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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 45 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Use Case 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.66% 1.57% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.20% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £481 £561 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% +12.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.35 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -7.11%
Use Case
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
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +8 2 £513 -21.15% 1
Use Case
South West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) vCloud
2 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
2 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) API Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
1 1 (12.50%) DVB
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) GPRS
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) HSPA
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) RTP
1 1 (12.50%) Telnet
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VSAT
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) API Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) CBAP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Rally