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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 166 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -27
Contract jobs citing UML 683 964 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.94% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.58% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 564 627
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.90 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £50.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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
London -68 286 £438 -2.77% 90
South East +2 185 £400 +6.66% 69
South West -14 70 £500 +25.00% 24
East of England -28 48 £500 +17.64% 20
North West -28 37 £388 -1.64% 20
West Midlands -36 20 £425 +19.29% 9
Yorkshire -16 15 £356 -10.93% 7
East Midlands -18 11 £340 -19.52% 9
North East -6 4 - - 6
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 489 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (26.79%) Java
3 268 (19.84%) Software Engineering
4 263 (19.47%) Finance
5 259 (19.17%) XML
6 244 (18.06%) .NET
7 240 (17.76%) OO
8 231 (17.10%) Oracle
8 231 (17.10%) Use Case
9 228 (16.88%) Security Cleared
10 224 (16.58%) SQL
11 218 (16.14%) Microsoft
12 217 (16.06%) Web Services
13 216 (15.99%) SOA
14 178 (13.18%) Data Modelling
15 174 (12.88%) Scrum
16 173 (12.81%) Business Analysis
17 171 (12.66%) SC Cleared
18 169 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
19 168 (12.44%) Degree
20 165 (12.21%) Linux
20 165 (12.21%) C#
21 153 (11.32%) C++
22 152 (11.25%) C
23 151 (11.18%) RUP
24 144 (10.66%) J2EE
25 142 (10.51%) Subversion
26 138 (10.21%) HTML
27 135 (9.99%) Stakeholder Management
28 126 (9.33%) Banking

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 71 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 62 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 51 (3.77%) JBoss
4 34 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 31 (2.29%) CMS
6 28 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 26 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (1.48%) MQSeries
10 15 (1.11%) Apache
11 11 (0.81%) Documentum
11 11 (0.81%) SAS
11 11 (0.81%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.74%) IIS
12 10 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.52%) Liferay
15 6 (0.44%) Oracle BPEL
15 6 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 125 (9.25%) MS Visio
2 117 (8.66%) MS Excel
3 84 (6.22%) MS Office
4 66 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.26%) MS Project
6 12 (0.89%) Simulink
7 8 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.52%) GIMP
9 4 (0.30%) SPSS
10 1 (0.074%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.074%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.074%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 28 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.04%) Maximo
4 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.30%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.15%) Tridion
10 2 (0.15%) Primavera
10 2 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.074%) Summit
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.074%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.81%) SaaS
3 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.44%) GitHub
5 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.074%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.074%) IaaS
7 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.074%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.89%) HTTP
2 23 (1.70%) Internet
3 16 (1.18%) Firewall
4 14 (1.04%) LDAP
5 11 (0.81%) Intranet
5 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.67%) Wireless
7 8 (0.59%) SNMP
8 7 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.52%) Extranet
8 7 (0.52%) Broadband
8 7 (0.52%) LTE
9 6 (0.44%) Network Security
9 6 (0.44%) 4G
9 6 (0.44%) UMTS
9 6 (0.44%) 3G
9 6 (0.44%) WiMAX
10 5 (0.37%) IPv4
10 5 (0.37%) IPv6
10 5 (0.37%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.74%) Oracle Database
3 56 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.33%) MySQL
6 29 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.26%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.04%) DB2
11 13 (0.96%) Ingres
12 12 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.67%) OLTP
14 9 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (0.67%) Big Data
14 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 142 (10.51%) Subversion
2 101 (7.48%) Ant
3 85 (6.29%) ClearCase
4 65 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 65 (4.81%) Maven
5 64 (4.74%) Eclipse
6 60 (4.44%) NUnit
7 59 (4.37%) JUnit
8 57 (4.22%) JIRA
9 55 (4.07%) GoogleTest
9 55 (4.07%) Rational DOORS
10 52 (3.85%) CppUnit
11 47 (3.48%) Git (software)
12 40 (2.96%) Rational Rose
13 38 (2.81%) ClearQuest
14 36 (2.66%) Jenkins
15 30 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
16 27 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (1.70%) CruiseControl
18 20 (1.48%) Selenium
General
1 263 (19.47%) Finance
2 126 (9.33%) Banking
3 85 (6.29%) Retail
4 53 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 45 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.59%) Front Office
8 22 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.48%) Legal
10 19 (1.41%) Publishing
11 17 (1.26%) Marketing
12 16 (1.18%) Automotive
13 14 (1.04%) Military
14 13 (0.96%) Law
14 13 (0.96%) Games
14 13 (0.96%) Avionics
15 12 (0.89%) Back Office
15 12 (0.89%) Advertising
16 11 (0.81%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 444 (32.86%) Analyst
2 396 (29.31%) Business Analyst
3 300 (22.21%) Developer
4 260 (19.25%) Architect
5 157 (11.62%) Solutions Architect
6 129 (9.55%) Java Developer
7 128 (9.47%) Software Engineer
8 58 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 51 (3.77%) UML Business Analyst
10 50 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
11 47 (3.48%) .NET Developer
12 40 (2.96%) Author
12 40 (2.96%) Technical Author
13 37 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
13 37 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
14 34 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
15 33 (2.44%) Senior Developer
16 31 (2.29%) Software Developer
17 28 (2.07%) C# Developer
18 26 (1.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (19.17%) XML
2 244 (18.06%) .NET
3 217 (16.06%) Web Services
4 144 (10.66%) J2EE
5 138 (10.21%) HTML
6 98 (7.25%) SOAP
7 84 (6.22%) Spring
8 82 (6.07%) Middleware
9 81 (6.00%) JSP
9 81 (6.00%) REST
10 75 (5.55%) .NET Framework
11 70 (5.18%) CSS
12 63 (4.66%) ASP.NET
12 63 (4.66%) Hibernate
12 63 (4.66%) JSON
13 61 (4.52%) XSLT
14 54 (4.00%) jQuery
15 46 (3.40%) Servlets
15 46 (3.40%) Struts
16 44 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 169 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.85%) Derivative
5 37 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.22%) User Experience
7 29 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (1.78%) Open Source
9 22 (1.63%) GIS
10 21 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
11 20 (1.48%) Equities
12 18 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (1.26%) N-Tier
13 17 (1.26%) Visualisation
13 17 (1.26%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.18%) Market Risk
14 16 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 15 (1.11%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.89%) Mobile App
17 10 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 165 (12.21%) Linux
2 115 (8.51%) Windows
3 110 (8.14%) UNIX
4 18 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.37%) Android
8 4 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.22%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.22%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.22%) Solaris
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.074%) AIX
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (19.84%) Software Engineering
3 240 (17.76%) OO
4 231 (17.10%) Use Case
5 216 (15.99%) SOA
6 178 (13.18%) Data Modelling
7 174 (12.88%) Scrum
8 173 (12.81%) Business Analysis
9 151 (11.18%) RUP
10 135 (9.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 119 (8.81%) OOD
12 110 (8.14%) Project Management
13 103 (7.62%) ITIL
13 103 (7.62%) TDD
14 96 (7.11%) Enterprise Architecture
15 92 (6.81%) Configuration Management
16 91 (6.74%) BPMN
17 87 (6.44%) Waterfall
18 83 (6.14%) TOGAF
19 81 (6.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 362 (26.79%) Java
2 224 (16.58%) SQL
3 165 (12.21%) C#
4 153 (11.32%) C++
5 152 (11.25%) C
6 118 (8.73%) JavaScript
7 55 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 52 (3.85%) Python
9 30 (2.22%) XPath
10 22 (1.63%) Ada
10 22 (1.63%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.55%) VB
11 21 (1.55%) Ruby
12 16 (1.18%) Embedded C
13 15 (1.11%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.04%) PHP
15 12 (0.89%) Scala
15 12 (0.89%) XQuery
16 11 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 228 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 171 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 168 (12.44%) Degree
4 79 (5.85%) ISEB
5 31 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.18%) Sun Certification
7 12 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.74%) IIBA
9 10 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.67%) OCPJP
11 8 (0.59%) MCPD
11 8 (0.59%) CBAP
12 7 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.22%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.85%) QA
2 29 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.70%) ISO 9000
4 21 (1.55%) Solvency II
5 18 (1.33%) Basel III
6 17 (1.26%) Basel II
7 12 (0.89%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.74%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.52%) COBIT
10 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.30%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.30%) SLA
12 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.15%) COREP
12 2 (0.15%) FINREP
13 1 (0.074%) TickIT
13 1 (0.074%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.074%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (0.74%) Firmware
2 5 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.30%) Squid
4 3 (0.22%) Docker
5 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.074%) GridGain
6 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.074%) NFS
6 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (0.44%) Puppet
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.15%) MOM
8 1 (0.074%) Netcool
Vendors
1 231 (17.10%) Oracle
2 218 (16.14%) Microsoft
3 70 (5.18%) IBM
4 42 (3.11%) SAP
5 40 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.41%) HP
8 18 (1.33%) hybris
9 17 (1.26%) Talend
10 13 (0.96%) Adobe
10 13 (0.96%) Sybase
11 12 (0.89%) Pega
12 10 (0.74%) Google
12 10 (0.74%) VMware
13 8 (0.59%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.59%) JD Edwards
13 8 (0.59%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.52%) webMethods
15 6 (0.44%) Cisco
15 6 (0.44%) Sun
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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Proactive Appointments
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