The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 45 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 0.42% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.67% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 149 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.18% 62.61% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 73 144
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UML
East of England

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Bedfordshire region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 6 £400 - 5
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Ada
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Process Management
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
2 1 (6.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Process Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) MODAF
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) DSDM
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Ada
3 3 (20.00%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
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