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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 153 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 733 1042 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.44% 2.14% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.90% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 609 658
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 85
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.85 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -72 321 £433 -8.94% 69
South East -43 126 £375 -6.25% 36
South West -8 86 £444 +18.33% 28
East of England +2 82 £425 +4.93% 23
West Midlands -22 32 £350 +7.69% 4
East Midlands -3 29 £425 +6.25% 8
Yorkshire -24 25 £363 +11.53% 10
North West -6 20 £338 +12.50% 23
Midlands +15 13 - -
North East -29 1 £325 +23.80% 3
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 416 (25.79%) Java
2 354 (21.95%) Finance
3 329 (20.40%) OO
4 325 (20.15%) SQL
5 300 (18.60%) Use Case
6 267 (16.55%) Oracle
6 267 (16.55%) Scrum
7 266 (16.49%) .NET
8 262 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
9 244 (15.13%) Business Analysis
10 232 (14.38%) XML
11 217 (13.45%) Software Engineering
12 213 (13.21%) Degree
13 194 (12.03%) Data Modelling
14 192 (11.90%) Web Services
15 182 (11.28%) SQL Server
15 182 (11.28%) Banking
16 178 (11.04%) Linux
17 175 (10.85%) Security Cleared
18 174 (10.79%) C#
19 169 (10.48%) Microsoft
20 168 (10.42%) SOA
21 162 (10.04%) HTML
22 161 (9.98%) J2EE
23 155 (9.61%) Project Management
24 153 (9.49%) TDD
25 151 (9.36%) E-Commerce
26 145 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
27 134 (8.31%) JavaScript
28 124 (7.69%) MS Visio

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 59 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 53 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 45 (2.79%) CMS
6 43 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (2.05%) IIS
8 32 (1.98%) Apache
9 28 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (1.67%) Confluence
11 26 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.12%) MQSeries
13 14 (0.87%) Drupal
14 12 (0.74%) Lync
14 12 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
14 12 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
16 10 (0.62%) Liferay
17 8 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
17 8 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 124 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 81 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 53 (3.29%) MS Office
4 31 (1.92%) MS Project
5 17 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.93%) Simulink
7 8 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.062%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 12 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.74%) Magento
2 8 (0.50%) Tridion
2 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.43%) TRIRIGA
3 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.12%) Maximo
7 2 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.062%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.43%) SaaS
3 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.062%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.98%) HTTP
2 32 (1.98%) Internet
3 28 (1.74%) Intranet
4 22 (1.36%) DVB
5 21 (1.30%) Firewall
6 19 (1.18%) SSL
7 18 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.81%) Unified Communications
9 10 (0.62%) LDAP
10 7 (0.43%) FTP
10 7 (0.43%) VoIP
11 5 (0.31%) VPN
11 5 (0.31%) DMZ
12 4 (0.25%) SNMP
12 4 (0.25%) Network Security
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.19%) LTE
13 3 (0.19%) NFC
13 3 (0.19%) NGN
13 3 (0.19%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 78 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 57 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (2.67%) MySQL
7 40 (2.48%) NoSQL
8 38 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 37 (2.29%) MongoDB
10 28 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.55%) DB2
12 22 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (1.30%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.93%) Big Data
16 15 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (4.90%) JUnit
2 74 (4.59%) JIRA
3 70 (4.34%) Maven
3 70 (4.34%) Rational Rose
4 69 (4.28%) Eclipse
5 68 (4.22%) Subversion
6 66 (4.09%) Rational DOORS
7 57 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 57 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (2.98%) Git (software)
8 48 (2.98%) Ant
9 45 (2.79%) Rational Rhapsody
10 42 (2.60%) ClearCase
11 28 (1.74%) NUnit
12 27 (1.67%) Jenkins
13 14 (0.87%) GoogleTest
14 13 (0.81%) ClearQuest
15 12 (0.74%) Toad
16 11 (0.68%) CppUnit
16 11 (0.68%) MSTest
General
1 354 (21.95%) Finance
2 182 (11.28%) Banking
3 113 (7.01%) Retail
4 76 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 50 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.60%) Marketing
7 34 (2.11%) Back Office
8 33 (2.05%) Front Office
9 32 (1.98%) Legal
10 31 (1.92%) Military
11 27 (1.67%) Publishing
12 21 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.30%) Law
13 20 (1.24%) Advertising
14 19 (1.18%) Electronics
14 19 (1.18%) Billing
15 16 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.87%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.81%) Automotive
18 10 (0.62%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 733 (45.44%) Analyst
2 626 (38.81%) Business Analyst
3 375 (23.25%) Developer
4 218 (13.52%) Architect
5 137 (8.49%) Java Developer
6 131 (8.12%) Software Engineer
7 98 (6.08%) Agile Business Analyst
8 88 (5.46%) Systems Analyst
8 88 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
10 74 (4.59%) UML Business Analyst
11 62 (3.84%) Senior Business Analyst
12 50 (3.10%) .NET Developer
13 47 (2.91%) Senior Developer
14 46 (2.85%) Business Systems Analyst
15 39 (2.42%) Software Developer
16 37 (2.29%) Technical Analyst
17 36 (2.23%) Technical Architect
17 36 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (2.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (16.49%) .NET
2 232 (14.38%) XML
3 192 (11.90%) Web Services
4 162 (10.04%) HTML
5 161 (9.98%) J2EE
6 114 (7.07%) Spring
7 99 (6.14%) SOAP
8 96 (5.95%) Hibernate
9 93 (5.77%) CSS
9 93 (5.77%) Middleware
10 91 (5.64%) ASP.NET
10 91 (5.64%) .NET Framework
11 84 (5.21%) jQuery
12 81 (5.02%) JMS
13 69 (4.28%) Ajax
14 68 (4.22%) XSLT
15 58 (3.60%) Struts
16 57 (3.53%) REST
17 56 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (3.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 39 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 38 (2.36%) Open Source
4 31 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (1.86%) Derivative
6 27 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (1.67%) DTV
7 25 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 24 (1.49%) STB
8 24 (1.49%) Mathematics
8 24 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (1.43%) GIS
10 21 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 20 (1.24%) Fixed Income
12 19 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.18%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.99%) Clustering
14 15 (0.93%) W3C
15 14 (0.87%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 178 (11.04%) Linux
2 97 (6.01%) Windows
3 95 (5.89%) UNIX
4 30 (1.86%) Solaris
5 21 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
6 18 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.68%) HPUX
8 10 (0.62%) Android
9 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.37%) MVS
11 6 (0.37%) VME
11 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.31%) zOS
12 5 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.25%) AIX
13 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (20.40%) OO
2 300 (18.60%) Use Case
3 267 (16.55%) Scrum
4 262 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (15.13%) Business Analysis
6 217 (13.45%) Software Engineering
7 194 (12.03%) Data Modelling
8 168 (10.42%) SOA
9 155 (9.61%) Project Management
10 153 (9.49%) TDD
11 151 (9.36%) E-Commerce
12 145 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 121 (7.50%) RUP
14 120 (7.44%) OOD
15 116 (7.19%) Validation
16 114 (7.07%) User Stories
17 107 (6.63%) BDD
18 104 (6.45%) MVC
19 102 (6.32%) PRINCE2
20 101 (6.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 416 (25.79%) Java
2 325 (20.15%) SQL
3 174 (10.79%) C#
4 134 (8.31%) JavaScript
5 114 (7.07%) C++
6 102 (6.32%) C
7 69 (4.28%) PL/SQL
8 47 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 34 (2.11%) Perl
10 32 (1.98%) Python
10 32 (1.98%) MATLAB
11 25 (1.55%) Scala
12 24 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.43%) PHP
14 16 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.93%) Ada
16 13 (0.81%) XPath
17 12 (0.74%) VB
18 11 (0.68%) Ruby
19 10 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 213 (13.21%) Degree
2 175 (10.85%) Security Cleared
3 110 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 92 (5.70%) ISEB
5 23 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.74%) IIBA
8 11 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.56%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.43%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.37%) CBAP
12 5 (0.31%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.25%) CCNP
13 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.15%) QA
2 27 (1.67%) Solvency II
3 21 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.12%) Basel II
5 17 (1.05%) Basel III
6 12 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.74%) DO-178B
7 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.31%) EMIR
10 5 (0.31%) COBIT
11 4 (0.25%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.25%) FATCA
11 4 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.12%) MiFID
12 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.062%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.12%) Xen
5 2 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.062%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.31%) Puppet
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.062%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.062%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.062%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.062%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.062%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.062%) MOM
5 1 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 267 (16.55%) Oracle
2 169 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 97 (6.01%) IBM
4 69 (4.28%) JBoss
5 40 (2.48%) ATG
6 35 (2.17%) SAP
6 35 (2.17%) Sybase
7 32 (1.98%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.80%) Sun
9 22 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.81%) Software AG
11 12 (0.74%) Murex
11 12 (0.74%) HP
11 12 (0.74%) Bloomberg
11 12 (0.74%) hybris
12 11 (0.68%) Elastic Path
12 11 (0.68%) Informatica
13 10 (0.62%) Cognos
13 10 (0.62%) Siebel
13 10 (0.62%) Cisco
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago