The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 102 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 998 1127 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.94% 2.62% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.58% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 669 667
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 81
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
UML
UK

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in England

UML
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the England region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in England

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in England

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the England region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in England

UML
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -32 471 £450 - 99
South East -42 183 £375 +7.14% 50
East of England +16 107 £425 -1.44% 17
South West -20 99 £400 +14.28% 21
North West +4 43 £388 +29.25% 23
West Midlands -26 34 £400 +10.34% 10
East Midlands -18 26 £423 +19.01% 9
Yorkshire -29 21 £400 +18.51% 12
North East -23 10 - - 4
Midlands - 6 - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 436 (25.50%) Java
2 386 (22.57%) Finance
3 370 (21.64%) SQL
4 340 (19.88%) Oracle
5 334 (19.53%) Use Case
6 324 (18.95%) OO
7 312 (18.25%) .NET
8 277 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
9 265 (15.50%) Business Analysis
10 252 (14.74%) XML
11 237 (13.86%) Data Modelling
12 232 (13.57%) Scrum
13 229 (13.39%) Degree
14 222 (12.98%) C#
15 221 (12.92%) SQL Server
16 217 (12.69%) Banking
17 198 (11.58%) HTML
18 191 (11.17%) Web Services
19 189 (11.05%) Linux
20 180 (10.53%) J2EE
21 176 (10.29%) Security Cleared
22 171 (10.00%) RUP
23 170 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
23 170 (9.94%) Software Engineering
24 169 (9.88%) Microsoft
25 167 (9.77%) SOA
25 167 (9.77%) E-Commerce
26 157 (9.18%) TDD
27 152 (8.89%) Project Management
27 152 (8.89%) C++

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 74 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.63%) WebSphere
3 60 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 52 (3.04%) Tomcat
5 32 (1.87%) MQSeries
5 32 (1.87%) CMS
6 26 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (1.23%) Apache
8 20 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (1.11%) Liferay
10 18 (1.05%) Drupal
11 15 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
11 15 (0.88%) IIS
12 12 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
13 11 (0.64%) Confluence
13 11 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.64%) Escenic
14 10 (0.58%) Node.js
15 9 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (6.20%) MS Visio
2 92 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 44 (2.57%) MS Office
4 24 (1.40%) MS Project
5 22 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.82%) Simulink
7 6 (0.35%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Mingle
10 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.058%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.058%) CATIA
10 1 (0.058%) Windchill
10 1 (0.058%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.058%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (1.17%) Tridion
2 15 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.64%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.64%) Magento
4 8 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.41%) Maximo
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
7 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.058%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.29%) SaaS
2 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.35%) PaaS
5 3 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.058%) Office 365
6 1 (0.058%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.16%) Internet
2 28 (1.64%) HTTP
3 23 (1.35%) Intranet
4 20 (1.17%) LDAP
5 17 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.70%) Firewall
6 12 (0.70%) Wireless
7 9 (0.53%) Unified Communications
8 8 (0.47%) DVB
9 6 (0.35%) Network Security
9 6 (0.35%) NGN
10 5 (0.29%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.23%) DMZ
12 3 (0.18%) NFC
12 3 (0.18%) VoIP
13 2 (0.12%) SSL
13 2 (0.12%) DNS
13 2 (0.12%) FTP
13 2 (0.12%) VPN
13 2 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.26%) Relational Database
3 93 (5.44%) Oracle Database
4 73 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (3.68%) RDBMS
6 59 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (3.33%) MySQL
8 44 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (2.16%) DB2
10 36 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (2.11%) MongoDB
11 31 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.29%) NoSQL
14 19 (1.11%) Big Data
14 19 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (5.85%) Subversion
2 97 (5.67%) Eclipse
3 89 (5.20%) Ant
4 86 (5.03%) JUnit
5 74 (4.33%) Maven
6 53 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (2.57%) NUnit
9 41 (2.40%) Git (software)
10 39 (2.28%) JIRA
11 38 (2.22%) Rational Rose
12 37 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
13 35 (2.05%) ClearCase
14 33 (1.93%) Rational Rhapsody
15 28 (1.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 25 (1.46%) Jenkins
16 25 (1.46%) GoogleTest
17 22 (1.29%) CppUnit
18 19 (1.11%) Log4j
19 16 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 386 (22.57%) Finance
2 217 (12.69%) Banking
3 112 (6.55%) Retail
4 102 (5.96%) Investment Banking
5 66 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.57%) Publishing
8 42 (2.46%) Legal
9 40 (2.34%) Front Office
10 31 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 29 (1.70%) Marketing
11 29 (1.70%) Back Office
12 22 (1.29%) Electronics
12 22 (1.29%) Automotive
13 20 (1.17%) Military
14 18 (1.05%) Law
15 17 (0.99%) Billing
16 15 (0.88%) Advertising
17 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 761 (44.50%) Analyst
2 625 (36.55%) Business Analyst
3 425 (24.85%) Developer
4 240 (14.04%) Architect
5 164 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 113 (6.61%) Software Engineer
7 112 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
8 78 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
9 76 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
10 70 (4.09%) UML Business Analyst
11 68 (3.98%) .NET Developer
12 61 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
12 61 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
13 50 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
14 47 (2.75%) Data Analyst
15 41 (2.40%) Technical Architect
15 41 (2.40%) Designer
16 40 (2.34%) C# Developer
17 39 (2.28%) Business Systems Analyst
18 38 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (18.25%) .NET
2 252 (14.74%) XML
3 198 (11.58%) HTML
4 191 (11.17%) Web Services
5 180 (10.53%) J2EE
6 122 (7.13%) Spring
7 117 (6.84%) Hibernate
8 108 (6.32%) ASP.NET
9 104 (6.08%) Ajax
10 97 (5.67%) CSS
11 95 (5.56%) XSLT
12 94 (5.50%) .NET Framework
13 92 (5.38%) jQuery
14 88 (5.15%) SOAP
15 70 (4.09%) Java EE
16 68 (3.98%) JMS
16 68 (3.98%) WCF
17 66 (3.86%) Middleware
18 62 (3.63%) REST
19 61 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 50 (2.92%) Computer Science
2 38 (2.22%) Open Source
3 33 (1.93%) Derivative
4 32 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.70%) N-Tier
6 28 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 28 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 28 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.29%) GIS
7 22 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.11%) Web 2.0
11 18 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
12 17 (0.99%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.88%) Taxonomies
13 15 (0.88%) Equities
13 15 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 189 (11.05%) Linux
2 112 (6.55%) UNIX
3 91 (5.32%) Windows
4 29 (1.70%) Solaris
5 21 (1.23%) HPUX
6 17 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.88%) Android
8 9 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.35%) AIX
10 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.18%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.058%) CentOS
13 1 (0.058%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (19.53%) Use Case
2 324 (18.95%) OO
3 277 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (15.50%) Business Analysis
5 237 (13.86%) Data Modelling
6 232 (13.57%) Scrum
7 171 (10.00%) RUP
8 170 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 170 (9.94%) Software Engineering
9 167 (9.77%) SOA
9 167 (9.77%) E-Commerce
10 157 (9.18%) TDD
11 152 (8.89%) Project Management
12 143 (8.36%) OOD
13 111 (6.49%) Multithreading
14 107 (6.26%) MVC
14 107 (6.26%) Unit Testing
15 105 (6.14%) Data Analysis
16 104 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 104 (6.08%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 436 (25.50%) Java
2 370 (21.64%) SQL
3 222 (12.98%) C#
4 152 (8.89%) C++
4 152 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 107 (6.26%) C
6 63 (3.68%) T-SQL
7 59 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 48 (2.81%) Python
9 42 (2.46%) Perl
10 32 (1.87%) PHP
11 31 (1.81%) MATLAB
12 27 (1.58%) VB
13 26 (1.52%) XPath
14 25 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.99%) Scala
18 16 (0.94%) VC++
19 15 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 229 (13.39%) Degree
2 176 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 114 (6.67%) ISEB
4 113 (6.61%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (1.11%) IIBA
8 17 (0.99%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.47%) CBAP
10 8 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 8 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.35%) CISSP
11 6 (0.35%) GIAC
11 6 (0.35%) CISA
12 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.23%) MBA
12 4 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.86%) QA
2 21 (1.23%) Basel III
3 19 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.05%) Solvency II
5 17 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.58%) Basel II
8 8 (0.47%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.41%) EMIR
10 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.29%) COREP
10 5 (0.29%) FINREP
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.23%) SLA
12 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.18%) MiFID
13 2 (0.12%) COBIT
14 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.058%) IAS 39
14 1 (0.058%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 16 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) Xen
3 2 (0.12%) KVM
4 1 (0.058%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.35%) Tivoli
1 6 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.29%) Puppet
2 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.12%) MOM
4 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.058%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.058%) SCOM
Vendors
1 340 (19.88%) Oracle
2 169 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.68%) IBM
4 75 (4.39%) JBoss
5 50 (2.92%) ATG
6 36 (2.11%) SAP
7 32 (1.87%) Elastic Path
8 26 (1.52%) Sun
9 24 (1.40%) hybris
10 23 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.29%) Sybase
12 19 (1.11%) Blue Martini
12 19 (1.11%) Interwoven
13 18 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 16 (0.94%) Siebel
15 14 (0.82%) Cognos
16 12 (0.70%) Business Objects
17 11 (0.64%) ION Trading
17 11 (0.64%) TIBCO
18 10 (0.58%) Fidessa
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day to £450 day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago