Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 135 154
Rank change year-on-year +52 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 14 40 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 0.96% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 23
Median daily rate £394 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +29.03% +7.12%
10th Percentile £305 £403 £332
90th Percentile £417 £650 £456
UK median daily rate £461 £463 £475
% change year-on-year -0.27% -2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £43.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.41% -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -1.12% -1.11%

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 1,313 3,592 4,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.77% 86.24% 88.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1,987 2,538
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £240 £250
90th Percentile £550 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £451
% change year-on-year - +5.44% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 99 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.30% -14.00% -4.31%
10th Percentile £9.20 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.55 £43.75 £48.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £20.90
% change year-on-year +45.83% +14.86% -15.81%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Scotland

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing UML in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for UML in Scotland

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing UML in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for UML in Scotland

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing UML in Scotland.

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 22 October 2020. 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
Glasgow +47 12 £388 -22.89% 1
Edinburgh +29 1 £413 -8.33%
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for UML.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) T-SQL
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Python
1 13 (92.86%) Azure SQL Database
1 13 (92.86%) R
1 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
1 13 (92.86%) Azure
1 13 (92.86%) Power BI
1 13 (92.86%) Data Flow Diagram
1 13 (92.86%) Databricks
1 13 (92.86%) Azure Data Factory
1 13 (92.86%) Power Platform
2 11 (78.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Business Case
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Service Design
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
6 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Azure
1 13 (92.86%) Azure Data Factory
1 13 (92.86%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Azure SQL Database
1 13 (92.86%) Power BI
2 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Data Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Data Flow Diagram
2 11 (78.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Business Case
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Service Design
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
1 13 (92.86%) Python
1 13 (92.86%) R
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Databricks