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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 171 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing UML 628 663 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.85% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 427 391
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 41 35
Average hourly rate £49.50 £36.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.69% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.13 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.45% +1.36%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 214 £463 +12.46% 75
South East +5 164 £400 +3.22% 41
South West +4 90 £415 -17.00% 49
North West +9 46 £370 -6.62% 35
East of England -4 45 £470 +7.42% 11
West Midlands -1 37 £350 -17.64% 12
Yorkshire -40 12 £350 -6.66% 13
East Midlands -26 10 £388 +13.97% 14
North East -21 4 £425 - 1
Midlands 0 2 £650 +116.66%
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 535 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (25.99%) Finance
3 336 (25.61%) Java
4 327 (24.92%) SQL
5 256 (19.51%) XML
5 256 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 244 (18.60%) OO
7 229 (17.45%) Web Services
8 226 (17.23%) Security Cleared
9 218 (16.62%) Oracle
10 196 (14.94%) C++
11 193 (14.71%) Scrum
12 188 (14.33%) Data Modelling
12 188 (14.33%) Use Case
13 181 (13.80%) JavaScript
14 171 (13.03%) Business Analysis
15 168 (12.80%) Unix
16 167 (12.73%) SC Cleared
17 164 (12.50%) HTML
18 160 (12.20%) C#
19 159 (12.12%) .NET
19 159 (12.12%) Microsoft
20 157 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
21 153 (11.66%) Linux
21 153 (11.66%) SOA
22 152 (11.59%) Project Management
23 145 (11.05%) Spring
24 137 (10.44%) Waterfall
24 137 (10.44%) SQL Server
25 133 (10.14%) Degree

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 59 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 50 (3.81%) Apache
4 47 (3.58%) JBoss
4 47 (3.58%) WebSphere
5 45 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (2.06%) CMS
7 27 (2.06%) IIS
8 14 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.91%) Confluence
9 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.76%) Node.js
10 10 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.61%) AquaLogic
11 8 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.46%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 131 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 98 (7.47%) MS Office
3 96 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 72 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.83%) MS Project
6 6 (0.46%) Simulink
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 23 (1.75%) Cordys
2 20 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.69%) TradeThru
5 6 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.15%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.15%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.076%) BASE24
8 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.076%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.076%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.076%) Maximo
8 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.076%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.53%) GitHub
3 7 (0.53%) Office 365
3 7 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) IaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Lucidchart
4 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.97%) Internet
2 22 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.22%) HTTP
3 16 (1.22%) LDAP
4 11 (0.84%) Firewall
4 11 (0.84%) SNMP
5 9 (0.69%) Intranet
5 9 (0.69%) VoIP
6 8 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.61%) MVNO
7 7 (0.53%) ATM
7 7 (0.53%) DVB
7 7 (0.53%) VPN
8 6 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.46%) ISDN
8 6 (0.46%) LAN
8 6 (0.46%) SSL
8 6 (0.46%) WAN
9 5 (0.38%) SAN
9 5 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 69 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 51 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (2.36%) MySQL
7 26 (1.98%) DB2
8 23 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.37%) MS Access
10 18 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.07%) Big Data
13 13 (0.99%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 121 (9.22%) Subversion
2 98 (7.47%) JIRA
2 98 (7.47%) Maven
3 91 (6.94%) Ant
4 88 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (6.33%) Visual Studio
6 82 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
7 73 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 66 (5.03%) JUnit
9 60 (4.57%) Git (software)
10 51 (3.89%) NUnit
11 50 (3.81%) ClearCase
12 47 (3.58%) GoogleTest
13 44 (3.35%) CppUnit
14 43 (3.28%) Selenium
15 32 (2.44%) Toad
16 30 (2.29%) Rational Rhapsody
17 27 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 22 (1.68%) Jenkins
19 21 (1.60%) Rational Rose
General
1 341 (25.99%) Finance
2 127 (9.68%) Banking
3 68 (5.18%) Retail
4 55 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 35 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 33 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.68%) Military
9 20 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.45%) Publishing
11 16 (1.22%) Avionics
11 16 (1.22%) Electronics
12 13 (0.99%) Automotive
12 13 (0.99%) Back Office
12 13 (0.99%) Billing
12 13 (0.99%) Legal
13 11 (0.84%) Advertising
13 11 (0.84%) Front Office
14 10 (0.76%) French Language
14 10 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 381 (29.04%) Analyst
2 363 (27.67%) Developer
3 319 (24.31%) Business Analyst
4 259 (19.74%) Architect
5 195 (14.86%) Java Developer
6 130 (9.91%) Software Engineer
7 129 (9.83%) Solutions Architect
8 62 (4.73%) Data Architect
9 49 (3.73%) Designer
10 47 (3.58%) .NET Developer
11 45 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 40 (3.05%) C Developer
13 35 (2.67%) Solutions Designer
14 32 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
14 32 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 32 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
15 31 (2.36%) Systems Engineer
16 30 (2.29%) Business Systems Analyst
17 29 (2.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (19.51%) XML
2 229 (17.45%) Web Services
3 164 (12.50%) HTML
4 159 (12.12%) .NET
5 145 (11.05%) Spring
6 128 (9.76%) J2EE
7 114 (8.69%) SOAP
8 113 (8.61%) CSS
9 108 (8.23%) Hibernate
10 100 (7.62%) JMS
11 83 (6.33%) Java EE
12 76 (5.79%) REST
13 66 (5.03%) EJB
14 63 (4.80%) JSF
14 63 (4.80%) XSLT
15 62 (4.73%) ASP.NET
16 60 (4.57%) Middleware
17 59 (4.50%) .NET Framework
17 59 (4.50%) JSP
18 58 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 55 (4.19%) Derivative
4 48 (3.66%) User Experience
5 47 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 25 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.30%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.22%) Reference Data
12 16 (1.22%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.07%) Equities
14 13 (0.99%) Cryptography
14 13 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.91%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.76%) Life Science
16 10 (0.76%) NHS
16 10 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 168 (12.80%) Unix
2 153 (11.66%) Linux
3 104 (7.93%) Windows
4 23 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.07%) Solaris
7 12 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.84%) VxWorks
9 10 (0.76%) AIX
10 9 (0.69%) MVS
11 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.23%) Android
13 3 (0.23%) CentOS
13 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.23%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.15%) VME
15 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 244 (18.60%) OO
4 193 (14.71%) Scrum
5 188 (14.33%) Data Modelling
5 188 (14.33%) Use Case
6 171 (13.03%) Business Analysis
7 153 (11.66%) SOA
8 152 (11.59%) Project Management
9 137 (10.44%) Waterfall
10 122 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 122 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 120 (9.15%) SDLC
12 118 (8.99%) BPMN
13 113 (8.61%) TOGAF
14 101 (7.70%) OOD
15 98 (7.47%) Requirements Analysis
16 83 (6.33%) Configuration Management
17 81 (6.17%) ITIL
17 81 (6.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 336 (25.61%) Java
2 327 (24.92%) SQL
3 196 (14.94%) C++
4 181 (13.80%) JavaScript
5 160 (12.20%) C#
6 127 (9.68%) C
7 76 (5.79%) Python
8 70 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 48 (3.66%) Ada
10 47 (3.58%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.75%) Jython
11 23 (1.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 21 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.91%) Erlang
14 11 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.76%) PHP
15 10 (0.76%) XPath
16 9 (0.69%) Ada 95
16 9 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 226 (17.23%) Security Cleared
2 167 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 133 (10.14%) Degree
4 67 (5.11%) ISEB
5 28 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.38%) HND
8 4 (0.30%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.23%) CBAP
9 3 (0.23%) IIBA
9 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.23%) PMP
10 2 (0.15%) CCNA
10 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.20%) QA
2 41 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 38 (2.90%) TickIT
4 25 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.30%) SLA
6 12 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.84%) ISO20022
8 10 (0.76%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.53%) Basel III
9 7 (0.53%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.46%) Basel II
10 6 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.38%) SEPA
12 4 (0.30%) COBIT
12 4 (0.30%) EMIR
12 4 (0.30%) MiFID
12 4 (0.30%) MISRA
12 4 (0.30%) MISRA C
13 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.15%) ECSS
System Software
1 19 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.69%) Firmware
3 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.30%) Docker
6 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.23%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (0.46%) Puppet
2 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.23%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.23%) OpenView
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.23%) SELinux
3 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.15%) Ansible
4 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.15%) logstash
4 2 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.076%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.076%) Kibana
5 1 (0.076%) Oozie
5 1 (0.076%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 218 (16.62%) Oracle
2 159 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 82 (6.25%) IBM
4 22 (1.68%) VMware
5 20 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.52%) SAP
6 17 (1.30%) HP
7 16 (1.22%) Adobe
7 16 (1.22%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.99%) Google
9 12 (0.91%) Luciad
10 11 (0.84%) Sybase
11 10 (0.76%) Cisco
11 10 (0.76%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.69%) ATG
12 9 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.61%) ESRI
14 7 (0.53%) BEA
14 7 (0.53%) Sun
15 6 (0.46%) Apple
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dome Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £48 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £720 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £43 to £45 per hour Dep On Exp
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £450 - £510 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago