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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 129 117 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -51
Contract jobs citing UML 134 129 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.54% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.19% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 104
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.89% -16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.50 £34.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £41.40 £42.75
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
7173 5901 6020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.01% 70.67% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3209 2924
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 230 349
Average hourly rate £21.99 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +16 67 £305 -18.70% 15
Surrey -24 19 £463 +27.58% 11
Middlesex - 15 £340 -
Buckinghamshire -19 9 £375 -9.09% 7
Kent +2 6 £340 - 10
Oxfordshire -26 6 £450 +5.88% 3
West Sussex -6 5 £425 +18.05% 5
Berkshire -20 4 £431 +32.69% 10
East Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
Sussex - 1 £450 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 92 (35.66%) Software Engineering
2 76 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (29.07%) C
4 74 (28.68%) Use Case
5 71 (27.52%) Security Cleared
6 69 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (26.36%) Linux
8 56 (21.71%) ClearCase
9 53 (20.54%) OO
10 52 (20.16%) C++
11 46 (17.83%) SQL
12 44 (17.05%) XML
12 44 (17.05%) OOD
12 44 (17.05%) Subversion
12 44 (17.05%) SC Cleared
13 43 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 42 (16.28%) Java
15 39 (15.12%) UNIX
16 37 (14.34%) NUnit
17 36 (13.95%) Scrum
18 35 (13.57%) GoogleTest
19 34 (13.18%) CppUnit
20 32 (12.40%) Ant
21 31 (12.02%) SOA
21 31 (12.02%) Business Analysis
22 30 (11.63%) Motif
22 30 (11.63%) Project Management
23 29 (11.24%) Python
23 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
23 29 (11.24%) Degree

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 10 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (2.71%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.39%) Lync
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.39%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.10%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.71%) MS Office
4 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.16%) GIMP
5 3 (1.16%) Simulink
6 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.39%) LucidChart
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.14%) DVB
2 13 (5.04%) HTTP
3 12 (4.65%) SSL
3 12 (4.65%) Network Security
4 8 (3.10%) NGN
5 5 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.55%) Internet
7 3 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.16%) ATM
8 2 (0.78%) Firewall
8 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (6.59%) Ingres
3 12 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.16%) SQLite
9 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.78%) DB2
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Big Data
9 2 (0.78%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (21.71%) ClearCase
2 44 (17.05%) Subversion
3 37 (14.34%) NUnit
4 35 (13.57%) GoogleTest
5 34 (13.18%) CppUnit
6 32 (12.40%) Ant
7 27 (10.47%) Rational Rose
8 23 (8.91%) CruiseControl
9 16 (6.20%) ClearQuest
10 12 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (4.26%) JIRA
12 9 (3.49%) JUnit
13 7 (2.71%) Rational Rhapsody
14 6 (2.33%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.33%) Jenkins
15 5 (1.94%) Visual Studio
16 3 (1.16%) Hudson
16 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
16 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (1.16%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (6.59%) Finance
2 9 (3.49%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.49%) Military
3 8 (3.10%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.71%) Electronics
4 7 (2.71%) Retail
5 5 (1.94%) German Language
5 5 (1.94%) Law
5 5 (1.94%) Banking
6 4 (1.55%) Billing
6 4 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (1.55%) Avionics
7 3 (1.16%) Publishing
7 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (33.72%) Analyst
2 79 (30.62%) Business Analyst
3 69 (26.74%) Developer
4 53 (20.54%) Software Engineer
5 30 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 24 (9.30%) Architect
7 18 (6.98%) UML Business Analyst
8 14 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.26%) C Developer
10 10 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (3.49%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.10%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Embedded Software Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Consultant
13 7 (2.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) Requirements Analyst
14 6 (2.33%) Test Engineer
14 6 (2.33%) C++ Developer
15 5 (1.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.05%) XML
2 30 (11.63%) Motif
3 23 (8.91%) Web Services
4 19 (7.36%) POSIX
4 19 (7.36%) .NET
5 17 (6.59%) wxWidgets
6 12 (4.65%) HTML
6 12 (4.65%) REST
7 11 (4.26%) JMS
7 11 (4.26%) SOAP
8 10 (3.88%) CSS
8 10 (3.88%) WSDL
9 9 (3.49%) Middleware
10 8 (3.10%) Drools
11 7 (2.71%) jQuery
11 7 (2.71%) WinForms
12 6 (2.33%) XSLT
13 5 (1.94%) JSON
13 5 (1.94%) J2EE
14 4 (1.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.14%) DTV
3 19 (7.36%) STB
4 14 (5.43%) Derivative
5 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.55%) CESG
8 4 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.55%) RMADS
8 4 (1.55%) PKI
9 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
10 2 (0.78%) Physics
10 2 (0.78%) IPTV
10 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.36%) Linux
2 39 (15.12%) UNIX
3 28 (10.85%) Windows
4 9 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) AIX
5 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.66%) Software Engineering
2 76 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (28.68%) Use Case
4 53 (20.54%) OO
5 44 (17.05%) OOD
6 43 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 36 (13.95%) Scrum
8 31 (12.02%) SOA
8 31 (12.02%) Business Analysis
9 30 (11.63%) Project Management
10 29 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (10.47%) Multithreading
12 23 (8.91%) Requirements Management
13 22 (8.53%) Software Architecture
13 22 (8.53%) Waterfall
14 19 (7.36%) ITIL
14 19 (7.36%) RUP
14 19 (7.36%) Memory Management
14 19 (7.36%) User Stories
15 18 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.07%) C
2 52 (20.16%) C++
3 46 (17.83%) SQL
4 42 (16.28%) Java
5 29 (11.24%) Python
6 11 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.26%) C#
7 10 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.10%) Embedded C
9 7 (2.71%) Ada
10 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.94%) Delphi
12 3 (1.16%) Golang
12 3 (1.16%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.78%) VB
13 2 (0.78%) COBOL
13 2 (0.78%) VBA
13 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (27.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (17.05%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.24%) Degree
4 19 (7.36%) ISEB
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) IIBA
6 2 (0.78%) CBAP
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.39%) PhD
7 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.55%) QA
2 4 (1.55%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.55%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.16%) COBIT
3 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) EMIR
4 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Firmware
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.47%) Oracle
3 15 (5.81%) IBM
4 9 (3.49%) Software AG
4 9 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.33%) SAP
6 5 (1.94%) Adobe
7 4 (1.55%) VMware
7 4 (1.55%) Google
8 3 (1.16%) webMethods
8 3 (1.16%) Siebel
9 2 (0.78%) SumTotal
9 2 (0.78%) Saba
9 2 (0.78%) QNX
9 2 (0.78%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.39%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.39%) Lagan
10 1 (0.39%) BEA
10 1 (0.39%) Symantec
10 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago