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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 62 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 4 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 1.11% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.57% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate
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£469 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £315 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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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
547 766 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.98% 70.86% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 402 273
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.45 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 September 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 30 September 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 6 (50.00%) OO
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) WCF
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 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 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) CAML
3 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) WF
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft