The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 24 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.50% 3.40% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 4.76% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 168 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.49% 71.49% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 89 80
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
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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 28 July 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 26 (89.66%) UML
2 23 (79.31%) Finance
3 21 (72.41%) Systems Analysis
3 21 (72.41%) CRM
4 18 (62.07%) Oracle
5 11 (37.93%) Siebel
6 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Marketing
9 5 (17.24%) Data Mapping
9 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.45%) GPRS
11 1 (3.45%) 3GPP
11 1 (3.45%) UMTS
11 1 (3.45%) WAN
11 1 (3.45%) FTP
11 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.45%) DNS
11 1 (3.45%) MS Project
11 1 (3.45%) XML
11 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
11 1 (3.45%) MS Excel

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) GPRS
1 1 (3.45%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.45%) UMTS
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) IPv6
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
1 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
1 1 (3.45%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (79.31%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Analyst
2 23 (79.31%) Business Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) CRM Systems Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Siebel Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Business Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) UML
2 21 (72.41%) CRM
2 21 (72.41%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Data Mapping
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.45%) PMP
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Siebel
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Agilent