The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 71 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 60 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.22% 0.89% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.25% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.64 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2049 1762 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.69% 71.25% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Use Case
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +17 51 £400 +7.38% 1
Glasgow +3 4 £313 -26.47% 1
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 55 (50.00%) UML
2 47 (42.73%) User Stories
3 43 (39.09%) Data Modelling
3 43 (39.09%) BPMN
4 38 (34.55%) Workflow
5 33 (30.00%) Java
6 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (24.55%) MS Visio
8 26 (23.64%) Oracle
9 25 (22.73%) JBoss
10 24 (21.82%) OO
11 22 (20.00%) SOA
12 20 (18.18%) Process Management
13 19 (17.27%) Web Services
14 18 (16.36%) Scrum
14 18 (16.36%) JSF
15 17 (15.45%) Content Management
15 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (14.55%) Apache CXF
16 16 (14.55%) JPA
17 15 (13.64%) Migration
17 15 (13.64%) Hibernate
17 15 (13.64%) WCAG
17 15 (13.64%) RichFaces
18 14 (12.73%) Data Migration
19 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
19 13 (11.82%) Java EE
20 11 (10.00%) Document Management
20 11 (10.00%) Business Analysis
20 11 (10.00%) Finance

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.64%) MS Project
4 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.55%) Informix
2 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.64%) MS Access
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) JIRA
2 4 (3.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (3.64%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Billing
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) Analyst
2 52 (47.27%) Business Analyst
3 24 (21.82%) Architect
4 21 (19.09%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (17.27%) Senior Business Analyst
5 19 (17.27%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (15.45%) Designer
7 16 (14.55%) Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Java Architect
9 9 (8.18%) Senior Architect
10 8 (7.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 8 (7.27%) Junior
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Java Architect
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Architect
12 6 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (5.45%) UML Business Analyst
13 5 (4.55%) Senior Designer
14 4 (3.64%) UI Programmer
14 4 (3.64%) Junior Designer
14 4 (3.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) Web Services
2 18 (16.36%) JSF
3 16 (14.55%) Apache CXF
3 16 (14.55%) JPA
4 15 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 15 (13.64%) RichFaces
5 13 (11.82%) Java EE
6 5 (4.55%) CSS
6 5 (4.55%) JSON
7 4 (3.64%) HTML
8 3 (2.73%) jQuery
9 2 (1.82%) Java EE 5
9 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.82%) .NET
9 2 (1.82%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (0.91%) jBPM
10 1 (0.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.82%) GIS
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (1.82%) Derivative
2 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
2 2 (1.82%) Equities
3 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) UML
2 47 (42.73%) User Stories
3 43 (39.09%) Data Modelling
3 43 (39.09%) BPMN
4 38 (34.55%) Workflow
5 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.82%) OO
7 22 (20.00%) SOA
8 20 (18.18%) Process Management
9 18 (16.36%) Scrum
10 17 (15.45%) Content Management
10 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (13.64%) Migration
12 14 (12.73%) Data Migration
13 11 (10.00%) Document Management
13 11 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 11 (10.00%) CRM
14 7 (6.36%) Project Management
15 5 (4.55%) Data Analysis
15 5 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (7.27%) SQL
3 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.82%) C
4 2 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) Jython
5 1 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (1.82%) IIBA
4 1 (0.91%) HNC
4 1 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) WCAG
2 2 (1.82%) EMIR
2 2 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Oracle
2 25 (22.73%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) Charles River
4 1 (0.91%) Twitter
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