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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 67 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Use Case 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 0.49% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.70% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £333 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £393 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £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 £32.50 £27.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -11.90%
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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
1061 860 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.37% 70.20% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 452 313
Average daily rate £400 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £6.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 34 (53.97%) UML
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) BPMN
4 28 (44.44%) Java
5 22 (34.92%) Data Modelling
6 19 (30.16%) JBoss
7 17 (26.98%) OO
8 16 (25.40%) Oracle
8 16 (25.40%) MS Visio
9 15 (23.81%) User Stories
10 14 (22.22%) SOA
11 12 (19.05%) Workflow
11 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (17.46%) JSF
13 10 (15.87%) Web Services
14 9 (14.29%) OOD
14 9 (14.29%) Process Management
15 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
15 8 (12.70%) JIRA
16 7 (11.11%) JPA
16 7 (11.11%) Apache CXF
16 7 (11.11%) RichFaces
16 7 (11.11%) Scrum
16 7 (11.11%) MS Project
17 6 (9.52%) Finance
17 6 (9.52%) Migration
18 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
19 4 (6.35%) Content Management
19 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
19 4 (6.35%) TDD

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 19 (30.16%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Visio
2 7 (11.11%) MS Project
3 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Business Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Designer
4 10 (15.87%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.76%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) JSF
2 10 (15.87%) Web Services
3 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
4 7 (11.11%) JPA
4 7 (11.11%) Apache CXF
4 7 (11.11%) RichFaces
5 3 (4.76%) Java EE
5 3 (4.76%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) User Experience
1 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) UML
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) BPMN
4 22 (34.92%) Data Modelling
5 17 (26.98%) OO
6 15 (23.81%) User Stories
7 14 (22.22%) SOA
8 12 (19.05%) Workflow
8 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.29%) OOD
9 9 (14.29%) Process Management
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
12 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
13 4 (6.35%) Content Management
13 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
13 4 (6.35%) TDD
13 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
14 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle