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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 31 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing UML 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.98% 2.50% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.57% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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£550 £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
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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
257 224 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 70.00% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 107 162
Average daily rate £368 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) UNIX
4 17 (62.96%) J2EE
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (48.15%) Sun
6 13 (48.15%) Perl
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
6 13 (48.15%) Solaris
6 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
6 13 (48.15%) J2SE
6 13 (48.15%) Multithreading
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (44.44%) Atlassian
7 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) Scrum
11 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
11 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (22.22%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (18.52%) OO
13 5 (18.52%) Windows
13 5 (18.52%) TDD
13 5 (18.52%) Clustering
13 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
14 4 (14.81%) Mathematics

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
2 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) XMLSpy
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Design Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) J2EE
2 13 (48.15%) J2SE
3 3 (11.11%) Django
4 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) CGI
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) MFC
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) UNIX
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Solaris
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Multithreading
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (18.52%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 3 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
1 13 (48.15%) Sun
2 12 (44.44%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) Vertica
3 3 (11.11%) Infobright
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase