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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 24 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing UML 7 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.54% 6.07% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 7.88% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 29
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£550 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.15% +5.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
UML
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
138 165 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 69.70% 77.10% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 112 141
Average daily rate £420 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.72 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ipswich 0 7 £550 +22.15%
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 12 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (55.56%) Document Management
2 10 (55.56%) Use Case
3 9 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) EDRMS
4 8 (44.44%) Information Management
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 12 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) EDRMS
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Business Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Systems Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Document Management
1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
2 9 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Information Management
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 3 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft