Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Use Cases
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 89 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -41
Contract jobs citing Use Case 59 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.01% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.65% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 39
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +11.46%
10th Percentile £358 £288 £335
90th Percentile £486 £429 £528
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £410
% change year-on-year +11.07% -14.63% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Use Case is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2473 1758 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.37% 83.67% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1014 1376
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +0.55% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.80% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.37
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Edinburgh

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Edinburgh

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (33.90%) Web Services
3 20 (33.90%) Finance
4 16 (27.12%) SOA
5 14 (23.73%) Business Analysis
5 14 (23.73%) User Experience
6 13 (22.03%) SDLC
6 13 (22.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (22.03%) Sitecore
6 13 (22.03%) CMS
6 13 (22.03%) UML
6 13 (22.03%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (22.03%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (18.64%) OO
8 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
9 10 (16.95%) QA
9 10 (16.95%) JSON
9 10 (16.95%) JIRA
9 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
9 10 (16.95%) Banking
9 10 (16.95%) Validation
9 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (16.95%) Axure RP
9 10 (16.95%) Splunk
9 10 (16.95%) SIEM
9 10 (16.95%) Threat Modelling
9 10 (16.95%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (16.95%) Transition Management

Use Case
Co-occurring 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 13 (22.03%) CMS
1 13 (22.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
2 9 (15.25%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Lucidchart
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
3 4 (6.78%) PaaS
4 3 (5.08%) GitHub
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Redis
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Axure RP
1 10 (16.95%) JIRA
2 9 (15.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.08%) GitLab
5 3 (5.08%) Mockito
6 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Business Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Digital Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Designer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 4 (6.78%) CMS Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Development Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) JSON
3 9 (15.25%) .NET
3 9 (15.25%) .NET Core
3 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
3 9 (15.25%) Apache CXF
3 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
3 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
3 9 (15.25%) JPA
3 9 (15.25%) JSF
3 9 (15.25%) SignalR
4 8 (13.56%) Apache OpenJPA
4 8 (13.56%) RichFaces
5 7 (11.86%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (11.86%) SOAP
5 7 (11.86%) XML
6 5 (8.47%) NHibernate
6 5 (8.47%) RESTful
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (23.73%) User Experience
3 10 (16.95%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (15.25%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.39%) Blog
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) SOA
3 14 (23.73%) Business Analysis
4 13 (22.03%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (22.03%) SDLC
4 13 (22.03%) UML
5 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (18.64%) OO
7 10 (16.95%) Data Acquisition
7 10 (16.95%) Domain Models
7 10 (16.95%) SIEM
7 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.95%) Threat Modelling
7 10 (16.95%) Transition Management
7 10 (16.95%) Validation
8 9 (15.25%) Business Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) Business Process Improvement
8 9 (15.25%) Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
8 9 (15.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) ES6
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) MCSD
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ACCA
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) CIMA
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Sitecore
2 10 (16.95%) Splunk
3 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) Avaya
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Informatica