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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 70 69 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 24 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.34% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.65% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 31
Median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.04%
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
1161 1154 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.28% 81.21% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 647 552
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 21
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 40 (60.61%) UML
2 32 (48.48%) JBoss
3 31 (46.97%) Java
3 31 (46.97%) JPA
4 30 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 29 (43.94%) Oracle
6 27 (40.91%) SOA
6 27 (40.91%) Apache CXF
6 27 (40.91%) BPMN
6 27 (40.91%) JSF
7 26 (39.39%) OO
8 23 (34.85%) Hibernate
8 23 (34.85%) Logical Data Model
9 22 (33.33%) Wireframes
9 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (30.30%) Drools
11 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
12 16 (24.24%) RichFaces
13 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
13 14 (21.21%) Finance
14 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
15 11 (16.67%) Change Management
15 11 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
15 11 (16.67%) User Stories
16 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
16 10 (15.15%) Business Process Improvement
17 9 (13.64%) User Experience
17 9 (13.64%) Migration
17 9 (13.64%) CMS
17 9 (13.64%) Data Migration

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 32 (48.48%) JBoss
2 9 (13.64%) CMS
3 8 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.52%) JProfiler
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Architect
2 27 (40.91%) Business Analyst
3 23 (34.85%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Java Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Java Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Digital Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Designer
6 5 (7.58%) UML Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) UML Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SOA Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) JPA
2 27 (40.91%) Apache CXF
2 27 (40.91%) JSF
3 23 (34.85%) Hibernate
4 20 (30.30%) Drools
5 16 (24.24%) RichFaces
6 6 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (4.55%) Apache OpenJPA
7 3 (4.55%) Java EE
7 3 (4.55%) Spring
8 2 (3.03%) EclipseLink
8 2 (3.03%) jBPM
8 2 (3.03%) JDBC
8 2 (3.03%) JMS
8 2 (3.03%) Middleware
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
8 2 (3.03%) TopLink
8 2 (3.03%) WSDL
8 2 (3.03%) XML
8 2 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Interactive TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) UML
2 30 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 27 (40.91%) BPMN
3 27 (40.91%) SOA
4 26 (39.39%) OO
5 23 (34.85%) Logical Data Model
6 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
8 11 (16.67%) Change Management
8 11 (16.67%) User Stories
9 10 (15.15%) Business Process Improvement
9 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
10 9 (13.64%) Data Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
11 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.09%) Content Management
12 6 (9.09%) Document Management
12 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) IIBA
2 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) IBM