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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 66 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 16 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 2.55% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.34% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +5.63%
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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
1130 988 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.31% 76.35% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 591 326
Average daily rate £375 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 22 (55.00%) Oracle
3 17 (42.50%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Data Analysis
5 13 (32.50%) Use Case
6 12 (30.00%) JPA
7 10 (25.00%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) MS Access
8 9 (22.50%) SOA
8 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
8 9 (22.50%) BPMN
8 9 (22.50%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (20.00%) Project Management
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) UNIX
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) JSF
11 6 (15.00%) Maven
11 6 (15.00%) Spring
11 6 (15.00%) Subversion
11 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.00%) JIRA
12 5 (12.50%) MyBatis
12 5 (12.50%) CSS
12 5 (12.50%) JSP
12 5 (12.50%) XML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) Confluence
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MS Access
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 17 (42.50%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Architect
4 9 (22.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) JPA
2 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.50%) JSF
4 6 (15.00%) Spring
5 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) JSP
5 5 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (12.50%) MyBatis
6 4 (10.00%) Apache CXF
6 4 (10.00%) Java EE
6 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) Drools
8 1 (2.50%) RichFaces
8 1 (2.50%) HTML
8 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Data Analysis
3 13 (32.50%) Use Case
4 10 (25.00%) OO
5 9 (22.50%) SOA
5 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) BPMN
5 9 (22.50%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Process Management
8 4 (10.00%) Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Content Management
8 4 (10.00%) Document Management
8 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Ada
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com