The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 25 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 Edinburgh 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 41 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing UML 45 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.52% 1.17% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 1.64% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £240 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £336 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
UML
Scotland

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Edinburgh region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing UML 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 UML.

1 50 (67.57%) Use Case
2 43 (58.11%) Data Modelling
3 29 (39.19%) Java
4 27 (36.49%) MS Visio
4 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (35.14%) BPMN
6 22 (29.73%) Oracle
7 20 (27.03%) OO
7 20 (27.03%) Workflow
7 20 (27.03%) User Stories
8 19 (25.68%) Scrum
9 18 (24.32%) Process Management
9 18 (24.32%) JBoss
9 18 (24.32%) Web Services
10 17 (22.97%) Content Management
10 17 (22.97%) JSF
10 17 (22.97%) JPA
11 16 (21.62%) Apache CXF
11 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
12 15 (20.27%) Migration
13 14 (18.92%) Data Migration
14 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (14.86%) CRM
15 11 (14.86%) Document Management
16 10 (13.51%) RichFaces
16 10 (13.51%) Oracle BPM
16 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis
16 10 (13.51%) SOA
16 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
17 9 (12.16%) Project Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing UML 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 UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.76%) MS Access
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) JUnit
1 7 (9.46%) Maven
2 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 6 (8.11%) NetBeans
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Billing
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (56.76%) Analyst
2 39 (52.70%) Business Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Senior Business Analyst
4 17 (22.97%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
5 14 (18.92%) Designer
6 11 (14.86%) Architect
7 10 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (13.51%) Java Architect
8 8 (10.81%) Junior Java Architect
8 8 (10.81%) Junior Architect
8 8 (10.81%) Junior
9 7 (9.46%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (9.46%) UML Business Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Designer
11 5 (6.76%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Web Services
2 17 (22.97%) JSF
2 17 (22.97%) JPA
3 16 (21.62%) Apache CXF
3 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
4 10 (13.51%) RichFaces
5 8 (10.81%) Spring
6 3 (4.05%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.35%) HTML
8 1 (1.35%) RESTful
8 1 (1.35%) Struts
8 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.35%) EJB
8 1 (1.35%) CSS
8 1 (1.35%) JSP
8 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) GIS
1 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) Use Case
2 43 (58.11%) Data Modelling
3 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (35.14%) BPMN
5 20 (27.03%) User Stories
5 20 (27.03%) OO
5 20 (27.03%) Workflow
6 19 (25.68%) Scrum
7 18 (24.32%) Process Management
8 17 (22.97%) Content Management
9 15 (20.27%) Migration
10 14 (18.92%) Data Migration
11 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.86%) Document Management
12 11 (14.86%) CRM
13 10 (13.51%) SOA
13 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis
14 9 (12.16%) Project Management
15 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
16 6 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) C#
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) C
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.35%) XQuery
4 1 (1.35%) XPath
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.35%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) Sun