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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 93 71 86
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing UML 39 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.41% 2.46% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.40% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 13
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Suffolk +10 15 £500 +17.64% 2
Essex -7 9 £550 +29.41% 1
Hertfordshire -10 8 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £500 +14.28% 5
Bedfordshire +1 3 £334 -12.17% 3
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) SOA
3 30 (32.26%) Java
4 28 (30.11%) J2EE
4 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
5 27 (29.03%) .NET
6 25 (26.88%) Oracle
7 20 (21.51%) XML
8 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
8 19 (20.43%) Middleware
9 18 (19.35%) HTML
9 18 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
9 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
10 14 (15.05%) JUnit
10 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
11 13 (13.98%) Ant
11 13 (13.98%) C++
11 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.98%) MQSeries
11 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
12 12 (12.90%) Linux
12 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
12 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
13 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.83%) JIRA
13 11 (11.83%) SQL
13 11 (11.83%) CSS
13 11 (11.83%) Finance
14 10 (10.75%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
1 13 (13.98%) MQSeries
2 10 (10.75%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (9.68%) JBoss
4 5 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.15%) Drupal
7 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.38%) Simulink
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Tridion
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) DB2
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) JUnit
2 13 (13.98%) Ant
3 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.83%) JIRA
5 9 (9.68%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (9.68%) Selenium
6 7 (7.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.45%) Subversion
8 4 (4.30%) Log4j
9 3 (3.23%) AccuRev
10 2 (2.15%) ERwin
10 2 (2.15%) Maven
11 1 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
11 1 (1.08%) XMLSpy
General
1 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 10 (10.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Architect
2 24 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (17.20%) Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Analyst
5 14 (15.05%) Business Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) Technical Architect
7 11 (11.83%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (6.45%) UML Business Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) .NET Architect
11 4 (4.30%) C++ Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Applications Architect
11 4 (4.30%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (4.30%) Designer
11 4 (4.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.23%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) J2EE
2 27 (29.03%) .NET
3 20 (21.51%) XML
4 19 (20.43%) Middleware
5 18 (19.35%) HTML
6 11 (11.83%) CSS
7 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 9 (9.68%) HTML5
8 9 (9.68%) CSS3
8 9 (9.68%) PhoneGap
8 9 (9.68%) JSON
8 9 (9.68%) jQuery
8 9 (9.68%) Web Services
9 7 (7.53%) XSLT
10 5 (5.38%) Ajax
10 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.38%) Java EE
10 5 (5.38%) JMS
10 5 (5.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) UNIX
3 4 (4.30%) HPUX
3 4 (4.30%) Solaris
4 3 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) SOA
3 18 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
3 18 (19.35%) TOGAF
4 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.68%) Mobile Development
6 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.68%) OOP
6 9 (9.68%) MVC
6 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
7 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.60%) Use Case
7 8 (8.60%) User Stories
8 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.53%) OO
8 7 (7.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.98%) C++
4 11 (11.83%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) Python
6 9 (9.68%) Ruby
6 9 (9.68%) C
6 9 (9.68%) C#
7 5 (5.38%) Perl
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.30%) XPath
9 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.08%) R
11 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.60%) MCPD
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) Sun Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) COBIT
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Oracle
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Talend
4 5 (5.38%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) Interwoven
5 4 (4.30%) ATG
5 4 (4.30%) Elastic Path
5 4 (4.30%) Blue Martini
6 2 (2.15%) Sun
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.08%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) BEA
7 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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