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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 38 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.68% 1.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 2.06% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -0.13%
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
238 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.01% 71.59% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 115 87
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidstone - 3 £350 -
West Malling - 1 £375 -
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB
4 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Local Government
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Dojo
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) Spring Integration

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
1 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) ERwin
2 2 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (12.50%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Local Government
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 3 (18.75%) Dojo
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
1 3 (18.75%) Spring Integration
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
2 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Casewise