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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 116 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -18
Contract jobs citing Use Case 29 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 1.42% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.77% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 34
Median daily rate £425 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £334 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Use Case
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
2388 2315 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.91% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1234 1128
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Use Case as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 21 £475 -9.52% 2
Glasgow +4 7 £376 -5.93% 1
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 45 (50.56%) UML
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 35 (39.33%) JBoss
4 34 (38.20%) Oracle
4 34 (38.20%) Data Modelling
5 32 (35.96%) SOA
5 32 (35.96%) JPA
6 31 (34.83%) BPMN
6 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (33.71%) OO
8 28 (31.46%) JSF
8 28 (31.46%) Apache CXF
9 26 (29.21%) Hibernate
10 25 (28.09%) Logical Data Model
11 24 (26.97%) Wireframes
12 21 (23.60%) Drools
13 20 (22.47%) Relational Database
14 17 (19.10%) RichFaces
14 17 (19.10%) Business Analysis
14 17 (19.10%) Finance
15 14 (15.73%) MS Visio
16 12 (13.48%) Oracle BPM
16 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (12.36%) User Stories
17 11 (12.36%) Data Migration
17 11 (12.36%) Migration
17 11 (12.36%) Change Management
18 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (11.24%) Web Services
18 10 (11.24%) Process Improvement

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (39.33%) JBoss
2 9 (10.11%) CMS
3 8 (8.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.49%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) DNS
1 3 (3.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.37%) Big Data
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) GIS
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) JIRA
2 4 (4.49%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Analyst
2 34 (38.20%) Business Analyst
3 29 (32.58%) Architect
4 24 (26.97%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Java Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Java Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Designer
10 5 (5.62%) Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (5.62%) UML Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) UML Business Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Applications Architect
12 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.37%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) JPA
2 28 (31.46%) Apache CXF
2 28 (31.46%) JSF
3 26 (29.21%) Hibernate
4 21 (23.60%) Drools
5 17 (19.10%) RichFaces
6 10 (11.24%) Web Services
7 5 (5.62%) Spring
8 4 (4.49%) Java EE
9 3 (3.37%) Apache OpenJPA
10 2 (2.25%) EclipseLink
10 2 (2.25%) Java EE 5
10 2 (2.25%) jBPM
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
10 2 (2.25%) REST
10 2 (2.25%) RESTful
10 2 (2.25%) TopLink
10 2 (2.25%) XML
10 2 (2.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.24%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.37%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.12%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Linux
1 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) UML
2 34 (38.20%) Data Modelling
3 32 (35.96%) SOA
4 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (34.83%) BPMN
5 30 (33.71%) OO
6 25 (28.09%) Logical Data Model
7 24 (26.97%) Wireframes
8 17 (19.10%) Business Analysis
9 11 (12.36%) Change Management
9 11 (12.36%) Data Migration
9 11 (12.36%) Migration
9 11 (12.36%) User Stories
10 10 (11.24%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (11.24%) Process Improvement
10 10 (11.24%) SDLC
10 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.11%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.87%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) Java
2 6 (6.74%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Perl
3 3 (3.37%) Python
4 2 (2.25%) AspectJ
4 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) IIBA
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PMP
3 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.12%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (1.12%) QRadar
Vendors
1 34 (38.20%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.62%) Splunk
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.12%) Infor
5 1 (1.12%) MapR
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Pega
5 1 (1.12%) Symantec
5 1 (1.12%) Trillium