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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 7 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing UML 28 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.12% 3.00% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.22% 4.52% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£363 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 155 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.65% 66.52% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 89
Average daily rate £400 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UML
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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 31 July 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 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 20 (43.48%) Linux
3 18 (39.13%) Degree
4 17 (36.96%) Test Scripting
4 17 (36.96%) Rational Rose
5 12 (26.09%) POSIX
5 12 (26.09%) ClearCase
5 12 (26.09%) C
5 12 (26.09%) C++
5 12 (26.09%) Software Architecture
6 11 (23.91%) OO
6 11 (23.91%) DTV
6 11 (23.91%) DVB
6 11 (23.91%) STB
6 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
8 9 (19.57%) Electronics
8 9 (19.57%) Validation
8 9 (19.57%) Military
8 9 (19.57%) Java
9 8 (17.39%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
11 3 (6.52%) IBM
11 3 (6.52%) STL
12 2 (4.35%) Swing
12 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
12 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.17%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Rational Rose
2 12 (26.09%) ClearCase
3 8 (17.39%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.17%) RequisitePro
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Electronics
1 9 (19.57%) Military
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Software Engineer
2 17 (36.96%) Business Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) UML Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) POSIX
2 3 (6.52%) STL
3 2 (4.35%) Swing
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) ArcObjects
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) WPF
4 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) DTV
1 11 (23.91%) STB
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.96%) Test Scripting
3 12 (26.09%) Software Architecture
4 11 (23.91%) OO
5 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 9 (19.57%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.17%) Use Case
8 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.17%) OOD
8 1 (2.17%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) MVC
8 1 (2.17%) V-Model
8 1 (2.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C
1 12 (26.09%) C++
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) IBM
2 1 (2.17%) ESRI
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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