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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 68 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing UML 1 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.50% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.72% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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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
549 697 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.05% 69.98% 67.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 345 246
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.91% -25.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 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 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft