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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 102 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 27 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.09% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £306 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £373 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
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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
2111 1725 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.58% 69.75% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 890 761
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh -2 13 £350 -3.78%
Stirling -7 5 £425 -5.55%
Glasgow -10 3 £285 -28.75%
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
UML
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UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.06%) Java
3 34 (40.00%) Use Case
4 33 (38.82%) Data Modelling
5 24 (28.24%) SQL
5 24 (28.24%) BPMN
6 21 (24.71%) Finance
7 20 (23.53%) Oracle
7 20 (23.53%) OO
7 20 (23.53%) SOA
8 16 (18.82%) MS Visio
9 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 15 (17.65%) TDD
10 14 (16.47%) Spring
10 14 (16.47%) .NET
10 14 (16.47%) Web Services
11 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
12 11 (12.94%) JBoss
13 10 (11.76%) XML
13 10 (11.76%) User Stories
14 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
14 9 (10.59%) J2EE
14 9 (10.59%) OOD
14 9 (10.59%) Workflow
15 8 (9.41%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
15 8 (9.41%) JSF
15 8 (9.41%) Data Management
15 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.41%) MVC

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 11 (12.94%) JBoss
2 7 (8.24%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.71%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (3.53%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.88%) MS Access
5 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
2 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
2 6 (7.06%) JUnit
3 4 (4.71%) NUnit
3 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) Mockito
3 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.53%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (2.35%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.35%) JIRA
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) JBehave
6 1 (1.18%) Ant
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.18%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.18%) Log4j
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Billing
3 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Analyst
2 35 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 23 (27.06%) Designer
4 20 (23.53%) Developer
5 15 (17.65%) Solutions Designer
5 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.59%) UML Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Business Process Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Process Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) Spring
1 14 (16.47%) .NET
1 14 (16.47%) Web Services
2 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
3 10 (11.76%) XML
4 9 (10.59%) J2EE
5 8 (9.41%) JSF
5 8 (9.41%) JSP
6 7 (8.24%) Ajax
6 7 (8.24%) Struts
7 6 (7.06%) Servlets
7 6 (7.06%) EJB
7 6 (7.06%) Java EE
7 6 (7.06%) jQuery
8 5 (5.88%) CSS
8 5 (5.88%) Middleware
9 4 (4.71%) HTML
9 4 (4.71%) LINQ
9 4 (4.71%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.24%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.71%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) DataPower
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.00%) Use Case
3 33 (38.82%) Data Modelling
4 24 (28.24%) BPMN
5 20 (23.53%) OO
5 20 (23.53%) SOA
6 15 (17.65%) TDD
7 10 (11.76%) User Stories
8 9 (10.59%) OOD
8 9 (10.59%) Workflow
9 8 (9.41%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
9 8 (9.41%) Data Management
9 8 (9.41%) MVC
9 8 (9.41%) CRM
9 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.24%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (8.24%) Scrum
10 7 (8.24%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) Java
2 24 (28.24%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) Jython
6 2 (2.35%) Python
6 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.35%) Groovy
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) C++
7 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) Degree
1 1 (1.18%) HNC
1 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Control-M
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Chordiant
3 3 (3.53%) Genesys
3 3 (3.53%) GoldenSource
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.35%) Google
4 2 (2.35%) Kony
4 2 (2.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.18%) Coverity
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) FatWire
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