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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Use Cases
Rank 71 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Contract jobs citing Use Case 61 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 0.74% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.93% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 8
Average daily rate £463 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +34.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.35 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -7.11%
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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +27 48 £475 +31.94% 2
Glasgow +15 10 £375 -14.28%
Stirling - 2 £340 -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 62 (60.78%) UML
2 54 (52.94%) Java
3 51 (50.00%) BPMN
4 45 (44.12%) Data Modelling
5 42 (41.18%) JBoss
6 41 (40.20%) Oracle
7 40 (39.22%) OO
8 39 (38.24%) SOA
9 38 (37.25%) JSF
10 36 (35.29%) JPA
10 36 (35.29%) Apache CXF
11 32 (31.37%) Hibernate
12 31 (30.39%) Relational Database
13 29 (28.43%) Logical Data Model
13 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (25.49%) RichFaces
15 25 (24.51%) Drools
16 18 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
16 18 (17.65%) MS Visio
17 17 (16.67%) Migration
17 17 (16.67%) Data Migration
17 17 (16.67%) Business Analysis
18 16 (15.69%) Finance
19 15 (14.71%) User Stories
20 13 (12.75%) SDLC
21 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (11.76%) Workflow
22 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
22 11 (10.78%) Process Management
23 10 (9.80%) Content Management

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 42 (41.18%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.88%) MS Project
3 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.96%) MS Office
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
1 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) DNS
1 1 (0.98%) Firewall
1 1 (0.98%) LAN
1 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.94%) Big Data
2 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.96%) BODI
3 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.96%) DataStage
3 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.96%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Legal
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Front Office
3 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Law
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (42.16%) Analyst
2 37 (36.27%) Architect
3 31 (30.39%) Business Analyst
4 27 (26.47%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (13.73%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Java Architect
8 9 (8.82%) Java Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.84%) Applications Architect
9 8 (7.84%) Developer
9 8 (7.84%) UML Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) UML Business Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) C++ Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (5.88%) Lead Architect
12 5 (4.90%) Digital Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Digital Business Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) JSF
2 36 (35.29%) Apache CXF
2 36 (35.29%) JPA
3 32 (31.37%) Hibernate
4 26 (25.49%) RichFaces
5 25 (24.51%) Drools
6 9 (8.82%) Web Services
7 7 (6.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (4.90%) Apache OpenJPA
9 2 (1.96%) Java EE
10 1 (0.98%) CGI
10 1 (0.98%) CSS
10 1 (0.98%) jQuery
10 1 (0.98%) JSP
10 1 (0.98%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.92%) Derivative
2 4 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (2.94%) Equities
3 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.94%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Unix
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.78%) UML
2 51 (50.00%) BPMN
3 45 (44.12%) Data Modelling
4 40 (39.22%) OO
5 39 (38.24%) SOA
6 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (28.43%) Logical Data Model
7 17 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 17 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 17 (16.67%) Migration
8 15 (14.71%) User Stories
9 13 (12.75%) SDLC
10 12 (11.76%) Workflow
11 11 (10.78%) Process Management
11 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.80%) Change Control
12 10 (9.80%) Content Management
12 10 (9.80%) CRM
12 10 (9.80%) Document Management
12 10 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (7.84%) Perl
3 7 (6.86%) C++
4 6 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) IIBA
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) SANS
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.98%) EMIR
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (0.98%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.86%) Sybase
4 3 (2.94%) IBM
4 3 (2.94%) Splunk
5 2 (1.96%) Cognos
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.96%) Trillium
6 1 (0.98%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.98%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago