Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 244 194
Rank change year-on-year +32 -50 -10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 187 118 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 0.71% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.85% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 69 102
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.92%
10th Percentile £329 £336 £282
90th Percentile £606 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £29.25
England median hourly rate £45.60 £38.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +18.43% -7.78% +4.38%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,248 13,963 13,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.17% 84.16% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,585 8,361 8,433
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 466 577
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the South East

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in the South East

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in the South East

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in the South East

Use Case
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Hampshire +27 68 £425 +13.33% 12
Thames Valley +41 60 £450 +5.88% 14
Surrey -1 44 £475 +11.76% 8
Berkshire +3 36 £450 -12.20% 9
Buckinghamshire +30 15 £438 +9.38% 3
Oxfordshire +22 9 £525 +29.63% 2
West Sussex -12 5 £343 -13.29%
East Sussex -8 3 £419 +4.69% 2
Kent - 3 £500 - 3
Middlesex -2 2 - - 2
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 73 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.41%) Degree
3 42 (22.46%) Finance
4 37 (19.79%) Scrum
5 33 (17.65%) Java
5 33 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 32 (17.11%) Big Data
7 30 (16.04%) SC Cleared
7 30 (16.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 29 (15.51%) Project Management
9 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
9 28 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (13.37%) Hadoop
11 25 (13.37%) UML
11 25 (13.37%) Telecoms
12 23 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (12.30%) User Stories
13 22 (11.76%) Analytics
13 22 (11.76%) SQL
13 22 (11.76%) Wireframes
14 21 (11.23%) Business Analysis
15 19 (10.16%) Kafka
16 18 (9.63%) DevOps
16 18 (9.63%) Python
16 18 (9.63%) Data Science
17 17 (9.09%) Oracle
17 17 (9.09%) Workflow
17 17 (9.09%) User Experience
18 16 (8.56%) Apache Spark

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (8.56%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.60%) Jupyter
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.07%) Apache
4 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.07%) IIS
4 2 (1.07%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Documentum
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) InVision
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Exstream
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.42%) Office 365
3 5 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.67%) IaaS
3 5 (2.67%) PaaS
3 5 (2.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (2.14%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (1.07%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon Alexa
7 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.53%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) Firewall
2 11 (5.88%) Wireless
3 10 (5.35%) MPLS
4 9 (4.81%) Internet
5 7 (3.74%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.14%) Network Security
6 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.60%) BGP
7 3 (1.60%) DNS
7 3 (1.60%) FTP
7 3 (1.60%) HTTP
7 3 (1.60%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.60%) NetScreen
7 3 (1.60%) OSPF
7 3 (1.60%) SNMP
7 3 (1.60%) SSL
7 3 (1.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.60%) VPN
7 3 (1.60%) WAAS
7 3 (1.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) Big Data
2 25 (13.37%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.28%) Data Lake
6 7 (3.74%) Power BI
7 6 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.14%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.60%) DB2
10 3 (1.60%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (1.60%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.07%) Impala
11 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.07%) Semantic Layer
12 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.02%) NUnit
2 12 (6.42%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (5.35%) GoogleTest
4 9 (4.81%) Ant
4 9 (4.81%) ClearCase
4 9 (4.81%) CppUnit
4 9 (4.81%) Subversion
5 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.74%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.21%) Maven
8 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.14%) JIRA
9 4 (2.14%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.14%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.60%) Rational Rose
10 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.07%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.07%) Selenium
11 2 (1.07%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 25 (13.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.74%) Law
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (33.69%) Analyst
2 52 (27.81%) Business Analyst
3 44 (23.53%) Developer
4 16 (8.56%) Architect
4 16 (8.56%) Consultant
4 16 (8.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 16 (8.56%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.42%) Apache Spark Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Big Data Developer
7 9 (4.81%) ArcSight Consultant
7 9 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.74%) C Developer
8 7 (3.74%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.74%) CyberArk Consultant
8 7 (3.74%) Data Business Analyst
8 7 (3.74%) OSS Architect
8 7 (3.74%) SIEM Consultant
9 6 (3.21%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.16%) Kafka
2 15 (8.02%) Web Services
3 13 (6.95%) .NET
4 12 (6.42%) J2EE
4 12 (6.42%) REST
4 12 (6.42%) Spring
5 7 (3.74%) Spring Boot
5 7 (3.74%) XML
6 6 (3.21%) CSS
6 6 (3.21%) DHTML
6 6 (3.21%) HTML
6 6 (3.21%) Middleware
6 6 (3.21%) Velocity
6 6 (3.21%) WPF
7 5 (2.67%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.67%) JSF
7 5 (2.67%) JSP
7 5 (2.67%) Struts
7 5 (2.67%) Struts2
8 4 (2.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.09%) User Experience
3 16 (8.56%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.81%) Derivative
7 6 (3.21%) PMI
8 4 (2.14%) Life Science
8 4 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.60%) Fintech
9 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.07%) RIA
10 2 (1.07%) Shadow IT
11 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.53%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.56%) Unix
2 14 (7.49%) Linux
3 4 (2.14%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) VMS
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.79%) Scrum
3 30 (16.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 29 (15.51%) Project Management
5 25 (13.37%) UML
6 23 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (12.30%) User Stories
7 22 (11.76%) Analytics
7 22 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 21 (11.23%) Business Analysis
9 18 (9.63%) Data Science
9 18 (9.63%) DevOps
10 17 (9.09%) Workflow
11 16 (8.56%) OO
11 16 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.56%) Visualisation
12 15 (8.02%) Data Analysis
12 15 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.49%) Multithreading
13 14 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.65%) Java
2 22 (11.76%) SQL
3 18 (9.63%) Python
4 12 (6.42%) C
5 11 (5.88%) C#
6 9 (4.81%) C++
7 6 (3.21%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.14%) R
8 4 (2.14%) XAML
9 3 (1.60%) Perl
9 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.07%) Ruby
10 2 (1.07%) Scala
10 2 (1.07%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 55 (29.41%) Degree
2 33 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 30 (16.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.74%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.21%) CBAP
7 4 (2.14%) ISEB
7 4 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.60%) CCDA
8 3 (1.60%) CCNA
8 3 (1.60%) CCVP
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) GDPR
2 7 (3.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.67%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.02%) HDFS
2 12 (6.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Ansible
2 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.07%) Kibana
3 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.07%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.09%) Oracle
3 11 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 11 (5.88%) Tableau
4 10 (5.35%) CyberArk
5 9 (4.81%) OpenText
6 7 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.74%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.67%) Casewise
8 4 (2.14%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.60%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.60%) Avaya
9 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.60%) Cisco
9 3 (1.60%) Juniper
9 3 (1.60%) Nortel
9 3 (1.60%) Splunk
9 3 (1.60%) Symantec
10 2 (1.07%) IBM
10 2 (1.07%) Progress