The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 72 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing UML 13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.84% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.16% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £403 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £462 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1088 860 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.57% 72.39% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 462 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £180.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 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 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (57.78%) Use Case
2 21 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 15 (33.33%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) BPMN
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
5 12 (26.67%) MS Visio
6 11 (24.44%) SOA
7 10 (22.22%) OO
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
8 8 (17.78%) JBoss
8 8 (17.78%) TDD
8 8 (17.78%) Workflow
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) CRM
9 7 (15.56%) OOD
9 7 (15.56%) User Stories
10 6 (13.33%) JSF
10 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (13.33%) C#
10 6 (13.33%) Process Management
10 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
11 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 5 (11.11%) Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) MS Access
11 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 5 (11.11%) Ajax

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (17.78%) JBoss
2 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.89%) NUnit
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
1 4 (8.89%) Mockito
1 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Analyst
2 25 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Designer
4 8 (17.78%) UML Business Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (13.33%) JSF
3 5 (11.11%) Ajax
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) J2EE
4 4 (8.89%) EJB
4 4 (8.89%) JSP
4 4 (8.89%) Servlets
4 4 (8.89%) Struts
4 4 (8.89%) LINQ
4 4 (8.89%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.67%) .NET
5 3 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.44%) JPA
6 2 (4.44%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (57.78%) Use Case
2 21 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 15 (33.33%) BPMN
4 11 (24.44%) SOA
5 10 (22.22%) OO
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) Workflow
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
7 7 (15.56%) OOD
7 7 (15.56%) User Stories
8 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Process Management
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Genesys
3 2 (4.44%) Chordiant