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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 138 115 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -57
Contract jobs citing UML 124 134 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.59% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.22% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 142
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £511 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.50 £33.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
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
7057 6033 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.44% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 3363 3196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 238 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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
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 23 October 2014. 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 +6 54 £305 -5.42% 24
Middlesex - 21 £340 - 1
Surrey -20 17 £375 - 13
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £360 -4.00% 8
Berkshire -18 6 £438 +29.62% 11
West Sussex +3 5 £425 -10.52% 2
Kent - 4 £275 - 2
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 87 (33.21%) Software Engineering
2 74 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.19%) C
3 66 (25.19%) Use Case
4 63 (24.05%) Linux
5 61 (23.28%) Security Cleared
6 54 (20.61%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (18.32%) ClearCase
8 44 (16.79%) OO
9 40 (15.27%) Scrum
10 39 (14.89%) C++
10 39 (14.89%) OOD
11 37 (14.12%) SQL
12 36 (13.74%) XML
12 36 (13.74%) SC Cleared
13 35 (13.36%) Java
14 34 (12.98%) Oracle
15 33 (12.60%) Rational Rose
16 32 (12.21%) Degree
17 31 (11.83%) SOA
18 30 (11.45%) Business Analysis
18 30 (11.45%) Subversion
19 28 (10.69%) Software Architecture
20 27 (10.31%) Configuration Management
20 27 (10.31%) UNIX
21 26 (9.92%) .NET
21 26 (9.92%) DTV
21 26 (9.92%) DVB
21 26 (9.92%) Project Management
22 25 (9.54%) NUnit

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (4.20%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.82%) IIS
3 8 (3.05%) Apache
4 7 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 6 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.76%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.38%) FileNet
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.29%) MS Office
4 3 (1.15%) Simulink
4 3 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.76%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.92%) DVB
2 14 (5.34%) HTTP
3 12 (4.58%) SSL
4 6 (2.29%) Network Security
5 5 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.91%) NGN
6 4 (1.53%) Internet
7 3 (1.15%) ATM
8 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.38%) Firewall
9 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.82%) Ingres
4 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.15%) DB2
7 3 (1.15%) SQLite
8 2 (0.76%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.76%) Triplestore
8 2 (0.76%) MySQL
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (18.32%) ClearCase
2 33 (12.60%) Rational Rose
3 30 (11.45%) Subversion
4 25 (9.54%) NUnit
5 23 (8.78%) Ant
6 22 (8.40%) GoogleTest
7 21 (8.02%) CppUnit
8 13 (4.96%) CruiseControl
8 13 (4.96%) JIRA
9 10 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (3.82%) ClearQuest
10 8 (3.05%) Rational Rhapsody
11 7 (2.67%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.67%) JUnit
12 5 (1.91%) Hudson
13 4 (1.53%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 21 (8.02%) Finance
2 11 (4.20%) Retail
2 11 (4.20%) Marketing
3 10 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.05%) Military
5 7 (2.67%) Banking
5 7 (2.67%) Electronics
5 7 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.91%) Law
7 4 (1.53%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) Avionics
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (39.31%) Analyst
2 91 (34.73%) Business Analyst
3 61 (23.28%) Developer
4 53 (20.23%) Software Engineer
5 24 (9.16%) Software Developer
5 24 (9.16%) Architect
6 23 (8.78%) UML Business Analyst
7 13 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.44%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.05%) Embedded Software Developer
11 8 (3.05%) C Developer
12 7 (2.67%) Requirements Analyst
13 6 (2.29%) Test Engineer
13 6 (2.29%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.29%) .NET Developer
14 5 (1.91%) C++ Developer
14 5 (1.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.74%) XML
2 26 (9.92%) .NET
3 24 (9.16%) POSIX
3 24 (9.16%) Web Services
4 21 (8.02%) Motif
5 15 (5.73%) Middleware
6 12 (4.58%) HTML
7 11 (4.20%) CSS
7 11 (4.20%) SOAP
7 11 (4.20%) JMS
7 11 (4.20%) REST
8 10 (3.82%) wxWidgets
9 9 (3.44%) WSDL
10 8 (3.05%) WCF
11 7 (2.67%) WinForms
12 6 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (2.29%) WPF
12 6 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (2.29%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.61%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.92%) DTV
3 24 (9.16%) STB
4 10 (3.82%) Derivative
4 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.44%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.29%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.53%) RMADS
8 4 (1.53%) PKI
8 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.53%) CESG
9 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) CMDB
9 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.15%) FMCG
10 2 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.05%) Linux
2 27 (10.31%) UNIX
3 19 (7.25%) Windows
4 6 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.21%) Software Engineering
2 74 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.19%) Use Case
4 44 (16.79%) OO
5 40 (15.27%) Scrum
6 39 (14.89%) OOD
7 31 (11.83%) SOA
8 30 (11.45%) Business Analysis
9 28 (10.69%) Software Architecture
10 27 (10.31%) Configuration Management
11 26 (9.92%) Project Management
12 23 (8.78%) Waterfall
13 22 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (8.02%) Multithreading
14 21 (8.02%) Requirements Management
15 20 (7.63%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.63%) ITIL
15 20 (7.63%) TOGAF
15 20 (7.63%) Test Scripting
16 19 (7.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.19%) C
2 39 (14.89%) C++
3 37 (14.12%) SQL
4 35 (13.36%) Java
5 16 (6.11%) Python
6 15 (5.73%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.58%) C#
8 9 (3.44%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.05%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.53%) Ada
12 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.15%) COBOL
12 3 (1.15%) Delphi
12 3 (1.15%) Golang
13 2 (0.76%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.76%) R
13 2 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (23.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.74%) SC Cleared
3 32 (12.21%) Degree
4 16 (6.11%) ISEB
5 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.15%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.76%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PhD
8 1 (0.38%) IIBA
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.53%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.53%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) COBIT
4 2 (0.76%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.76%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.38%) Basel II
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.38%) Basel III
5 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) Firmware
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (12.98%) Oracle
2 17 (6.49%) IBM
2 17 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.44%) Software AG
4 6 (2.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.53%) Google
5 4 (1.53%) ComArch
5 4 (1.53%) Siebel
5 4 (1.53%) Remedy
6 3 (1.15%) webMethods
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) SAP
6 3 (1.15%) VMware
7 2 (0.76%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.76%) QNX
8 1 (0.38%) Symantec
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus
8 1 (0.38%) BEA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco
8 1 (0.38%) HP
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