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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 100 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 48 81 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 2.55% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.28% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 54 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £543 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £34.64 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £43.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.81 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +2.63%
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
2334 2466 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 77.57% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1476 904
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 147 128
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.82 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Hertfordshire +7 16 £400 +3.22% 6
Essex 0 11 £450 -18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -19 9 £500 +17.64% 6
Suffolk -4 7 £500 +17.64%
Bedfordshire +5 4 £381 -4.68% 2
Norfolk +8 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (36.05%) .NET
2 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 27 (31.40%) Java
3 27 (31.40%) XML
4 24 (27.91%) J2EE
5 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
6 21 (24.42%) HTML
7 20 (23.26%) Web Services
8 18 (20.93%) SOA
8 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (19.77%) C#
10 16 (18.60%) SQL
10 16 (18.60%) OO
10 16 (18.60%) Middleware
11 14 (16.28%) Zachman Framework
12 13 (15.12%) TOGAF
12 13 (15.12%) Linux
12 13 (15.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 13 (15.12%) Eclipse
12 13 (15.12%) C++
12 13 (15.12%) XSLT
12 13 (15.12%) Struts
12 13 (15.12%) CSS
13 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
13 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.95%) Internet
13 12 (13.95%) Content Management
13 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
13 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
13 12 (13.95%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (8.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (8.14%) MQSeries
1 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.81%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.65%) Simulink
3 2 (2.33%) Doxygen
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.14%) DB2
3 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.65%) MySQL
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (15.12%) Eclipse
2 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.79%) Subversion
4 10 (11.63%) JUnit
5 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.14%) Ant
5 7 (8.14%) Log4j
6 6 (6.98%) AccuRev
7 5 (5.81%) JIRA
7 5 (5.81%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.49%) GCC
9 3 (3.49%) ERwin
10 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.33%) Maven
10 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Publishing
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Avionics
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.16%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Architect
2 29 (33.72%) Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (18.60%) Technical Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Junior
8 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) IT Architect
10 3 (3.49%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) .NET
2 27 (31.40%) XML
3 24 (27.91%) J2EE
4 21 (24.42%) HTML
5 20 (23.26%) Web Services
6 16 (18.60%) Middleware
7 13 (15.12%) CSS
7 13 (15.12%) XSLT
7 13 (15.12%) Struts
8 12 (13.95%) RESTful
9 10 (11.63%) JMS
10 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.47%) jQuery
11 8 (9.30%) SOAP
12 7 (8.14%) EJB
12 7 (8.14%) JDBC
12 7 (8.14%) JSP
12 7 (8.14%) Servlets
12 7 (8.14%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.14%) Web 2.0
3 6 (6.98%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 5 (5.81%) Social Media
4 5 (5.81%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.33%) Robotics
5 2 (2.33%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) VHDL
5 2 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) UNIX
3 8 (9.30%) Solaris
4 7 (8.14%) HPUX
5 5 (5.81%) Windows
6 1 (1.16%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) SOA
1 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) OO
3 14 (16.28%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (15.12%) TOGAF
5 12 (13.95%) Content Management
5 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.79%) Web Development
7 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.47%) Web Design
8 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.14%) RAD
9 7 (8.14%) Use Case
10 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.98%) OOD
10 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.98%) Scrum
11 5 (5.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Java
2 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) C#
4 16 (18.60%) SQL
5 13 (15.12%) C++
6 9 (10.47%) Perl
7 8 (9.30%) C
8 7 (8.14%) XPath
8 7 (8.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.33%) ANSI C
11 2 (2.33%) Python
12 1 (1.16%) Ada
12 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.16%) VB
12 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.81%) MCPD
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) ACCA
4 1 (1.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.16%) COBIT
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) IBM
2 7 (8.14%) Interwoven
2 7 (8.14%) ATG
2 7 (8.14%) Blue Martini
2 7 (8.14%) Elastic Path
3 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Adobe
4 4 (4.65%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.49%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) ESRI
6 1 (1.16%) Perforce
6 1 (1.16%) Luciad