The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 74 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing UML 11 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 0.82% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.09% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
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£370 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £344 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -4.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
893 822 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.14% 75.21% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 428 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Buckinghamshire region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Buckinghamshire region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Milton Keynes +2 11 £370 -7.50% 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (35.00%) Use Case
3 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) HTML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modeller
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (35.00%) Use Case
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VB
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) SumTotal
3 1 (5.00%) Saba