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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 114 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 11 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 2.03% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.96% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 29
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£475 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.88%
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
1778 1759 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.84% 68.55% 67.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 834 758
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -29.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 5 £500 +25.00% 4
Bracknell -5 3 £475 +40.74% 1
Slough -8 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £375 - 1
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 22 (44.00%) Use Case
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
4 14 (28.00%) Finance
4 14 (28.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.00%) SOA
6 10 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
8 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (16.00%) CRM
9 7 (14.00%) OO
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) C#
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (14.00%) WCF
9 7 (14.00%) Marketing
9 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.00%) Linux
10 6 (12.00%) OOD
11 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.00%) SOAP
11 5 (10.00%) XSLT
11 5 (10.00%) C++
11 5 (10.00%) C
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Triplestore
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) NUnit
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.00%) Marketing
4 5 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 22 (44.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Designer
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) SOA Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Ontologist
7 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.00%) WCF
4 5 (10.00%) SOAP
4 5 (10.00%) XSLT
5 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (8.00%) Ajax
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
6 3 (6.00%) WF
6 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (6.00%) CAML
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) J2EE
7 2 (4.00%) XML
8 1 (2.00%) HTML
8 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.00%) Life Science
3 2 (4.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (4.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Use Case
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (22.00%) SOA
5 10 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) CRM
8 7 (14.00%) OO
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.00%) OOD
10 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.00%) TDD
10 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.00%) Data Mapping
10 5 (10.00%) Software Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) BDD
11 4 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (8.00%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) C++
2 5 (10.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) R
5 2 (4.00%) SPARQL
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) webMethods
2 3 (6.00%) Software AG
3 2 (4.00%) hybris
3 2 (4.00%) Demandware
3 2 (4.00%) ATG
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) BEA
4 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie