The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case 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 Use Case over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 39 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 51 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.99% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 1.10% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 727 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.20% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 355 337
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 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
Scotland

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 49 (51.58%) UML
2 47 (49.47%) User Stories
3 43 (45.26%) Data Modelling
4 40 (42.11%) BPMN
5 38 (40.00%) Workflow
6 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (27.37%) MS Visio
7 26 (27.37%) Java
8 24 (25.26%) JBoss
9 23 (24.21%) Oracle
10 21 (22.11%) OO
11 20 (21.05%) Process Management
12 18 (18.95%) SOA
12 18 (18.95%) JSF
13 17 (17.89%) Content Management
14 16 (16.84%) Apache CXF
14 16 (16.84%) JPA
14 16 (16.84%) Web Services
14 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (15.79%) Scrum
15 15 (15.79%) Migration
15 15 (15.79%) RichFaces
15 15 (15.79%) WCAG
16 14 (14.74%) Data Migration
16 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
17 11 (11.58%) Finance
17 11 (11.58%) CRM
17 11 (11.58%) Oracle BPM
17 11 (11.58%) Document Management
18 10 (10.53%) Java EE

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Use Case 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 Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.26%) Informix
2 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.21%) MS Access
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (4.21%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Billing
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Analyst
2 43 (45.26%) Business Analyst
3 22 (23.16%) Architect
4 19 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 19 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (14.74%) Developer
5 14 (14.74%) Designer
6 10 (10.53%) Java Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Junior Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Junior Java Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Junior
9 6 (6.32%) UML Business Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Junior Designer
10 4 (4.21%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) JSF
2 16 (16.84%) Web Services
2 16 (16.84%) JPA
2 16 (16.84%) Apache CXF
3 15 (15.79%) RichFaces
4 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
5 10 (10.53%) Java EE
6 5 (5.26%) JSON
7 4 (4.21%) CSS
7 4 (4.21%) HTML
8 2 (2.11%) .NET
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.11%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.11%) jQuery
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.05%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (2.11%) GIS
1 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
1 2 (2.11%) Equities
1 2 (2.11%) Derivative
1 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) UML
2 47 (49.47%) User Stories
3 43 (45.26%) Data Modelling
4 40 (42.11%) BPMN
5 38 (40.00%) Workflow
6 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (22.11%) OO
8 20 (21.05%) Process Management
9 18 (18.95%) SOA
10 17 (17.89%) Content Management
11 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (15.79%) Scrum
12 15 (15.79%) Migration
13 14 (14.74%) Data Migration
14 11 (11.58%) Document Management
14 11 (11.58%) CRM
15 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
16 5 (5.26%) Software Architecture
17 4 (4.21%) Product Management
17 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) Perl
2 5 (5.26%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) ISEB
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) WCAG
2 2 (2.11%) EMIR
2 2 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) JBoss
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Charles River
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