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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 96 108 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing UML 192 153 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.10% 1.71% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.31% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 105 95
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£375 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.30 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £50.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £39.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +10.56%
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
7041 6630 6053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.04% 74.29% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4133 3654 3167
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 254 281
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +48 100 £387 +8.49% 11
West Sussex +10 20 £331 +6.00% 1
Berkshire +5 20 £450 +5.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £400 +10.34% 2
Surrey -19 12 £400 +6.66% 10
Oxfordshire -15 10 £425 -15.00% 6
East Sussex -8 7 £370 -7.50%
Middlesex -12 3 £400 +10.34% 2
Kent -12 2 £275 -21.42% 1
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 129 (34.58%) Software Engineering
2 116 (31.10%) Linux
3 112 (30.03%) C++
3 112 (30.03%) Security Cleared
4 105 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (26.54%) OO
6 98 (26.27%) C
7 91 (24.40%) Java
7 91 (24.40%) SC Cleared
8 86 (23.06%) Analytical Skills
9 83 (22.25%) OOD
10 69 (18.50%) Use Case
11 64 (17.16%) Windows
12 59 (15.82%) UNIX
13 57 (15.28%) SOA
13 57 (15.28%) Web Services
13 57 (15.28%) Oracle
14 52 (13.94%) Scrum
15 51 (13.67%) SQL
16 49 (13.14%) XML
17 48 (12.87%) .NET
18 47 (12.60%) Microsoft
19 45 (12.06%) Multithreading
19 45 (12.06%) Subversion
20 44 (11.80%) C#
20 44 (11.80%) Configuration Management
21 43 (11.53%) ClearCase
22 42 (11.26%) GoogleTest
23 41 (10.99%) Ant
24 38 (10.19%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (2.68%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.88%) JBoss
4 7 (1.88%) Documentum
5 5 (1.34%) SAS
5 5 (1.34%) IIS
6 4 (1.07%) Apache
6 4 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.07%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.54%) TPMS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.56%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.29%) MS Office
4 15 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.34%) Simulink
6 4 (1.07%) GIMP
6 4 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 15 (4.02%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.80%) IaaS
2 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.22%) HTTP
2 11 (2.95%) LTE
3 10 (2.68%) Wireless
3 10 (2.68%) 4G
4 9 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.41%) WiMAX
4 9 (2.41%) 3G
4 9 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.41%) UMTS
5 8 (2.14%) IPv4
5 8 (2.14%) IPv6
6 7 (1.88%) GSM
7 5 (1.34%) Firewall
8 4 (1.07%) X.500
8 4 (1.07%) Internet
8 4 (1.07%) LDAP
8 4 (1.07%) ATM
8 4 (1.07%) VPN
9 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.51%) Relational Database
2 27 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.68%) MySQL
5 8 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.61%) DB2
6 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.07%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (0.80%) Ingres
9 1 (0.27%) OLTP
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (12.06%) Subversion
2 43 (11.53%) ClearCase
3 42 (11.26%) GoogleTest
4 41 (10.99%) Ant
5 37 (9.92%) NUnit
6 31 (8.31%) CppUnit
7 30 (8.04%) Visual Studio
8 16 (4.29%) Maven
8 16 (4.29%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (3.75%) Rational Rose
10 12 (3.22%) JUnit
11 11 (2.95%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.68%) Git (software)
13 9 (2.41%) JIRA
13 9 (2.41%) NetBeans
14 8 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.14%) ClearQuest
15 7 (1.88%) CruiseControl
15 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
16 6 (1.61%) XMLSpy
General
1 26 (6.97%) Telecoms
2 20 (5.36%) Finance
3 14 (3.75%) Retail
4 6 (1.61%) Billing
4 6 (1.61%) Publishing
4 6 (1.61%) Automotive
5 5 (1.34%) Electronics
5 5 (1.34%) Marketing
6 4 (1.07%) Avionics
6 4 (1.07%) Banking
6 4 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (28.15%) Developer
2 67 (17.96%) Analyst
3 62 (16.62%) Software Engineer
4 58 (15.55%) Architect
5 54 (14.48%) Business Analyst
6 37 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (6.17%) C Developer
8 22 (5.90%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.36%) C++ Developer
10 19 (5.09%) Technical Leader
11 17 (4.56%) Designer
12 16 (4.29%) Solutions Designer
13 15 (4.02%) .NET Developer
14 13 (3.49%) C# Developer
14 13 (3.49%) Software Developer
15 12 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (3.22%) Agile Business Analyst
16 11 (2.95%) UML Business Analyst
16 11 (2.95%) Author
16 11 (2.95%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.28%) Web Services
2 49 (13.14%) XML
3 48 (12.87%) .NET
4 36 (9.65%) J2EE
5 32 (8.58%) HTML
6 31 (8.31%) SOAP
7 29 (7.77%) Ajax
8 28 (7.51%) CSS
9 25 (6.70%) Middleware
10 20 (5.36%) Spring
10 20 (5.36%) ASP.NET
11 18 (4.83%) Motif
12 16 (4.29%) JMS
12 16 (4.29%) EJB
13 15 (4.02%) JSP
13 15 (4.02%) JSON
13 15 (4.02%) Dojo
14 14 (3.75%) REST
14 14 (3.75%) JSF
15 13 (3.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (23.06%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.31%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.90%) Derivative
4 17 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.88%) GIS
7 6 (1.61%) User Experience
8 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.07%) Frameworx
9 4 (1.07%) Informatics
9 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.80%) Clustering
10 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.10%) Linux
2 64 (17.16%) Windows
3 59 (15.82%) UNIX
4 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (34.58%) Software Engineering
2 105 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (26.54%) OO
4 83 (22.25%) OOD
5 69 (18.50%) Use Case
6 57 (15.28%) SOA
7 52 (13.94%) Scrum
8 45 (12.06%) Multithreading
9 44 (11.80%) Configuration Management
10 37 (9.92%) Unit Testing
11 36 (9.65%) Memory Management
12 35 (9.38%) Project Management
12 35 (9.38%) Data Modelling
13 34 (9.12%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (7.51%) Business Analysis
14 28 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (6.43%) Integration Testing
15 24 (6.43%) System Integration Testing
16 21 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.63%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 112 (30.03%) C++
2 98 (26.27%) C
3 91 (24.40%) Java
4 51 (13.67%) SQL
5 44 (11.80%) C#
6 38 (10.19%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.22%) Python
8 11 (2.95%) Embedded C
9 10 (2.68%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.14%) XQuery
10 8 (2.14%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.14%) XPath
10 8 (2.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (1.61%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.61%) Ada
12 4 (1.07%) PHP
12 4 (1.07%) C++/CLI
12 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.80%) PHP4
13 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (30.03%) Security Cleared
2 91 (24.40%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.38%) Degree
4 13 (3.49%) ISEB
5 6 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) IIBA
6 3 (0.80%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (0.80%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.80%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.54%) CBAP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.34%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.07%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.80%) TickIT
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (2.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.54%) MOM
3 1 (0.27%) Netcool
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (15.28%) Oracle
2 47 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.22%) IBM
4 8 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.61%) Adobe
6 5 (1.34%) Telelogic
6 5 (1.34%) VMware
7 4 (1.07%) Tripwire
7 4 (1.07%) webMethods
7 4 (1.07%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.07%) Software AG
7 4 (1.07%) Symantec
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.80%) SAP
8 3 (0.80%) Sun
8 3 (0.80%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.54%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.54%) Pega
9 2 (0.54%) Coverity
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