The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 35 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Use Case 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.72% 2.70% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 4.17% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+51.81% -15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 168 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 78.49% 64.86% 68.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 97 63
Average daily rate £340 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £45.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 12 (75.00%) UML
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) CRM
3 8 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) Data Mapping
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.25%) GPRS
9 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
9 1 (6.25%) UMTS
9 1 (6.25%) WAN
9 1 (6.25%) FTP
9 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.25%) DNS
9 1 (6.25%) IPv6
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) ISEB
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (6.25%) GPRS
1 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
1 1 (6.25%) UMTS
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) IPv6
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
1 1 (6.25%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) UML
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Data Mapping
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Agilent