The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 88 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing UML 50 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 2.74% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 3.95% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 11
Average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
UML
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
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 the East of England

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

UML
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Essex -10 14 £303 -18.10%
Cambridgeshire -10 13 £550 +37.50% 9
Hertfordshire -7 8 £365 -14.11% 1
Norfolk +12 7 £500 +37.93%
Suffolk -2 7 £450 - 3
Bedfordshire -14 1 £275 -29.48%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 85 (62.96%) Java
2 66 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (40.74%) SQL
4 45 (33.33%) Finance
5 44 (32.59%) XML
6 43 (31.85%) Oracle
7 40 (29.63%) UNIX
8 31 (22.96%) J2EE
9 30 (22.22%) Linux
10 28 (20.74%) Scrum
11 26 (19.26%) OO
11 26 (19.26%) Sun
12 23 (17.04%) XSLT
12 23 (17.04%) Web Services
12 23 (17.04%) .NET
12 23 (17.04%) Spring
13 21 (15.56%) HTML
13 21 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
15 18 (13.33%) MVC
15 18 (13.33%) PL/SQL
15 18 (13.33%) Windows
16 17 (12.59%) OOD
16 17 (12.59%) SOA
16 17 (12.59%) C++
16 17 (12.59%) WebLogic
16 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
16 17 (12.59%) Waterfall
17 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (11.85%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (12.59%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 15 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 14 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.70%) Apache
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.48%) Liferay
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.74%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project
3 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) DSL
3 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.44%) MySQL
5 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.96%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.96%) Big Data
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.22%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.67%) JIRA
3 6 (4.44%) JUnit
3 6 (4.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (4.44%) Maven
4 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.96%) Subversion
5 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.22%) Selenium
6 3 (2.22%) Rational Rose
6 3 (2.22%) PVCS
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.22%) Toad
6 3 (2.22%) JDeveloper
6 3 (2.22%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.48%) XMLSpy
7 2 (1.48%) ERwin
7 2 (1.48%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.48%) Mockito
General
1 45 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.44%) Electronics
4 4 (2.96%) Advertising
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (34.81%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) Architect
3 25 (18.52%) Analyst
4 22 (16.30%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (14.07%) Java Developer
6 18 (13.33%) Business Analyst
7 17 (12.59%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Software Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) Designer
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (5.93%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.93%) Java Architect
10 8 (5.93%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Design Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) C++ Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Applications Architect
13 4 (2.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 4 (2.96%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.59%) XML
2 31 (22.96%) J2EE
3 23 (17.04%) XSLT
3 23 (17.04%) .NET
3 23 (17.04%) Web Services
3 23 (17.04%) Spring
4 21 (15.56%) HTML
5 13 (9.63%) J2SE
6 12 (8.89%) Middleware
6 12 (8.89%) Hibernate
6 12 (8.89%) Java EE
7 11 (8.15%) Struts
8 10 (7.41%) Spring MVC
9 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (5.93%) RESTful
11 7 (5.19%) REST
11 7 (5.19%) Servlets
11 7 (5.19%) SOAP
12 6 (4.44%) TopLink
12 6 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.67%) Open Source
3 7 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.44%) Clustering
5 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.22%) PKI
8 2 (1.48%) GIS
8 2 (1.48%) Biology
9 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.63%) UNIX
2 30 (22.22%) Linux
3 18 (13.33%) Windows
4 14 (10.37%) Solaris
5 13 (9.63%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.74%) Scrum
3 26 (19.26%) OO
4 21 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (13.33%) MVC
6 17 (12.59%) OOD
6 17 (12.59%) SOA
6 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.59%) Waterfall
7 15 (11.11%) Web Development
7 15 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.41%) Project Management
10 10 (7.41%) User Stories
11 9 (6.67%) TDD
11 9 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.93%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (5.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 85 (62.96%) Java
2 55 (40.74%) SQL
3 18 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 17 (12.59%) C++
5 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
6 13 (9.63%) Perl
7 12 (8.89%) C#
8 9 (6.67%) Python
8 9 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.93%) C
10 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.74%) PHP5
12 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Sun Certification
2 10 (7.41%) Degree
3 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) ISEB
6 2 (1.48%) CBAP
6 2 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
1 2 (1.48%) QA
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (31.85%) Oracle
2 26 (19.26%) Sun
3 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.63%) AccuRev
5 12 (8.89%) Atlassian
6 11 (8.15%) IBM
7 5 (3.70%) HP
8 4 (2.96%) BEA
8 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.96%) Vertica
8 4 (2.96%) Infobright
9 3 (2.22%) ForgeRock
9 3 (2.22%) Serena
10 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.48%) Sybase
10 2 (1.48%) Unisys
11 1 (0.74%) EMC
11 1 (0.74%) Citrix
11 1 (0.74%) VMware
11 1 (0.74%) Zend
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago