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 3 months to 25 June 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 171 152
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 83 108 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.50% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 74
Median daily rate £404 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.00%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey +3 27 £385 -14.44% 2
Berkshire +5 16 £525 +23.52% 3
Hampshire -8 12 £513 +57.69% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 11 £425 -27.65% 2
West Sussex - 7 £390 -
Home Counties - 7 - -
East Sussex +1 2 £433 +8.12%
Oxfordshire -13 1 £488 +50.00%
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 49 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.68%) UML
3 37 (25.00%) Finance
4 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
5 26 (17.57%) Degree
5 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.22%) User Stories
8 23 (15.54%) Java
8 23 (15.54%) Scrum
9 21 (14.19%) Business Analysis
10 20 (13.51%) SQL
11 19 (12.84%) XML
12 16 (10.81%) TOGAF
12 16 (10.81%) OO
12 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
13 15 (10.14%) User Experience
13 15 (10.14%) Wireframes
13 15 (10.14%) Linux
13 15 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.46%) C#
14 14 (9.46%) Oracle
14 14 (9.46%) SOA
14 14 (9.46%) Data Centre
14 14 (9.46%) SDLC
14 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
14 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
14 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (8.78%) Analytics

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 10 (6.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.70%) nginx
3 3 (2.03%) Apache
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (1.35%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (1.35%) Primavera
2 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.68%) BASE24
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.73%) Office 365
3 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.35%) IaaS
5 2 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) SAN
2 6 (4.05%) DNS
3 5 (3.38%) Firewall
4 4 (2.70%) NAS
4 4 (2.70%) WAN
5 3 (2.03%) Internet
5 3 (2.03%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) BGP
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) MPLS
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) OSPF
6 1 (0.68%) PBX
6 1 (0.68%) SNMP
6 1 (0.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) Telnet
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.70%) Big Data
4 3 (2.03%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (2.03%) MySQL
4 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.35%) GIS
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) Mahout
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.41%) Gatling
3 5 (3.38%) JIRA
4 4 (2.70%) Maven
5 3 (2.03%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.03%) Selenium
6 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.35%) MSI
6 2 (1.35%) NuGet
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (25.00%) Finance
2 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Law
6 2 (1.35%) Billing
6 2 (1.35%) Games
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (41.22%) Analyst
2 44 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 31 (20.95%) Architect
4 21 (14.19%) Consultant
5 17 (11.49%) Developer
6 14 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.08%) Project Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Applications Architect
8 8 (5.41%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Business IT Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) IT Business Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) JDE Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Finance Business Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Financial Business Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.84%) XML
2 12 (8.11%) .NET
2 12 (8.11%) J2EE
3 9 (6.08%) SOAP
4 7 (4.73%) HTML
4 7 (4.73%) REST
4 7 (4.73%) Web Services
5 6 (4.05%) CSS
5 6 (4.05%) JSP
6 5 (3.38%) Node.js
6 5 (3.38%) SAML
6 5 (3.38%) Spring
6 5 (3.38%) STL
6 5 (3.38%) Struts
7 4 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.70%) JSF
7 4 (2.70%) JSON
7 4 (2.70%) OAuth2
7 4 (2.70%) Struts2
7 4 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.14%) User Experience
3 14 (9.46%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.38%) Web 2.0
7 4 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.35%) Clustering
9 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.35%) FMCG
9 2 (1.35%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.35%) PKI
10 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.68%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.68%) Online Games
10 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.14%) Linux
2 13 (8.78%) Windows
3 9 (6.08%) Unix
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.68%) UML
3 24 (16.22%) User Stories
4 23 (15.54%) Scrum
5 21 (14.19%) Business Analysis
6 16 (10.81%) OO
6 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 16 (10.81%) TOGAF
7 15 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 15 (10.14%) Wireframes
8 14 (9.46%) SDLC
8 14 (9.46%) SOA
8 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (8.78%) Analytics
9 13 (8.78%) Project Management
10 12 (8.11%) Workflow
11 11 (7.43%) Business Process Modelling
12 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.54%) Java
2 20 (13.51%) SQL
3 14 (9.46%) C#
4 12 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (3.38%) C++
6 3 (2.03%) Embedded C++
6 3 (2.03%) Perl
6 3 (2.03%) VB
7 2 (1.35%) R
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (17.57%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
2 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) ISEB
3 7 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.35%) ACCA
7 2 (1.35%) CIMA
7 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) GDPR
1 2 (1.35%) PMO
1 2 (1.35%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.68%) NDS
4 1 (0.68%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) AppDNA
1 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.68%) Netcool
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) VMware
4 8 (5.41%) ESRI
5 7 (4.73%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.38%) IBM
7 4 (2.70%) Apigee
7 4 (2.70%) HP
7 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.03%) Citrix
8 3 (2.03%) ILOG
8 3 (2.03%) Pega
8 3 (2.03%) SAP
9 2 (1.35%) Capita
9 2 (1.35%) Cognos
9 2 (1.35%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.35%) Informatica
9 2 (1.35%) Palantir
9 2 (1.35%) Splunk
9 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago