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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 116 109 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing UML 10 15 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.61% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.82% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 30
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£450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £405 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £36.20 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +0.55%
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
1883 1836 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.87% 74.94% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 902 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 7 £450 -14.28% 3
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (31.43%) Telecoms
1 11 (31.43%) TOGAF
2 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) OOD
5 7 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (17.14%) SOA
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) Use Case
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (14.29%) eTOM
7 5 (14.29%) Tripwire
7 5 (14.29%) Information Security
7 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 5 (14.29%) C++
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) Symantec
7 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
7 5 (14.29%) SIEM
7 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
7 5 (14.29%) Private Cloud
8 4 (11.43%) 4G
8 4 (11.43%) LTE
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LTE
1 4 (11.43%) 4G
2 3 (8.57%) UMTS
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) IPv4
2 3 (8.57%) IPv6
2 3 (8.57%) 3G
2 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) WiMAX
3 2 (5.71%) GSM
3 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.86%) SDH
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
1 3 (8.57%) XMLSpy
1 3 (8.57%) ClearQuest
1 3 (8.57%) Grunt
1 3 (8.57%) gulp
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.86%) Toad
3 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IT Architect
5 3 (8.57%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) Java EE
3 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
3 3 (8.57%) Spring Web Flow
3 3 (8.57%) WSDL
3 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) JSF
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) XSD
3 3 (8.57%) HTML5
3 3 (8.57%) Laravel
3 3 (8.57%) Sass
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.86%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) TOGAF
2 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) OOD
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) Use Case
6 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (14.29%) eTOM
6 5 (14.29%) Information Security
6 5 (14.29%) SIEM
6 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) C++
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PHP4
3 3 (8.57%) C
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.86%) C++/CLI
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CBAP
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Symantec
2 5 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Software AG
4 3 (8.57%) webMethods
5 2 (5.71%) Amdocs
5 2 (5.71%) Pega
6 1 (2.86%) ComArch
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata
6 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.86%) Cramer