The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.01% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 0.78% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -4.48%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 128 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.08% 65.31% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 78 91
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +210.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £30.25 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
4 6 (54.55%) Publishing
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) German Language
6 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
7 3 (27.27%) Advertising
8 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 1 (9.09%) JSF
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) J2EE
8 1 (9.09%) EJB
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
General
1 6 (54.55%) Publishing
2 4 (36.36%) German Language
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Business Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) EJB
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
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