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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 92 92 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing UML 52 33 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.75% 1.38% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.98% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 40
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £613 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 24
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £41.75
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
2177 1664 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.32% 69.62% 66.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 868 991
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
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 154 131 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
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 23 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 23 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
Hertfordshire +13 16 £300 -14.28% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 13 £405 -32.50% 9
Suffolk -14 11 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 6 £400 - 9
Essex -6 3 £575 +53.33% 1
Norfolk -11 2 £450 +20.00% 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 (35.44%) SQL
2 50 (31.65%) Java
3 40 (25.32%) Oracle
4 37 (23.42%) XML
5 35 (22.15%) .NET
6 29 (18.35%) Finance
6 29 (18.35%) J2EE
6 29 (18.35%) Use Case
7 28 (17.72%) OO
8 27 (17.09%) Degree
9 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (14.56%) Software Engineering
10 22 (13.92%) UNIX
11 21 (13.29%) Web Services
12 20 (12.66%) Oracle Database
13 19 (12.03%) C++
14 17 (10.76%) Data Modelling
14 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
14 17 (10.76%) XSLT
14 17 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
15 16 (10.13%) ETL
15 16 (10.13%) Configuration Management
16 15 (9.49%) Sun
16 15 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (9.49%) Subversion
16 15 (9.49%) Multithreading
17 14 (8.86%) Git (software)
17 14 (8.86%) Migration
17 14 (8.86%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 14 (8.86%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.80%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.53%) Apache
5 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 4 (2.53%) Liferay
6 3 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (1.27%) Node.js
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Tridion
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) Oracle Database
2 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.33%) EDRMS
6 7 (4.43%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.53%) DTS
7 4 (2.53%) DB2
8 3 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.90%) MySQL
8 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.27%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Subversion
2 14 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.23%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (7.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (5.06%) Ant
5 8 (5.06%) JUnit
5 8 (5.06%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (4.43%) Maven
7 6 (3.80%) ReSharper
7 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.16%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (2.53%) Log4j
10 3 (1.90%) LabVIEW
10 3 (1.90%) Rational Rose
10 3 (1.90%) GoogleTest
10 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.27%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.90%) Automotive
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 64 (40.51%) Analyst
2 41 (25.95%) Business Analyst
3 37 (23.42%) Developer
4 31 (19.62%) Architect
5 24 (15.19%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 22 (13.92%) Software Engineer
7 18 (11.39%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (10.76%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (8.23%) Business Systems Analyst
9 13 (8.23%) Data Analyst
10 12 (7.59%) Java Developer
10 12 (7.59%) Java Architect
11 10 (6.33%) .NET Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Software Developer
13 7 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.80%) Programmer
15 5 (3.16%) Technical Architect
15 5 (3.16%) Senior Developer
15 5 (3.16%) Ada Software Engineer
16 4 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.42%) XML
2 35 (22.15%) .NET
3 29 (18.35%) J2EE
4 21 (13.29%) Web Services
5 17 (10.76%) XSLT
6 13 (8.23%) HTML
6 13 (8.23%) J2SE
7 12 (7.59%) Hibernate
7 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.33%) Ajax
9 9 (5.70%) XML Schema
9 9 (5.70%) Spring
10 8 (5.06%) XSD
10 8 (5.06%) Servlets
11 6 (3.80%) Struts
11 6 (3.80%) JSP
11 6 (3.80%) CGI
11 6 (3.80%) JMS
11 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Mathematics
2 7 (4.43%) Statistics
2 7 (4.43%) Open Source
2 7 (4.43%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.16%) Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.27%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.27%) GIS
6 2 (1.27%) W3C
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.92%) UNIX
2 14 (8.86%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Solaris
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.16%) Windows
6 4 (2.53%) HPUX
7 2 (1.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.35%) Use Case
2 28 (17.72%) OO
3 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.56%) Software Engineering
4 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
4 17 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (10.76%) Data Modelling
5 16 (10.13%) ETL
5 16 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.49%) Multithreading
7 14 (8.86%) Migration
8 13 (8.23%) Scrum
8 13 (8.23%) EAI
8 13 (8.23%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.59%) SOA
10 11 (6.96%) MVC
10 11 (6.96%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.33%) Content Management
11 10 (6.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.44%) SQL
2 50 (31.65%) Java
3 19 (12.03%) C++
4 13 (8.23%) C#
4 13 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.96%) Perl
6 9 (5.70%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.06%) Ada
8 5 (3.16%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.53%) XPath
9 4 (2.53%) Python
9 4 (2.53%) C
9 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.90%) PHP
10 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) PHP5
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (17.09%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (25.32%) Oracle
2 15 (9.49%) Sun
3 8 (5.06%) IBM
3 8 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.06%) Serena
4 7 (4.43%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.43%) Sybase
5 6 (3.80%) AccuRev
6 4 (2.53%) Elastic Path
6 4 (2.53%) ATG
6 4 (2.53%) Blue Martini
6 4 (2.53%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.90%) JBoss
7 3 (1.90%) Unisys
7 3 (1.90%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Zend
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) webMethods
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