Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 17 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.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 159 118
Rank change year-on-year +4 -41 -24
Contract jobs citing UML 39 27 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 0.61% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.73% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 37
Scotland median daily rate £367 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £223 £303
90th Percentile £537 £423 £500
UK median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

UML 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4202 3676 5115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.55% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2386 2144 2670
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 91 108
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.78 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Scotland

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Scotland

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Scotland

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Scotland

UML
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 22 £375 -2.91% 2
Glasgow -2 13 £338 +8.87% 3
Lothian - 1 - -
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for UML.

1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
2 17 (43.59%) Use Case
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) JPA
3 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 14 (35.90%) Oracle
4 14 (35.90%) SOA
5 12 (30.77%) BPMN
5 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Data Modelling
6 11 (28.21%) OO
6 11 (28.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (25.64%) Domain Models
7 10 (25.64%) JBoss
7 10 (25.64%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (25.64%) Web Services
7 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
7 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
8 9 (23.08%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 9 (23.08%) Wireframes
9 8 (20.51%) IBM
9 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
9 8 (20.51%) TIBCO
9 8 (20.51%) DSDM
9 8 (20.51%) RUP
9 8 (20.51%) JSF
9 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (28.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (25.64%) JBoss
2 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
3 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (17.95%) Jetty
4 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Boomi
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
2 7 (17.95%) Couchbase
2 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) Redis
2 7 (17.95%) Riak
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
1 7 (17.95%) FitNesse
1 7 (17.95%) Selenium
1 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) JDeveloper
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Log4j
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (5.13%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Designer
4 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.26%) DBA
7 3 (7.69%) Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Business Process Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
2 15 (38.46%) JPA
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) Apache CXF
4 8 (20.51%) JSF
5 7 (17.95%) Apache OpenJPA
5 7 (17.95%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) HTML5
5 7 (17.95%) JMS
5 7 (17.95%) Kafka
5 7 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (17.95%) RichFaces
5 7 (17.95%) Spring
5 7 (17.95%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (17.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (10.26%) Middleware
7 3 (7.69%) J2EE
7 3 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) XSLT
8 2 (5.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Use Case
3 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 14 (35.90%) SOA
5 12 (30.77%) BPMN
5 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Data Modelling
6 11 (28.21%) OO
7 10 (25.64%) Domain Models
7 10 (25.64%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (23.08%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) Wireframes
9 8 (20.51%) DSDM
9 8 (20.51%) RUP
9 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Kanban
10 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
10 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.95%) Python
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Ansible
1 7 (17.95%) Cobbler
1 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (17.95%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 8 (20.51%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (5.13%) Guidewire
4 2 (5.13%) Pega
5 1 (2.56%) Casewise
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.56%) webMethods