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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 177 126 85
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -41
Contract jobs citing UML 617 760 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.62% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.18% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 452 577
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £32.80 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -62 250 £440 -2.22% 46
South East -20 146 £340 -5.88% 40
South West -36 53 £473 +23.12% 14
East of England -28 50 £450 +12.50% 13
Yorkshire +9 36 £378 -0.65% 7
North West -5 29 £375 +25.00% 14
West Midlands -6 27 £393 +20.83% 3
East Midlands +15 18 £394 +16.66% 7
North East -31 2 £314 -13.93%
Midlands -1 1 - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 474 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (27.19%) Java
3 285 (21.89%) SQL
4 276 (21.20%) Finance
5 274 (21.04%) OO
6 269 (20.66%) XML
7 247 (18.97%) Use Case
8 212 (16.28%) Software Engineering
9 210 (16.13%) Oracle
10 193 (14.82%) Scrum
11 188 (14.44%) SOA
12 180 (13.82%) Business Analysis
12 180 (13.82%) Security Cleared
13 177 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
14 170 (13.06%) .NET
15 166 (12.75%) Data Modelling
16 163 (12.52%) Linux
17 160 (12.29%) Degree
18 144 (11.06%) Microsoft
19 139 (10.68%) Web Services
20 135 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
21 130 (9.98%) HTML
22 129 (9.91%) C++
22 129 (9.91%) UNIX
23 128 (9.83%) Banking
24 125 (9.60%) C#
25 124 (9.52%) C
26 123 (9.45%) Project Management
27 122 (9.37%) MS Visio
28 121 (9.29%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (4.15%) WebSphere
2 51 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 42 (3.23%) JBoss
4 38 (2.92%) Apache
5 32 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 24 (1.84%) IIS
8 23 (1.77%) Confluence
9 22 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (1.31%) CMS
12 14 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
13 12 (0.92%) Documentum
14 10 (0.77%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.61%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 7 (0.54%) Lync
16 7 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 122 (9.37%) MS Visio
2 93 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 64 (4.92%) MS Office
4 36 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.77%) MS Project
6 8 (0.61%) Simulink
7 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.31%) GIMP
9 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.15%) SPSS
10 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.077%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.077%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.077%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 15 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (1.15%) Maximo
2 13 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
5 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.23%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.077%) Summit
8 1 (0.077%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.077%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.46%) GitHub
2 5 (0.38%) SaaS
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.15%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.077%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.077%) PaaS
5 1 (0.077%) Office 365
5 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.077%) Force.com
5 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.30%) HTTP
2 33 (2.53%) SSL
3 23 (1.77%) Internet
4 19 (1.46%) DVB
5 18 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.31%) Intranet
7 14 (1.08%) Firewall
8 13 (1.00%) SNMP
9 12 (0.92%) Network Security
10 10 (0.77%) FTP
11 8 (0.61%) NGN
12 7 (0.54%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.46%) LDAP
14 5 (0.38%) Extranet
15 4 (0.31%) VPN
16 3 (0.23%) ATM
16 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
16 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
17 2 (0.15%) UMTS
17 2 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 51 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 36 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.38%) MySQL
6 28 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 27 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.69%) Ingres
9 20 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 18 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (1.15%) DB2
13 13 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.00%) Big Data
14 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.77%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (7.30%) Subversion
2 83 (6.37%) ClearCase
3 66 (5.07%) JIRA
4 58 (4.45%) Maven
5 55 (4.22%) NUnit
6 52 (3.99%) Rational DOORS
7 48 (3.69%) Ant
8 47 (3.61%) Git (software)
9 46 (3.53%) Eclipse
9 46 (3.53%) ClearQuest
10 45 (3.46%) JUnit
10 45 (3.46%) Jenkins
11 43 (3.30%) Visual Studio
11 43 (3.30%) Rational Rose
12 41 (3.15%) GoogleTest
13 40 (3.07%) CppUnit
14 35 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (2.53%) Rational Rhapsody
16 31 (2.38%) CruiseControl
17 15 (1.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 276 (21.20%) Finance
2 128 (9.83%) Banking
3 74 (5.68%) Retail
4 54 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (1.46%) Publishing
9 18 (1.38%) Law
10 17 (1.31%) Automotive
10 17 (1.31%) Marketing
11 16 (1.23%) Legal
11 16 (1.23%) Front Office
12 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.08%) Military
13 13 (1.00%) Electronics
13 13 (1.00%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.84%) Avionics
15 10 (0.77%) German Language
15 10 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 499 (38.33%) Analyst
2 440 (33.79%) Business Analyst
3 327 (25.12%) Developer
4 197 (15.13%) Architect
5 124 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 100 (7.68%) Java Developer
7 89 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
8 58 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
9 57 (4.38%) Agile Business Analyst
10 50 (3.84%) UML Business Analyst
10 50 (3.84%) Senior Business Analyst
10 50 (3.84%) Systems Analyst
11 49 (3.76%) Software Developer
12 39 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 37 (2.84%) Consultant
14 36 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (2.76%) .NET Developer
15 30 (2.30%) Designer
16 26 (2.00%) Business Systems Analyst
17 24 (1.84%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (20.66%) XML
2 170 (13.06%) .NET
3 139 (10.68%) Web Services
4 130 (9.98%) HTML
5 118 (9.06%) J2EE
6 87 (6.68%) SOAP
7 80 (6.14%) Spring
8 72 (5.53%) CSS
9 70 (5.38%) Middleware
10 67 (5.15%) REST
11 65 (4.99%) JMS
12 63 (4.84%) JSP
13 60 (4.61%) Hibernate
14 56 (4.30%) jQuery
15 51 (3.92%) XSLT
16 50 (3.84%) Struts
16 50 (3.84%) JSON
17 48 (3.69%) Ajax
18 46 (3.53%) .NET Framework
18 46 (3.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 177 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 50 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.76%) Derivative
5 30 (2.30%) User Experience
6 25 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.84%) N-Tier
7 24 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (1.61%) DTV
8 21 (1.61%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (1.46%) STB
9 19 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.31%) Open Source
10 17 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.15%) Market Risk
11 15 (1.15%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.08%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.92%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 163 (12.52%) Linux
2 129 (9.91%) UNIX
3 95 (7.30%) Windows
4 15 (1.15%) Solaris
5 14 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) SUSE
10 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.15%) zOS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (21.04%) OO
3 247 (18.97%) Use Case
4 212 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 193 (14.82%) Scrum
6 188 (14.44%) SOA
7 180 (13.82%) Business Analysis
8 166 (12.75%) Data Modelling
9 135 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 123 (9.45%) Project Management
11 115 (8.83%) OOD
12 110 (8.45%) RUP
13 108 (8.29%) TOGAF
14 99 (7.60%) TDD
15 98 (7.53%) Configuration Management
16 97 (7.45%) ITIL
17 95 (7.30%) BPMN
18 93 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
18 93 (7.14%) User Stories
19 89 (6.84%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 354 (27.19%) Java
2 285 (21.89%) SQL
3 129 (9.91%) C++
4 125 (9.60%) C#
5 124 (9.52%) C
6 121 (9.29%) JavaScript
7 66 (5.07%) PL/SQL
8 60 (4.61%) Python
9 37 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.38%) Perl
10 18 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.38%) MATLAB
11 14 (1.08%) Ada
12 12 (0.92%) PHP
12 12 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.61%) VBA
13 8 (0.61%) Embedded C
14 6 (0.46%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.46%) XPath
14 6 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 180 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 160 (12.29%) Degree
3 119 (9.14%) SC Cleared
4 89 (6.84%) ISEB
5 25 (1.92%) Sun Certification
6 23 (1.77%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.77%) BC Cleared
8 9 (0.69%) OCPJP
8 9 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.54%) CBAP
9 7 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.31%) CCNP
12 3 (0.23%) CISSP
12 3 (0.23%) IIBA
13 2 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.15%) QA
2 18 (1.38%) Basel III
3 17 (1.31%) Basel II
4 16 (1.23%) Solvency II
5 13 (1.00%) DO-178B
6 11 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.69%) COBIT
9 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.38%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.31%) SLA
11 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.15%) UCITS
12 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.15%) HL7
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.15%) FATCA
13 1 (0.077%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (0.92%) Firmware
2 9 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.077%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.31%) Puppet
2 12 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.23%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Nagios
6 1 (0.077%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 210 (16.13%) Oracle
2 144 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 87 (6.68%) IBM
4 29 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 28 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.07%) Sun
7 26 (2.00%) SAP
8 25 (1.92%) HP
9 22 (1.69%) Google
10 17 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.31%) Software AG
11 16 (1.23%) Sybase
12 15 (1.15%) TIBCO
13 13 (1.00%) AccuRev
14 10 (0.77%) ESRI
14 10 (0.77%) ATG
14 10 (0.77%) VMware
14 10 (0.77%) GoldenSource
15 8 (0.61%) hybris
15 8 (0.61%) Pega
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £495 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 12 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago