The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 54 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 14 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 0.94% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.28% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £340 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 545 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.53% 73.06% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 293 262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (45.83%) Data Modelling
2 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 7 (29.17%) Use Case
3 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) VB
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) Windows
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) CRM

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
1 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Data Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modeller
5 2 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) Use Case
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) COBOL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) SumTotal
3 1 (4.17%) Saba
3 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie