Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 135 143
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -14
Contract jobs citing Use Case 70 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.25% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.09% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 37
Scotland median daily rate £385 £364 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% -14.29% +3.03%
10th Percentile £290 £276 £295
90th Percentile £488 £425 £624
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £440
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% +6.92%

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 4,812 3,566 4,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.25% 84.20% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,844 2,069 2,702
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £259 £252 £235
90th Percentile £550 £525 £507
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 80 92
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.13 £45.10 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -9 44 £385 +2.67% 1
Glasgow -14 23 £375 +11.11% 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £325 -
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 32 (45.71%) Java
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.43%) SOA
4 21 (30.00%) OO
5 18 (25.71%) Data Modelling
6 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
8 12 (17.14%) Oracle
8 12 (17.14%) Finance
9 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
10 10 (14.29%) JPA
10 10 (14.29%) Web Services
10 10 (14.29%) Project Management
10 10 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (14.29%) Domain Models
11 9 (12.86%) UML
11 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.86%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (11.43%) BPMN
12 8 (11.43%) Scrum
12 8 (11.43%) Banking
13 7 (10.00%) HTML
13 7 (10.00%) CSS
13 7 (10.00%) Spring
13 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.00%) Java 8
14 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.57%) Sequence Diagram

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 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.71%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.43%) InVision
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Office 365
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) DNS
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) DHCP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Zeppelin
3 3 (4.29%) Data Mart
3 3 (4.29%) DB2
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Hudson
2 3 (4.29%) MagicDraw
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) GitLab
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Billing
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Designer
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Technical Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.29%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.86%) Administrator
10 2 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Process Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (14.29%) JPA
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 7 (10.00%) CSS
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) Spring
4 6 (8.57%) Apache CXF
4 6 (8.57%) Apache OpenJPA
4 6 (8.57%) JSF
5 5 (7.14%) J2EE
6 4 (5.71%) Drools
6 4 (5.71%) REST
6 4 (5.71%) RichFaces
7 3 (4.29%) Angular 2
7 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.29%) Java EE
7 3 (4.29%) Kafka
7 3 (4.29%) RESTful
7 3 (4.29%) XML
8 2 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Podcast
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) SOA
3 21 (30.00%) OO
4 18 (25.71%) Data Modelling
5 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.29%) Domain Models
7 10 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (14.29%) Project Management
8 9 (12.86%) Logical Data Model
8 9 (12.86%) UML
9 8 (11.43%) BPMN
9 8 (11.43%) Scrum
10 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.57%) Sequence Diagram
11 6 (8.57%) SOLID
11 6 (8.57%) User Stories
11 6 (8.57%) Wireframes
12 5 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) Java 8
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) Scala
5 2 (2.86%) AspectJ
6 1 (1.43%) BeanShell
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) PMP
3 1 (1.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Kibana
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) logstash
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix
4 4 (5.71%) Perforce
4 4 (5.71%) Splunk
4 4 (5.71%) Veritas
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter