The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 52 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15  
Contract jobs citing UML 6 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 2.51% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 3.03% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 10
Median daily rate £420 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.04% +32.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £611 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 763 1255 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.59% 82.78% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 704 662
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Edinburgh

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Edinburgh

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Edinburgh

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for UML.

1 9 (69.23%) Use Case
2 8 (61.54%) BPMN
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) JPA
3 6 (46.15%) Apache CXF
3 6 (46.15%) JSF
4 5 (38.46%) RichFaces
4 5 (38.46%) Domain Models
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Process Management
6 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (23.08%) Apache OpenJPA
7 2 (15.38%) Drools
7 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UML Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Apache CXF
1 6 (46.15%) JPA
1 6 (46.15%) JSF
2 5 (38.46%) RichFaces
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Apache OpenJPA
5 2 (15.38%) Drools
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Use Case
2 8 (61.54%) BPMN
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Domain Models
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
6 3 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Process Management
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Content Management
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Document Management
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat