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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 89 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing UML 192 172 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 1.87% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.57% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 107 105
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.30 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £42.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.38 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +8.69%
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
7134 6680 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.32% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4086 3703 3089
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 264 243
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +40 98 £375 +3.44% 13
Berkshire -7 25 £363 -14.70% 13
Oxfordshire +1 22 £470 +46.87% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £438 +20.68% 2
Surrey -15 11 £400 +6.66% 7
East Sussex -14 5 £370 -7.50% 2
West Sussex -15 5 £343 -17.46% 9
Middlesex -11 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Kent -1 1 - - 4
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 118 (33.43%) Software Engineering
2 111 (31.44%) Linux
3 107 (30.31%) Security Cleared
4 103 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (29.18%) C
5 97 (27.48%) C++
6 89 (25.21%) SC Cleared
7 87 (24.65%) OO
8 84 (23.80%) Analytical Skills
9 77 (21.81%) Java
10 76 (21.53%) OOD
11 65 (18.41%) Use Case
12 64 (18.13%) UNIX
13 58 (16.43%) Windows
13 58 (16.43%) Oracle
14 55 (15.58%) SOA
15 51 (14.45%) Web Services
15 51 (14.45%) XML
15 51 (14.45%) Configuration Management
15 51 (14.45%) Subversion
16 50 (14.16%) ClearCase
17 48 (13.60%) Microsoft
17 48 (13.60%) GoogleTest
18 47 (13.31%) SQL
18 47 (13.31%) Ant
18 47 (13.31%) Scrum
19 44 (12.46%) NUnit
20 40 (11.33%) CppUnit
20 40 (11.33%) C#
21 39 (11.05%) .NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (4.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.55%) Documentum
4 7 (1.98%) JBoss
4 7 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.42%) SAS
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.57%) TPMS
9 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (5.67%) MS Office
3 20 (5.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.42%) Simulink
5 4 (1.13%) GIMP
5 4 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 15 (4.25%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Taleo
4 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.68%) HTTP
2 10 (2.83%) LTE
2 10 (2.83%) Wireless
2 10 (2.83%) Firewall
2 10 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.55%) 4G
4 8 (2.27%) WiMAX
4 8 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (2.27%) 3G
4 8 (2.27%) Internet
4 8 (2.27%) UMTS
5 7 (1.98%) IPv4
5 7 (1.98%) IPv6
6 6 (1.70%) Intranet
6 6 (1.70%) Extranet
6 6 (1.70%) GSM
7 4 (1.13%) X.500
7 4 (1.13%) VPN
7 4 (1.13%) LDAP
8 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 21 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.55%) MySQL
7 8 (2.27%) Ingres
8 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.70%) DB2
9 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (0.85%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.28%) OLTP
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 51 (14.45%) Subversion
2 50 (14.16%) ClearCase
3 48 (13.60%) GoogleTest
4 47 (13.31%) Ant
5 44 (12.46%) NUnit
6 40 (11.33%) CppUnit
7 25 (7.08%) Visual Studio
8 17 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
9 15 (4.25%) Rational Rose
10 14 (3.97%) CruiseControl
10 14 (3.97%) Maven
11 12 (3.40%) ClearQuest
12 11 (3.12%) JUnit
13 10 (2.83%) JIRA
14 9 (2.55%) Jenkins
15 8 (2.27%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.98%) NetBeans
16 7 (1.98%) Git (software)
17 6 (1.70%) Rational Rhapsody
17 6 (1.70%) XMLSpy
General
1 26 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.82%) Finance
3 15 (4.25%) Retail
4 9 (2.55%) Publishing
5 6 (1.70%) Avionics
5 6 (1.70%) Billing
5 6 (1.70%) Advertising
6 5 (1.42%) Electronics
6 5 (1.42%) Automotive
6 5 (1.42%) Banking
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
8 2 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (27.48%) Developer
2 73 (20.68%) Analyst
3 60 (17.00%) Business Analyst
4 59 (16.71%) Software Engineer
5 50 (14.16%) Architect
6 37 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (6.23%) C Developer
8 17 (4.82%) Software Developer
8 17 (4.82%) C++ Developer
9 16 (4.53%) Technical Leader
9 16 (4.53%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.25%) Solutions Designer
10 15 (4.25%) Designer
11 14 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (3.68%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.68%) Agile Business Analyst
13 12 (3.40%) .NET Developer
14 11 (3.12%) Author
14 11 (3.12%) Technical Author
14 11 (3.12%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.45%) Web Services
1 51 (14.45%) XML
2 39 (11.05%) .NET
3 31 (8.78%) Middleware
3 31 (8.78%) J2EE
4 28 (7.93%) SOAP
5 26 (7.37%) Motif
6 25 (7.08%) HTML
7 21 (5.95%) CSS
8 19 (5.38%) EJB
9 17 (4.82%) ASP.NET
9 17 (4.82%) Ajax
10 16 (4.53%) JMS
11 14 (3.97%) Spring
11 14 (3.97%) JSP
12 12 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (3.40%) HTML5
12 12 (3.40%) JSF
13 11 (3.12%) JSON
13 11 (3.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (23.80%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.23%) Derivative
3 19 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.42%) User Experience
6 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.13%) Frameworx
7 4 (1.13%) Informatics
8 3 (0.85%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.57%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.57%) DTV
9 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 111 (31.44%) Linux
2 64 (18.13%) UNIX
3 58 (16.43%) Windows
4 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.43%) Software Engineering
2 103 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (24.65%) OO
4 76 (21.53%) OOD
5 65 (18.41%) Use Case
6 55 (15.58%) SOA
7 51 (14.45%) Configuration Management
8 47 (13.31%) Scrum
9 38 (10.76%) Multithreading
10 35 (9.92%) Data Modelling
11 33 (9.35%) Memory Management
11 33 (9.35%) Business Analysis
12 32 (9.07%) Unit Testing
12 32 (9.07%) Project Management
13 30 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (7.65%) Enterprise Architecture
15 26 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (6.80%) RUP
16 24 (6.80%) Integration Testing
16 24 (6.80%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (29.18%) C
2 97 (27.48%) C++
3 77 (21.81%) Java
4 47 (13.31%) SQL
5 40 (11.33%) C#
6 24 (6.80%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.82%) Python
8 11 (3.12%) Embedded C
9 9 (2.55%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 8 (2.27%) XPath
10 8 (2.27%) XQuery
10 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.98%) Ada
12 6 (1.70%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.13%) PHP
14 3 (0.85%) C++/CLI
15 2 (0.57%) XAML
16 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 107 (30.31%) Security Cleared
2 89 (25.21%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.50%) Degree
4 17 (4.82%) ISEB
5 6 (1.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) IIBA
6 3 (0.85%) CBAP
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.70%) DO-178B
2 5 (1.42%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Firmware
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.57%) MOM
3 1 (0.28%) Netcool
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (16.43%) Oracle
2 48 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.12%) IBM
4 10 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.70%) Adobe
6 5 (1.42%) Software AG
6 5 (1.42%) webMethods
6 5 (1.42%) Telelogic
7 4 (1.13%) SAP
8 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.85%) VMware
9 2 (0.57%) Coverity
9 2 (0.57%) Pega
9 2 (0.57%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.57%) Cramer
9 2 (0.57%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.57%) Remedy
10 1 (0.28%) BMC
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco
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