Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 125 102
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing Use Case 77 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.63% 1.17% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.41% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 61
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -22.22% +10.43%
10th Percentile £311 £268 £325
90th Percentile £488 £468 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £46.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -16.30% +16.09% +21.92%

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 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 4,029 3,129 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.09% 83.46% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 1,816 2,463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £538 £502 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 78
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.84 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £37.86 £48.38 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +4 59 £400 +8.84% 4
Glasgow -12 15 £355 +14.52% 2
Aberdeen +4 2 £330 -
Lothian - 1 - -
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Finance
3 26 (33.77%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (27.27%) UML
4 21 (27.27%) SOA
5 20 (25.97%) Web Services
6 19 (24.68%) Business Analysis
7 17 (22.08%) Java
7 17 (22.08%) Oracle
7 17 (22.08%) Data Modelling
7 17 (22.08%) User Experience
8 15 (19.48%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (19.48%) OO
9 14 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 13 (16.88%) CMS
10 13 (16.88%) Banking
10 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (16.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (16.88%) Sitecore
10 13 (16.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (15.58%) Splunk
11 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
11 12 (15.58%) Domain Models
12 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 11 (14.29%) SIEM
12 11 (14.29%) JIRA
13 10 (12.99%) JSF
13 10 (12.99%) Apache CXF
13 10 (12.99%) BPMN
13 10 (12.99%) JPA

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 13 (16.88%) CMS
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 13 (16.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.60%) JBoss
2 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.69%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Lucidchart
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) IaaS
3 6 (7.79%) PaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) CTI
1 2 (2.60%) Firewall
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) Redis
3 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Parquet
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) JIRA
2 10 (12.99%) Axure RP
3 9 (11.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) GitLab
7 1 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Analyst
2 28 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Digital Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Digital Business Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Designer
5 10 (12.99%) Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.19%) DBA
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Development Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) Web Services
2 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
3 10 (12.99%) Apache CXF
3 10 (12.99%) JPA
3 10 (12.99%) JSF
4 9 (11.69%) Apache OpenJPA
4 9 (11.69%) RichFaces
5 6 (7.79%) .NET
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Core
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.79%) Entity Framework
5 6 (7.79%) SignalR
6 5 (6.49%) JSON
7 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.19%) CSS
7 4 (5.19%) Middleware
7 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.19%) SOAP
7 4 (5.19%) XML
8 3 (3.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (22.08%) User Experience
3 10 (12.99%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.79%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Blog
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) AIX
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Solaris
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) SOA
2 21 (27.27%) UML
3 19 (24.68%) Business Analysis
4 17 (22.08%) Data Modelling
5 15 (19.48%) OO
5 15 (19.48%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Domain Models
8 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 11 (14.29%) SIEM
9 10 (12.99%) BPMN
9 10 (12.99%) Change Management
9 10 (12.99%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (12.99%) Process Improvement
9 10 (12.99%) Scrum
9 10 (12.99%) SDLC
9 10 (12.99%) Transition Management
9 10 (12.99%) Validation
9 10 (12.99%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Java
2 6 (7.79%) C#
3 5 (6.49%) SQL
4 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) ES6
5 2 (2.60%) Python
5 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.60%) XPath
6 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) MCSD
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) ACCA
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) CEH
4 1 (1.30%) CIMA
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (16.88%) Sitecore
4 12 (15.58%) Splunk
5 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 3 (3.90%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (3.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.60%) Avaya
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) Teradata
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.30%) FireEye
8 1 (1.30%) VMware