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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 30 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.53% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 0.77% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.46% -6.25%
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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
303 130 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.34% 63.41% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 79 103
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Publishing
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) ISEB
4 7 (35.00%) SOA
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 7 (35.00%) J2EE
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) JSF
5 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) JMS
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (25.00%) XQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Middleware
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) JSP
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) XSLT
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Ant
6 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Ant
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (40.00%) Publishing
2 4 (20.00%) German Language
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) J2EE
1 7 (35.00%) JSF
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (25.00%) JSP
2 5 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) XSLT
2 5 (25.00%) JMS
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) EJB
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) SOA
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) XQuery
3 5 (25.00%) XPath
3 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle