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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 48 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Use Case 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.95% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£486 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £39.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +31.25%
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
318 237 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 68.83% 72.04% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 117 181
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.93 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015. 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
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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 - 2 £650 -
Gloucester -1 1 £500 -
Use Case
South West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Logistics
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) RUP
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) NUnit
7 1 (8.33%) MODAF
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) WF
7 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (8.33%) LINQ
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) WF
1 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (8.33%) LINQ
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) RUP
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) DSDM
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) MODAF
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) VCP4
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM