The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 35 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.07% 1.06% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.71% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£340 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UML
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 175 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.72% 61.62% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 109
Average daily rate £350 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
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 Kent

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Kent

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

UML
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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
Rochester - 3 - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Faversham - - - - 1
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) Product Management
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Ada
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Delphi
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) Product Management
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Ada
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Delphi
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Lagan