The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 23 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 11 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.37% 5.43% 10.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 7.30% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 25
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£513 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.33%
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East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 137 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.10% 74.46% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 104 158
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Suffolk region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Suffolk region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (42.86%) Degree
1 12 (42.86%) Use Case
1 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (39.29%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Document Management
4 8 (28.57%) EDRMS
4 8 (28.57%) Information Management
5 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) OOD
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) C++
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.29%) Statistics
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) Windows

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) EDRMS
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Business Analyst
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Business Systems Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Business Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Business Systems Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Statistics
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Use Case
2 11 (39.29%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Document Management
4 8 (28.57%) Information Management
5 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) OOD
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 4 (14.29%) Master Data Management
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C++
2 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft