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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 82 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing UML 45 47 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 1.84% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.41% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 33
Average daily rate £470 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 0 4
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 - £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.69% +0.68%
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
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire +23 19 £425 +21.42% 5
Hertfordshire -1 9 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £500 -1.96%
Norfolk -8 5 £470 +7.42%
Essex -4 4 - - 3
Suffolk -2 2 £320 -22.42% 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (37.80%) Software Engineering
2 28 (34.15%) OO
3 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.83%) Rational DOORS
5 21 (25.61%) Rational Rhapsody
5 21 (25.61%) Security Cleared
6 20 (24.39%) Ada
6 20 (24.39%) Java
6 20 (24.39%) XML
7 19 (23.17%) C++
7 19 (23.17%) Validation
8 18 (21.95%) SOA
8 18 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 17 (20.73%) .NET
9 17 (20.73%) Finance
10 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.29%) SQL
12 13 (15.85%) J2EE
12 13 (15.85%) Web Services
13 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (14.63%) C#
13 12 (14.63%) Degree
14 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
14 11 (13.41%) VxWorks
14 11 (13.41%) VectorCAST
15 10 (12.20%) HTML
15 10 (12.20%) Oracle
16 9 (10.98%) C
16 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
16 9 (10.98%) RUP

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (6.10%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Kinematics
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.88%) Simulink
2 1 (1.22%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) DB2
3 3 (3.66%) GIS
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) HBase
5 1 (1.22%) Mnesia
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Rational DOORS
2 21 (25.61%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (13.41%) VectorCAST
4 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.88%) JIRA
7 3 (3.66%) Ant
7 3 (3.66%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.66%) Maven
7 3 (3.66%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.44%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.44%) ERwin
8 2 (2.44%) JUnit
8 2 (2.44%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (2.44%) PVCS
8 2 (2.44%) Subversion
8 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.88%) Publishing
4 3 (3.66%) Automotive
4 3 (3.66%) Avionics
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Architect
2 20 (24.39%) Software Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (15.85%) Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Principal Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Principal Software Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Ada Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Ada Software Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Java Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Designer
9 5 (6.10%) Digital Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Junior
10 4 (4.88%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Junior Web Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) XML
2 17 (20.73%) .NET
3 13 (15.85%) J2EE
3 13 (15.85%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) HTML
5 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.32%) CSS
5 6 (7.32%) jQuery
5 6 (7.32%) JSP
6 5 (6.10%) EJB
6 5 (6.10%) REST
6 5 (6.10%) RESTful
7 4 (4.88%) CSS3
7 4 (4.88%) HTML5
7 4 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (4.88%) LESS
7 4 (4.88%) Sass
7 4 (4.88%) XML Schema
7 4 (4.88%) XSLT
8 3 (3.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.10%) Social Media
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) VHDL
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) VxWorks
2 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 2 (2.44%) VME
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
2 28 (34.15%) OO
3 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.17%) Validation
5 18 (21.95%) SOA
6 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.98%) RUP
7 9 (10.98%) SDLC
8 7 (8.54%) Use Case
8 7 (8.54%) Web Design
8 7 (8.54%) Web Development
9 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.32%) Scrum
9 6 (7.32%) Signal Processing
10 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.10%) EAI
10 5 (6.10%) OOD
10 5 (6.10%) SysML
10 5 (6.10%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Ada
1 20 (24.39%) Java
2 19 (23.17%) C++
3 15 (18.29%) SQL
4 12 (14.63%) C#
5 9 (10.98%) C
6 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.32%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.10%) ANSI C
8 4 (4.88%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.22%) Erlang
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) Python
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) SystemTap
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ECSS
2 1 (1.22%) COBIT
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Cygwin
2 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.22%) Kibana
2 1 (1.22%) Oozie
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.88%) Adobe
5 3 (3.66%) BEA
5 3 (3.66%) ESRI
5 3 (3.66%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) Luciad
6 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.44%) webMethods
7 1 (1.22%) Capita
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.22%) Intel
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
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