The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 47 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% - 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
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South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 135 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 59.28% 60.54% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 159
Average daily rate £391 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.19% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.38 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -56.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) PLM
4 1 (20.00%) Windchill
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss