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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 36 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UML 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.72% - 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% - 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.33%
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
221 211 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.17% 72.01% 68.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 127 114
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.90 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.52 £43.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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 - 2 £225 - 2
Dartford - - - - 2
Maidstone - - - -
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (46.15%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) JPA
4 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) OCPJP
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) CSS

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Business Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) J2SE
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) SSADM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) BPR
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.69%) Basel II
2 1 (7.69%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Lagan