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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 89 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing UML 31 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 1.40% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.96% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 34
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£400 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £299 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
UML
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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
2027 1630 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.81% 71.43% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 822 755
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -3 17 £375 +5.41% 8
Glasgow -10 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Stirling - 3 £425 -
West Lothian - 2 £423 -
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) Java
3 24 (35.82%) Data Modelling
3 24 (35.82%) SOA
4 22 (32.84%) Use Case
5 21 (31.34%) Oracle
5 21 (31.34%) OO
6 17 (25.37%) Hibernate
7 16 (23.88%) Spring
7 16 (23.88%) Web Services
7 16 (23.88%) SQL
8 15 (22.39%) BPMN
9 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.40%) Finance
10 13 (19.40%) TDD
11 12 (17.91%) JBoss
12 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
12 11 (16.42%) OOD
13 10 (14.93%) JSF
13 10 (14.93%) JSP
13 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
14 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
14 9 (13.43%) CSS
14 9 (13.43%) J2EE
14 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
14 9 (13.43%) CRM
14 9 (13.43%) Data Analysis
14 9 (13.43%) Scrum
15 8 (11.94%) MVC
15 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (17.91%) JBoss
2 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.96%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.97%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.97%) MS Access
5 4 (5.97%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
1 7 (10.45%) Subversion
2 6 (8.96%) JUnit
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (5.97%) NUnit
4 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.97%) Mockito
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.49%) JBehave
6 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.49%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.49%) Log4j
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 24 (35.82%) Business Analyst
3 19 (28.36%) Developer
4 18 (26.87%) Designer
5 14 (20.90%) Java Developer
6 11 (16.42%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.46%) UML Business Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Process Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Business Process Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.99%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Hibernate
2 16 (23.88%) Spring
2 16 (23.88%) Web Services
3 10 (14.93%) JSF
3 10 (14.93%) JSP
4 9 (13.43%) CSS
4 9 (13.43%) J2EE
5 8 (11.94%) Java EE
5 8 (11.94%) XML
5 8 (11.94%) jQuery
6 7 (10.45%) Struts
6 7 (10.45%) Ajax
7 6 (8.96%) Servlets
7 6 (8.96%) EJB
8 5 (7.46%) JPA
8 5 (7.46%) HTML
8 5 (7.46%) .NET
8 5 (7.46%) Middleware
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (5.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.99%) Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.99%) DataPower
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) UNIX
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Data Modelling
2 24 (35.82%) SOA
3 22 (32.84%) Use Case
4 21 (31.34%) OO
5 15 (22.39%) BPMN
6 13 (19.40%) TDD
7 11 (16.42%) OOD
8 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.43%) CRM
8 9 (13.43%) Data Analysis
8 9 (13.43%) Scrum
9 8 (11.94%) MVC
9 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.45%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) Jython
6 4 (5.97%) Groovy
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Genesys
2 5 (7.46%) Chordiant
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.99%) Google
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Kony
6 1 (1.49%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.49%) Twitter
6 1 (1.49%) Pega
6 1 (1.49%) Coverity
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) HP
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