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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 101 101 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Use Case 50 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.07% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.35% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 26
Average daily rate £438 £450 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £334 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £570 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.50%
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
2470 2366 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.37% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1295 1077
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 40 £450 -14.28% 2
Glasgow +8 10 £353 -21.66% 2
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 65 (58.04%) UML
2 59 (52.68%) Java
3 54 (48.21%) BPMN
4 47 (41.96%) JBoss
4 47 (41.96%) Data Modelling
5 46 (41.07%) SOA
6 45 (40.18%) Oracle
7 44 (39.29%) OO
8 42 (37.50%) JPA
9 41 (36.61%) JSF
10 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (34.82%) Apache CXF
11 38 (33.93%) Hibernate
12 33 (29.46%) Logical Data Model
13 29 (25.89%) RichFaces
14 28 (25.00%) Drools
15 27 (24.11%) Relational Database
16 20 (17.86%) MS Visio
17 19 (16.96%) Oracle BPM
18 18 (16.07%) Finance
19 17 (15.18%) Migration
19 17 (15.18%) Data Migration
19 17 (15.18%) Business Analysis
20 16 (14.29%) User Stories
21 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
21 14 (12.50%) Web Services
22 12 (10.71%) Workflow
22 12 (10.71%) Process Management
22 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
23 11 (9.82%) JIRA

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 47 (41.96%) JBoss
2 9 (8.04%) CMS
3 8 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (17.86%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.36%) MS Project
3 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.79%) MS Office
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (16.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) DNS
1 4 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.57%) Big Data
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.89%) JUnit
3 1 (0.89%) Maven
3 1 (0.89%) Mockito
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Law
4 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Analyst
2 42 (37.50%) Architect
3 39 (34.82%) Business Analyst
4 31 (27.68%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.71%) Java Architect
6 11 (9.82%) Java Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.04%) Applications Architect
8 8 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) UML Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Designer
10 6 (5.36%) Lead Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) SOA Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.50%) JPA
2 41 (36.61%) JSF
3 39 (34.82%) Apache CXF
4 38 (33.93%) Hibernate
5 29 (25.89%) RichFaces
6 28 (25.00%) Drools
7 14 (12.50%) Web Services
8 6 (5.36%) Apache OpenJPA
9 4 (3.57%) Java EE
9 4 (3.57%) Spring
10 3 (2.68%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.79%) CSS
11 2 (1.79%) Java EE 5
11 2 (1.79%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (1.79%) REST
11 2 (1.79%) SOAP
12 1 (0.89%) DHTML
12 1 (0.89%) EJB
12 1 (0.89%) JDBC
12 1 (0.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) User Experience
3 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.89%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.04%) UML
2 54 (48.21%) BPMN
3 47 (41.96%) Data Modelling
4 46 (41.07%) SOA
5 44 (39.29%) OO
6 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (29.46%) Logical Data Model
8 17 (15.18%) Business Analysis
8 17 (15.18%) Data Migration
8 17 (15.18%) Migration
9 16 (14.29%) User Stories
10 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.71%) Process Management
11 12 (10.71%) Workflow
12 11 (9.82%) Change Management
12 11 (9.82%) Content Management
12 11 (9.82%) CRM
12 11 (9.82%) Document Management
13 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.68%) Java
2 7 (6.25%) SQL
3 4 (3.57%) Perl
3 4 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.89%) AspectJ
5 1 (0.89%) C#
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) CISSP
2 2 (1.79%) ISEB
2 2 (1.79%) SANS
3 1 (0.89%) IIBA
3 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.89%) EMIR
2 1 (0.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (1.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) Oracle
2 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.36%) Splunk
5 4 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.89%) MapR
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.89%) Pega
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec
7 1 (0.89%) Trillium
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago