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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 95 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 183 274 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.89% 3.27% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 4.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 144 161
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 56 £450 +12.42% 1
Hampshire -56 38 £310 -3.87% 13
Surrey +8 37 £364 +11.92% 14
Middlesex +11 16 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -30 10 £450 +2.85% 7
Oxfordshire - 10 £320 - 6
East Sussex -5 5 £400 - 3
West Sussex 0 4 £415 -
Kent -16 1 - - 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 91 (28.35%) Use Case
2 88 (27.41%) Linux
3 87 (27.10%) C++
4 83 (25.86%) Software Engineering
5 77 (23.99%) Java
6 76 (23.68%) Oracle
7 72 (22.43%) C
8 68 (21.18%) OOD
9 64 (19.94%) OO
9 64 (19.94%) Security Cleared
10 52 (16.20%) SQL
11 51 (15.89%) Finance
12 49 (15.26%) XML
13 48 (14.95%) .NET
14 44 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (13.40%) Scrum
15 43 (13.40%) HTML
16 42 (13.08%) SC Cleared
17 41 (12.77%) C#
18 40 (12.46%) Multithreading
19 37 (11.53%) Subversion
20 36 (11.21%) Ant
21 33 (10.28%) CRM
22 31 (9.66%) JavaScript
23 30 (9.35%) RUP
23 30 (9.35%) ClearCase
23 30 (9.35%) Configuration Management
23 30 (9.35%) Relational Database
24 29 (9.03%) NUnit
24 29 (9.03%) SOA

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (6.23%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.05%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (1.56%) CMS
6 5 (1.56%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.56%) Drupal
6 5 (1.56%) Escenic
7 4 (1.25%) IIS
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.93%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.62%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) Documentum
10 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.12%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.18%) MS Office
4 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Staffware
4 1 (0.31%) Tridion
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.43%) SaaS
2 5 (1.56%) PaaS
3 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.74%) Internet
2 8 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.18%) HTTP
4 6 (1.87%) Network Security
4 6 (1.87%) NGN
5 5 (1.56%) DVB
6 3 (0.93%) NFC
7 2 (0.62%) SNMP
7 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.31%) UMTS
8 1 (0.31%) WAN
8 1 (0.31%) ATM
8 1 (0.31%) GSM
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.31%) Modbus
8 1 (0.31%) Profibus
8 1 (0.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.35%) Relational Database
2 28 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.10%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.85%) MySQL
5 18 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.18%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.87%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.56%) Big Data
11 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.93%) Ingres
12 3 (0.93%) DecisionStream
12 3 (0.93%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.62%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (11.53%) Subversion
2 36 (11.21%) Ant
3 30 (9.35%) ClearCase
4 29 (9.03%) NUnit
5 23 (7.17%) GoogleTest
6 22 (6.85%) CppUnit
6 22 (6.85%) Eclipse
7 18 (5.61%) Rational Rose
8 14 (4.36%) Maven
9 13 (4.05%) Toad
10 10 (3.12%) JUnit
11 8 (2.49%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.18%) Rational Rhapsody
12 7 (2.18%) Git (software)
13 6 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.56%) ClearQuest
14 5 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
15 4 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (1.25%) JIRA
15 4 (1.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 51 (15.89%) Finance
2 24 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.05%) Electronics
4 12 (3.74%) Retail
4 12 (3.74%) Military
5 9 (2.80%) Marketing
6 7 (2.18%) Automotive
6 7 (2.18%) Billing
7 6 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.25%) Avionics
8 4 (1.25%) Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Games
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 104 (32.40%) Analyst
2 94 (29.28%) Developer
3 85 (26.48%) Business Analyst
4 52 (16.20%) Software Engineer
5 28 (8.72%) Architect
6 23 (7.17%) Java Developer
7 16 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (4.36%) Designer
9 14 (4.36%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (3.74%) Technical Business Analyst
10 12 (3.74%) UML Business Analyst
10 12 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (3.43%) C++ Developer
11 11 (3.43%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.43%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (3.43%) PL/SQL Developer
11 11 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 9 (2.80%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.26%) XML
2 48 (14.95%) .NET
3 43 (13.40%) HTML
4 28 (8.72%) J2EE
5 27 (8.41%) CSS
6 25 (7.79%) Web Services
7 23 (7.17%) Motif
8 22 (6.85%) Ajax
9 20 (6.23%) jQuery
10 17 (5.30%) JSF
11 16 (4.98%) Middleware
12 15 (4.67%) HTML5
13 14 (4.36%) .NET Framework
14 13 (4.05%) Java EE
15 12 (3.74%) Spring
15 12 (3.74%) JDBC
16 11 (3.43%) SOAP
17 10 (3.12%) JPA
17 10 (3.12%) JSON
17 10 (3.12%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.98%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (4.36%) Derivative
3 13 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.49%) Open Source
5 6 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.56%) STB
6 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.56%) DTV
6 5 (1.56%) CMDB
6 5 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (1.56%) Telematics
6 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.25%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.93%) Grid Computing
8 3 (0.93%) Handset
8 3 (0.93%) W3C
8 3 (0.93%) Life Science
9 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.41%) Linux
2 25 (7.79%) UNIX
3 15 (4.67%) Windows
4 6 (1.87%) Android
4 6 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.31%) AIX
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.35%) Use Case
2 83 (25.86%) Software Engineering
3 68 (21.18%) OOD
4 64 (19.94%) OO
5 44 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (13.40%) Scrum
7 40 (12.46%) Multithreading
8 33 (10.28%) CRM
9 30 (9.35%) RUP
9 30 (9.35%) Configuration Management
10 29 (9.03%) SOA
11 28 (8.72%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (8.41%) Project Management
13 25 (7.79%) Validation
13 25 (7.79%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (7.48%) Business Analysis
15 21 (6.54%) BDD
16 20 (6.23%) User Stories
17 16 (4.98%) Integration Testing
17 16 (4.98%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 87 (27.10%) C++
2 77 (23.99%) Java
3 72 (22.43%) C
4 52 (16.20%) SQL
5 41 (12.77%) C#
6 31 (9.66%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.98%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.98%) Python
8 11 (3.43%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.43%) Ruby
9 10 (3.12%) VC++
9 10 (3.12%) MATLAB
10 8 (2.49%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.18%) Perl
12 6 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.87%) PHP
13 5 (1.56%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.56%) Scala
14 4 (1.25%) Golang
15 3 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.79%) Degree
4 23 (7.17%) ISEB
5 5 (1.56%) IIBA
6 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) CBAP
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.12%) QA
2 6 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) KVM
1 2 (0.62%) Xen
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) SCOM
1 1 (0.31%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (23.68%) Oracle
2 27 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.43%) Siebel
4 5 (1.56%) ATG
4 5 (1.56%) Remedy
4 5 (1.56%) JBoss
4 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.56%) ComArch
4 5 (1.56%) Talend
5 4 (1.25%) Google
5 4 (1.25%) Cognos
5 4 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.93%) VMware
6 3 (0.93%) Perforce
6 3 (0.93%) Sun
6 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.93%) Adobe
6 3 (0.93%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (0.93%) Altera
6 3 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
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