The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 22 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.00% 5.88% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 7.46% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 134 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 86.00% 78.82% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 112 31
Average daily rate £400 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £8.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 18 (64.29%) .NET
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
2 16 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) SOA
4 9 (32.14%) Middleware
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
5 8 (28.57%) MCPD
5 8 (28.57%) Retail
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
7 5 (17.86%) RESTful
8 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (14.29%) User Stories
8 4 (14.29%) ForgeRock
8 4 (14.29%) OpenAM
8 4 (14.29%) Docker
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Architect
2 15 (53.57%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Technical Architect
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Architect
5 4 (14.29%) UML Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
6 3 (10.71%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) J2EE
3 9 (32.14%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
4 5 (17.86%) RESTful
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
1 16 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 9 (32.14%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) Use Case
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) User Stories
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (28.57%) MCPD
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) ForgeRock
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft