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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 97 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing UML 29 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.52% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.03% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 26
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£575 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £476 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
2271 1922 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.75% 74.84% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1082 921
Average daily rate £375 £377 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 25
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Edinburgh -13 20 £538 +34.37% 2
Fife - 5 - -
Glasgow -2 3 £600 +108.69%
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) Java
2 32 (46.38%) Oracle
3 27 (39.13%) Data Modelling
4 21 (30.43%) SOA
4 21 (30.43%) OO
5 20 (28.99%) Hibernate
6 19 (27.54%) Use Case
7 18 (26.09%) Spring
8 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.19%) CSS
8 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
10 14 (20.29%) JSP
10 14 (20.29%) Data Analysis
11 13 (18.84%) JPA
12 12 (17.39%) BPMN
12 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
12 12 (17.39%) JSF
12 12 (17.39%) Scrum
12 12 (17.39%) UNIX
13 11 (15.94%) Subversion
13 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
14 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.49%) jQuery
15 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
15 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
15 9 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
15 9 (13.04%) SDLC

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (13.04%) JBoss
2 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.25%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Confluence
5 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.90%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) MS Access
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.25%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Subversion
2 8 (11.59%) JUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.14%) Maven
4 6 (8.70%) JIRA
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (5.80%) Selenium
6 4 (5.80%) NetBeans
7 3 (4.35%) NUnit
7 3 (4.35%) Mockito
7 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.90%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.45%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (1.45%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.45%) Log4j
9 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Business Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Architect
5 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (14.49%) Business Systems Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (11.59%) Designer
8 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Designer
10 4 (5.80%) UML Business Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Software Programmer
11 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Programmer
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Business Analyst
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Hibernate
2 18 (26.09%) Spring
3 16 (23.19%) CSS
4 14 (20.29%) JSP
5 13 (18.84%) JPA
6 12 (17.39%) JSF
7 10 (14.49%) jQuery
8 9 (13.04%) Java EE
8 9 (13.04%) XML
9 8 (11.59%) Web Services
10 7 (10.14%) HTML
11 5 (7.25%) .NET
11 5 (7.25%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (7.25%) JRuby
11 5 (7.25%) Java EE 5
11 5 (7.25%) MyBatis
12 4 (5.80%) Apache CXF
12 4 (5.80%) Ajax
12 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.90%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Equities
4 1 (1.45%) Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) Data Modelling
3 21 (30.43%) OO
3 21 (30.43%) SOA
4 19 (27.54%) Use Case
5 14 (20.29%) Data Analysis
6 12 (17.39%) Scrum
6 12 (17.39%) BPMN
7 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
8 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (13.04%) SDLC
9 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (13.04%) CRM
10 8 (11.59%) Project Management
11 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) Java
2 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 8 (11.59%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Jython
6 5 (7.25%) Groovy
7 4 (5.80%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Ada
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Genesys
4 2 (2.90%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) Pega
5 1 (1.45%) Coverity
5 1 (1.45%) Guidewire