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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 41 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 10 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.35% 5.07% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 6.68% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
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£588 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
314 434 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 73.88% 75.87% 64.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 249 90
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 61 30
Average hourly rate £28.25 £29.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Brentwood - 3 £600 - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) XSLT
4 20 (52.63%) XML
5 16 (42.11%) HTML
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle
7 14 (36.84%) SQL
7 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (36.84%) Web Development
8 13 (34.21%) MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Spring
9 12 (31.58%) AccuRev
9 12 (31.58%) OOD
9 12 (31.58%) Sun
9 12 (31.58%) Sun Certification
10 11 (28.95%) UNIX
10 11 (28.95%) OO
11 10 (26.32%) Spring MVC
11 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) Scrum
12 9 (23.68%) Java EE
12 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
12 9 (23.68%) Struts
12 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
13 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.05%) J2EE
14 7 (18.42%) C++
14 7 (18.42%) .NET
14 7 (18.42%) Linux

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
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
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) DTS
4 2 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) IDMS
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Ingres
5 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Mockito
3 2 (5.26%) Hamcrest
3 2 (5.26%) ERwin
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) XSLT
2 20 (52.63%) XML
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) Spring
5 10 (26.32%) Spring MVC
6 9 (23.68%) Java EE
6 9 (23.68%) Struts
7 8 (21.05%) J2EE
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) TopLink
9 6 (15.79%) Middleware
9 6 (15.79%) JAXB
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) Servlets
10 5 (13.16%) REST
11 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 3 (7.89%) JAX-RS
12 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.26%) Guava
12 2 (5.26%) CSS
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%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Web Development
3 13 (34.21%) MVC
4 12 (31.58%) OOD
5 11 (28.95%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.89%) Web Design
10 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
11 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.26%) Project Management
11 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.26%) TDD
11 2 (5.26%) Test-First Development
11 2 (5.26%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) AccuRev
2 12 (31.58%) Sun
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) EMC
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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