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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 36 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs citing Use Case 54 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.42% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 0.74% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 1
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£404 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.90 £32.15
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.77%
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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
940 808 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 71.63% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 388 318
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 55 (57.29%) UML
2 40 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 40 (41.67%) User Stories
3 39 (40.63%) Java
4 36 (37.50%) BPMN
5 35 (36.46%) Workflow
6 32 (33.33%) OO
7 28 (29.17%) JBoss
8 26 (27.08%) SOA
9 24 (25.00%) JSF
10 23 (23.96%) MS Visio
10 23 (23.96%) Web Services
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle
11 19 (19.79%) Process Management
11 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (19.79%) JPA
11 19 (19.79%) Apache CXF
12 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
13 17 (17.71%) Scrum
14 16 (16.67%) Content Management
14 16 (16.67%) RichFaces
15 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (14.58%) WCAG
17 13 (13.54%) Migration
18 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
18 12 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
19 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
20 10 (10.42%) CRM
20 10 (10.42%) Document Management
20 10 (10.42%) Java EE

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.13%) MS Access
3 2 (2.08%) Informix
3 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
2 4 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (4.17%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Billing
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Analyst
2 39 (40.63%) Business Analyst
3 25 (26.04%) Designer
4 23 (23.96%) Architect
5 18 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (15.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 12 (12.50%) Java Architect
8 11 (11.46%) Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Junior Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Junior Java Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Junior
11 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) Senior Designer
12 5 (5.21%) UML Business Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) Applications Architect
13 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) JSF
2 23 (23.96%) Web Services
3 19 (19.79%) JPA
3 19 (19.79%) Apache CXF
4 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 16 (16.67%) RichFaces
6 10 (10.42%) Java EE
7 3 (3.13%) J2EE
8 2 (2.08%) CSS
8 2 (2.08%) HTML
8 2 (2.08%) JSON
9 1 (1.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.08%) GIS
1 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) UML
2 40 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 40 (41.67%) User Stories
3 36 (37.50%) BPMN
4 35 (36.46%) Workflow
5 32 (33.33%) OO
6 26 (27.08%) SOA
7 19 (19.79%) Process Management
7 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (17.71%) Scrum
9 16 (16.67%) Content Management
10 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.54%) Migration
12 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
13 10 (10.42%) CRM
13 10 (10.42%) Document Management
14 9 (9.38%) OOD
15 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
16 4 (4.17%) TDD
16 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) C
2 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.08%) Perl
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) WCAG
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) JBoss
2 23 (23.96%) Oracle
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