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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 44 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.14% 5.59% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 7.52% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £347 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £511 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
357 133 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.69% 74.30% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 76 110
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £23.75 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.34 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £29.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) German Language
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Couchbase

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
General
1 4 (66.67%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
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