The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 77 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing Use Case 19 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 1.19% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.46% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 28
Median daily rate £425 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Use Case
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
1126 1168 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.86% 81.45% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 605 611
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 29 (52.73%) UML
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) JBoss
4 22 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 21 (38.18%) JPA
6 20 (36.36%) SOA
6 20 (36.36%) Oracle
7 19 (34.55%) OO
7 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (32.73%) Logical Data Model
9 17 (30.91%) BPMN
9 17 (30.91%) Apache CXF
9 17 (30.91%) JSF
10 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
10 16 (29.09%) Wireframes
11 15 (27.27%) Drools
11 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
11 15 (27.27%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
13 11 (20.00%) Change Management
14 10 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
14 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
15 9 (16.36%) RichFaces
15 9 (16.36%) User Experience
15 9 (16.36%) CMS
16 8 (14.55%) Banking
16 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (14.55%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (14.55%) Sitecore
17 7 (12.73%) User Stories

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (41.82%) JBoss
2 9 (16.36%) CMS
3 8 (14.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.82%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
2 23 (41.82%) Business Analyst
3 20 (36.36%) Architect
4 18 (32.73%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Java Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Java Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Digital Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Designer
8 4 (7.27%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) SOA Architect
9 3 (5.45%) UML Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Finance Business Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Lead Designer
10 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) JPA
2 17 (30.91%) Apache CXF
2 17 (30.91%) JSF
3 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
4 15 (27.27%) Drools
5 9 (16.36%) RichFaces
6 4 (7.27%) Web Services
7 3 (5.45%) Java EE
7 3 (5.45%) Spring
8 2 (3.64%) EclipseLink
8 2 (3.64%) EJB
8 2 (3.64%) jBPM
8 2 (3.64%) JDBC
8 2 (3.64%) JMS
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
8 2 (3.64%) TopLink
8 2 (3.64%) WSDL
8 2 (3.64%) XML
8 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
8 2 (3.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) UML
2 22 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 20 (36.36%) SOA
4 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (34.55%) OO
5 18 (32.73%) Logical Data Model
6 17 (30.91%) BPMN
7 16 (29.09%) Wireframes
8 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
9 11 (20.00%) Change Management
10 10 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
11 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.73%) User Stories
12 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Validation
14 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
14 4 (7.27%) Migration
14 4 (7.27%) Translating Business Requirements
15 3 (5.45%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ISEB
1 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.64%) PMP
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat