The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 97 65 98
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +33
Contract jobs citing UML 41 67 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 2.43% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.11% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 10
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£375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £354
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.38 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £36.20 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +0.55%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2627 2154 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.70% 78.07% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1096 864
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Scotland region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Scotland region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

UML
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 19 £318 -9.28% 2
Edinburgh -42 13 £425 +5.26% 4
Fife - 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing UML 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 UML.

1 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Java
3 32 (45.71%) Oracle
3 32 (45.71%) Data Modelling
4 29 (41.43%) OO
4 29 (41.43%) Use Case
5 20 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 20 (28.57%) SQL
6 19 (27.14%) SOA
7 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.57%) JPA
10 12 (17.14%) BPMN
10 12 (17.14%) Eclipse
10 12 (17.14%) C#
10 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
11 11 (15.71%) CSS
11 11 (15.71%) Finance
11 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
11 11 (15.71%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (14.29%) Scrum
12 10 (14.29%) Spring
12 10 (14.29%) C++
12 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.29%) Apache
13 9 (12.86%) JSP
13 9 (12.86%) Ada
13 9 (12.86%) Banking
13 9 (12.86%) Migration

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing UML 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 UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.14%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) JBoss
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.86%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.86%) MS Access
7 2 (2.86%) DataStage
7 2 (2.86%) BODI
8 1 (1.43%) QlikView
8 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.57%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) Toad
3 5 (7.14%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) JUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.86%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Hudson
6 1 (1.43%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Military
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Analyst
2 22 (31.43%) Business Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Designer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (18.57%) JPA
3 11 (15.71%) CSS
4 10 (14.29%) Spring
5 9 (12.86%) JSP
6 8 (11.43%) HTML
7 7 (10.00%) XML
8 6 (8.57%) JSF
9 5 (7.14%) Apache CXF
10 4 (5.71%) Drools
10 4 (5.71%) jQuery
11 3 (4.29%) Spring Integration
11 3 (4.29%) Java EE
11 3 (4.29%) J2EE
12 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.86%) .NET
12 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.86%) MyBatis
12 2 (2.86%) RichFaces
13 1 (1.43%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) GIS
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Social Media
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Equities
3 1 (1.43%) Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) Data Modelling
3 29 (41.43%) OO
3 29 (41.43%) Use Case
4 19 (27.14%) SOA
5 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) BPMN
7 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
7 11 (15.71%) Logical Data Model
8 10 (14.29%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Migration
9 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
9 9 (12.86%) SDLC
10 8 (11.43%) User Stories
11 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.00%) Web Development
11 7 (10.00%) Process Management
12 6 (8.57%) Workflow
12 6 (8.57%) CRM
12 6 (8.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) C++
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.86%) Ada
6 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) Jython
8 1 (1.43%) Groovy
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 2 (2.86%) MOS
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.43%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Cognos
2 3 (4.29%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Trillium
4 1 (1.43%) Sybase
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Informatica
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio