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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 77 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing UML 51 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 3.02% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 4.29% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 31
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
1912 1608 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.75% 70.50% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 884 898
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 122
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 +4 17 £349 -22.50% 7
Cambridgeshire -13 10 £550 +29.41% 7
Essex -13 10 £588 +46.87% 2
Suffolk -7 8 £450 +2.85% 3
Bedfordshire -9 3 £350 +2.94% 5
Norfolk - 3 £450 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 83 (63.36%) Java
2 72 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (34.35%) Oracle
3 45 (34.35%) XML
4 41 (31.30%) SQL
5 38 (29.01%) Finance
6 35 (26.72%) UNIX
7 28 (21.37%) Linux
7 28 (21.37%) HTML
7 28 (21.37%) J2EE
8 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
8 26 (19.85%) MVC
9 25 (19.08%) Scrum
9 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
10 24 (18.32%) Software Engineering
11 23 (17.56%) SOA
12 22 (16.79%) XSLT
12 22 (16.79%) OO
12 22 (16.79%) Spring
13 21 (16.03%) Web Services
13 21 (16.03%) WebLogic
14 20 (15.27%) Sun
14 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
15 19 (14.50%) WebSphere
15 19 (14.50%) Python
16 18 (13.74%) Enterprise Architecture
16 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
17 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
17 17 (12.98%) JIRA
17 17 (12.98%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (16.03%) WebLogic
2 19 (14.50%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.63%) MQSeries
3 10 (7.63%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.63%) JBoss
3 10 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.05%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.29%) Apache
7 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.53%) Drupal
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) Simulink
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) DSL
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.11%) MySQL
5 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.05%) Big Data
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.29%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.98%) JIRA
3 15 (11.45%) JUnit
4 11 (8.40%) Selenium
5 9 (6.87%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (6.87%) Ant
6 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.82%) Maven
8 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.29%) Toad
8 3 (2.29%) JDeveloper
8 3 (2.29%) TestDirector
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.29%) PVCS
9 2 (1.53%) Subversion
9 2 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.53%) ERwin
9 2 (1.53%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.53%) XMLSpy
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Electronics
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) Developer
2 36 (27.48%) Architect
3 23 (17.56%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (16.79%) Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) Software Engineer
6 17 (12.98%) Java Developer
6 17 (12.98%) Business Analyst
7 15 (11.45%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Designer
9 9 (6.87%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (5.34%) Java Architect
11 5 (3.82%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Applications Architect
11 5 (3.82%) C++ Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Design Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) J2EE Developer
13 3 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.35%) XML
2 28 (21.37%) HTML
2 28 (21.37%) J2EE
3 22 (16.79%) XSLT
3 22 (16.79%) Spring
4 21 (16.03%) Web Services
5 17 (12.98%) .NET
6 15 (11.45%) jQuery
7 13 (9.92%) Java EE
7 13 (9.92%) CSS
8 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.40%) Hibernate
9 10 (7.63%) Spring MVC
9 10 (7.63%) Struts
10 9 (6.87%) HTML5
10 9 (6.87%) Apache Camel
10 9 (6.87%) CSS3
10 9 (6.87%) PhoneGap
10 9 (6.87%) Middleware
10 9 (6.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.58%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.82%) Open Source
4 5 (3.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.29%) Clustering
5 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.29%) PKI
6 2 (1.53%) Biology
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) GIS
7 1 (0.76%) Physics
7 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.72%) UNIX
2 28 (21.37%) Linux
3 16 (12.21%) Windows
4 9 (6.87%) Solaris
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.85%) MVC
3 25 (19.08%) Scrum
4 24 (18.32%) Software Engineering
5 23 (17.56%) SOA
6 22 (16.79%) OO
7 18 (13.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
8 15 (11.45%) OOD
9 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.69%) Web Development
10 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.40%) User Stories
12 11 (8.40%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.63%) Multithreading
14 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.87%) Project Management
14 9 (6.87%) OOP
15 8 (6.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 83 (63.36%) Java
2 41 (31.30%) SQL
3 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.50%) Python
5 17 (12.98%) C++
5 17 (12.98%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.87%) C#
6 9 (6.87%) Ruby
7 8 (6.11%) Perl
7 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.58%) C
9 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.53%) PHP
10 2 (1.53%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) Sun Certification
3 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.34%) Degree
5 6 (4.58%) ISEB
6 2 (1.53%) CBAP
7 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
1 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (34.35%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Sun
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.16%) AccuRev
5 9 (6.87%) Atlassian
5 9 (6.87%) Talend
6 6 (4.58%) IBM
7 5 (3.82%) HP
8 4 (3.05%) BEA
8 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.05%) Vertica
8 4 (3.05%) Infobright
9 3 (2.29%) ForgeRock
9 3 (2.29%) Serena
10 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.76%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.76%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.76%) Unisys
11 1 (0.76%) EMC
11 1 (0.76%) Citrix
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