The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 167 114 80
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -34
Contract jobs citing UML 736 950 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.82% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.42% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 575 598
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 60 49
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.81 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41347 39321 34740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.25% 75.22% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26368 24843 20770
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1184 1161 1040
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UML
Daily Rate Trend

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UML
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UML
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

UML
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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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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
England -49 677 £425 +1.79% 241
London -36 292 £450 +2.27% 81
South East +4 189 £388 +1.70% 55
Hampshire +47 96 £380 +8.57% 13
South West -7 69 £478 +19.37% 37
City of London -25 62 £475 - 29
North West -19 36 £388 - 17
East of England -25 33 £525 +25.74% 14
Scotland -17 27 £575 +43.75% 7
Somerset +13 26 £638 +68.53% 5
Berkshire -11 24 £325 -23.52% 13
Oxfordshire -4 21 £473 +47.65% 3
Wiltshire +4 20 £473 +4.88% 4
Yorkshire -12 19 £375 -6.25% 13
Edinburgh -14 19 £538 +34.37% 5
West Midlands -43 19 £425 +11.47% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £425 +17.64% 1
Hook -2 16 £423 +41.38%
Southampton +13 15 £375 -31.81% 2
South Wales -25 15 £305 -18.66% 2
Manchester -27 15 £450 +16.05% 11
Wales -30 15 £305 -18.66% 2
Milton Keynes +10 14 £388 +6.89% 1
Oxford +1 14 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire -17 14 £388 -3.12% 8
Lancashire +11 12 £350 -9.67% 1
Taunton +11 12 £625 +65.23%
Docklands, London +6 11 £363 -19.44%
Surrey -20 11 £400 +6.66% 9
Suffolk +5 10 £513 +20.58% 2

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 549 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (28.34%) Java
3 317 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 300 (19.63%) OO
5 292 (19.11%) Oracle
6 287 (18.78%) XML
7 285 (18.65%) Finance
8 281 (18.39%) .NET
9 261 (17.08%) Microsoft
10 260 (17.02%) SOA
11 257 (16.82%) Security Cleared
12 254 (16.62%) SQL
12 254 (16.62%) Web Services
13 246 (16.10%) Use Case
14 213 (13.94%) Data Modelling
14 213 (13.94%) Scrum
15 202 (13.22%) C#
16 199 (13.02%) C++
17 193 (12.63%) Business Analysis
18 189 (12.37%) Degree
19 188 (12.30%) SC Cleared
20 184 (12.04%) Linux
21 177 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
22 169 (11.06%) C
23 162 (10.60%) SQL Server
24 157 (10.27%) RUP
25 154 (10.08%) J2EE
26 149 (9.75%) HTML
27 146 (9.55%) JavaScript
28 144 (9.42%) Subversion

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (5.04%) WebSphere
2 76 (4.97%) WebLogic
3 74 (4.84%) JBoss
4 46 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 32 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 31 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.03%) CMS
7 28 (1.83%) MQSeries
8 26 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.05%) Apache
10 15 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (0.79%) IIS
11 12 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (0.79%) Documentum
11 12 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (0.79%) GlassFish
12 11 (0.72%) SAS
13 9 (0.59%) Liferay
14 8 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
14 8 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 144 (9.42%) MS Visio
2 126 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 100 (6.54%) MS Office
4 70 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.24%) MS Project
6 16 (1.05%) Simulink
7 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.26%) GIMP
8 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.20%) SPSS
10 2 (0.13%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.065%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.065%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 28 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.72%) Maximo
4 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.33%) Tridion
8 4 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.26%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.26%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.13%) Primavera
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.13%) Unica
11 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.065%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.11%) SaaS
2 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.26%) IaaS
4 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.13%) GitHub
5 2 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.065%) Taleo
6 1 (0.065%) Office 365
6 1 (0.065%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.08%) HTTP
2 23 (1.51%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.51%) Internet
3 16 (1.05%) Wireless
4 14 (0.92%) LDAP
4 14 (0.92%) Firewall
5 10 (0.65%) Intranet
5 10 (0.65%) LTE
6 9 (0.59%) 4G
6 9 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.59%) SNMP
7 8 (0.52%) UMTS
7 8 (0.52%) 3G
7 8 (0.52%) WiMAX
8 7 (0.46%) IPv4
8 7 (0.46%) IPv6
9 6 (0.39%) WAN
9 6 (0.39%) Broadband
9 6 (0.39%) GSM
9 6 (0.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.82%) Relational Database
3 70 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 57 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (2.88%) MySQL
6 42 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 28 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.64%) DB2
9 22 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.85%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.85%) MS Access
14 12 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (0.79%) OLTP
15 11 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 144 (9.42%) Subversion
2 106 (6.94%) Ant
3 97 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 84 (5.50%) JUnit
5 80 (5.24%) Maven
6 79 (5.17%) Eclipse
7 72 (4.71%) ClearCase
8 67 (4.38%) JIRA
9 58 (3.80%) Git (software)
10 57 (3.73%) NUnit
11 50 (3.27%) Rational DOORS
11 50 (3.27%) GoogleTest
12 42 (2.75%) CppUnit
12 42 (2.75%) Rational Rose
13 39 (2.55%) Jenkins
14 36 (2.36%) Selenium
15 34 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 33 (2.16%) ClearQuest
17 30 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
18 22 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 285 (18.65%) Finance
2 140 (9.16%) Banking
3 85 (5.56%) Retail
4 63 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.49%) Front Office
8 24 (1.57%) Military
9 22 (1.44%) Back Office
10 21 (1.37%) Legal
11 19 (1.24%) Automotive
12 18 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 18 (1.18%) Marketing
13 13 (0.85%) Law
14 12 (0.79%) Advertising
14 12 (0.79%) Publishing
15 11 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.65%) Avionics
17 9 (0.59%) Games
17 9 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 467 (30.56%) Analyst
2 406 (26.57%) Business Analyst
3 349 (22.84%) Developer
4 310 (20.29%) Architect
5 194 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
6 163 (10.67%) Software Engineer
7 145 (9.49%) Java Developer
8 57 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 54 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
10 52 (3.40%) Author
10 52 (3.40%) Technical Author
11 49 (3.21%) UML Business Analyst
12 45 (2.95%) Senior Business Analyst
13 44 (2.88%) Senior Developer
13 44 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
14 42 (2.75%) Software Developer
15 40 (2.62%) Technical Architect
16 36 (2.36%) Agile Business Analyst
17 35 (2.29%) Designer
18 34 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (18.78%) XML
2 281 (18.39%) .NET
3 254 (16.62%) Web Services
4 154 (10.08%) J2EE
5 149 (9.75%) HTML
6 123 (8.05%) Spring
7 98 (6.41%) .NET Framework
7 98 (6.41%) CSS
8 97 (6.35%) SOAP
9 93 (6.09%) Hibernate
10 92 (6.02%) JSP
10 92 (6.02%) REST
11 90 (5.89%) Middleware
12 76 (4.97%) JSON
13 75 (4.91%) ASP.NET
14 66 (4.32%) XSLT
15 60 (3.93%) jQuery
16 55 (3.60%) Struts
17 48 (3.14%) HTML5
18 47 (3.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 70 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 45 (2.95%) Derivative
5 42 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.16%) User Experience
7 22 (1.44%) GIS
7 22 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 21 (1.37%) Market Risk
8 21 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 20 (1.31%) Equities
9 20 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 18 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 18 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.05%) Data Centre
12 15 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 15 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
13 12 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.04%) Linux
2 144 (9.42%) Windows
3 134 (8.77%) UNIX
4 14 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.46%) Android
6 7 (0.46%) Solaris
6 7 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.33%) Windows CE
7 5 (0.33%) HPUX
8 4 (0.26%) OS/400
8 4 (0.26%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (20.75%) Software Engineering
3 300 (19.63%) OO
4 260 (17.02%) SOA
5 246 (16.10%) Use Case
6 213 (13.94%) Data Modelling
6 213 (13.94%) Scrum
7 193 (12.63%) Business Analysis
8 157 (10.27%) RUP
9 143 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 138 (9.03%) OOD
11 137 (8.97%) Project Management
12 127 (8.31%) SDLC
13 124 (8.12%) TDD
14 106 (6.94%) ITIL
15 104 (6.81%) Enterprise Architecture
16 102 (6.68%) TOGAF
17 100 (6.54%) BPMN
18 99 (6.48%) Waterfall
19 95 (6.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 433 (28.34%) Java
2 254 (16.62%) SQL
3 202 (13.22%) C#
4 199 (13.02%) C++
5 169 (11.06%) C
6 146 (9.55%) JavaScript
7 66 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 49 (3.21%) Python
9 32 (2.09%) XPath
10 26 (1.70%) Ruby
11 25 (1.64%) Ada
12 22 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.44%) VB
13 19 (1.24%) Embedded C
14 18 (1.18%) MATLAB
15 13 (0.85%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.85%) PHP
16 12 (0.79%) XQuery
16 12 (0.79%) Scala
17 11 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 257 (16.82%) Security Cleared
2 189 (12.37%) Degree
3 188 (12.30%) SC Cleared
4 77 (5.04%) ISEB
5 34 (2.23%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.79%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 11 (0.72%) IIBA
7 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.59%) OCPJP
10 8 (0.52%) MCPD
11 7 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.39%) CBAP
13 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.13%) MCP
14 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.60%) QA
2 33 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.51%) ISO 9000
4 17 (1.11%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.85%) Basel III
5 13 (0.85%) Basel II
5 13 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.65%) DO-178B
7 8 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.39%) SLA
8 6 (0.39%) COBIT
9 4 (0.26%) TickIT
9 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.13%) COREP
10 2 (0.13%) FINREP
10 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 2 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.46%) Firmware
4 6 (0.39%) Squid
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.20%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) GridGain
8 2 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.065%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.065%) NFS
9 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (0.65%) Puppet
3 8 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.26%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.13%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.13%) MOM
5 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.065%) Netcool
Vendors
1 292 (19.11%) Oracle
2 261 (17.08%) Microsoft
3 85 (5.56%) IBM
4 45 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
5 43 (2.81%) SAP
6 22 (1.44%) Talend
7 18 (1.18%) hybris
8 16 (1.05%) HP
8 16 (1.05%) Sybase
9 15 (0.98%) VMware
10 14 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.85%) webMethods
12 12 (0.79%) Pega
13 11 (0.72%) TIBCO
14 10 (0.65%) Cisco
14 10 (0.65%) Adobe
15 8 (0.52%) Google
15 8 (0.52%) Luciad
16 7 (0.46%) JD Edwards
16 7 (0.46%) Software AG
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capgemini Financial Services UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £300 to £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirlingshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago