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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 69 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 62 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 1.68% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 18
Average daily rate £450 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.45% +1.36%
UML
UK

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
2047 2146 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.24% 79.51% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1226 834
Average daily rate £380 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.61 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +18 49 £463 +30.28% 5
Glasgow +8 9 £285 -32.94% 3
Stirling +5 1 £340 -20.00%
Fife +2 1 - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 65 (65.66%) Use Case
2 57 (57.58%) Java
3 53 (53.54%) Data Modelling
4 50 (50.51%) SOA
4 50 (50.51%) OO
4 50 (50.51%) BPMN
5 39 (39.39%) Oracle
6 38 (38.38%) JBoss
6 38 (38.38%) Hibernate
6 38 (38.38%) JSF
6 38 (38.38%) JPA
7 37 (37.37%) Apache CXF
7 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
9 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
9 26 (26.26%) Drools
9 26 (26.26%) RichFaces
10 19 (19.19%) MS Visio
11 18 (18.18%) Migration
11 18 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 18 (18.18%) User Stories
11 18 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
12 15 (15.15%) Web Services
13 12 (12.12%) Business Analysis
13 12 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (11.11%) CRM
14 11 (11.11%) Process Management
14 11 (11.11%) Workflow
15 10 (10.10%) Document Management
15 10 (10.10%) Content Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (38.38%) JBoss
2 6 (6.06%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.03%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.01%) Drupal
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (19.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.01%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) RS-232
1 3 (3.03%) RS-485
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) RS-422
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.03%) GIS
4 2 (2.02%) BODI
4 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.02%) DataStage
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
1 7 (7.07%) Maven
2 6 (6.06%) Gradle
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) JUnit
3 4 (4.04%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.03%) JBehave
4 3 (3.03%) JIRA
4 3 (3.03%) Mockito
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) Subversion
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.02%) Toad
6 1 (1.01%) ERwin
6 1 (1.01%) Hudson
6 1 (1.01%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (6.06%) Banking
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
1 6 (6.06%) Military
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Avionics
3 1 (1.01%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Architect
2 34 (34.34%) Solutions Architect
3 33 (33.33%) Analyst
4 27 (27.27%) Business Analyst
5 14 (14.14%) Java Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Applications Architect
7 8 (8.08%) UML Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) UML Business Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Lead Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Designer
10 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.05%) SOA Architect
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) Hibernate
1 38 (38.38%) JPA
1 38 (38.38%) JSF
2 37 (37.37%) Apache CXF
3 26 (26.26%) Drools
3 26 (26.26%) RichFaces
4 15 (15.15%) Web Services
5 9 (9.09%) Spring
6 8 (8.08%) HTML
7 6 (6.06%) REST
8 5 (5.05%) Apache OpenJPA
8 5 (5.05%) CSS
8 5 (5.05%) J2EE
8 5 (5.05%) JSP
9 4 (4.04%) Apache Camel
10 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.03%) JAX-RS
10 3 (3.03%) Leaflet
10 3 (3.03%) PostGIS
10 3 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) User Experience
2 3 (3.03%) DataPower
2 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) Unix
2 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Use Case
2 53 (53.54%) Data Modelling
3 50 (50.51%) BPMN
3 50 (50.51%) OO
3 50 (50.51%) SOA
4 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
6 18 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 18 (18.18%) Migration
6 18 (18.18%) User Stories
7 12 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 12 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (11.11%) CRM
8 11 (11.11%) Process Management
8 11 (11.11%) Workflow
9 10 (10.10%) Content Management
9 10 (10.10%) Document Management
9 10 (10.10%) Project Governance
10 8 (8.08%) Scrum
10 8 (8.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) Java
2 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.07%) SQL
3 6 (6.06%) C#
3 6 (6.06%) C++
4 4 (4.04%) Ada
4 4 (4.04%) C
4 4 (4.04%) Python
5 3 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.01%) Groovy
6 1 (1.01%) Jython
6 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.01%) Scala
6 1 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) ISEB
2 1 (1.01%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.01%) EMIR
3 1 (1.01%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Cognos
4 2 (2.02%) Talend
4 2 (2.02%) Trillium
5 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.01%) Atmel
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) Pega
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) Siebel
5 1 (1.01%) Wind River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago