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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 68 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing UML 81 53 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.56% 2.23% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.14% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 54
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.64 £32.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -4.00%
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
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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 +1 24 £425 +2.40% 6
Hertfordshire -3 15 £388 -18.42% 3
Suffolk -7 15 £450 +2.85% 3
Bedfordshire -9 13 £400 - 5
Essex -11 9 £550 +15.78% 3
Norfolk -11 4 £450 +20.00%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (47.59%) Java
2 63 (43.45%) SQL
3 43 (29.66%) Finance
4 42 (28.97%) Oracle
5 40 (27.59%) J2EE
5 40 (27.59%) UNIX
6 35 (24.14%) OO
7 34 (23.45%) XML
8 28 (19.31%) WebLogic
9 27 (18.62%) Linux
9 27 (18.62%) Sun
9 27 (18.62%) Software Engineering
10 26 (17.93%) Degree
11 25 (17.24%) J2SE
11 25 (17.24%) Multithreading
12 24 (16.55%) C++
12 24 (16.55%) Use Case
13 23 (15.86%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (15.86%) Solaris
14 21 (14.48%) Tomcat
14 21 (14.48%) Perl
14 21 (14.48%) .NET
15 20 (13.79%) Scrum
15 20 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
16 18 (12.41%) Atlassian
17 17 (11.72%) Git (software)
18 16 (11.03%) Oracle Database
18 16 (11.03%) PL/SQL
19 14 (9.66%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (19.31%) WebLogic
2 21 (14.48%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (7.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (5.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 6 (4.14%) MQSeries
6 6 (4.14%) Apache
7 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.69%) CICS
9 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.69%) Liferay
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Simulink
2 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Tridion
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.52%) EDRMS
4 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.76%) DB2
6 4 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.38%) DTS
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) MySQL
9 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.97%) JUnit
3 11 (7.59%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (6.21%) Subversion
6 7 (4.83%) Maven
6 7 (4.83%) Ant
7 4 (2.76%) JIRA
8 3 (2.07%) LabVIEW
8 3 (2.07%) Log4j
8 3 (2.07%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (2.07%) Rational Rose
8 3 (2.07%) GoogleTest
9 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.38%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.38%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.38%) Selenium
General
1 43 (29.66%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Retail
3 5 (3.45%) Advertising
4 4 (2.76%) Electronics
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
5 3 (2.07%) Automotive
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) Analyst
2 35 (24.14%) Developer
3 32 (22.07%) Architect
4 31 (21.38%) Business Analyst
5 22 (15.17%) Software Engineer
6 18 (12.41%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (12.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 15 (10.34%) Java Architect
7 15 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (8.28%) Business Systems Analyst
8 12 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Programmer
11 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Architect
13 4 (2.76%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.59%) J2EE
2 34 (23.45%) XML
3 25 (17.24%) J2SE
4 21 (14.48%) .NET
5 14 (9.66%) Web Services
5 14 (9.66%) Hibernate
5 14 (9.66%) Spring
6 13 (8.97%) HTML
7 11 (7.59%) XSLT
8 10 (6.90%) Servlets
9 9 (6.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (5.52%) CGI
10 8 (5.52%) Middleware
10 8 (5.52%) Ajax
11 5 (3.45%) JMS
12 4 (2.76%) XML Schema
12 4 (2.76%) STL
12 4 (2.76%) Struts
12 4 (2.76%) EJB
12 4 (2.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Mathematics
2 9 (6.21%) Clustering
3 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.52%) Open Source
4 6 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.45%) Statistics
6 4 (2.76%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.07%) Replication
7 3 (2.07%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.38%) PKI
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.69%) Biology
9 1 (0.69%) GIS
9 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.59%) UNIX
2 27 (18.62%) Linux
3 23 (15.86%) Solaris
4 20 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (5.52%) Windows
6 3 (2.07%) HPUX
7 2 (1.38%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) OO
2 27 (18.62%) Software Engineering
3 25 (17.24%) Multithreading
4 24 (16.55%) Use Case
5 23 (15.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.79%) Scrum
7 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (8.97%) OOD
7 13 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.97%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (8.28%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.59%) Project Management
9 11 (7.59%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (6.90%) Validation
10 10 (6.90%) SOA
10 10 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.21%) MVC
11 9 (6.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.59%) Java
2 63 (43.45%) SQL
3 24 (16.55%) C++
4 21 (14.48%) Perl
5 16 (11.03%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.52%) C#
7 8 (5.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.83%) Ada
9 6 (4.14%) C
10 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.07%) Python
11 3 (2.07%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.07%) XPath
11 3 (2.07%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.69%) PHP5
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.38%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (28.97%) Oracle
2 27 (18.62%) Sun
3 18 (12.41%) Atlassian
4 13 (8.97%) IBM
5 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.21%) Sybase
7 7 (4.83%) AccuRev
8 6 (4.14%) Serena
9 4 (2.76%) Unisys
10 3 (2.07%) Interwoven
10 3 (2.07%) BEA
10 3 (2.07%) ATG
10 3 (2.07%) Blue Martini
10 3 (2.07%) Google
10 3 (2.07%) Elastic Path
11 1 (0.69%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.69%) Zend
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