The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case 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 Use Case over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 98 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Use Case 23 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.67% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Use Case
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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
2063 1630 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.01% 71.62% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 819 752
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Use Case across the Scotland region.

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Use Case
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Scotland region.

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Use Case
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 Use Case within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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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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 12 £400 -0.31% 3
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Use Case
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Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) UML
3 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 17 (26.98%) BPMN
4 16 (25.40%) OO
5 13 (20.63%) SOA
6 12 (19.05%) OOD
6 12 (19.05%) Data Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Change Management
7 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.87%) JBoss
7 10 (15.87%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) Oracle
8 8 (12.70%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
8 8 (12.70%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.70%) User Stories
9 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 7 (11.11%) Workflow
10 6 (9.52%) Finance
10 6 (9.52%) Scrum
10 6 (9.52%) JSF
11 5 (7.94%) Java EE
12 4 (6.35%) JIRA
12 4 (6.35%) Spring
12 4 (6.35%) Content Management
12 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Use Case 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 Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.87%) JBoss
2 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.76%) GlassFish
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.59%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) MS Access
2 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.59%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Analyst
2 28 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Designer
4 9 (14.29%) Consultant
5 8 (12.70%) PeopleSoft Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Payroll Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Web Services
2 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
3 6 (9.52%) JSF
4 5 (7.94%) Java EE
5 4 (6.35%) Spring
5 4 (6.35%) CSS
6 3 (4.76%) JSP
6 3 (4.76%) J2EE
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (4.76%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) JRuby
6 3 (4.76%) Java EE 5
6 3 (4.76%) JPA
6 3 (4.76%) Apache CXF
7 2 (3.17%) RichFaces
8 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) UNIX
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) UML
3 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 17 (26.98%) BPMN
4 16 (25.40%) OO
5 13 (20.63%) SOA
6 12 (19.05%) OOD
6 12 (19.05%) Data Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.87%) Change Management
8 8 (12.70%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.70%) User Stories
9 7 (11.11%) Workflow
10 6 (9.52%) Scrum
11 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.35%) Content Management
11 4 (6.35%) Process Management
11 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) Jython
3 3 (4.76%) Groovy
3 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.59%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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