The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 159 144 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -53
Contract jobs citing UML 709 761 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.54% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.02% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 456 579
Average daily rate
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£425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 40 35
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £33.83 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £57.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
UML
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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
London -36 262 £475 +8.44% 74
South East +11 174 £370 -1.33% 42
South West +7 104 £400 -8.57% 33
East of England -15 41 £500 +17.64% 12
Yorkshire -8 37 £400 +10.34% 17
West Midlands -17 30 £400 +10.34% 8
North West -25 30 £374 -3.54% 28
North East -12 16 £494 +39.08% 3
East Midlands -11 12 £338 -20.58% 13
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 518 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (28.26%) Java
3 280 (19.93%) Software Engineering
4 266 (18.93%) .NET
5 260 (18.51%) Finance
6 244 (17.37%) OO
7 243 (17.30%) Security Cleared
8 240 (17.08%) SQL
9 238 (16.94%) Scrum
10 234 (16.65%) Use Case
11 226 (16.09%) Web Services
12 219 (15.59%) Microsoft
13 218 (15.52%) SOA
14 206 (14.66%) XML
15 203 (14.45%) C++
16 200 (14.23%) Oracle
17 191 (13.59%) C#
18 190 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
19 176 (12.53%) SC Cleared
20 175 (12.46%) Business Analysis
21 169 (12.03%) Linux
22 159 (11.32%) SQL Server
22 159 (11.32%) Degree
23 158 (11.25%) JavaScript
24 156 (11.10%) HTML
25 154 (10.96%) Data Modelling
26 147 (10.46%) C
26 147 (10.46%) J2EE
27 140 (9.96%) RUP
28 133 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 62 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 59 (4.20%) JBoss
3 50 (3.56%) WebLogic
4 46 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 40 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.56%) Apache
7 33 (2.35%) CMS
8 27 (1.92%) IIS
9 26 (1.85%) Confluence
9 26 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (1.28%) MQSeries
12 14 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (0.71%) Documentum
14 9 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.64%) Liferay
15 8 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
16 7 (0.50%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 111 (7.90%) MS Visio
2 109 (7.76%) MS Excel
3 75 (5.34%) MS Office
4 45 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.14%) MS Project
6 12 (0.85%) Simulink
7 8 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.14%) GIMP
9 2 (0.14%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.071%) Mingle
10 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 26 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.50%) Tridion
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.36%) Maximo
4 5 (0.36%) Summit
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.14%) Cordys
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.14%) Unica
7 1 (0.071%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.57%) SaaS
4 4 (0.28%) IaaS
5 3 (0.21%) PaaS
5 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.071%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.071%) GitHub
7 1 (0.071%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.21%) Internet
2 19 (1.35%) HTTP
3 16 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.93%) LDAP
5 10 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (0.71%) LTE
6 9 (0.64%) 4G
6 9 (0.64%) Wireless
7 8 (0.57%) 3G
7 8 (0.57%) Intranet
7 8 (0.57%) UMTS
7 8 (0.57%) SNMP
7 8 (0.57%) WiMAX
8 7 (0.50%) IPv4
8 7 (0.50%) IPv6
9 6 (0.43%) Broadband
9 6 (0.43%) GSM
10 5 (0.36%) ATM
10 5 (0.36%) VPN
10 5 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 59 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (3.91%) MySQL
5 40 (2.85%) Oracle Database
6 29 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.57%) DB2
9 17 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.93%) EDRMS
13 13 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.78%) MS Access
15 10 (0.71%) OLTP
15 10 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
16 9 (0.64%) DTS
17 7 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 95 (6.76%) Subversion
2 74 (5.27%) Maven
3 73 (5.20%) Ant
4 72 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 68 (4.84%) Git (software)
6 67 (4.77%) Eclipse
7 64 (4.56%) JIRA
8 57 (4.06%) JUnit
9 54 (3.84%) Rational DOORS
10 43 (3.06%) ClearCase
10 43 (3.06%) Rational Rose
10 43 (3.06%) NUnit
11 38 (2.70%) Jenkins
12 37 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (2.49%) GoogleTest
14 24 (1.71%) Rational Rhapsody
14 24 (1.71%) CppUnit
15 19 (1.35%) Selenium
16 16 (1.14%) TeamCity
17 14 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 260 (18.51%) Finance
2 109 (7.76%) Banking
3 75 (5.34%) Retail
4 60 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 37 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.92%) Front Office
7 27 (1.92%) Back Office
8 21 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 21 (1.49%) Legal
9 20 (1.42%) Automotive
10 19 (1.35%) Marketing
11 18 (1.28%) Military
12 14 (1.00%) Avionics
13 13 (0.93%) Billing
13 13 (0.93%) Advertising
14 12 (0.85%) Law
14 12 (0.85%) Electronics
15 11 (0.78%) Publishing
16 7 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 399 (28.40%) Analyst
2 353 (25.12%) Business Analyst
3 334 (23.77%) Developer
4 312 (22.21%) Architect
5 169 (12.03%) Solutions Architect
6 148 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 130 (9.25%) Java Developer
8 59 (4.20%) .NET Developer
9 58 (4.13%) Technical Architect
10 55 (3.91%) Senior Developer
11 46 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
12 42 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
13 41 (2.92%) Senior Business Analyst
14 38 (2.70%) Designer
15 35 (2.49%) UML Business Analyst
16 33 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
17 30 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
18 29 (2.06%) C++ Developer
19 28 (1.99%) C# Developer
19 28 (1.99%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (18.93%) .NET
2 226 (16.09%) Web Services
3 206 (14.66%) XML
4 156 (11.10%) HTML
5 147 (10.46%) J2EE
6 122 (8.68%) Spring
7 110 (7.83%) CSS
7 110 (7.83%) SOAP
8 95 (6.76%) Middleware
9 89 (6.33%) ASP.NET
9 89 (6.33%) .NET Framework
10 79 (5.62%) JSP
11 66 (4.70%) Ajax
11 66 (4.70%) Hibernate
11 66 (4.70%) JSON
11 66 (4.70%) REST
12 57 (4.06%) Apache Camel
13 54 (3.84%) HTML5
14 52 (3.70%) XSLT
15 47 (3.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 190 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (7.54%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (2.92%) User Experience
6 32 (2.28%) Derivative
7 29 (2.06%) GIS
8 18 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.14%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.07%) Market Risk
12 14 (1.00%) Equities
12 14 (1.00%) Replication
13 12 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.03%) Linux
2 129 (9.18%) Windows
3 94 (6.69%) UNIX
4 15 (1.07%) Solaris
5 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.50%) HPUX
6 7 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
7 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.28%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.21%) Android
10 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.071%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.071%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (19.93%) Software Engineering
3 244 (17.37%) OO
4 238 (16.94%) Scrum
5 234 (16.65%) Use Case
6 218 (15.52%) SOA
7 175 (12.46%) Business Analysis
8 154 (10.96%) Data Modelling
9 140 (9.96%) RUP
10 133 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 132 (9.40%) Project Management
12 127 (9.04%) OOD
13 118 (8.40%) SDLC
14 116 (8.26%) TDD
15 103 (7.33%) Requirements Analysis
16 100 (7.12%) Waterfall
17 98 (6.98%) TOGAF
18 92 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
18 92 (6.55%) BPMN
19 91 (6.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 397 (28.26%) Java
2 240 (17.08%) SQL
3 203 (14.45%) C++
4 191 (13.59%) C#
5 158 (11.25%) JavaScript
6 147 (10.46%) C
7 43 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 34 (2.42%) Python
9 31 (2.21%) XPath
10 27 (1.92%) VB
11 22 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.35%) Ada
13 17 (1.21%) MATLAB
13 17 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.14%) Ruby
14 16 (1.14%) Embedded C
14 16 (1.14%) PHP
15 12 (0.85%) Perl
15 12 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 243 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 176 (12.53%) SC Cleared
3 159 (11.32%) Degree
4 69 (4.91%) ISEB
5 35 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.93%) IIBA
7 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 8 (0.57%) MCPD
9 7 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.36%) CBAP
10 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.28%) OCPJWCD
11 4 (0.28%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.28%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.84%) QA
2 26 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.35%) ISO 9000
4 16 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.93%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.85%) Basel II
7 12 (0.85%) DO-178B
7 12 (0.85%) Basel III
8 11 (0.78%) SLA
9 10 (0.71%) TickIT
10 5 (0.36%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.28%) COBIT
12 2 (0.14%) MiFID
12 2 (0.14%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.14%) COREP
12 2 (0.14%) FINREP
12 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.071%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (0.93%) Docker
2 9 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.50%) Squid
5 5 (0.36%) Firmware
5 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.14%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.071%) Xen
9 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.071%) GridGain
9 1 (0.071%) KVM
9 1 (0.071%) NFS
9 1 (0.071%) HDFS
9 1 (0.071%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 24 (1.71%) Puppet
2 14 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.64%) logstash
5 8 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.36%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.21%) Ansible
9 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.071%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.071%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.071%) Salt
10 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.071%) MOM
10 1 (0.071%) Netcool
10 1 (0.071%) Nagios
Vendors
1 219 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 200 (14.23%) Oracle
3 71 (5.05%) IBM
4 40 (2.85%) SAP
5 17 (1.21%) HP
5 17 (1.21%) Luciad
6 16 (1.14%) VMware
6 16 (1.14%) hybris
7 15 (1.07%) webMethods
8 14 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 13 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (0.93%) Sybase
9 13 (0.93%) Adobe
10 11 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.71%) Talend
12 8 (0.57%) Pega
12 8 (0.57%) Elastic Path
13 7 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
13 7 (0.50%) Blue Martini
13 7 (0.50%) ATG
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + expenses for travel when required
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £475 - £635 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago