Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 242 227
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15 +28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 491 431 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.03% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.20% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 260 314
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £311
90th Percentile £638 £675 £600
England median daily rate £475 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.42% +3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.63 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.24% -25.22% +41.11%
10th Percentile £27.02 £27.89 £50.45
90th Percentile £47.85 £49.85 £86.35
England median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -7.61% +17.20% +20.77%

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 40,206 35,902 37,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.05% 84.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,349 25,851 26,433
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £295
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 419 453
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.25 £51.80
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +25 114 £513 +0.10% 22
West London -26 26 £404 -19.28% 5
South London -30 12 £525 +23.53%
East London -5 10 £473 +26.13% 5
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 194 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (29.53%) Finance
3 130 (26.48%) Business Analysis
4 125 (25.46%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (18.94%) User Stories
6 90 (18.33%) SQL
7 85 (17.31%) Banking
8 81 (16.50%) Project Management
9 76 (15.48%) UML
10 66 (13.44%) Java
11 65 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 64 (13.03%) Scrum
13 62 (12.63%) Big Data
13 62 (12.63%) Analytics
14 57 (11.61%) Data Modelling
15 55 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 53 (10.79%) Workflow
17 52 (10.59%) User Experience
18 48 (9.78%) Apache Spark
19 47 (9.57%) QA
19 47 (9.57%) Degree
20 45 (9.16%) Waterfall
21 44 (8.96%) Microsoft
21 44 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria
22 41 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
23 40 (8.15%) MS Visio
24 39 (7.94%) CRM
25 38 (7.74%) Hadoop
26 37 (7.54%) Test Automation
26 37 (7.54%) Security Cleared

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 48 (9.78%) Apache Spark
2 30 (6.11%) Apache
3 26 (5.30%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.46%) Confluence
5 16 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.04%) JBoss
7 9 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.83%) SAS
8 5 (1.02%) IIS
8 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.61%) CMS
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) Liferay
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (8.15%) MS Visio
2 26 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (1.63%) SPSS
7 4 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.61%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.41%) Weka
10 1 (0.20%) InVision
10 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.81%) Infor CRM
3 4 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.61%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.41%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.67%) Office 365
2 18 (3.67%) OpenShift
3 16 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.24%) GitHub
5 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.81%) SaaS
6 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.41%) PaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.20%) Boomi
8 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.48%) Firewall
2 12 (2.44%) FTP
2 12 (2.44%) Internet
3 7 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.43%) SSL
4 5 (1.02%) GSM
4 5 (1.02%) LDAP
5 4 (0.81%) Intranet
5 4 (0.81%) Network Security
6 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.41%) HTTP
7 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.41%) SMS
7 2 (0.41%) SNMP
7 2 (0.41%) SSH
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.41%) X.509
8 1 (0.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.63%) Big Data
2 38 (7.74%) Hadoop
3 26 (5.30%) SQL Server
4 24 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (4.48%) HBase
7 18 (3.67%) Apache Hive
8 17 (3.46%) Power BI
9 16 (3.26%) Impala
10 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.63%) SAP BW
12 8 (1.63%) SAP HANA
13 6 (1.22%) Blockchain
13 6 (1.22%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.22%) Mahout
13 6 (1.22%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 5 (1.02%) GIS
Development Applications
1 34 (6.92%) JIRA
2 33 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.26%) Subversion
5 14 (2.85%) Ant
5 14 (2.85%) Maven
6 13 (2.65%) SoapUI
7 12 (2.44%) Checkstyle
7 12 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.44%) IntelliJ
7 12 (2.44%) JUnit
7 12 (2.44%) XMLUnit
8 8 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.43%) TestRail
10 5 (1.02%) Appium
10 5 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.81%) Gatling
11 4 (0.81%) JMeter
11 4 (0.81%) Rational Rose
General
1 145 (29.53%) Finance
2 85 (17.31%) Banking
3 23 (4.68%) Marketing
4 22 (4.48%) Legal
5 19 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.26%) Retail
7 14 (2.85%) Law
8 13 (2.65%) Back Office
9 12 (2.44%) Advertising
10 10 (2.04%) Billing
10 10 (2.04%) Publishing
10 10 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.63%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.81%) Front Office
15 3 (0.61%) French Language
15 3 (0.61%) German Language
15 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 256 (52.14%) Analyst
2 221 (45.01%) Business Analyst
3 58 (11.81%) Developer
4 32 (6.52%) Architect
5 31 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (5.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 25 (5.09%) Project Manager
8 18 (3.67%) Consultant
8 18 (3.67%) Java Developer
9 15 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (3.05%) Java Engineer
10 14 (2.85%) Business Systems Analyst
10 14 (2.85%) Finance Business Analyst
10 14 (2.85%) Financial Analyst
10 14 (2.85%) Hadoop Engineer
10 14 (2.85%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
10 14 (2.85%) Senior Java Engineer
11 13 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (2.65%) Technical Business Analyst
12 12 (2.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.48%) Web Services
2 21 (4.28%) HTML
3 19 (3.87%) XML
4 18 (3.67%) XSD
5 14 (2.85%) .NET
6 13 (2.65%) Hibernate
7 12 (2.44%) Apache Camel
7 12 (2.44%) JavaBeans
7 12 (2.44%) JDBC
7 12 (2.44%) JMS
7 12 (2.44%) Kafka
7 12 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
7 12 (2.44%) XSL
8 10 (2.04%) JSON
9 9 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.83%) Drools
9 9 (1.83%) REST
10 8 (1.63%) HTML5
11 7 (1.43%) Node.js
11 7 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (25.46%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.59%) User Experience
3 26 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.63%) Derivative
9 8 (1.63%) Fintech
9 8 (1.63%) FMCG
9 8 (1.63%) Social Media
10 7 (1.43%) Robotics
10 7 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.43%) Wiki
11 6 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.22%) Equities
11 6 (1.22%) Linked Data
11 6 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.11%) Linux
2 29 (5.91%) Windows
3 18 (3.67%) Unix
4 9 (1.83%) Android
4 9 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.41%) CentOS
6 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (26.48%) Business Analysis
3 93 (18.94%) User Stories
4 81 (16.50%) Project Management
5 76 (15.48%) UML
6 65 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 64 (13.03%) Scrum
8 62 (12.63%) Analytics
9 57 (11.61%) Data Modelling
10 55 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 53 (10.79%) Workflow
12 45 (9.16%) Waterfall
13 44 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria
14 41 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (7.94%) CRM
16 37 (7.54%) Test Automation
17 35 (7.13%) Sequence Diagram
18 34 (6.92%) Wireframes
19 33 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (6.31%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.33%) SQL
2 66 (13.44%) Java
3 28 (5.70%) Python
4 21 (4.28%) C#
5 15 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.85%) C
6 14 (2.85%) C++
6 14 (2.85%) R
7 13 (2.65%) Scala
7 13 (2.65%) XPath
8 12 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.43%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.22%) Perl
12 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.22%) SPARQL
13 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.02%) VB
14 4 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (9.57%) Degree
2 37 (7.54%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.31%) ISEB
4 22 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.46%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.65%) CBAP
7 8 (1.63%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.43%) CISSP
9 6 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (1.22%) CITP
9 6 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.22%) IIBA
10 5 (1.02%) GIAC
10 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.81%) PhD
11 4 (0.81%) PMP
11 4 (0.81%) SANS
12 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.57%) QA
2 15 (3.05%) GDPR
3 13 (2.65%) MiFID
4 12 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.04%) PMO
6 7 (1.43%) EMIR
7 6 (1.22%) GxP
8 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.61%) COBIT
9 3 (0.61%) FATCA
9 3 (0.61%) GAMP
9 3 (0.61%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.61%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (3.46%) HDFS
2 16 (3.26%) Apache Flume
3 11 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.43%) Docker
5 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) Gluster
6 1 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (3.26%) Oozie
2 11 (2.24%) Ansible
3 8 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.02%) Puppet
5 4 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.81%) Terraform
6 3 (0.61%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (0.61%) Rancher
6 3 (0.61%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.41%) QRadar
7 2 (0.41%) SCOM
7 2 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.41%) vRealize
7 2 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.50%) Oracle
3 15 (3.05%) SAP
4 14 (2.85%) Tableau
5 11 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.04%) ArcSight
6 10 (2.04%) IBM
6 10 (2.04%) Splunk
6 10 (2.04%) Sybase
7 9 (1.83%) Solace
8 6 (1.22%) iManage
9 5 (1.02%) Adobe
9 5 (1.02%) Blue Prism
9 5 (1.02%) Capita
9 5 (1.02%) Casewise
9 5 (1.02%) HP
9 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.81%) Informatica
10 4 (0.81%) McAfee
10 4 (0.81%) Progress