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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 143 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -6
Contract jobs citing UML 731 1004 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 2.17% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.95% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 554 585
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £31.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £56.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -64 338 £439 -7.52% 71
South East -17 138 £390 +0.64% 37
South West -9 75 £444 +10.24% 24
East of England -1 52 £425 +6.25% 26
West Midlands +11 51 £350 -6.66% 6
North West -7 27 £388 +29.16% 19
Yorkshire -36 21 £363 +4.69% 23
East Midlands -26 19 £416 -1.94% 14
Midlands +14 12 - - 1
North East -25 2 £355 +35.23% 1
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 418 (24.12%) Java
2 396 (22.85%) Finance
3 348 (20.08%) SQL
4 342 (19.73%) OO
5 338 (19.50%) Use Case
6 314 (18.12%) .NET
7 303 (17.48%) Oracle
8 274 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
9 269 (15.52%) Business Analysis
10 247 (14.25%) Scrum
11 237 (13.68%) Degree
12 236 (13.62%) XML
13 212 (12.23%) Banking
14 211 (12.18%) Data Modelling
14 211 (12.18%) Software Engineering
15 209 (12.06%) Web Services
15 209 (12.06%) C#
16 201 (11.60%) SQL Server
17 182 (10.50%) Security Cleared
18 177 (10.21%) HTML
19 171 (9.87%) SOA
20 169 (9.75%) Microsoft
21 165 (9.52%) Project Management
22 164 (9.46%) E-Commerce
23 162 (9.35%) Linux
24 158 (9.12%) J2EE
24 158 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
25 147 (8.48%) TDD
25 147 (8.48%) RUP
26 140 (8.08%) OOD

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 77 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.40%) WebSphere
3 52 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 42 (2.42%) CMS
5 41 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 38 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 25 (1.44%) IIS
9 24 (1.38%) Apache
10 23 (1.33%) MQSeries
10 23 (1.33%) Confluence
11 22 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.04%) Drupal
13 17 (0.98%) Liferay
14 16 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
14 16 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
16 10 (0.58%) Lync
17 9 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.46%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 129 (7.44%) MS Visio
2 88 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 54 (3.12%) MS Office
4 30 (1.73%) MS Project
5 19 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.87%) Simulink
7 8 (0.46%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.058%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.058%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 13 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.69%) Magento
2 12 (0.69%) Tridion
3 11 (0.63%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.40%) TRIRIGA
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.35%) Maximo
7 4 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.12%) Summit
9 2 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.46%) SaaS
3 6 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.17%) Heroku
6 1 (0.058%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.25%) HTTP
2 33 (1.90%) Internet
3 29 (1.67%) Intranet
4 23 (1.33%) Firewall
5 18 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.92%) DVB
7 13 (0.75%) LDAP
8 11 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.46%) SSL
10 6 (0.35%) FTP
10 6 (0.35%) VoIP
11 5 (0.29%) DMZ
12 4 (0.23%) Wireless
13 3 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.17%) GSM
13 3 (0.17%) UMTS
13 3 (0.17%) VPN
13 3 (0.17%) LTE
13 3 (0.17%) NFC
14 2 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 100 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 95 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 74 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 45 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (2.37%) MySQL
8 39 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 38 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 30 (1.73%) DB2
11 25 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (1.33%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.87%) Big Data
17 13 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (5.14%) Subversion
2 85 (4.90%) JUnit
3 78 (4.50%) Maven
4 73 (4.21%) Ant
5 71 (4.10%) Rational Rose
6 70 (4.04%) Eclipse
7 66 (3.81%) Visual Studio
8 65 (3.75%) JIRA
9 62 (3.58%) Rational DOORS
10 60 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 44 (2.54%) Rational Rhapsody
12 42 (2.42%) Git (software)
13 41 (2.37%) ClearCase
14 32 (1.85%) NUnit
15 30 (1.73%) Jenkins
16 20 (1.15%) GoogleTest
17 16 (0.92%) CppUnit
17 16 (0.92%) Toad
17 16 (0.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
18 14 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
General
1 396 (22.85%) Finance
2 212 (12.23%) Banking
3 124 (7.16%) Retail
4 99 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 67 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.71%) Legal
7 42 (2.42%) Front Office
8 41 (2.37%) Marketing
9 37 (2.14%) Back Office
10 33 (1.90%) Publishing
11 32 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 32 (1.85%) Military
12 24 (1.38%) Law
13 21 (1.21%) Billing
14 19 (1.10%) Retail Banking
15 18 (1.04%) Electronics
16 16 (0.92%) Advertising
17 15 (0.87%) Automotive
17 15 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 802 (46.28%) Analyst
2 679 (39.18%) Business Analyst
3 401 (23.14%) Developer
4 241 (13.91%) Architect
5 147 (8.48%) Java Developer
6 130 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 102 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
8 99 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
9 87 (5.02%) Agile Business Analyst
10 86 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
11 82 (4.73%) UML Business Analyst
12 71 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
13 67 (3.87%) .NET Developer
14 57 (3.29%) Business Systems Analyst
15 46 (2.65%) Senior Developer
16 42 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
17 41 (2.37%) Technical Architect
17 41 (2.37%) Software Developer
18 38 (2.19%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 38 (2.19%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (18.12%) .NET
2 236 (13.62%) XML
3 209 (12.06%) Web Services
4 177 (10.21%) HTML
5 158 (9.12%) J2EE
6 115 (6.64%) Spring
7 106 (6.12%) ASP.NET
8 100 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 99 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 98 (5.65%) SOAP
11 96 (5.54%) CSS
12 89 (5.14%) Middleware
13 86 (4.96%) jQuery
14 79 (4.56%) XSLT
15 75 (4.33%) JMS
16 73 (4.21%) Ajax
17 66 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 62 (3.58%) Java EE
19 61 (3.52%) JPA
19 61 (3.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (2.77%) Management Information System
2 46 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 42 (2.42%) Open Source
4 37 (2.14%) Derivative
5 32 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.73%) Credit Risk
7 29 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 27 (1.56%) GIS
9 26 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 25 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 22 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
12 22 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
13 21 (1.21%) DTV
13 21 (1.21%) Data Integration
14 18 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.04%) STB
15 16 (0.92%) CMDB
16 15 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 162 (9.35%) Linux
2 97 (5.60%) Windows
3 95 (5.48%) UNIX
4 24 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.21%) Solaris
6 20 (1.15%) Android
7 15 (0.87%) HPUX
8 9 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.29%) zOS
12 5 (0.29%) MVS
12 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.29%) VME
13 4 (0.23%) AIX
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.12%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.058%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (19.73%) OO
2 338 (19.50%) Use Case
3 274 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (15.52%) Business Analysis
5 247 (14.25%) Scrum
6 211 (12.18%) Data Modelling
6 211 (12.18%) Software Engineering
7 171 (9.87%) SOA
8 165 (9.52%) Project Management
9 164 (9.46%) E-Commerce
10 158 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 147 (8.48%) TDD
11 147 (8.48%) RUP
12 140 (8.08%) OOD
13 118 (6.81%) MVC
14 115 (6.64%) User Stories
15 112 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 107 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
17 106 (6.12%) Validation
18 102 (5.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 418 (24.12%) Java
2 348 (20.08%) SQL
3 209 (12.06%) C#
4 137 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 116 (6.69%) C++
6 106 (6.12%) C
7 65 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 45 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.85%) Perl
10 29 (1.67%) PHP
10 29 (1.67%) Python
10 29 (1.67%) MATLAB
11 24 (1.38%) Scala
12 21 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.21%) XPath
13 18 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.81%) VB
14 14 (0.81%) Ada
15 12 (0.69%) VBA
16 11 (0.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 237 (13.68%) Degree
2 182 (10.50%) Security Cleared
3 111 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 91 (5.25%) ISEB
5 33 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.81%) IIBA
8 10 (0.58%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.40%) CBAP
11 6 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.29%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.17%) MBA
13 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.52%) QA
2 27 (1.56%) Solvency II
3 23 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.21%) Basel III
5 18 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.04%) Basel II
6 14 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.52%) DO-178B
8 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.29%) EMIR
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.23%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.17%) COREP
12 3 (0.17%) FINREP
12 3 (0.17%) FATCA
12 3 (0.17%) COBIT
13 2 (0.12%) MiFID
13 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
System Software
1 8 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.12%) Xen
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.23%) Puppet
2 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.12%) MOM
4 1 (0.058%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.058%) Nagios
4 1 (0.058%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 303 (17.48%) Oracle
2 169 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 91 (5.25%) IBM
4 75 (4.33%) JBoss
5 47 (2.71%) ATG
6 39 (2.25%) SAP
7 32 (1.85%) Sybase
8 28 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.10%) Sun
9 19 (1.10%) Elastic Path
10 18 (1.04%) Bloomberg
11 17 (0.98%) Siebel
12 16 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.69%) Blue Martini
13 12 (0.69%) Murex
13 12 (0.69%) Fidessa
13 12 (0.69%) Informatica
13 12 (0.69%) Interwoven
14 11 (0.63%) ION Trading
14 11 (0.63%) Business Objects
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Rate: £48 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Coal IT Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago