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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 75 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing Use Case 17 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 2.87% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 3.67% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 2
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£450 £408 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +7.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.04%
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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
1335 927 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.13% 78.16% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 503 379
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (58.33%) UML
2 20 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 13 (36.11%) OO
4 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
4 11 (30.56%) SOA
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) JPA
5 10 (27.78%) Logical Data Model
5 10 (27.78%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) BPMN
6 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (22.22%) Document Management
7 8 (22.22%) Workflow
7 8 (22.22%) Migration
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Banking
8 7 (19.44%) User Stories
9 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Process Management
9 6 (16.67%) Content Management
9 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) CRM
10 5 (13.89%) Apache CXF
11 4 (11.11%) JBoss
11 4 (11.11%) JSF
11 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 3 (8.33%) ERD

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) JPA
2 5 (13.89%) Apache CXF
3 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.11%) JSF
4 3 (8.33%) Drools
5 2 (5.56%) RichFaces
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) Apache OpenJPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.78%) Equities
2 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) UML
2 20 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 13 (36.11%) OO
4 11 (30.56%) SOA
5 10 (27.78%) Logical Data Model
6 9 (25.00%) BPMN
7 8 (22.22%) Document Management
7 8 (22.22%) Workflow
7 8 (22.22%) Migration
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) User Stories
9 6 (16.67%) Content Management
9 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) CRM
9 6 (16.67%) Process Management
10 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.33%) ETL
11 3 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) EMIR
2 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithmics
4 1 (2.78%) Charles River
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat