The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 74 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing UML 56 63 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 2.56% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.75% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 53
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -11.05%
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 £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
UML
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough +29 23 £450 +38.46% 1
Bracknell +4 10 £338 -22.85%
Reading -14 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Newbury - 5 £425 -
Wokingham - - - -
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (44.71%) Use Case
2 34 (40.00%) Finance
3 25 (29.41%) CRM
4 24 (28.24%) Oracle
5 21 (24.71%) Linux
5 21 (24.71%) Systems Analysis
6 20 (23.53%) C++
7 18 (21.18%) C
8 16 (18.82%) .NET
8 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
9 14 (16.47%) Java
10 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
11 11 (12.94%) Ruby
11 11 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (12.94%) HTML
11 11 (12.94%) Siebel
11 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
12 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.76%) Internet
12 10 (11.76%) OOD
12 10 (11.76%) SQL
13 9 (10.59%) SOA
13 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
14 8 (9.41%) Scrum
14 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
15 7 (8.24%) J2EE
15 7 (8.24%) MySQL
15 7 (8.24%) HTML5
15 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (8.24%) Marketing

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.53%) Drupal
2 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.18%) QlikView
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.53%) NUnit
1 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
1 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) JUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.18%) FogBugz
2 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 3 (3.53%) Games
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.35%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Military
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Analyst
2 35 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Technical Business Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Designer
10 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.71%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) HTML
3 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.24%) J2EE
4 7 (8.24%) HTML5
4 7 (8.24%) Ajax
4 7 (8.24%) jQuery
5 6 (7.06%) SOAP
5 6 (7.06%) Web Services
5 6 (7.06%) XML
6 4 (4.71%) Spring
6 4 (4.71%) REST
6 4 (4.71%) CSS3
6 4 (4.71%) CSS
7 3 (3.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (3.53%) MooTools
7 3 (3.53%) WCF
7 3 (3.53%) Dojo
8 2 (2.35%) JSON
8 2 (2.35%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) Ontologies
3 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.35%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.35%) Life Science
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) W3C
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.18%) Social Media
4 1 (1.18%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) AIX
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Use Case
2 25 (29.41%) CRM
3 21 (24.71%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.76%) OOD
7 9 (10.59%) SOA
8 8 (9.41%) Scrum
9 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.06%) User Stories
10 6 (7.06%) OO
11 5 (5.88%) Workflow
11 5 (5.88%) Data Mapping
11 5 (5.88%) BPMN
12 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.71%) BDD
12 4 (4.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) C++
2 18 (21.18%) C
3 14 (16.47%) Java
4 11 (12.94%) Ruby
5 10 (11.76%) SQL
6 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.06%) C#
8 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.53%) PHP
10 3 (3.53%) R
11 2 (2.35%) SPARQL
11 2 (2.35%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.18%) VB
12 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.18%) Fortran
12 1 (1.18%) Python
12 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) CBAP
3 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) Siebel
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) hybris
4 2 (2.35%) Demandware
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) ATG
5 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Teradata
5 1 (1.18%) Citrix
5 1 (1.18%) Informatica
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau