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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 42 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing UML 35 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.91% 0.73% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 1.01% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £336 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.88%
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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
898 794 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.77% 72.05% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 376 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £284 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (61.97%) Use Case
2 37 (52.11%) Java
3 36 (50.70%) Data Modelling
4 28 (39.44%) OO
5 25 (35.21%) Oracle
6 23 (32.39%) JBoss
7 21 (29.58%) Web Services
8 20 (28.17%) SOA
8 20 (28.17%) JSF
9 19 (26.76%) Scrum
10 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
10 18 (25.35%) BPMN
10 18 (25.35%) JPA
10 18 (25.35%) Apache CXF
11 16 (22.54%) MS Visio
12 12 (16.90%) Workflow
13 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.49%) RichFaces
13 11 (15.49%) Data Analysis
13 11 (15.49%) Oracle BPM
13 11 (15.49%) User Stories
14 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
14 10 (14.08%) Process Management
15 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
15 8 (11.27%) Content Management
15 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
16 7 (9.86%) Subversion
16 7 (9.86%) Spring

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.45%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.86%) MS Access
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Subversion
2 6 (8.45%) Maven
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 6 (8.45%) JUnit
2 6 (8.45%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.82%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.41%) NUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) Mockito
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
1 4 (5.63%) Billing
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Analyst
2 29 (40.85%) Business Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) Designer
4 16 (22.54%) Developer
5 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
6 12 (16.90%) Architect
7 11 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (14.08%) Java Architect
9 8 (11.27%) Junior Java Architect
9 8 (11.27%) Junior Architect
9 8 (11.27%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (11.27%) Junior
9 8 (11.27%) UML Business Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Designer
10 5 (7.04%) Junior Designer
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) Web Services
2 20 (28.17%) JSF
3 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
3 18 (25.35%) JPA
3 18 (25.35%) Apache CXF
4 11 (15.49%) RichFaces
5 7 (9.86%) Spring
6 3 (4.23%) XML
7 2 (2.82%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.82%) Middleware
7 2 (2.82%) Java EE
7 2 (2.82%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.41%) LINQ
8 1 (1.41%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (1.41%) Ajax
8 1 (1.41%) EDI
8 1 (1.41%) .NET
8 1 (1.41%) J2EE
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (61.97%) Use Case
2 36 (50.70%) Data Modelling
3 28 (39.44%) OO
4 20 (28.17%) SOA
5 19 (26.76%) Scrum
6 18 (25.35%) BPMN
7 12 (16.90%) Workflow
8 11 (15.49%) Data Analysis
8 11 (15.49%) User Stories
9 10 (14.08%) Process Management
10 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.27%) Content Management
10 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.86%) Project Management
11 7 (9.86%) CRM
11 7 (9.86%) OOD
12 6 (8.45%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.41%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle
2 23 (32.39%) JBoss
3 2 (2.82%) Chordiant
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Genesys
4 1 (1.41%) Sun