Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 144 132
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 -48
Contract jobs citing Use Case 39 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.93% 1.22% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.43% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 26
Scotland median daily rate £364 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £276 £296 £318
90th Percentile £425 £623 £594
UK median daily rate £430 £440 £413
% change year-on-year -2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £20.69
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year -1.23% +9.62% -4.38%

Use Case 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 3491 4670 5117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.80% 84.96% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 2671 2662
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £506 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 121
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £43.15 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Scotland

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Scotland

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Scotland

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Scotland

Use Case
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 Use Case within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 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 0 27 £375 -16.67%
Glasgow -4 12 £338 -4.26% 2
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 16 (41.03%) SDLC
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Linux
5 9 (23.08%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Perl
6 8 (20.51%) Python
6 8 (20.51%) SOA
6 8 (20.51%) QA
7 7 (17.95%) JSON
7 7 (17.95%) Banking
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) User Stories
7 7 (17.95%) SIEM
8 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.38%) Database Security
8 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 6 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
8 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.38%) VBA
8 6 (15.38%) Windows
8 6 (15.38%) Law
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.38%) BPMN
9 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) Migration

Use Case
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 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Parquet
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.69%) GitLab
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Mockito
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
1 13 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.82%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Database Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) JSON
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) SOAP
3 4 (10.26%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET
4 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.69%) RESTful
4 3 (7.69%) SignalR
5 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) JSF
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) SDLC
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) SOA
4 7 (17.95%) SIEM
4 7 (17.95%) User Stories
5 6 (15.38%) BPMN
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Database Security
5 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) UML
6 5 (12.82%) Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) Perl
2 8 (20.51%) Python
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) VBA
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CISSP
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) SANS
2 1 (2.56%) CEH
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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