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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 175 127 78
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -49
Contract jobs citing UML 624 792 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 1.70% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.28% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 488 613
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 58
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.51 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 -68 276 £450 - 58
South East -12 134 £350 -3.44% 64
East of England -6 63 £493 +23.12% 14
South West -49 48 £450 +16.12% 35
North West -5 29 £388 +29.16% 19
West Midlands -16 29 £418 +28.52% 4
Yorkshire -10 22 £449 +15.12% 12
East Midlands +5 11 £350 +3.70% 12
North East - 5 £307 - 2
Midlands 0 4 £450 +5.88% 1
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 486 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (26.01%) Java
3 287 (21.39%) SQL
4 285 (21.24%) Finance
5 266 (19.82%) Use Case
6 265 (19.75%) XML
7 260 (19.37%) OO
8 211 (15.72%) Scrum
9 201 (14.98%) Software Engineering
10 197 (14.68%) Oracle
11 195 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
12 191 (14.23%) Business Analysis
13 188 (14.01%) SOA
14 176 (13.11%) .NET
15 169 (12.59%) Security Cleared
16 164 (12.22%) Degree
16 164 (12.22%) Linux
16 164 (12.22%) Data Modelling
17 142 (10.58%) Project Management
18 138 (10.28%) Microsoft
19 137 (10.21%) Web Services
20 133 (9.91%) Banking
21 131 (9.76%) C#
22 128 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
23 126 (9.39%) C++
24 120 (8.94%) MS Visio
25 119 (8.87%) HTML
26 118 (8.79%) JavaScript
26 118 (8.79%) UNIX
27 117 (8.72%) TOGAF

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 69 (5.14%) WebSphere
2 47 (3.50%) JBoss
3 41 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 39 (2.91%) Apache
5 36 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 26 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.94%) IIS
8 25 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (1.79%) Confluence
10 23 (1.71%) CMS
10 23 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
12 11 (0.82%) ArcGIS
13 8 (0.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 8 (0.60%) Documentum
14 7 (0.52%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.52%) Lync
14 7 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 120 (8.94%) MS Visio
2 81 (6.04%) MS Excel
3 53 (3.95%) MS Office
4 25 (1.86%) MS Project
5 24 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.52%) Simulink
7 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.22%) GIMP
8 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.075%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.075%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.52%) Maximo
4 5 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.22%) Magento
6 3 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.075%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.075%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.075%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.37%) GitHub
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.15%) LucidChart
4 1 (0.075%) Office 365
4 1 (0.075%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.47%) HTTP
2 39 (2.91%) SSL
3 22 (1.64%) DVB
4 21 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.42%) Internet
6 15 (1.12%) Intranet
6 15 (1.12%) Firewall
7 13 (0.97%) SNMP
8 12 (0.89%) Network Security
9 11 (0.82%) FTP
10 8 (0.60%) NGN
11 7 (0.52%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.45%) VoIP
13 5 (0.37%) LDAP
14 4 (0.30%) VPN
15 3 (0.22%) ATM
15 3 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
16 2 (0.15%) LTE
16 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
16 2 (0.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 49 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 40 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (2.46%) MySQL
6 25 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 23 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.56%) DB2
9 21 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.34%) Ingres
12 16 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.97%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.89%) Big Data
16 11 (0.82%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.82%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 79 (5.89%) Subversion
2 70 (5.22%) ClearCase
3 66 (4.92%) JIRA
4 56 (4.17%) Rational Rose
5 53 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
6 51 (3.80%) Maven
7 50 (3.73%) Git (software)
8 47 (3.50%) NUnit
9 43 (3.20%) JUnit
10 41 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (2.91%) Eclipse
12 38 (2.83%) Ant
13 36 (2.68%) Visual Studio
14 35 (2.61%) GoogleTest
14 35 (2.61%) Jenkins
15 34 (2.53%) CppUnit
16 31 (2.31%) ClearQuest
17 29 (2.16%) Rational Rhapsody
18 27 (2.01%) CruiseControl
19 14 (1.04%) RequisitePro
General
1 285 (21.24%) Finance
2 133 (9.91%) Banking
3 81 (6.04%) Retail
4 51 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.79%) Law
7 22 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.56%) Publishing
9 19 (1.42%) Legal
9 19 (1.42%) Marketing
10 18 (1.34%) Military
10 18 (1.34%) Front Office
11 16 (1.19%) Back Office
11 16 (1.19%) Automotive
12 15 (1.12%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.97%) Electronics
13 13 (0.97%) Advertising
14 11 (0.82%) German Language
15 9 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 542 (40.39%) Analyst
2 471 (35.10%) Business Analyst
3 319 (23.77%) Developer
4 201 (14.98%) Architect
5 128 (9.54%) Software Engineer
6 94 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 79 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
8 67 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
9 66 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
10 61 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
11 56 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
11 56 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
12 48 (3.58%) Software Developer
13 40 (2.98%) Consultant
13 40 (2.98%) Senior Developer
14 38 (2.83%) Business Systems Analyst
15 34 (2.53%) .NET Developer
16 32 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
17 31 (2.31%) Designer
18 24 (1.79%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (19.75%) XML
2 176 (13.11%) .NET
3 137 (10.21%) Web Services
4 119 (8.87%) HTML
5 114 (8.49%) J2EE
6 92 (6.86%) SOAP
7 81 (6.04%) JMS
7 81 (6.04%) Middleware
8 79 (5.89%) Spring
9 73 (5.44%) CSS
10 68 (5.07%) REST
11 58 (4.32%) XSLT
12 57 (4.25%) jQuery
13 56 (4.17%) Hibernate
14 52 (3.87%) ASP.NET
15 48 (3.58%) JSP
16 46 (3.43%) Ajax
17 44 (3.28%) WSDL
18 43 (3.20%) XSD
19 41 (3.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 195 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.91%) Derivative
4 32 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.01%) Data Integration
5 27 (2.01%) User Experience
6 26 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (1.64%) STB
8 22 (1.64%) DTV
9 20 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.49%) Open Source
9 20 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.27%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.04%) Market Risk
11 14 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.82%) Clustering
12 11 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 164 (12.22%) Linux
2 118 (8.79%) UNIX
3 98 (7.30%) Windows
4 18 (1.34%) Solaris
5 16 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.45%) VME
8 6 (0.45%) MVS
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.22%) AIX
11 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.22%) zOS
11 3 (0.22%) SUSE
12 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (19.82%) Use Case
3 260 (19.37%) OO
4 211 (15.72%) Scrum
5 201 (14.98%) Software Engineering
6 191 (14.23%) Business Analysis
7 188 (14.01%) SOA
8 164 (12.22%) Data Modelling
9 142 (10.58%) Project Management
10 128 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 117 (8.72%) TOGAF
12 112 (8.35%) OOD
13 101 (7.53%) RUP
13 101 (7.53%) User Stories
14 97 (7.23%) E-Commerce
14 97 (7.23%) Configuration Management
15 96 (7.15%) Enterprise Architecture
16 94 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 94 (7.00%) BPMN
17 93 (6.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 349 (26.01%) Java
2 287 (21.39%) SQL
3 131 (9.76%) C#
4 126 (9.39%) C++
5 118 (8.79%) JavaScript
6 115 (8.57%) C
7 61 (4.55%) Python
8 60 (4.47%) PL/SQL
9 37 (2.76%) T-SQL
10 22 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.34%) Perl
12 15 (1.12%) MATLAB
13 13 (0.97%) PHP
14 11 (0.82%) Ada
14 11 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.67%) VBA
15 9 (0.67%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.60%) COBOL
16 8 (0.60%) Delphi
17 7 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 169 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 164 (12.22%) Degree
3 107 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 86 (6.41%) ISEB
5 23 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.89%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.45%) CBAP
9 5 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.30%) CCNP
10 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.22%) CISSP
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.22%) IIBA
12 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.07%) QA
2 20 (1.49%) Basel III
3 19 (1.42%) Basel II
3 19 (1.42%) Solvency II
4 14 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.67%) DO-178B
8 7 (0.52%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.52%) COBIT
9 6 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.22%) EMIR
12 2 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.15%) HL7
12 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.15%) SLA
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.15%) UCITS
12 2 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (0.82%) Firmware
2 9 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.22%) Docker
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.075%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.27%) Puppet
2 12 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.075%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.075%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.075%) Nagios
5 1 (0.075%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 197 (14.68%) Oracle
2 138 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 95 (7.08%) IBM
4 31 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 29 (2.16%) Sun
6 26 (1.94%) HP
7 23 (1.71%) SAP
7 23 (1.71%) Sybase
8 21 (1.56%) Google
9 19 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.42%) Software AG
10 16 (1.19%) ATG
11 15 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.04%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.89%) AccuRev
14 11 (0.82%) ESRI
15 10 (0.75%) GoldenSource
15 10 (0.75%) VMware
16 8 (0.60%) Open Text
17 7 (0.52%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 56 minutes ago
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum 12 months fix term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago