The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 21 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing UML 50 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.39% 2.59% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 3.81% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
Average daily rate £440 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
591 289 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.58% 68.16% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 139 150
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 39
Average hourly rate £31.63 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
UML
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 3 £450 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (53.03%) Oracle
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 27 (40.91%) Oracle Database
4 25 (37.88%) Data Modelling
5 23 (34.85%) ETL
5 23 (34.85%) EAI
5 23 (34.85%) XML
6 17 (25.76%) Java
7 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (19.70%) .NET
9 12 (18.18%) HTML
9 12 (18.18%) XSLT
9 12 (18.18%) OOD
9 12 (18.18%) Sun
9 12 (18.18%) Sun Certification
9 12 (18.18%) Web Development
10 11 (16.67%) XSD
11 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
11 10 (15.15%) UNIX
11 10 (15.15%) C++
11 10 (15.15%) JAXB
11 10 (15.15%) Web Services
11 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
11 10 (15.15%) Use Case
12 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.64%) AccuRev
12 9 (13.64%) J2EE
13 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 8 (12.12%) Finance

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (6.06%) Liferay
1 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.58%) DTS
5 2 (3.03%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (6.06%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) ERwin
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Analyst
2 24 (36.36%) Data Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Architect
5 12 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Database Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Data Modeller
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Developer
12 1 (1.52%) Information Architect
12 1 (1.52%) Systems Architect
12 1 (1.52%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) XML
2 13 (19.70%) .NET
3 12 (18.18%) HTML
3 12 (18.18%) XSLT
4 11 (16.67%) XSD
5 10 (15.15%) JAXB
5 10 (15.15%) Web Services
6 9 (13.64%) J2EE
7 7 (10.61%) XML Schema
8 6 (9.09%) Java EE
8 6 (9.09%) Middleware
9 4 (6.06%) GWT
9 4 (6.06%) JSF
9 4 (6.06%) Servlets
10 2 (3.03%) TopLink
10 2 (3.03%) JRules
10 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Data Modelling
2 23 (34.85%) ETL
2 23 (34.85%) EAI
3 12 (18.18%) OOD
3 12 (18.18%) Web Development
4 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.15%) Use Case
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) User Stories
7 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.09%) OO
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Dependency Management
9 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.55%) Time Management
10 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.03%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.15%) C++
4 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Sun
3 9 (13.64%) AccuRev
4 5 (7.58%) JBoss
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) webMethods