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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 71 90 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Contract jobs citing UML 56 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 1.09% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.56% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
2096 1735 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.37% 69.76% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 857 890
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 79
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +23 34 £400 +25.00% 3
Stirling +1 10 £375 -16.66%
Glasgow -18 9 £350 - 3
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
Highlands - 1 - -
UML
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UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (55.66%) Java
2 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (48.11%) Use Case
4 37 (34.91%) Data Modelling
5 36 (33.96%) OO
6 32 (30.19%) Oracle
7 28 (26.42%) SOA
8 27 (25.47%) Web Services
9 26 (24.53%) JBoss
10 24 (22.64%) Hibernate
10 24 (22.64%) Scrum
11 22 (20.75%) JSF
12 20 (18.87%) BPMN
12 20 (18.87%) JPA
12 20 (18.87%) SQL
13 18 (16.98%) MS Visio
13 18 (16.98%) Apache CXF
14 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
14 17 (16.04%) Finance
15 13 (12.26%) Spring
15 13 (12.26%) .NET
15 13 (12.26%) CRM
15 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
15 13 (12.26%) Oracle BPM
16 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
16 12 (11.32%) Business Analysis
16 12 (11.32%) Workflow
17 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
17 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
17 11 (10.38%) TDD

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (6.60%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.66%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.66%) Confluence
3 4 (3.77%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.83%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) Mule
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.83%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.60%) MS Access
6 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.89%) MySQL
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Subversion
2 6 (5.66%) Maven
2 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 6 (5.66%) JUnit
2 6 (5.66%) NetBeans
3 3 (2.83%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.94%) Mockito
5 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.94%) NUnit
5 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
2 4 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (37.74%) Analyst
2 39 (36.79%) Designer
3 37 (34.91%) Business Analyst
4 24 (22.64%) Developer
5 19 (17.92%) Java Developer
6 17 (16.04%) Solutions Designer
7 13 (12.26%) Architect
8 11 (10.38%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (9.43%) Java Architect
10 8 (7.55%) UML Business Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) Junior Java Architect
10 8 (7.55%) Junior Architect
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Junior
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.47%) Web Services
2 24 (22.64%) Hibernate
3 22 (20.75%) JSF
4 20 (18.87%) JPA
5 18 (16.98%) Apache CXF
6 13 (12.26%) Spring
6 13 (12.26%) .NET
7 11 (10.38%) RichFaces
8 8 (7.55%) XML
9 6 (5.66%) Middleware
9 6 (5.66%) Java EE
10 5 (4.72%) JSP
11 4 (3.77%) J2EE
11 4 (3.77%) JMS
11 4 (3.77%) jQuery
11 4 (3.77%) CSS
11 4 (3.77%) REST
12 3 (2.83%) Spring Integration
12 3 (2.83%) Java EE 5
12 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.55%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) IVR
5 3 (2.83%) DataPower
6 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) UNIX
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (48.11%) Use Case
3 37 (34.91%) Data Modelling
4 36 (33.96%) OO
5 28 (26.42%) SOA
6 24 (22.64%) Scrum
7 20 (18.87%) BPMN
8 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.26%) CRM
9 12 (11.32%) Workflow
9 12 (11.32%) Business Analysis
10 11 (10.38%) TDD
10 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
10 11 (10.38%) OOD
10 11 (10.38%) User Stories
11 10 (9.43%) Project Management
11 10 (9.43%) Process Management
11 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.49%) Data Management
12 9 (8.49%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.66%) Java
2 20 (18.87%) SQL
3 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.89%) C
5 2 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) C++
5 2 (1.89%) Python
5 2 (1.89%) Embedded C++
5 2 (1.89%) Jython
5 2 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.94%) HNC
1 1 (0.94%) HND
1 1 (0.94%) ISEB
1 1 (0.94%) Sun Certification
1 1 (0.94%) OCPJP
1 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Oracle
2 26 (24.53%) JBoss
3 7 (6.60%) Genesys
4 3 (2.83%) Chordiant
4 3 (2.83%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.89%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.89%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) Twitter
5 2 (1.89%) Kony
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.94%) Sun
6 1 (0.94%) Informatica
6 1 (0.94%) FatWire
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