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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 20 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 5 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.72% 2.37% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.10% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 18
Average daily rate £356 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
Use Case
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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
155 226 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 84.24% 76.61% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 127 116
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) DataStage
4 1 (14.29%) Netcool
4 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
1 1 (14.29%) MQTT
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) DataStage
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) OSS Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Designer
4 1 (14.29%) IoT Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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