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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 50 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing UML 107 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.39% 2.31% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 3.37% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 41
Average daily rate £425 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 24
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £32.35 £27.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £38.33 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +10 49 £440 +35.38% 1
Suffolk -7 18 £413 -7.30% 3
Hertfordshire -11 16 £450 +37.93% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 13 £475 - 8
Bedfordshire - 7 £380 - 4
Norfolk +11 4 - - 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (34.91%) Oracle
2 57 (33.73%) SQL
3 43 (25.44%) Java
4 41 (24.26%) .NET
5 40 (23.67%) XML
6 36 (21.30%) OO
7 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
8 31 (18.34%) Finance
8 31 (18.34%) Data Modelling
9 28 (16.57%) J2EE
10 27 (15.98%) Oracle Database
11 26 (15.38%) UNIX
11 26 (15.38%) Use Case
12 25 (14.79%) Degree
12 25 (14.79%) Web Services
12 25 (14.79%) C++
13 24 (14.20%) EAI
14 23 (13.61%) ETL
14 23 (13.61%) XSLT
14 23 (13.61%) E-Commerce
15 22 (13.02%) Sun
16 21 (12.43%) C#
16 21 (12.43%) HTML
16 21 (12.43%) Unit Testing
17 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
17 20 (11.83%) Linux
18 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
18 19 (11.24%) OOD
19 18 (10.65%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.55%) Liferay
5 5 (2.96%) Node.js
5 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.96%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.78%) Apache
7 2 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Simulink
2 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) Mingle
5 1 (0.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Tridion
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.98%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.14%) DB2
5 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.96%) DTS
6 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.78%) MySQL
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.18%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.59%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 12 (7.10%) Subversion
4 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.92%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (5.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (5.33%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.14%) Ant
7 6 (3.55%) ReSharper
7 6 (3.55%) JUnit
7 6 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (2.96%) Log4j
9 4 (2.37%) NUnit
9 4 (2.37%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.18%) Maven
10 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.18%) GoogleTest
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Retail
3 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.14%) Automotive
5 6 (3.55%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.37%) Electronics
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
7 3 (1.78%) Advertising
7 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 71 (42.01%) Analyst
2 40 (23.67%) Business Analyst
3 38 (22.49%) Developer
4 36 (21.30%) Architect
5 24 (14.20%) Data Analyst
6 23 (13.61%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (11.24%) Software Engineer
8 14 (8.28%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 14 (8.28%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.51%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Java Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.55%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Oracle Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Database Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
14 4 (2.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.37%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.26%) .NET
2 40 (23.67%) XML
3 28 (16.57%) J2EE
4 25 (14.79%) Web Services
5 23 (13.61%) XSLT
6 21 (12.43%) HTML
7 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.69%) XSD
9 10 (5.92%) XML Schema
9 10 (5.92%) JAXB
10 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.33%) Servlets
10 9 (5.33%) J2SE
11 8 (4.73%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.14%) Middleware
12 7 (4.14%) Java EE
13 6 (3.55%) Ajax
13 6 (3.55%) GWT
13 6 (3.55%) JSF
13 6 (3.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.14%) Clustering
3 7 (4.14%) Statistics
4 5 (2.96%) Open Source
4 5 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.96%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.18%) Physics
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) W3C
6 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.18%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.59%) Telematics
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) GIS
7 1 (0.59%) Online Games
7 1 (0.59%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.38%) UNIX
2 20 (11.83%) Linux
3 13 (7.69%) Solaris
4 8 (4.73%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (2.96%) HPUX
6 3 (1.78%) Windows
7 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) OO
2 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.34%) Data Modelling
4 26 (15.38%) Use Case
5 24 (14.20%) EAI
6 23 (13.61%) ETL
6 23 (13.61%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.43%) Unit Testing
8 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
9 19 (11.24%) OOD
10 18 (10.65%) TDD
11 15 (8.88%) Configuration Management
11 15 (8.88%) Content Management
12 14 (8.28%) Scrum
13 13 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
13 13 (7.69%) Multithreading
14 12 (7.10%) Web Development
14 12 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (7.10%) Data Analysis
15 11 (6.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.73%) SQL
2 43 (25.44%) Java
3 25 (14.79%) C++
4 21 (12.43%) C#
5 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.92%) Perl
6 10 (5.92%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.14%) Ada
8 6 (3.55%) Python
9 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.96%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.96%) Embedded C++
9 5 (2.96%) XPath
10 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.78%) VB
11 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.78%) VB6
12 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 1 (0.59%) Scala
13 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (14.79%) Degree
2 14 (8.28%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) MCTS
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) MCSD
5 2 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (34.91%) Oracle
2 22 (13.02%) Sun
3 9 (5.33%) AccuRev
3 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.73%) Sybase
5 7 (4.14%) JBoss
5 7 (4.14%) Serena
6 6 (3.55%) ATG
6 6 (3.55%) IBM
7 5 (2.96%) Elastic Path
7 5 (2.96%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.96%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.96%) Blue Martini
8 2 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) hybris
9 1 (0.59%) Demandware
9 1 (0.59%) webMethods
9 1 (0.59%) VMware
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