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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 103 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 16 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 2.27% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 3.25% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 37
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£463 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
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
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
1818 1782 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.04% 69.61% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 799 766
Average daily rate £390 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 35
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.60 £45.00
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
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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 0 4 £525 +31.25% 2
Slough -4 4 £450 +28.57% 4
Bracknell -2 3 £475 +31.03% 2
Newbury - 1 £375 - 2
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 25 (43.86%) Use Case
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) .NET
4 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 14 (24.56%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.81%) CRM
7 11 (19.30%) SOA
7 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle
9 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
10 8 (14.04%) OOD
10 8 (14.04%) Linux
11 7 (12.28%) OO
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.28%) C
11 7 (12.28%) C#
11 7 (12.28%) C++
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (12.28%) Marketing
11 7 (12.28%) WCF
11 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
12 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Server

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.02%) Triplestore
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.02%) NUnit
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Analyst
2 25 (43.86%) Business Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) CRM Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Ontologist
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) SOA Designer
8 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Siebel Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.28%) WCF
4 5 (8.77%) SOAP
4 5 (8.77%) XSLT
5 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (7.02%) Ajax
5 4 (7.02%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) XML
6 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (5.26%) ADO.NET
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.26%) J2EE
6 3 (5.26%) JMS
6 3 (5.26%) CAML
6 3 (5.26%) WPF
6 3 (5.26%) WF
6 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.75%) jQuery
7 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
1 4 (7.02%) Ontologies
1 4 (7.02%) Life Science
1 4 (7.02%) Semantic Web
1 4 (7.02%) W3C
2 1 (1.75%) FMCG
2 1 (1.75%) Open Source
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Use Case
2 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 14 (24.56%) Systems Analysis
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.81%) CRM
5 11 (19.30%) SOA
5 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) OOD
7 7 (12.28%) OO
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Data Mapping
9 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C
1 7 (12.28%) C#
1 7 (12.28%) C++
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) R
3 4 (7.02%) SPARQL
3 4 (7.02%) Ruby
3 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Siebel
4 3 (5.26%) webMethods
4 3 (5.26%) Software AG
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) Demandware
5 2 (3.51%) ATG
6 1 (1.75%) BEA
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) RedPrairie
Bracknell, Berkshire
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