Period
to

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 28 May 2022 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
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 175 202
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 590 395 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.59% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.75% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 236 139
10th Percentile £413 £375 £400
25th Percentile £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £533 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -4.55%
75th Percentile £703 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £725 £673
England median daily rate £570 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +14.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
10th Percentile £21.75 - £27.38
25th Percentile £29.56 £42.50 £28.31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.51
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +47.52% +24.87%
75th Percentile - £47.50 £32.58
90th Percentile £62.95 - £33.44
England median hourly rate £59.50 £56.50 £56.25
% change year-on-year +5.31% +0.44% +35.54%

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 35,590 22,616 17,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.44% 91.05% 89.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,014 16,181 12,489
10th Percentile £400 £350 £325
25th Percentile £475 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £619
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
England median daily rate £545 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 232 220
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.13 £13.73
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.94 £18.50
Median hourly rate £35.50 £32.68 £27.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.65% +21.02% +22.73%
75th Percentile £50.00 £52.38 £47.41
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.50 £60.10
England median hourly rate £26.99 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.16% +11.36% -2.22%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -19 45 £595 -0.83% 19
West London +10 22 £400 -25.93% 5
East London 0 10 £700 +209.78% 2
South London - 2 £425 -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 234 (39.66%) Agile
2 172 (29.15%) Finance
3 155 (26.27%) Social Skills
4 130 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (20.68%) Azure
6 112 (18.98%) SQL
7 100 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 94 (15.93%) Analytics
9 92 (15.59%) Data Modelling
10 79 (13.39%) Microsoft
11 78 (13.22%) Python
12 74 (12.54%) AWS
13 72 (12.20%) Scrum
13 72 (12.20%) Business Analysis
14 68 (11.53%) Banking
15 66 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (11.02%) CI/CD
17 62 (10.51%) DevOps
18 60 (10.17%) User Stories
19 58 (9.83%) Requirements Gathering
20 57 (9.66%) User Experience
21 56 (9.49%) Workflow
22 53 (8.98%) QA
23 52 (8.81%) Migration
23 52 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
23 52 (8.81%) GCP
23 52 (8.81%) Acceptance Criteria
24 48 (8.14%) JavaScript
25 47 (7.97%) Data Management
25 47 (7.97%) Power Platform

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 27 (4.58%) Apache Spark
1 27 (4.58%) Confluence
2 23 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.71%) CMS
4 15 (2.54%) Apache
5 11 (1.86%) Headless CMS
6 8 (1.36%) nginx
7 7 (1.19%) SAS
8 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.85%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.34%) Appian
10 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 24 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.02%) Sketch
6 5 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.51%) SPSS
8 2 (0.34%) Windchill
9 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.17%) InVision
9 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.85%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.51%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.34%) Primavera
5 2 (0.34%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) Avolution ABACUS
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 122 (20.68%) Azure
2 74 (12.54%) AWS
3 52 (8.81%) GCP
4 47 (7.97%) Power Platform
5 34 (5.76%) SaaS
6 20 (3.39%) GitHub
6 20 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
6 20 (3.39%) Snowflake
7 19 (3.22%) PaaS
8 16 (2.71%) Serverless
9 15 (2.54%) Figma
10 13 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (2.03%) PowerApps
12 11 (1.86%) Collibra
13 10 (1.69%) IaaS
14 9 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
15 8 (1.36%) OneDrive
15 8 (1.36%) OpenShift
16 7 (1.19%) AWS Fargate
16 7 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.03%) Firewall
2 7 (1.19%) FTP
3 6 (1.02%) HTTP
3 6 (1.02%) Internet
3 6 (1.02%) Network Security
3 6 (1.02%) VSAN
4 5 (0.85%) DNS
5 4 (0.68%) Wireless
6 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.51%) LTE
6 3 (0.51%) MQTT
7 2 (0.34%) 5G
7 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.34%) VPN
7 2 (0.34%) WAN
7 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.17%) ICMP
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (5.59%) Big Data
2 33 (5.59%) Power BI
3 24 (4.07%) Tableau
4 22 (3.73%) Data Lake
5 18 (3.05%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.71%) SQL Server
8 14 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.37%) Metadata
8 14 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.86%) Snowflake Schema
10 9 (1.53%) Flink
11 8 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.36%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.19%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.19%) SAP HANA
13 6 (1.02%) BigQuery
13 6 (1.02%) MySQL
13 6 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (7.46%) JIRA
2 38 (6.44%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.54%) TeamCity
4 14 (2.37%) GitLab
5 10 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.69%) webpack
6 7 (1.19%) ERwin
6 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.02%) Mocha
8 5 (0.85%) Cypress.io
8 5 (0.85%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.68%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.51%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.51%) Selenium
11 2 (0.34%) Appium
11 2 (0.34%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.34%) git-flow
11 2 (0.34%) Postman
General
1 172 (29.15%) Finance
2 155 (26.27%) Social Skills
3 130 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (11.53%) Banking
5 41 (6.95%) Retail
6 38 (6.44%) Marketing
7 34 (5.76%) Back Office
8 33 (5.59%) Presentation Skills
9 31 (5.25%) Legal
10 26 (4.41%) Investment Banking
10 26 (4.41%) Public Sector
11 19 (3.22%) Influencing Skills
12 17 (2.88%) Games
13 15 (2.54%) Front Office
14 14 (2.37%) Telecoms
15 13 (2.20%) Manufacturing
16 10 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
16 10 (1.69%) Financial Institution
16 10 (1.69%) Law
17 9 (1.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (32.71%) Analyst
2 153 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 90 (15.25%) Architect
4 61 (10.34%) Developer
5 31 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (4.58%) Data Analyst
6 27 (4.58%) Designer
7 26 (4.41%) Consultant
8 25 (4.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 24 (4.07%) Data Architect
10 20 (3.39%) Commodities Business Analyst
11 19 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (3.22%) Project Manager
11 19 (3.22%) UX Designer
12 18 (3.05%) IT Business Analyst
13 17 (2.88%) Business IT Analyst
13 17 (2.88%) IT Analyst
14 16 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.54%) Product Owner
16 14 (2.37%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.61%) HTML
2 33 (5.59%) CSS
3 32 (5.42%) Node.js
4 31 (5.25%) React
5 26 (4.41%) HTML5
6 20 (3.39%) Redux
7 19 (3.22%) Kafka
8 18 (3.05%) REST
9 16 (2.71%) GraphQL
10 13 (2.20%) Pandas
11 12 (2.03%) NumPy
12 11 (1.86%) .NET
13 10 (1.69%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.69%) Jest
13 10 (1.69%) Next.js
13 10 (1.69%) RESTful
14 9 (1.53%) Apache Beam
14 9 (1.53%) Express
15 8 (1.36%) Matplotlib
15 8 (1.36%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.66%) User Experience
2 37 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 17 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.71%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.86%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.86%) Renewable Energy
9 10 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.53%) Derivative
10 9 (1.53%) iPad
10 9 (1.53%) Taxonomies
11 8 (1.36%) CMDB
11 8 (1.36%) Data Fabric
11 8 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (1.19%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.19%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.58%) Windows
2 26 (4.41%) Linux
3 9 (1.53%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.19%) Unix
5 6 (1.02%) Android
6 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (39.66%) Agile
2 100 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (15.93%) Analytics
4 92 (15.59%) Data Modelling
5 72 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 72 (12.20%) Scrum
6 66 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (11.02%) CI/CD
8 62 (10.51%) DevOps
9 60 (10.17%) User Stories
10 58 (9.83%) Requirements Gathering
11 56 (9.49%) Workflow
12 52 (8.81%) Acceptance Criteria
12 52 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (8.81%) Migration
13 47 (7.97%) Data Management
14 46 (7.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 46 (7.80%) Waterfall
15 45 (7.63%) Project Management
16 44 (7.46%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 112 (18.98%) SQL
2 78 (13.22%) Python
3 48 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.10%) Java
5 30 (5.08%) TypeScript
6 17 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.71%) Scala
8 15 (2.54%) VBA
9 13 (2.20%) C
10 10 (1.69%) C#
11 9 (1.53%) ES6
12 8 (1.36%) R
13 5 (0.85%) DAML
13 5 (0.85%) PHP
13 5 (0.85%) Ruby
13 5 (0.85%) Solidity
13 5 (0.85%) SPARQL
14 4 (0.68%) Bash
15 3 (0.51%) Go
15 3 (0.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 44 (7.46%) Degree
2 32 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.20%) CISSP
6 9 (1.53%) CISM
7 7 (1.19%) CBAP
7 7 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.68%) CRISC
9 4 (0.68%) ISEB
9 4 (0.68%) PhD
10 3 (0.51%) CISA
10 3 (0.51%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) GCIH
11 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.34%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.98%) QA
2 30 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.86%) SLA
4 9 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.36%) GDPR
6 5 (0.85%) NIST
7 4 (0.68%) GRC
8 3 (0.51%) COBIT
9 2 (0.34%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.34%) PMO
10 1 (0.17%) EMIR
10 1 (0.17%) FATCA
10 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.17%) IFRS
10 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.17%) MiFID
10 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (4.07%) Docker
2 12 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.36%) vSphere
4 7 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.02%) HDFS
5 6 (1.02%) vCloud
5 6 (1.02%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 28 (4.75%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.71%) Ansible
3 15 (2.54%) Terraform
4 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.36%) CSIRT
6 6 (1.02%) HP Fortify
7 5 (0.85%) RSA Archer
7 5 (0.85%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.68%) QRadar
9 3 (0.51%) Grafana
9 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.51%) Puppet
9 3 (0.51%) vRealize
10 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.34%) Nessus
11 1 (0.17%) Istio
11 1 (0.17%) Netcool
11 1 (0.17%) SCCM
11 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.46%) Google
3 35 (5.93%) Splunk
4 23 (3.90%) SAP
5 20 (3.39%) Adobe
6 18 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (3.05%) ServiceNow
7 16 (2.71%) Databricks
8 12 (2.03%) Oracle
9 11 (1.86%) VMware
10 9 (1.53%) IBM
10 9 (1.53%) Informatica
11 6 (1.02%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.02%) Dell
11 6 (1.02%) F5
12 5 (0.85%) Cadence
12 5 (0.85%) Workday
13 4 (0.68%) Mavenir
13 4 (0.68%) Pega
13 4 (0.68%) Sparx