The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 64 55 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing UML 7 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 2.05% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 3.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
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£425 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £353 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 662 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.33% 67.97% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 283 306
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
UML
Berkshire

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Reading

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) OOD
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) NUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) AOP
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (33.33%) Change Data Capture

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Triplestore
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
1 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Ontologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) CAML
4 3 (25.00%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) WF
4 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Ontologies
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) AOP
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SPARQL
3 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft