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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 96 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing Use Case 32 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.92% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.62% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 15
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£450 £358 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £488 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +1.51%
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
2276 1944 1684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.38% 73.11% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1039 883
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 27 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -31 14 £525 +46.85% 3
Glasgow -1 7 £450 - 1
Stirling - 7 - -
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -3 1 - -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (37.50%) UML
2 16 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 16 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Workflow
4 13 (23.21%) Project Management
5 12 (21.43%) Banking
6 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
6 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
6 11 (19.64%) BPMN
6 11 (19.64%) Change Management
6 11 (19.64%) SOA
6 11 (19.64%) OO
6 11 (19.64%) Java
7 10 (17.86%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (17.86%) Oracle
7 10 (17.86%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 8 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.50%) Validation
10 7 (12.50%) Process Management
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (12.50%) JPA
10 7 (12.50%) User Stories
11 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (10.71%) Data Migration

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
1 5 (8.93%) GlassFish
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.79%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (21.43%) Banking
2 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Analyst
2 28 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) PeopleSoft Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Designer
6 6 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 7 (12.50%) JPA
3 5 (8.93%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) JSP
3 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle ADF
3 5 (8.93%) Java EE
3 5 (8.93%) jQuery
3 5 (8.93%) JRuby
3 5 (8.93%) Java EE 5
4 4 (7.14%) Apache CXF
5 3 (5.36%) JSF
5 3 (5.36%) Drools
6 1 (1.79%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) UNIX
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) UML
2 16 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 16 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Workflow
4 13 (23.21%) Project Management
5 11 (19.64%) SOA
5 11 (19.64%) OO
5 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
5 11 (19.64%) Change Management
5 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
5 11 (19.64%) BPMN
6 10 (17.86%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Process Management
7 7 (12.50%) Validation
7 7 (12.50%) User Stories
8 6 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
8 6 (10.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) Jython
3 5 (8.93%) Groovy
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) CISSP
1 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.79%) CEH
1 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.79%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
1 10 (17.86%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Informatica
3 1 (1.79%) Teradata
3 1 (1.79%) Northgate
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