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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 61 93 53
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -40
Contract jobs citing UML 74 18 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.65% 0.73% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.05% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 29
Average daily rate
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£408 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £344 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
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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
2129 1717 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.23% 69.88% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 871 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 67
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +20 49 £411 +28.51% 3
Glasgow -3 11 £375 +36.36% 3
Stirling - 10 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £425 - 1
Fife - - - -
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UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 62 (55.86%) Use Case
2 55 (49.55%) Java
3 45 (40.54%) Data Modelling
4 34 (30.63%) OO
5 28 (25.23%) Oracle
5 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (24.32%) BPMN
7 26 (23.42%) MS Visio
8 25 (22.52%) Web Services
8 25 (22.52%) SOA
9 23 (20.72%) JBoss
9 23 (20.72%) Scrum
10 20 (18.02%) Hibernate
11 19 (17.12%) Workflow
11 19 (17.12%) JSF
12 18 (16.22%) JPA
12 18 (16.22%) Apache CXF
12 18 (16.22%) User Stories
13 17 (15.32%) SQL
13 17 (15.32%) CRM
13 17 (15.32%) Process Management
13 17 (15.32%) Content Management
14 16 (14.41%) Finance
15 15 (13.51%) Relational Database
16 14 (12.61%) Business Analysis
17 13 (11.71%) .NET
17 13 (11.71%) Migration
17 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
18 12 (10.81%) Data Migration

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.41%) Confluence
3 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.90%) Mule
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.70%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.31%) MS Access
5 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.80%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) NetBeans
1 6 (5.41%) Subversion
1 6 (5.41%) Maven
1 6 (5.41%) JIRA
2 5 (4.50%) JUnit
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.80%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Analyst
2 47 (42.34%) Business Analyst
3 38 (34.23%) Designer
4 20 (18.02%) Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Solutions Designer
6 15 (13.51%) Java Developer
7 13 (11.71%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (11.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 13 (11.71%) Architect
8 11 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (9.01%) Java Architect
10 8 (7.21%) Junior Java Architect
10 8 (7.21%) Junior Architect
10 8 (7.21%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Junior
10 8 (7.21%) UML Business Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Business Systems Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) Senior Designer
12 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) Web Services
2 20 (18.02%) Hibernate
3 19 (17.12%) JSF
4 18 (16.22%) JPA
4 18 (16.22%) Apache CXF
5 13 (11.71%) .NET
6 11 (9.91%) RichFaces
7 9 (8.11%) Spring
8 4 (3.60%) Java EE
8 4 (3.60%) XML
9 3 (2.70%) Middleware
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (2.70%) Java EE 5
10 2 (1.80%) jQuery
10 2 (1.80%) JRuby
10 2 (1.80%) REST
10 2 (1.80%) Spring Integration
10 2 (1.80%) JMS
10 2 (1.80%) CSS
10 2 (1.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.21%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.60%) IVR
4 2 (1.80%) GIS
5 1 (0.90%) DataPower
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) UNIX
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.86%) Use Case
2 45 (40.54%) Data Modelling
3 34 (30.63%) OO
4 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.32%) BPMN
6 25 (22.52%) SOA
7 23 (20.72%) Scrum
8 19 (17.12%) Workflow
9 18 (16.22%) User Stories
10 17 (15.32%) Process Management
10 17 (15.32%) CRM
10 17 (15.32%) Content Management
11 14 (12.61%) Business Analysis
12 13 (11.71%) Migration
12 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
13 12 (10.81%) Data Migration
14 11 (9.91%) Project Management
14 11 (9.91%) OOD
15 10 (9.01%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) Java
2 17 (15.32%) SQL
3 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.70%) C
4 2 (1.80%) C++
4 2 (1.80%) Python
4 2 (1.80%) Embedded C++
4 2 (1.80%) Jython
4 2 (1.80%) Groovy
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.90%) C#
5 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.90%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) HNC
2 1 (0.90%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Oracle
2 23 (20.72%) JBoss
3 6 (5.41%) Genesys
4 3 (2.70%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.80%) Twitter
5 2 (1.80%) Chordiant
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Sun
6 1 (0.90%) Informatica
6 1 (0.90%) FatWire
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