The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 202 176 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -41
Contract jobs citing UML 683 760 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.33% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.67% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 447 521
Median daily rate £440 £423 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 69 38
Median hourly rate £42.13 £41.24 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.14 £55.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £41.24 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.44% +9.97%

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 635 £450 +5.88% 128
London +7 258 £491 +3.42% 36
South East -17 149 £425 +14.86% 26
West Midlands +7 66 £400 -8.57% 6
South West -43 49 £525 +31.25% 24
Hampshire -24 48 £394 +5.00% 5
Berkshire +25 47 £450 - 3
Birmingham +17 38 £330 -41.33% 2
Wales +33 35 £390 +27.86% 3
East of England +10 35 £450 -7.69% 4
South Wales +28 34 £390 +27.86% 3
North West +6 33 £418 +6.03% 17
East Midlands +19 25 £350 +3.70% 6
Newport +15 22 £390 +27.86% 3
City of London 0 21 £438 -12.39% 13
Gloucestershire +17 19 £525 +61.53% 5
Cheshire +4 15 £413 +20.43% 2
Hook +2 14 £305 -26.06%
Yorkshire -25 13 £405 +1.25% 8
Cambridgeshire +18 12 £400 -20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £388 +10.71% 2
Coventry -7 12 £400 +15.94% 2
West Yorkshire -10 11 £405 +1.25% 5
Kent +16 10 £275 - 1
Wiltshire -8 10 £550 +10.00% 3
Hertfordshire +14 9 £403 +19.25% 1
Slough +14 9 £450 +80.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 9 £438 -2.23% 1
Reading +6 9 £433 -3.88%
Surrey -11 9 £388 +10.71% 8

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for UML.

1 601 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (28.28%) Java
3 322 (22.27%) OO
4 316 (21.85%) Use Case
5 315 (21.78%) SQL
6 311 (21.51%) Security Cleared
7 303 (20.95%) Finance
8 296 (20.47%) Software Engineering
9 275 (19.02%) Oracle
10 236 (16.32%) Business Analysis
10 236 (16.32%) SC Cleared
11 224 (15.49%) C++
12 219 (15.15%) XML
13 207 (14.32%) Data Modelling
14 197 (13.62%) SDLC
15 192 (13.28%) .NET
16 191 (13.21%) Scrum
17 188 (13.00%) Web Services
18 187 (12.93%) SOA
19 183 (12.66%) Microsoft
20 182 (12.59%) Waterfall
21 181 (12.52%) Degree
21 181 (12.52%) C#
22 175 (12.10%) Linux
23 156 (10.79%) Windows
24 152 (10.51%) C
25 151 (10.44%) TOGAF
26 144 (9.96%) JIRA
27 141 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
27 141 (9.75%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (3.60%) WebLogic
2 48 (3.32%) Apache
2 48 (3.32%) JBoss
3 39 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 39 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 32 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 28 (1.94%) Confluence
6 20 (1.38%) CMS
7 19 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 15 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.55%) IIS
13 7 (0.48%) Documentum
13 7 (0.48%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 102 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.63%) MS Visio
3 45 (3.11%) MS Office
4 35 (2.42%) MS Project
5 28 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.35%) Simulink
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.069%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.069%) GIMP
8 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.24%) Eloqua
3 16 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.21%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.069%) Aligne
9 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.069%) Global One
9 1 (0.069%) Maximo
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.069%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.069%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.73%) IaaS
4 17 (1.18%) SaaS
5 13 (0.90%) PaaS
6 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.48%) Bluemix
7 6 (0.41%) Boomi
8 5 (0.35%) Office 365
9 4 (0.28%) Force.com
9 4 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.14%) Veeva
11 1 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.069%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.32%) SNMP
2 39 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.28%) HTTP
4 28 (1.94%) VoIP
5 22 (1.52%) Internet
6 13 (0.90%) SSL
7 9 (0.62%) LDAP
8 8 (0.55%) DHCP
9 7 (0.48%) ATM
10 5 (0.35%) Broadband
10 5 (0.35%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.28%) Firewall
11 4 (0.28%) Network Security
11 4 (0.28%) RS-232
11 4 (0.28%) X.509
12 3 (0.21%) 4G
12 3 (0.21%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
13 2 (0.14%) LTE
13 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.95%) Oracle Database
3 81 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 45 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 36 (2.49%) Big Data
7 30 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.01%) MySQL
9 28 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.24%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.11%) DB2
14 16 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (0.90%) Data Mining
15 13 (0.90%) Oracle OWB
16 11 (0.76%) GIS
16 11 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 144 (9.96%) JIRA
2 104 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 101 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 94 (6.50%) Rational DOORS
5 86 (5.95%) Subversion
6 64 (4.43%) Ant
7 62 (4.29%) Maven
8 57 (3.94%) Git (software)
9 54 (3.73%) JUnit
10 52 (3.60%) Jenkins
11 48 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
13 36 (2.49%) ClearCase
13 36 (2.49%) NUnit
14 32 (2.21%) GoogleTest
15 31 (2.14%) ClearQuest
16 30 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (1.94%) CppUnit
17 28 (1.94%) Selenium
18 25 (1.73%) StarTeam
General
1 303 (20.95%) Finance
2 132 (9.13%) Banking
3 62 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 60 (4.15%) Retail
5 51 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 48 (3.32%) Marketing
7 28 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 16 (1.11%) Billing
9 15 (1.04%) Front Office
10 14 (0.97%) Advertising
10 14 (0.97%) Avionics
10 14 (0.97%) Military
10 14 (0.97%) Publishing
11 13 (0.90%) Electronics
11 13 (0.90%) Legal
12 12 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.76%) Law
14 10 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.62%) Back Office
15 9 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 478 (33.06%) Analyst
2 400 (27.66%) Business Analyst
3 344 (23.79%) Architect
4 325 (22.48%) Developer
5 153 (10.58%) Software Engineer
6 145 (10.03%) Java Developer
7 130 (8.99%) Solutions Architect
8 52 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
9 51 (3.53%) Data Architect
9 51 (3.53%) Technical Architect
10 48 (3.32%) C++ Developer
10 48 (3.32%) Enterprise Architect
10 48 (3.32%) Senior Developer
11 46 (3.18%) Software Developer
12 43 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
13 41 (2.84%) Digital Analyst
13 41 (2.84%) UML Analyst
14 40 (2.77%) C++ Software Engineer
14 40 (2.77%) Digital Business Analyst
15 38 (2.63%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (15.15%) XML
2 192 (13.28%) .NET
3 188 (13.00%) Web Services
4 125 (8.64%) HTML
5 119 (8.23%) Spring
6 113 (7.81%) J2EE
7 105 (7.26%) REST
8 94 (6.50%) Middleware
9 90 (6.22%) Hibernate
10 84 (5.81%) Java EE
11 79 (5.46%) CSS
12 68 (4.70%) SOAP
13 67 (4.63%) JSP
14 60 (4.15%) .NET Framework
14 60 (4.15%) JSON
15 56 (3.87%) JPA
16 54 (3.73%) XSD
17 52 (3.60%) JMS
18 46 (3.18%) Apache CXF
19 43 (2.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 131 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 55 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.67%) User Experience
5 41 (2.84%) Derivative
6 32 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 25 (1.73%) Video on Demand
8 24 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.24%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.18%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.04%) CESG
14 14 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.90%) Equities
16 11 (0.76%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.76%) Replication
17 10 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 175 (12.10%) Linux
2 156 (10.79%) Windows
3 105 (7.26%) Unix
4 26 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (0.90%) Android
6 11 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.21%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.069%) Solaris
13 1 (0.069%) SUSE
13 1 (0.069%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (22.27%) OO
3 316 (21.85%) Use Case
4 296 (20.47%) Software Engineering
5 236 (16.32%) Business Analysis
6 207 (14.32%) Data Modelling
7 197 (13.62%) SDLC
8 191 (13.21%) Scrum
9 187 (12.93%) SOA
10 182 (12.59%) Waterfall
11 151 (10.44%) TOGAF
12 141 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 140 (9.68%) BPMN
14 129 (8.92%) Project Management
15 102 (7.05%) OOA/OOD
16 99 (6.85%) ITIL
17 93 (6.43%) PRINCE2
18 91 (6.29%) CRM
19 84 (5.81%) TDD
20 83 (5.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 409 (28.28%) Java
2 315 (21.78%) SQL
3 224 (15.49%) C++
4 181 (12.52%) C#
5 152 (10.51%) C
6 141 (9.75%) JavaScript
7 58 (4.01%) Python
8 50 (3.46%) PL/SQL
9 33 (2.28%) Ada
10 32 (2.21%) VB
11 29 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 24 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.31%) Perl
15 17 (1.18%) PHP
16 15 (1.04%) Ada 95
17 14 (0.97%) Embedded C++
18 12 (0.83%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.83%) R
19 11 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 311 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 236 (16.32%) SC Cleared
3 181 (12.52%) Degree
4 92 (6.36%) ISEB
5 43 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.11%) Sun Certification
7 14 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.76%) OCPJP
10 10 (0.69%) CBAP
10 10 (0.69%) CITP
10 10 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.35%) MCAD
13 5 (0.35%) MCP
13 5 (0.35%) MCPD
13 5 (0.35%) MCSD
13 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.05%) QA
2 32 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.94%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.59%) TickIT
5 14 (0.97%) DO-178B
6 13 (0.90%) COBIT
7 11 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.62%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.48%) MISRA
9 7 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.48%) SLA
10 6 (0.41%) ISO20022
10 6 (0.41%) MISRA C
10 6 (0.41%) SEPA
11 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 3 (0.21%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.21%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (0.69%) Firmware
2 9 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.41%) Docker
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (1.52%) Puppet
2 21 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.41%) Ansible
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.069%) Cacti
7 1 (0.069%) Nagios
7 1 (0.069%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.069%) WMI
Vendors
1 275 (19.02%) Oracle
2 183 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.63%) IBM
4 38 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (1.87%) Red Hat
6 25 (1.73%) Coverity
6 25 (1.73%) SAP
7 23 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 16 (1.11%) SaltStack
9 15 (1.04%) VMware
10 11 (0.76%) Sybase
11 10 (0.69%) Adobe
11 10 (0.69%) Endeca
11 10 (0.69%) HP
11 10 (0.69%) Tableau
11 10 (0.69%) Talend
12 9 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.62%) FatWire
12 9 (0.62%) Informatica
12 9 (0.62%) TIBCO
Newport, Gwent
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 500 - 550
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £45 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £51000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Damco Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago