The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 50 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 14 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.75% 2.82% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 4.05% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Average daily rate
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£303 £370 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
UML
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 395 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.47% 69.66% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 113
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 42
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.13 £36.00
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Essex region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Essex

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Essex region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

UML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Essex 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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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
Brentwood - 4 £453 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 27 (71.05%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) XSLT
4 21 (55.26%) XML
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
6 16 (42.11%) Oracle
7 15 (39.47%) SQL
7 15 (39.47%) Web Development
8 13 (34.21%) MVC
8 13 (34.21%) OOD
8 13 (34.21%) Sun
8 13 (34.21%) Sun Certification
8 13 (34.21%) AccuRev
9 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 12 (31.58%) UNIX
9 12 (31.58%) Spring
10 11 (28.95%) OO
11 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) Scrum
11 10 (26.32%) Spring MVC
12 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
12 9 (23.68%) Java EE
12 9 (23.68%) Struts
12 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
13 8 (21.05%) C++
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
13 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
14 7 (18.42%) .NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) DTS
4 1 (2.63%) Ingres
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) IDMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (5.26%) ERwin
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Mockito
3 2 (5.26%) Hamcrest
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) XSLT
2 21 (55.26%) XML
3 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) Spring
5 10 (26.32%) Spring MVC
6 9 (23.68%) Java EE
6 9 (23.68%) Struts
7 7 (18.42%) Servlets
7 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 6 (15.79%) J2EE
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) TopLink
8 6 (15.79%) JAXB
8 6 (15.79%) Middleware
9 5 (13.16%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) JAX-RS
10 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.26%) Lucene
11 2 (5.26%) CSS
11 2 (5.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Biology
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Web Development
3 13 (34.21%) MVC
3 13 (34.21%) OOD
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.89%) Web Design
10 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.26%) Project Management
11 2 (5.26%) CMMI
11 2 (5.26%) Validation
11 2 (5.26%) TDD
11 2 (5.26%) Test-First Development
11 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) C++
5 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 13 (34.21%) AccuRev
2 13 (34.21%) Sun
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft