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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 46 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing UML 10 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.89% 5.51% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 7.40% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £410 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% +31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
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
395 500 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.67% 74.52% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 289 137
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 66
Average hourly rate £40.60 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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
Basildon -9 1 - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) J2EE
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) AccuRev
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (20.00%) JAXB
6 4 (20.00%) Sun
6 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
6 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) ERwin
7 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) TopLink
7 3 (15.00%) Banking

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) AccuRev
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (15.00%) ERwin
4 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Information Architect
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) XSLT
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) JAXB
6 3 (15.00%) TopLink
7 1 (5.00%) WSDL
7 1 (5.00%) XSD
7 1 (5.00%) Swing
7 1 (5.00%) JMS
7 1 (5.00%) Servlets
7 1 (5.00%) Struts
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) GWT
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) OOD
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) BPR
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Loose Coupling
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) BPMN
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Sun
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google