The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 109 84 59
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -25
Contract jobs citing UML 140 189 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 2.23% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 3.15% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 109 146
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6706 6003 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 70.82% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3681 3231 3265
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 255 323
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
UML
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -43 39 £363 +12.40% 8
Middlesex +12 26 £363 -19.44% 3
Berkshire -36 19 £450 +9.09% 7
Surrey +1 15 £395 +4.29% 11
Buckinghamshire +1 13 £363 -16.18% 5
Kent - 12 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire +10 6 £500 +42.85% 4
East Sussex -8 3 £400 - 2
West Sussex -5 1 £313 -34.21%
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (27.41%) Use Case
2 86 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 77 (23.99%) Linux
4 68 (21.18%) Oracle
5 66 (20.56%) C
6 59 (18.38%) Java
7 57 (17.76%) Security Cleared
8 53 (16.51%) C++
8 53 (16.51%) OO
9 52 (16.20%) OOD
10 47 (14.64%) Finance
11 41 (12.77%) .NET
12 39 (12.15%) SQL
12 39 (12.15%) Business Analysis
13 38 (11.84%) Degree
13 38 (11.84%) Scrum
13 38 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (11.53%) XML
15 35 (10.90%) ClearCase
15 35 (10.90%) Subversion
16 33 (10.28%) Rational Rose
17 31 (9.66%) SOA
17 31 (9.66%) Multithreading
17 31 (9.66%) SC Cleared
18 30 (9.35%) C#
19 29 (9.03%) HTML
19 29 (9.03%) CRM
20 28 (8.72%) Web Services
21 27 (8.41%) Software Architecture
21 27 (8.41%) Ant

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (3.12%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.49%) Apache
5 6 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.56%) IIS
7 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.93%) Drupal
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.62%) Escenic
9 2 (0.62%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.31%) FileNet
10 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.18%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.62%) Simulink
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.30%) DVB
2 11 (3.43%) HTTP
3 9 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.49%) Internet
5 2 (0.62%) NFC
5 2 (0.62%) Network Security
5 2 (0.62%) NGN
6 1 (0.31%) ATM
6 1 (0.31%) GSM
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
6 1 (0.31%) UMTS
6 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.31%) Modbus
6 1 (0.31%) Profibus
6 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.18%) MySQL
9 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.25%) Triplestore
11 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.93%) Big Data
12 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.62%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.62%) DB2
13 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (10.90%) ClearCase
1 35 (10.90%) Subversion
2 33 (10.28%) Rational Rose
3 27 (8.41%) Ant
4 23 (7.17%) NUnit
5 17 (5.30%) GoogleTest
6 16 (4.98%) CppUnit
7 13 (4.05%) JUnit
8 12 (3.74%) Rational Rhapsody
8 12 (3.74%) JIRA
8 12 (3.74%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.43%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.80%) Maven
10 9 (2.80%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (2.49%) Toad
12 5 (1.56%) Hudson
12 5 (1.56%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (1.25%) NetBeans
General
1 47 (14.64%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Marketing
2 16 (4.98%) Retail
2 16 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.74%) Military
4 11 (3.43%) Electronics
5 10 (3.12%) Banking
6 5 (1.56%) Law
6 5 (1.56%) Billing
6 5 (1.56%) Avionics
7 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (42.68%) Analyst
2 112 (34.89%) Business Analyst
3 69 (21.50%) Developer
4 54 (16.82%) Software Engineer
5 34 (10.59%) Architect
6 28 (8.72%) UML Business Analyst
7 19 (5.92%) Systems Analyst
8 16 (4.98%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (3.74%) Technical Business Analyst
11 11 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (3.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (2.49%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.49%) Data Architect
14 7 (2.18%) C++ Developer
15 6 (1.87%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.77%) .NET
2 37 (11.53%) XML
3 29 (9.03%) HTML
4 28 (8.72%) Web Services
5 19 (5.92%) Middleware
6 18 (5.61%) CSS
6 18 (5.61%) POSIX
7 17 (5.30%) Motif
8 16 (4.98%) .NET Framework
8 16 (4.98%) J2EE
9 12 (3.74%) JSF
9 12 (3.74%) WCF
10 11 (3.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (3.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (3.12%) JPA
11 10 (3.12%) Spring
11 10 (3.12%) Ajax
11 10 (3.12%) Java EE
11 10 (3.12%) XSLT
12 9 (2.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.30%) DTV
1 17 (5.30%) STB
2 12 (3.74%) Derivative
2 12 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.43%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.49%) CMDB
6 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.56%) W3C
8 4 (1.25%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.25%) FMCG
8 4 (1.25%) RMADS
8 4 (1.25%) Life Science
8 4 (1.25%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.25%) CESG
9 3 (0.93%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.93%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.99%) Linux
2 19 (5.92%) UNIX
3 14 (4.36%) Windows
4 6 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.41%) Use Case
2 86 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 53 (16.51%) OO
4 52 (16.20%) OOD
5 39 (12.15%) Business Analysis
6 38 (11.84%) Scrum
6 38 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (9.66%) SOA
7 31 (9.66%) Multithreading
8 29 (9.03%) CRM
9 27 (8.41%) Software Architecture
9 27 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.79%) Project Management
10 25 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 25 (7.79%) BDD
11 22 (6.85%) Data Modelling
12 21 (6.54%) User Stories
12 21 (6.54%) Systems Analysis
13 20 (6.23%) Test Scripting
13 20 (6.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.56%) C
2 59 (18.38%) Java
3 53 (16.51%) C++
4 39 (12.15%) SQL
5 30 (9.35%) C#
6 18 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.12%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.80%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.18%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.56%) Python
12 5 (1.56%) Perl
12 5 (1.56%) Ruby
12 5 (1.56%) R
13 4 (1.25%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.25%) VB
13 4 (1.25%) Ada
14 3 (0.93%) PHP
14 3 (0.93%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 57 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.84%) Degree
3 31 (9.66%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.92%) ISEB
5 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.93%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) IIBA
7 2 (0.62%) CBAP
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.49%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.25%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) Basel II
5 1 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.31%) Basel III
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) KVM
1 2 (0.62%) Xen
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 68 (21.18%) Oracle
2 20 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.74%) Siebel
4 9 (2.80%) IBM
4 9 (2.80%) Remedy
4 9 (2.80%) ComArch
5 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.56%) ATG
6 4 (1.25%) Talend
7 3 (0.93%) JBoss
7 3 (0.93%) Adobe
7 3 (0.93%) VMware
7 3 (0.93%) Xilinx
7 3 (0.93%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.62%) hybris
8 2 (0.62%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.62%) Demandware
8 2 (0.62%) Google
8 2 (0.62%) Perforce
8 2 (0.62%) webMethods
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