The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Use Cases
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Use Case 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.84% 9.74% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 12.82% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
Median daily rate £369 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.38% -10.00%  

Use Case is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 114 117 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 80.85% 75.97% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 142
Median daily rate £419 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -32.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £11.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Use Case as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Slough

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Product Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Elavon

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Product Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Product Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Product Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Elavon
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel