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 3 months to 30 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 236 200
Rank change year-on-year +36 -36  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 226 213 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 0.92% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.09% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 160 170
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +2.15% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.33
% change year-on-year +2.56% +20.64%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17346 19631 18371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.74% 85.21% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12449 14284 12815
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 266
Median hourly rate £28.35 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
City of London -7 43 £520 +6.66% 12
Canary Wharf - 3 £450 -
Croydon +9 2 £400 +19.40%
Wimbledon - 2 £419 -
Greenford 0 1 £344 +1.17%
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 £475 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 171 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (32.90%) Finance
3 134 (29.19%) Business Analysis
4 112 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (19.83%) UML
6 84 (18.30%) Degree
7 70 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (13.73%) User Stories
9 58 (12.64%) Data Modelling
10 57 (12.42%) Analytics
11 56 (12.20%) ITIL
11 56 (12.20%) Scrum
12 55 (11.98%) Banking
13 53 (11.55%) QA
13 53 (11.55%) Waterfall
14 50 (10.89%) Hadoop
14 50 (10.89%) JIRA
15 49 (10.68%) SQL
16 44 (9.59%) User Experience
17 42 (9.15%) Security Cleared
17 42 (9.15%) Big Data
17 42 (9.15%) MS Visio
17 42 (9.15%) Microsoft
17 42 (9.15%) ISEB
17 42 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (8.93%) Project Management
19 38 (8.28%) Workflow
20 37 (8.06%) SDLC
21 35 (7.63%) Business Process Modelling
22 34 (7.41%) Retail

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 33 (7.19%) Apache Spark
2 32 (6.97%) Confluence
3 10 (2.18%) SAS
4 8 (1.74%) Apache
4 8 (1.74%) CMS
5 6 (1.31%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.44%) FileNet
8 2 (0.44%) GemFire
8 2 (0.44%) IIS
8 2 (0.44%) JBoss
8 2 (0.44%) PegaRULES
8 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (9.15%) MS Visio
2 29 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.31%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.31%) SPSS
6 5 (1.09%) Fireworks
6 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.44%) InVision
7 2 (0.44%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.87%) Pega PRPC
4 2 (0.44%) Maximo
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle iStore
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.53%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.09%) G Suite
4 5 (1.09%) GitHub
4 5 (1.09%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.65%) SaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) iTunes
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) Firewall
2 7 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.31%) SAN
4 5 (1.09%) FTP
4 5 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.87%) Network Security
5 4 (0.87%) SSL
5 4 (0.87%) VPN
6 3 (0.65%) 4G
6 3 (0.65%) DHCP
6 3 (0.65%) Internet
6 3 (0.65%) NAS
7 2 (0.44%) Intranet
7 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 2 (0.44%) LDAP
7 2 (0.44%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.44%) WAN
7 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.22%) Skype
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.89%) Hadoop
2 42 (9.15%) Big Data
3 18 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.61%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.74%) Data Mart
9 7 (1.53%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.53%) Data Lake
10 6 (1.31%) HBase
10 6 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (0.87%) MySQL
12 4 (0.87%) QlikView
12 4 (0.87%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.65%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 50 (10.89%) JIRA
2 20 (4.36%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.96%) Xcode
5 6 (1.31%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.31%) Subversion
5 6 (1.31%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.09%) ClearCase
6 5 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (1.09%) ERwin
6 5 (1.09%) JUnit
6 5 (1.09%) TestRail
7 4 (0.87%) Ant
7 4 (0.87%) Checkstyle
7 4 (0.87%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.87%) Maven
7 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.87%) XMLUnit
8 3 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 151 (32.90%) Finance
2 55 (11.98%) Banking
3 34 (7.41%) Retail
4 29 (6.32%) Front Office
5 28 (6.10%) Marketing
6 23 (5.01%) Telecoms
7 21 (4.58%) Investment Banking
8 20 (4.36%) Legal
9 11 (2.40%) Advertising
10 8 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.53%) Law
11 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.31%) Back Office
13 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.87%) Automotive
13 4 (0.87%) French Language
14 3 (0.65%) Electronics
15 2 (0.44%) Billing
15 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 232 (50.54%) Analyst
2 218 (47.49%) Business Analyst
3 48 (10.46%) Developer
4 40 (8.71%) Architect
5 26 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (4.79%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 22 (4.79%) Senior Business Analyst
7 21 (4.58%) Digital Analyst
7 21 (4.58%) Digital Business Analyst
8 18 (3.92%) Designer
9 17 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
10 14 (3.05%) Business Systems Analyst
10 14 (3.05%) Consultant
10 14 (3.05%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
11 13 (2.83%) Business IT Analyst
11 13 (2.83%) IT Analyst
12 12 (2.61%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
12 12 (2.61%) IT Business Analyst
13 11 (2.40%) DBA
13 11 (2.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.14%) CSS
1 19 (4.14%) HTML
2 18 (3.92%) XML
3 12 (2.61%) .NET
3 12 (2.61%) Web Services
4 8 (1.74%) Ajax
4 8 (1.74%) JSON
4 8 (1.74%) Kafka
5 7 (1.53%) REST
6 6 (1.31%) Apache Flex
6 6 (1.31%) DHTML
6 6 (1.31%) Flash
6 6 (1.31%) JSP
7 5 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.09%) J2EE
7 5 (1.09%) Middleware
7 5 (1.09%) RSS
7 5 (1.09%) SOAP
7 5 (1.09%) WCF
7 5 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 112 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.59%) User Experience
3 25 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.36%) Derivative
5 19 (4.14%) Fixed Income
6 17 (3.70%) Virtual Team
7 16 (3.49%) Reference Data
8 15 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (3.05%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.83%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.61%) Equities
12 9 (1.96%) Fintech
13 8 (1.74%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.74%) Clustering
14 6 (1.31%) Interactive TV
14 6 (1.31%) OTC Derivatives
14 6 (1.31%) Web 2.0
15 5 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.32%) Windows
2 28 (6.10%) Linux
3 21 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.70%) Unix
5 12 (2.61%) Android
6 10 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.74%) CentOS
9 7 (1.53%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.65%) Solaris
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (29.19%) Business Analysis
3 91 (19.83%) UML
4 70 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (13.73%) User Stories
6 58 (12.64%) Data Modelling
7 57 (12.42%) Analytics
8 56 (12.20%) ITIL
8 56 (12.20%) Scrum
9 53 (11.55%) Waterfall
10 42 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 41 (8.93%) Project Management
12 38 (8.28%) Workflow
13 37 (8.06%) SDLC
14 35 (7.63%) Business Process Modelling
15 34 (7.41%) Data Analysis
16 31 (6.75%) Swim Lanes
17 29 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
17 29 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.68%) SQL
2 33 (7.19%) Java
3 29 (6.32%) Python
4 24 (5.23%) Scala
5 20 (4.36%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.27%) C
7 13 (2.83%) C#
8 12 (2.61%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.40%) Perl
10 10 (2.18%) C++
11 9 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.96%) R
12 6 (1.31%) PHP
13 5 (1.09%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.87%) XPath
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (18.30%) Degree
2 42 (9.15%) ISEB
2 42 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.14%) CBAP
5 16 (3.49%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.61%) Chartered Engineer
6 12 (2.61%) CITP
7 7 (1.53%) IIBA
7 7 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 5 (1.09%) CISSP
9 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.65%) CISA
11 2 (0.44%) CISM
11 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.44%) MBA
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.55%) QA
2 24 (5.23%) MiFID
3 6 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.31%) PMO
4 4 (0.87%) SEPA
5 3 (0.65%) Basel II
5 3 (0.65%) Basel III
5 3 (0.65%) GDPR
5 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.44%) EMIR
6 2 (0.44%) FATCA
6 2 (0.44%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.44%) SLA
7 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.09%) BitLocker
3 5 (1.09%) HDFS
3 5 (1.09%) Xen
3 5 (1.09%) XenApp
3 5 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.65%) Docker
5 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.96%) HockeyApp
2 8 (1.74%) Puppet
3 5 (1.09%) SCCM
3 5 (1.09%) WSUS
4 3 (0.65%) WMI
5 2 (0.44%) Ansible
5 2 (0.44%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.44%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.22%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.22%) QRadar
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.88%) Oracle
3 16 (3.49%) ServiceNow
4 15 (3.27%) SAP
5 13 (2.83%) Apple
6 12 (2.61%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.40%) Google
7 11 (2.40%) HP
8 10 (2.18%) Pega
8 10 (2.18%) Sybase
8 10 (2.18%) Tableau
9 9 (1.96%) Hortonworks
9 9 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.96%) VMware
10 8 (1.74%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.74%) IBM
11 7 (1.53%) Citrix
12 6 (1.31%) Netezza
12 6 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.31%) Symantec
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