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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 99 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Contract jobs citing UML 31 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.93% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.72% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +7.04%
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
1967 1914 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 71.07% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 965 694
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Reading +2 8 £425 -
Bracknell -3 8 £394 +16.66%
Newbury -7 3 £305 -23.75% 2
Slough -20 1 - - 2
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Use Case
3 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
5 10 (20.00%) SOA
6 9 (18.00%) Java
6 9 (18.00%) XML
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 9 (18.00%) OO
6 9 (18.00%) eTOM
6 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.00%) Wireless
7 8 (16.00%) OOD
8 7 (14.00%) SOAP
8 7 (14.00%) C++
9 6 (12.00%) 3G
9 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 6 (12.00%) Billing
9 6 (12.00%) WiMAX
9 6 (12.00%) C
9 6 (12.00%) HTML
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) CRM
9 6 (12.00%) WSDL
9 6 (12.00%) UMTS
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) LTE
9 6 (12.00%) 4G

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Wireless
2 6 (12.00%) 3G
2 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (12.00%) WiMAX
2 6 (12.00%) UMTS
2 6 (12.00%) LTE
2 6 (12.00%) 4G
3 5 (10.00%) IPv4
3 5 (10.00%) IPv6
3 5 (10.00%) GSM
4 3 (6.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) XMLSpy
1 4 (8.00%) JUnit
1 4 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (4.00%) Maven
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) webMethods Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Project Director
8 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Designer
9 1 (2.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.00%) OSS Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 7 (14.00%) SOAP
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) WSDL
4 4 (8.00%) XSD
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) HTML5
4 4 (8.00%) Sass
4 4 (8.00%) Laravel
5 3 (6.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) .NET
5 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 2 (4.00%) Java EE
6 2 (4.00%) JSF
6 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.00%) JDBC
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.00%) Frameworx
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Use Case
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (20.00%) SOA
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 9 (18.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) eTOM
5 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) OOD
7 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) CRM
8 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) User Stories
10 3 (6.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) C++
3 6 (12.00%) C
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
7 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
1 4 (8.00%) CBAP
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MOM
2 1 (2.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) IBM
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) webMethods
3 4 (8.00%) Software AG
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) Amdocs
4 2 (4.00%) Pega
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.00%) Infovista
5 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.00%) Cramer