The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 108 93 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -38
Contract jobs citing UML 177 185 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 1.90% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.64% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 105 149
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£392 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.90 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +0.13%
UML
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UML
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

UML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 66 £382 +23.06% 19
Berkshire -15 33 £400 -11.11% 10
Surrey -11 23 £325 -10.65% 13
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £425 -5.55% 5
Oxfordshire -9 17 £410 +28.12% 6
Kent -1 6 - - 2
West Sussex -15 4 £375 -9.63% 6
Middlesex -9 3 £370 -
East Sussex -8 1 £415 +3.75% 1
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 102 (32.28%) Software Engineering
2 94 (29.75%) Linux
3 93 (29.43%) C
3 93 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (28.16%) Security Cleared
5 86 (27.22%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (26.58%) C++
7 76 (24.05%) SC Cleared
8 71 (22.47%) Java
9 70 (22.15%) OO
10 66 (20.89%) Use Case
11 63 (19.94%) Subversion
11 63 (19.94%) UNIX
12 61 (19.30%) OOD
12 61 (19.30%) Configuration Management
13 58 (18.35%) ClearCase
14 57 (18.04%) SQL
15 53 (16.77%) Oracle
15 53 (16.77%) Windows
15 53 (16.77%) XML
16 52 (16.46%) Microsoft
17 51 (16.14%) NUnit
17 51 (16.14%) GoogleTest
18 50 (15.82%) CppUnit
19 49 (15.51%) Ant
20 46 (14.56%) Web Services
21 41 (12.97%) SOA
22 39 (12.34%) Motif
22 39 (12.34%) Business Analysis
23 37 (11.71%) Scrum

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (3.48%) WebLogic
1 11 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (2.53%) Documentum
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.58%) SAS
4 5 (1.58%) JBoss
5 4 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.63%) TPMS
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (6.65%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.01%) MS Office
5 7 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.22%) GIMP
6 5 (1.58%) Simulink
7 1 (0.32%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 11 (3.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Force.com
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.32%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.48%) HTTP
1 11 (3.48%) Firewall
2 9 (2.85%) Internet
3 8 (2.53%) Wireless
4 7 (2.22%) LTE
4 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.90%) UMTS
5 6 (1.90%) Network Security
5 6 (1.90%) WiMAX
5 6 (1.90%) Extranet
5 6 (1.90%) 3G
5 6 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.90%) Intranet
5 6 (1.90%) 4G
6 5 (1.58%) GSM
6 5 (1.58%) IPv4
6 5 (1.58%) IPv6
7 4 (1.27%) LDAP
7 4 (1.27%) X.500
8 3 (0.95%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (5.70%) Ingres
3 14 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.43%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.90%) MySQL
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.95%) DB2
9 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.63%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.32%) Big Data
10 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (19.94%) Subversion
2 58 (18.35%) ClearCase
3 51 (16.14%) NUnit
3 51 (16.14%) GoogleTest
4 50 (15.82%) CppUnit
5 49 (15.51%) Ant
6 28 (8.86%) CruiseControl
7 20 (6.33%) ClearQuest
8 17 (5.38%) Rational DOORS
9 16 (5.06%) Rational Rose
10 15 (4.75%) Visual Studio
11 11 (3.48%) Jenkins
12 10 (3.16%) JIRA
13 9 (2.85%) Maven
13 9 (2.85%) Eclipse
13 9 (2.85%) JUnit
14 8 (2.53%) Git (software)
15 7 (2.22%) NetBeans
16 6 (1.90%) ReSharper
17 5 (1.58%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.70%) Finance
3 11 (3.48%) Publishing
4 10 (3.16%) Retail
5 9 (2.85%) Avionics
6 7 (2.22%) Billing
7 6 (1.90%) Marketing
7 6 (1.90%) German Language
7 6 (1.90%) Electronics
7 6 (1.90%) Advertising
8 4 (1.27%) Automotive
8 4 (1.27%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Military
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (25.95%) Developer
2 77 (24.37%) Analyst
3 66 (20.89%) Business Analyst
4 54 (17.09%) Software Engineer
5 39 (12.34%) Architect
6 27 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 16 (5.06%) C Developer
10 15 (4.75%) Technical Leader
10 15 (4.75%) Agile Business Analyst
11 14 (4.43%) UML Business Analyst
11 14 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.80%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.48%) C++ Developer
13 11 (3.48%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Author
13 11 (3.48%) Technical Author
14 9 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.53%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.77%) XML
2 46 (14.56%) Web Services
3 39 (12.34%) Motif
4 31 (9.81%) .NET
5 26 (8.23%) Middleware
6 25 (7.91%) J2EE
7 19 (6.01%) SOAP
8 18 (5.70%) HTML
8 18 (5.70%) wxWidgets
9 16 (5.06%) EJB
10 15 (4.75%) CSS
11 13 (4.11%) JSP
12 12 (3.80%) JMS
12 12 (3.80%) REST
13 11 (3.48%) ASP.NET
14 10 (3.16%) XSLT
14 10 (3.16%) Spring
14 10 (3.16%) Ajax
15 9 (2.85%) JSF
15 9 (2.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 86 (27.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.65%) Derivative
3 14 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.58%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.58%) Open Source
7 4 (1.27%) Informatics
7 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.27%) DTV
8 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.63%) FMCG
9 2 (0.63%) Frameworx
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) IPTV
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.63%) Physics
9 2 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.75%) Linux
2 63 (19.94%) UNIX
3 53 (16.77%) Windows
4 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.28%) Software Engineering
2 93 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (22.15%) OO
4 66 (20.89%) Use Case
5 61 (19.30%) OOD
5 61 (19.30%) Configuration Management
6 41 (12.97%) SOA
7 39 (12.34%) Business Analysis
8 37 (11.71%) Scrum
9 35 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (11.08%) Multithreading
10 32 (10.13%) Project Management
10 32 (10.13%) Data Modelling
11 30 (9.49%) Memory Management
12 26 (8.23%) RUP
13 24 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (7.28%) User Stories
15 22 (6.96%) Waterfall
15 22 (6.96%) Unit Testing
16 21 (6.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (29.43%) C
2 84 (26.58%) C++
3 71 (22.47%) Java
4 57 (18.04%) SQL
5 30 (9.49%) C#
6 28 (8.86%) Python
7 17 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.16%) Ada
9 9 (2.85%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.22%) Embedded C++
11 6 (1.90%) XQuery
11 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (1.90%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.90%) XPath
12 4 (1.27%) PHP
13 3 (0.95%) Delphi
14 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.63%) VB
15 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 89 (28.16%) Security Cleared
2 76 (24.05%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.81%) Degree
4 19 (6.01%) ISEB
5 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.58%) CBAP
7 1 (0.32%) IIBA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.32%) PhD
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) DO-178B
2 5 (1.58%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Firmware
2 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) NFS
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.63%) MOM
3 1 (0.32%) Netcool
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (16.77%) Oracle
2 52 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.85%) Adobe
5 6 (1.90%) SAP
5 6 (1.90%) IBM
5 6 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.58%) VMware
7 4 (1.27%) Telelogic
8 3 (0.95%) Xilinx
8 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.63%) webMethods
9 2 (0.63%) Remedy
9 2 (0.63%) Software AG
9 2 (0.63%) Pega
9 2 (0.63%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.63%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.32%) Cramer
10 1 (0.32%) SumTotal
10 1 (0.32%) Saba
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