The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 42 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing UML 22 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.84% 2.51% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.26% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £60.00 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UML
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 583 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.00% 77.01% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 244 220
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 87
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Cambridge +8 17 £460 -26.40% 1
Peterborough 0 4 £329 -17.81% 1
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 27 (71.05%) UNIX
4 26 (68.42%) Java
5 24 (63.16%) J2EE
5 24 (63.16%) J2SE
5 24 (63.16%) Multithreading
6 23 (60.53%) Linux
7 22 (57.89%) Finance
8 20 (52.63%) Sun
8 20 (52.63%) Solaris
8 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
8 20 (52.63%) Oracle
8 20 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
9 18 (47.37%) Atlassian
9 18 (47.37%) WebLogic
9 18 (47.37%) Perl
10 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
11 13 (34.21%) Scrum
11 13 (34.21%) OO
12 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
13 9 (23.68%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (23.68%) Sybase
13 9 (23.68%) Clustering
14 8 (21.05%) CGI
14 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 7 (18.42%) Degree
15 7 (18.42%) C++

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 18 (47.37%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) GoogleTest
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Behat
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 15 (39.47%) Java Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Programmer
4 7 (18.42%) Design Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) J2EE
1 24 (63.16%) J2SE
2 8 (21.05%) CGI
3 4 (10.53%) STL
4 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (7.89%) Qt
5 1 (2.63%) Memcached
5 1 (2.63%) Gearman
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Symfony
5 1 (2.63%) LAMP
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) UNIX
2 23 (60.53%) Linux
3 20 (52.63%) Solaris
3 20 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Multithreading
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) OO
4 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
5 9 (23.68%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 3 (7.89%) User Stories
11 3 (7.89%) Cyber Security
11 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 26 (68.42%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) Perl
4 7 (18.42%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) PHP5
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Sun
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 18 (47.37%) Atlassian
3 9 (23.68%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) Unisys
5 3 (7.89%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft