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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 67 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Use Case 20 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.58% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.81% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £340 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £402 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (53.85%) UML
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) BPMN
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) Data Modelling
5 14 (26.92%) MS Visio
6 13 (25.00%) OO
6 13 (25.00%) User Stories
7 12 (23.08%) Workflow
8 10 (19.23%) JBoss
8 10 (19.23%) SOA
9 9 (17.31%) OOD
9 9 (17.31%) Process Management
10 8 (15.38%) Oracle
11 7 (13.46%) Web Services
12 6 (11.54%) Finance
12 6 (11.54%) Migration
12 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.54%) JSF
13 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
13 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
14 4 (7.69%) Scrum
14 4 (7.69%) TDD
14 4 (7.69%) JIRA
14 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
14 4 (7.69%) Project Management
14 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
15 3 (5.77%) JPA
15 3 (5.77%) Apache CXF
15 3 (5.77%) MS Excel

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (19.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 28 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Designer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (11.54%) UML Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) JSF
3 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.77%) JPA
4 3 (5.77%) Apache CXF
4 3 (5.77%) J2EE
5 2 (3.85%) Java EE
5 2 (3.85%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) User Experience
1 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) UML
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) BPMN
3 17 (32.69%) Data Modelling
4 13 (25.00%) OO
4 13 (25.00%) User Stories
5 12 (23.08%) Workflow
6 10 (19.23%) SOA
7 9 (17.31%) OOD
7 9 (17.31%) Process Management
8 6 (11.54%) Migration
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) TDD
10 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.77%) Content Management
12 2 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle