The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 22 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.04% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £513 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -3.70%
Use Case
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 122 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 69.39% 82.43% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 82 19
Average daily rate £418 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Cheltenham region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case.

1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Google
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
1 3 (60.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DVB
3 1 (20.00%) RTP
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (20.00%) DVB
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) GPRS
1 1 (20.00%) GSM
1 1 (20.00%) HSPA
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
1 1 (20.00%) Telnet
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VSAT
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) AWS Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Rally