The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 15 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.63% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 0.60% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 166 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.55% 76.85% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 107 83
Average daily rate £420 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £570 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £30.25 £42.50 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +105.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.50 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.00
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 Middlesex

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 14 (40.00%) C
2 14 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 13 (37.14%) Linux
4 12 (34.29%) DTV
4 12 (34.29%) DVB
5 11 (31.43%) POSIX
5 11 (31.43%) Software Architecture
6 10 (28.57%) STB
7 8 (22.86%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) Use Case
9 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.14%) Rational Rose
9 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) C++
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) CSS
10 5 (14.29%) Firmware
10 5 (14.29%) Requirements Management
10 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) V-Model
11 4 (11.43%) GIMP
11 4 (11.43%) jQuery
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) NetBeans

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
1 4 (11.43%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DVB
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (17.14%) Rational Rose
3 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) NetBeans
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.71%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) UML Business Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) POSIX
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) Dojo
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
3 4 (11.43%) MooTools
4 3 (8.57%) JSP
4 3 (8.57%) Servlets
4 3 (8.57%) Swing
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) DTV
2 10 (28.57%) STB
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) IPTV
5 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.71%) Physics
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Software Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) Use Case
5 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) V-Model
6 5 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) VMware