
9 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.55%) GitLab
9 3 (0.55%) Mocha
9 3 (0.55%) ScriptRunner
9 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.37%) Ant
10 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.37%) JUnit
10 2 (0.37%) Selenium
10 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 161 (29.70%) Finance
2 56 (10.33%) Banking
3 21 (3.87%) Marketing
4 20 (3.69%) Legal
5 14 (2.58%) Front Office
6 13 (2.40%) Back Office
7 12 (2.21%) Retail
8 10 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (31.55%) Analyst
2 136 (25.09%) Business Analyst
3 109 (20.11%) Developer
4 76 (14.02%) Architect
5 37 (6.83%) Data Scientist
6 33 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (4.80%) Azure Developer
8 25 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (4.43%) Consultant
9 24 (4.43%) Designer
9 24 (4.43%) Node.js Developer
10 19 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
10 19 (3.51%) Angular Developer
11 18 (3.32%) Digital Analyst
12 17 (3.14%) Data Analyst
12 17 (3.14%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.14%) Digital Business Analyst
13 16 (2.95%) Senior Developer
14 13 (2.40%) Digital Designer
14 13 (2.40%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.55%) Node.js
2 64 (11.81%) AngularJS
3 45 (8.30%) HTML
3 45 (8.30%) Vue.js
4 42 (7.75%) CSS
4 42 (7.75%) REST
5 38 (7.01%) JSON
6 35 (6.46%) Web Services
7 34 (6.27%) .NET
8 33 (6.09%) jQuery
9 32 (5.90%) React
10 28 (5.17%) SOAP
11 27 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (4.80%) CSS3
12 26 (4.80%) HTML5
12 26 (4.80%) Kafka
13 24 (4.43%) D3.js
13 24 (4.43%) XML
14 23 (4.24%) JSP
15 20 (3.69%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 115 (21.22%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.15%) User Experience
3 25 (4.61%) Algorithms
4 22 (4.06%) Clustering
5 20 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.69%) Fat Client
5 20 (3.69%) Thin Client
6 19 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.58%) Market Risk
9 12 (2.21%) Fintech
9 12 (2.21%) Linked Data
9 12 (2.21%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.66%) NHS
11 8 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.29%) Social Media
13 6 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.78%) Linux
2 26 (4.80%) Unix
3 17 (3.14%) Windows
4 9 (1.66%) Android
5 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (21.59%) User Stories
3 109 (20.11%) Scrum
4 89 (16.42%) DevOps
5 81 (14.94%) Analytics
6 66 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
7 64 (11.81%) Data Science
8 62 (11.44%) UML
9 55 (10.15%) Data Analysis
10 54 (9.96%) Workshop Facilitation
11 52 (9.59%) Business Analysis
11 52 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (9.04%) OO
13 47 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (8.49%) Workflow
15 44 (8.12%) Machine Learning
16 37 (6.83%) Waterfall
17 35 (6.46%) Continuous Deployment
17 35 (6.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.58%) Java
2 77 (14.21%) SQL
3 74 (13.65%) Python
4 56 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.61%) TypeScript
6 22 (4.06%) Perl
7 20 (3.69%) C#
7 20 (3.69%) Scala
8 7 (1.29%) PHP
8 7 (1.29%) R
9 6 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.11%) C++
9 6 (1.11%) Java 8
9 6 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.92%) C
10 5 (0.92%) ES6
10 5 (0.92%) ES7
10 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.55%) Go
11 3 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (10.15%) Degree
2 43 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.06%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.29%) PhD
7 7 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (1.11%) CISSP
8 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.74%) ISEB
10 3 (0.55%) ACCA
10 3 (0.55%) CIMA
10 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.37%) CISM
11 2 (0.37%) CISMP
11 2 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.20%) QA
2 24 (4.43%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.11%) GDPR
4 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.55%) MiFID
6 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.37%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.18%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.18%) FISMA
7 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 41 (7.56%) Docker
2 15 (2.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.11%) IAG
4 4 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (7.20%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.90%) Ansible
3 11 (2.03%) QRadar
4 7 (1.29%) Puppet
4 7 (1.29%) Terraform
5 5 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.55%) logstash
8 2 (0.37%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.37%) Control-M
8 2 (0.37%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.37%) Oozie
8 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.18%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 76 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.90%) Oracle
2 32 (5.90%) Tableau
3 31 (5.72%) Splunk
4 24 (4.43%) Adobe
5 23 (4.24%) Google
6 14 (2.58%) SAP
7 9 (1.66%) Progress
8 8 (1.48%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.29%) Greenplum
9 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.29%) UiPath
10 6 (1.11%) Blue Prism
10 6 (1.11%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.11%) McAfee
11 5 (0.92%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.74%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.74%) hybris
12 4 (0.74%) Palo Alto