The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 69 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing UML 26 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.61% 2.79% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 4.06% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 4
Average daily rate £423 £355 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.01% -27.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £295 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
UML
England

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

UML
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -12 11 £474 +29.79% 4
Derbyshire -16 5 £350 +27.27% 1
Leicestershire -12 4 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £475 +10.78% 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 10 (29.41%) Use Case
3 10 (29.41%) SWIFT
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) BPMN
4 9 (26.47%) Banking
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) Business Transformation
5 8 (23.53%) IBM
6 7 (20.59%) DSDM
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) ISO 8583
8 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (14.71%) RUP
8 5 (14.71%) User Stories
9 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) SSADM
9 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
9 4 (11.76%) JDBC
9 4 (11.76%) SOAP

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (2.94%) Liferay
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Open Workbench
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) Modbus
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Business Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Architect
6 5 (14.71%) Payments Business Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.82%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Designer
9 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Business Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Software Project Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) J2EE
2 4 (11.76%) JDBC
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) SWIFT
2 4 (11.76%) APACS
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Business Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Use Case
3 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) BPMN
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) Business Transformation
5 7 (20.59%) DSDM
6 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) RUP
6 5 (14.71%) User Stories
7 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) SSADM
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO 8583
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) TickIT
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) Siemens