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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 124 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing Use Case 25 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 1.40% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.74% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 31
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £336 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +12.67%
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
2440 2413 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.70% 80.30% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1226 1181
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.65 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 17 £425 -19.04% 1
Glasgow -3 7 £400 - 2
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 33 (42.31%) Java
1 33 (42.31%) UML
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 26 (33.33%) JBoss
4 24 (30.77%) Oracle
4 24 (30.77%) SOA
5 22 (28.21%) OO
5 22 (28.21%) JPA
6 21 (26.92%) BPMN
7 20 (25.64%) Logical Data Model
8 19 (24.36%) Finance
9 18 (23.08%) JSF
9 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 18 (23.08%) Apache CXF
9 18 (23.08%) Business Analysis
9 18 (23.08%) Wireframes
10 16 (20.51%) Drools
11 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
12 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.10%) Change Management
14 10 (12.82%) Banking
14 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
14 10 (12.82%) User Experience
14 10 (12.82%) Business Process Improvement
14 10 (12.82%) Process Improvement
14 10 (12.82%) RichFaces
15 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.54%) CMS
15 9 (11.54%) SDLC

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 26 (33.33%) JBoss
2 9 (11.54%) CMS
3 8 (10.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) GIS
4 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.56%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Analyst
2 31 (39.74%) Business Analyst
3 22 (28.21%) Architect
4 19 (24.36%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Java Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Java Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Designer
8 5 (6.41%) Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (3.85%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) JPA
2 18 (23.08%) Apache CXF
2 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 18 (23.08%) JSF
3 16 (20.51%) Drools
4 10 (12.82%) RichFaces
5 8 (10.26%) Web Services
6 4 (5.13%) Spring
7 3 (3.85%) Java EE
8 2 (2.56%) Java EE 5
8 2 (2.56%) jBPM
8 2 (2.56%) JMS
8 2 (2.56%) Middleware
8 2 (2.56%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.56%) REST
8 2 (2.56%) TopLink
8 2 (2.56%) WSDL
8 2 (2.56%) XML
8 2 (2.56%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) User Experience
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) UML
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 24 (30.77%) SOA
5 22 (28.21%) OO
6 21 (26.92%) BPMN
7 20 (25.64%) Logical Data Model
8 18 (23.08%) Business Analysis
8 18 (23.08%) Wireframes
9 11 (14.10%) Change Management
10 10 (12.82%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (12.82%) Process Improvement
11 9 (11.54%) SDLC
11 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
13 7 (8.97%) Translating Business Requirements
13 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.97%) User Stories
14 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
14 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Java
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (3.85%) Perl
3 3 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) AspectJ
4 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISEB
2 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) IIBA
3 1 (1.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.28%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (1.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.41%) Splunk
4 3 (3.85%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.28%) Infor
6 1 (1.28%) MapR
6 1 (1.28%) Pega
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.28%) Trillium