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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 134 132 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -55
Contract jobs citing UML 147 124 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.36% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.82% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 78 124
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£388 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +1.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £40.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £47.75 £48.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.63%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +21 62 £405 +10.20% 10
West Sussex +8 24 £344 +7.00% 3
Surrey -2 15 £400 +14.21% 16
Berkshire -7 13 £450 -5.26% 8
East Sussex +5 9 £370 +5.71%
Buckinghamshire -13 9 £450 +21.62% 2
Oxfordshire -18 9 £403 -19.50% 7
Kent 0 4 £350 - 1
Middlesex -21 1 £400 +6.66%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 116 (34.52%) Software Engineering
2 98 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (28.57%) Linux
3 96 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 93 (27.68%) Java
5 91 (27.08%) C++
6 81 (24.11%) C
7 76 (22.62%) OO
7 76 (22.62%) SC Cleared
8 69 (20.54%) OOD
9 65 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (16.07%) SOA
10 54 (16.07%) Oracle
10 54 (16.07%) Scrum
11 53 (15.77%) Windows
12 52 (15.48%) Web Services
13 48 (14.29%) Use Case
14 47 (13.99%) SQL
15 46 (13.69%) UNIX
16 44 (13.10%) JavaScript
17 42 (12.50%) XML
18 40 (11.90%) J2EE
19 38 (11.31%) HTML
20 36 (10.71%) Unit Testing
21 34 (10.12%) Ant
21 34 (10.12%) CSS
21 34 (10.12%) SOAP
21 34 (10.12%) Microsoft
22 33 (9.82%) C#
22 33 (9.82%) Multithreading

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 16 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.79%) IIS
4 6 (1.79%) JBoss
5 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.49%) Documentum
6 4 (1.19%) Apache
7 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.60%) TPMS
8 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 16 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.08%) MS Office
4 6 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) Simulink
5 2 (0.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.49%) Cordys
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) SaaS
3 3 (0.89%) IaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Taleo
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.79%) LTE
3 5 (1.49%) HTTP
4 4 (1.19%) 4G
5 3 (0.89%) VPN
5 3 (0.89%) WiMAX
5 3 (0.89%) UMTS
5 3 (0.89%) LDAP
5 3 (0.89%) ATM
5 3 (0.89%) IPv4
5 3 (0.89%) IPv6
5 3 (0.89%) 3G
5 3 (0.89%) X.500
5 3 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.89%) Wireless
6 2 (0.60%) GSM
6 2 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.60%) MVNO
6 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.04%) SQL Server
1 27 (8.04%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.98%) MySQL
5 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.08%) DB2
8 5 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.19%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.60%) OLAP
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.30%) Ingres
12 1 (0.30%) OLTP
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (10.12%) Ant
2 29 (8.63%) Subversion
3 27 (8.04%) Visual Studio
4 26 (7.74%) GoogleTest
5 25 (7.44%) Maven
6 24 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
7 23 (6.85%) NUnit
7 23 (6.85%) ClearCase
8 15 (4.46%) CppUnit
9 13 (3.87%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.57%) JUnit
11 10 (2.98%) Rational Rose
12 9 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.38%) JIRA
14 7 (2.08%) Git (software)
15 6 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
15 6 (1.79%) NetBeans
16 5 (1.49%) ClearQuest
16 5 (1.49%) XMLSpy
16 5 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 32 (9.52%) Finance
2 22 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.57%) Retail
4 11 (3.27%) Avionics
5 8 (2.38%) Publishing
5 8 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.79%) Automotive
6 6 (1.79%) Banking
6 6 (1.79%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) Billing
7 4 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (0.89%) Military
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (28.87%) Developer
2 75 (22.32%) Architect
3 52 (15.48%) Software Engineer
4 47 (13.99%) Analyst
5 41 (12.20%) Business Analyst
6 39 (11.61%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (8.04%) Java Developer
8 25 (7.44%) Designer
9 23 (6.85%) Solutions Designer
10 21 (6.25%) C++ Developer
11 19 (5.65%) C Developer
12 16 (4.76%) Technical Leader
13 14 (4.17%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.98%) Senior Software Engineer
16 9 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
17 8 (2.38%) C# Developer
17 8 (2.38%) Data Architect
17 8 (2.38%) Software Developer
18 7 (2.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.48%) Web Services
2 42 (12.50%) XML
3 40 (11.90%) J2EE
4 38 (11.31%) HTML
5 34 (10.12%) CSS
5 34 (10.12%) SOAP
6 32 (9.52%) .NET
7 30 (8.93%) Ajax
8 26 (7.74%) Spring
9 20 (5.95%) EJB
10 19 (5.65%) JMS
10 19 (5.65%) Middleware
11 18 (5.36%) REST
12 17 (5.06%) JSF
12 17 (5.06%) JSP
13 14 (4.17%) ASP.NET
13 14 (4.17%) jQuery
14 13 (3.87%) HTML5
14 13 (3.87%) Java EE
14 13 (3.87%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.87%) Derivative
6 8 (2.38%) GIS
6 8 (2.38%) User Experience
7 6 (1.79%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.19%) Informatics
8 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.19%) Clustering
9 3 (0.89%) Replication
9 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.89%) Frameworx
10 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.60%) New Media
10 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 96 (28.57%) Linux
2 53 (15.77%) Windows
3 46 (13.69%) UNIX
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.89%) Windows CE
5 3 (0.89%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (34.52%) Software Engineering
2 98 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (22.62%) OO
4 69 (20.54%) OOD
5 54 (16.07%) SOA
5 54 (16.07%) Scrum
6 48 (14.29%) Use Case
7 36 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 33 (9.82%) Multithreading
8 33 (9.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (9.82%) TOGAF
9 32 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 31 (9.23%) Project Management
11 27 (8.04%) Configuration Management
12 24 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 24 (7.14%) Memory Management
13 20 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.95%) Requirements Management
14 19 (5.65%) SDLC
15 18 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.68%) Java
2 91 (27.08%) C++
3 81 (24.11%) C
4 47 (13.99%) SQL
5 44 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 33 (9.82%) C#
7 13 (3.87%) Python
7 13 (3.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 10 (2.98%) XPath
8 10 (2.98%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.38%) Ada
9 8 (2.38%) XQuery
10 6 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.49%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.49%) Jython
12 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.19%) C++/CLI
12 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.19%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 76 (22.62%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.63%) Degree
4 16 (4.76%) ISEB
5 5 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.19%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.19%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.19%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.89%) IIBA
8 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.60%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.30%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.89%) TickIT
4 2 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.30%) DO-254
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.30%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 54 (16.07%) Oracle
2 34 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.27%) IBM
4 6 (1.79%) Symantec
4 6 (1.79%) Tripwire
4 6 (1.79%) ArcSight
5 5 (1.49%) Telelogic
6 4 (1.19%) Sun
7 3 (0.89%) Sybase
7 3 (0.89%) SAP
7 3 (0.89%) webMethods
7 3 (0.89%) Software AG
7 3 (0.89%) VMware
7 3 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.60%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.60%) QNX
8 2 (0.60%) Telerik
8 2 (0.60%) Aquila
8 2 (0.60%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.60%) Pega
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