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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 103 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing UML 20 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.03% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 20
Average daily rate £463 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.45% +1.36%
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
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 10 £525 +7.69% 1
Newbury +11 3 £400 +14.28%
Windsor +3 3 £480 -
Slough +9 1 - - 3
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (41.94%) TOGAF
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 6 (19.35%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (16.13%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Security Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
6 5 (16.13%) ArchiMate
6 5 (16.13%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (16.13%) Private Cloud
7 4 (12.90%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (12.90%) ArcSight
7 4 (12.90%) SIEM
7 4 (12.90%) Symantec
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Billing
7 4 (12.90%) Tripwire

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Alfresco
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) 802.15
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) S/MIME
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Billing
4 3 (9.68%) Electronics
5 2 (6.45%) Automotive
5 2 (6.45%) Games
5 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Business Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) BSS Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) OSS Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Flex
3 2 (6.45%) Dojo
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) JPA
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) OSGi
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Private Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Frameworx
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.45%) STB
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) TOGAF
2 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) ArchiMate
4 5 (16.13%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
4 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (16.13%) Security Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Use Case
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) SIEM
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.68%) RUP
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) ArcSight
2 4 (12.90%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (12.90%) Symantec
2 4 (12.90%) Tripwire
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 2 (6.45%) ATG
4 2 (6.45%) Endeca
4 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
4 2 (6.45%) Talend
5 1 (3.23%) FairCom
5 1 (3.23%) Sun