The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Cambridge 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 39 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 11 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.36% 1.04% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.50% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £605 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 267 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.09% 69.71% 58.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 121 122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
UML
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UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
1 14 (73.68%) J2EE
1 14 (73.68%) UNIX
1 14 (73.68%) J2SE
1 14 (73.68%) Multithreading
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) Solaris
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) Sun
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Atlassian
4 9 (47.37%) Perl
4 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (36.84%) Clustering
7 6 (31.58%) Sybase
8 5 (26.32%) CGI
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 4 (21.05%) C++
9 4 (21.05%) STL
10 3 (15.79%) Apache

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) GoogleTest
2 3 (15.79%) LabVIEW
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Java Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
4 4 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Software Programmer
5 3 (15.79%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Programmer
5 3 (15.79%) Programmer
5 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) J2SE
1 14 (73.68%) J2EE
2 5 (26.32%) CGI
3 4 (21.05%) STL
4 3 (15.79%) Qt
4 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) Solaris
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Multithreading
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
4 7 (36.84%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) Sun
2 9 (47.37%) Atlassian
3 6 (31.58%) Sybase
4 3 (15.79%) Google
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