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 3 months to 29 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.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 84 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing UML 10 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 1.93% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.32% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 20
Median daily rate £423 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% +21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £602 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.17 £36.20
% change year-on-year -0.39% +19.25%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1474 2157 2353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.80% 83.22% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1206 1296
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 6 £420 -18.04% 1
Glasgow -4 3 £425 +50.44%
West Lothian - 2 £423 -
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for UML.

1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Use Case
3 12 (46.15%) OO
4 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) SOA
6 8 (30.77%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) Docker
6 8 (30.77%) DevOps
6 8 (30.77%) BPMN
6 8 (30.77%) Maven
7 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
8 6 (23.08%) Workflow
8 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
8 6 (23.08%) Apache CXF
8 6 (23.08%) JPA
8 6 (23.08%) JSF
8 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
9 5 (19.23%) RichFaces
9 5 (19.23%) J2EE
9 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 5 (19.23%) Domain Models
10 4 (15.38%) Migration
10 4 (15.38%) Telecoms

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) Gradle
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Mockito
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Java Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 6 (23.08%) Apache CXF
3 6 (23.08%) JPA
3 6 (23.08%) JSF
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) RichFaces
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) Apache OpenJPA
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
7 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) Drools
7 2 (7.69%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) DataPower
1 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) OO
2 12 (46.15%) Use Case
3 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 8 (30.77%) BPMN
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
4 8 (30.77%) SOA
5 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Workflow
7 5 (19.23%) Domain Models
7 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (11.54%) Process Management
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Service Management
9 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 3 (11.54%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore