The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 65 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs citing UML 8 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.29% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.39% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £470 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.46% -6.25%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
664 774 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.03% 75.81% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 398 202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 12
Average hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £56.25
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 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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) ArchiMate
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) MOM
3 2 (25.00%) WSDL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (25.00%) EAI
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) EAI
3 2 (25.00%) ArchiMate
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM