The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 35 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 16 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.31% 1.07% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 1.43% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 11
Average daily rate
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£460 £625 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.40% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £605 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £371
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 280 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.88% 75.07% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 122 127
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 £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 72
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 £20.60 £30.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 24 (82.76%) UNIX
2 23 (79.31%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 22 (75.86%) J2EE
3 22 (75.86%) J2SE
3 22 (75.86%) Multithreading
4 20 (68.97%) Linux
5 18 (62.07%) Solaris
5 18 (62.07%) Oracle
5 18 (62.07%) Sun
5 18 (62.07%) Tomcat
5 18 (62.07%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (55.17%) Finance
6 16 (55.17%) Perl
6 16 (55.17%) WebLogic
6 16 (55.17%) Atlassian
7 13 (44.83%) OO
7 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
8 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) Clustering
9 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
9 9 (31.03%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (24.14%) Sybase
12 6 (20.69%) CGI
12 6 (20.69%) C++
12 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (62.07%) Tomcat
2 16 (55.17%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) GoogleTest
2 3 (10.34%) LabVIEW
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Architect
2 13 (44.83%) Java Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Principal Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Design Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) J2SE
1 22 (75.86%) J2EE
2 6 (20.69%) CGI
3 4 (13.79%) STL
4 3 (10.34%) Qt
4 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) UNIX
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) Oracle Linux
3 18 (62.07%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Multithreading
2 13 (44.83%) OO
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
5 8 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.34%) Validation
11 2 (6.90%) User Stories
11 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
1 18 (62.07%) Sun
2 16 (55.17%) Atlassian
3 7 (24.14%) Sybase
4 3 (10.34%) Google