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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 67 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.71% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.99% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£413 £401 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +25.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (48.72%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) UML
2 15 (38.46%) BPMN
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) OO
5 10 (25.64%) JBoss
5 10 (25.64%) SOA
6 9 (23.08%) OOD
7 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Workflow
8 6 (15.38%) JSF
9 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) User Stories
9 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
10 4 (10.26%) Process Management
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.26%) JIRA
11 3 (7.69%) JPA
11 3 (7.69%) Apache CXF
11 3 (7.69%) Banking
11 3 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) Finance
11 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 3 (7.69%) ERP
11 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.69%) MS Access

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (25.64%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Banking
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 14 (35.90%) Business Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Designer
4 6 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) JSF
3 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) JPA
4 3 (7.69%) Apache CXF
4 3 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (5.13%) Java EE
5 2 (5.13%) RichFaces
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) UML
1 15 (38.46%) BPMN
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (25.64%) SOA
5 9 (23.08%) OOD
6 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Workflow
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) User Stories
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Process Management
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.69%) Scrum
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (7.69%) ERP
11 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
11 2 (5.13%) WFM
11 2 (5.13%) TDD
12 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Teradata
2 1 (2.56%) Informatica
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