Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 110 157
Rank change year-on-year -57 +47 -36
Contract jobs citing Use Case 36 73 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 1.51% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.77% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 20
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.44% -8.13%
10th Percentile £299 £318 £299
90th Percentile £488 £478 £465
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.19 £27.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +71.60% -30.82% -0.63%

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 4,720 4,131 3,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.86% 85.33% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,538 2,327 2,338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +10.56% -5.93%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -42 19 £388 -3.13% 6
Glasgow -18 17 £388 +14.81% 3
Use Case
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Banking
4 9 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle
7 6 (16.67%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Spring
8 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) UML
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
8 5 (13.89%) User Experience
8 5 (13.89%) Wireframes
8 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 4 (11.11%) JPA
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.11%) Analytics
9 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (11.11%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) JIRA

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 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) InVision
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Data Mart
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Zeppelin
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) MagicDraw
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Billing
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Designer
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) UX Designer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) Spring
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) JPA
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) J2EE
5 3 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) Drools
6 2 (5.56%) EclipseLink
6 2 (5.56%) EJB
6 2 (5.56%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) jBPM
6 2 (5.56%) JDBC
6 2 (5.56%) JMS
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) TopLink
6 2 (5.56%) WSDL
6 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) UML
5 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Wireframes
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) AspectJ
3 2 (5.56%) Java 8
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) BeanShell
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter