The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 113 100 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Contract jobs citing UML 14 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 1.08% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.49% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 26
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£425 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £386 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
UML
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1790 1876 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.63% 72.46% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 67
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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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
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Windsor - 2 - -
Reading +4 1 £550 +100.00% 1
Slough -10 1 - - 3
Newbury - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - - - -
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (55.00%) Use Case
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (35.00%) SOA
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) eTOM
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) webMethods
6 4 (20.00%) Software AG
7 3 (15.00%) XMLSpy
7 3 (15.00%) WSDL
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Billing
7 3 (15.00%) CBAP
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (10.00%) Line Management
8 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Legal

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) XMLSpy
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) SOA Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Director
5 2 (10.00%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) JMS
2 3 (15.00%) WSDL
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) JDBC
3 2 (10.00%) XSD
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Use Case
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) eTOM
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) CBAP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) webMethods
1 4 (20.00%) Software AG
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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