The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UML 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
UML
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.59% 65.31% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 18
Average daily rate £385 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Bedford region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (75.00%) Logistics
2 6 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Process Management
4 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) German Language
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Product Management
6 1 (12.50%) CBAP
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Migration

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Process Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) CBAP
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft