The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 12 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 18 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.98% 0.50% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 0.67% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £363 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 149 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.36% 74.50% 69.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 84 122
Average daily rate £440 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
UML
South East

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
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 16 April 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 15 (65.22%) C++
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
2 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Military
5 10 (43.48%) MATLAB
5 10 (43.48%) Electronics
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Rational Rose
8 3 (13.04%) STL
9 2 (8.70%) C
10 1 (4.35%) Process Management
10 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (4.35%) POSIX
10 1 (4.35%) B2B
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.35%) SQR
10 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.35%) DTV
10 1 (4.35%) DVB
10 1 (4.35%) Web Services
10 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.35%) OOP
10 1 (4.35%) SQL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DVB
1 1 (4.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (21.74%) Rational Rose
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (43.48%) Electronics
1 10 (43.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) UML Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) STL
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Swing
2 1 (4.35%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) DTV
1 1 (4.35%) Handset
1 1 (4.35%) STB
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
2 13 (56.52%) OO
2 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) SSADM
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.70%) C
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Perforce