The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 90 85 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs citing UML 56 33 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.85% 1.38% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.98% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £312 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £615 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 25
Average hourly rate £38.25 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.35 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
UML
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Cambridgeshire -3 17 £425 -29.16% 8
Hertfordshire +6 15 £300 - 5
Suffolk -11 11 £425 - 2
Bedfordshire -15 8 £400 - 7
Norfolk -10 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Essex -6 2 £575 +53.33% 4
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (35.90%) SQL
2 52 (33.33%) Java
3 40 (25.64%) Oracle
4 35 (22.44%) XML
5 33 (21.15%) .NET
5 33 (21.15%) J2EE
5 33 (21.15%) Finance
6 29 (18.59%) OO
6 29 (18.59%) Use Case
7 28 (17.95%) Degree
8 25 (16.03%) UNIX
9 24 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 21 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (12.18%) Multithreading
11 19 (12.18%) Oracle Database
12 18 (11.54%) Linux
12 18 (11.54%) WebLogic
12 18 (11.54%) C++
13 17 (10.90%) Web Services
13 17 (10.90%) J2SE
13 17 (10.90%) Sun
13 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.26%) Configuration Management
14 16 (10.26%) Data Modelling
14 16 (10.26%) Solaris
15 15 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (9.62%) Perl
15 15 (9.62%) ETL
15 15 (9.62%) Unit Testing
16 14 (8.97%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.49%) MQSeries
6 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.56%) Apache
9 2 (1.28%) IIS
9 2 (1.28%) Node.js
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.64%) Drupal
10 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.64%) Liferay
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Simulink
2 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Tridion
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.41%) EDRMS
6 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.56%) DTS
7 4 (2.56%) DB2
8 3 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.92%) MySQL
8 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Subversion
1 14 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (5.13%) Ant
4 8 (5.13%) JUnit
4 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.85%) Maven
6 5 (3.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (3.21%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (2.56%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.56%) Log4j
8 3 (1.92%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.92%) Rational Rose
8 3 (1.92%) GoogleTest
8 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.28%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Retail
3 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
4 3 (1.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Automotive
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 63 (40.38%) Analyst
2 41 (26.28%) Business Analyst
3 32 (20.51%) Architect
3 32 (20.51%) Developer
4 24 (15.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 22 (14.10%) Software Engineer
6 18 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (10.90%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 13 (8.33%) Java Architect
9 12 (7.69%) Data Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.49%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (3.85%) Technical Architect
13 6 (3.85%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Programmer
13 6 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
14 5 (3.21%) Ada Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.44%) XML
2 33 (21.15%) .NET
2 33 (21.15%) J2EE
3 17 (10.90%) J2SE
3 17 (10.90%) Web Services
4 13 (8.33%) XSLT
5 11 (7.05%) Hibernate
6 10 (6.41%) Ajax
6 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.41%) HTML
7 8 (5.13%) XSD
7 8 (5.13%) Servlets
7 8 (5.13%) Spring
7 8 (5.13%) XML Schema
8 7 (4.49%) CGI
8 7 (4.49%) Middleware
9 6 (3.85%) JMS
9 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (3.21%) WPF
10 5 (3.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Mathematics
2 7 (4.49%) Statistics
2 7 (4.49%) Open Source
2 7 (4.49%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.49%) Clustering
3 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.56%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) Replication
6 2 (1.28%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.28%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.28%) W3C
7 1 (0.64%) GIS
7 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.03%) UNIX
2 18 (11.54%) Linux
3 16 (10.26%) Solaris
4 12 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.56%) Windows
5 4 (2.56%) HPUX
6 2 (1.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.59%) OO
1 29 (18.59%) Use Case
2 24 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 21 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.18%) Multithreading
5 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.26%) Data Modelling
6 16 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 15 (9.62%) ETL
7 15 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 14 (8.97%) Migration
9 13 (8.33%) Scrum
9 13 (8.33%) SOA
9 13 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (7.69%) EAI
11 9 (5.77%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (5.77%) OOD
11 9 (5.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.90%) SQL
2 52 (33.33%) Java
3 18 (11.54%) C++
4 15 (9.62%) Perl
5 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.69%) C#
6 8 (5.13%) Ada
7 7 (4.49%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.21%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.21%) C
9 4 (2.56%) XPath
9 4 (2.56%) Python
9 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) Delphi
11 1 (0.64%) PHP5
11 1 (0.64%) Groovy
11 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) Puppet
1 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (25.64%) Oracle
2 17 (10.90%) Sun
3 11 (7.05%) Atlassian
4 10 (6.41%) IBM
4 10 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.13%) Sybase
5 8 (5.13%) Serena
6 5 (3.21%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.56%) Elastic Path
7 4 (2.56%) Blue Martini
7 4 (2.56%) Interwoven
7 4 (2.56%) ATG
8 3 (1.92%) Google
8 3 (1.92%) Unisys
9 1 (0.64%) Zend
9 1 (0.64%) VMware
9 1 (0.64%) webMethods
9 1 (0.64%) JBoss
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago