The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Oxford 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 28 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% 0.48% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.66% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 152 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 64.35% 72.73% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 122
Average daily rate £344 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UML
Oxfordshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Modbus
2 1 (33.33%) Profibus

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Modbus
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB