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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 222 175 187
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +12
Contract jobs citing UML 554 755 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.38% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.70% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 435 428
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 69 37
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.80 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +4.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £45.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +4.50%

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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -41 501 £450 +9.09% 101
London +1 199 £475 +5.55% 33
South East -33 117 £400 +3.22% 19
Hampshire -3 57 £380 +10.54% 4
South West -35 52 £440 +10.00% 12
North West -15 41 £433 +15.33% 10
City of London +6 27 £475 -0.26% 9
West Midlands -24 27 £360 +2.85% 5
South Wales +5 26 £418 +34.67% 3
Wales -2 26 £418 +34.67% 3
Scotland -21 22 £325 -18.75% 7
Berkshire +7 21 £450 -2.70% 5
East of England -15 21 £425 -15.00% 10
Newport +6 16 £415 -2.35% 2
Yorkshire +3 16 £450 +28.57% 8
Gloucestershire -9 16 £440 +6.02% 4
East Midlands -10 16 £338 -20.58% 4
Cheshire +22 15 £388 -13.88% 1
Hook +5 15 £305 +11.00%
Somerset -2 14 £475 +18.75% 4
West Yorkshire +10 13 £450 +28.57% 6
Hertfordshire +1 13 £425 +37.09% 2
Leeds +16 12 £450 +28.57% 5
Milton Keynes +14 12 £440 +25.71%
Buckinghamshire +14 12 £440 +25.71% 2
Edinburgh -4 12 £350 -17.64% 6
Manchester -13 12 £450 +23.28% 7
Yeovil -7 11 - -
Leicester +9 10 £338 - 1
Leicestershire +1 10 £338 - 1

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 560 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (29.22%) Java
3 302 (25.21%) OO
4 297 (24.79%) Software Engineering
5 267 (22.29%) SQL
6 258 (21.54%) Use Case
7 253 (21.12%) Security Cleared
8 232 (19.37%) Finance
9 220 (18.36%) Oracle
10 215 (17.95%) Business Analysis
11 213 (17.78%) C++
11 213 (17.78%) Scrum
12 198 (16.53%) XML
13 192 (16.03%) Web Services
14 188 (15.69%) C#
15 187 (15.61%) SC Cleared
16 165 (13.77%) Waterfall
17 159 (13.27%) .NET
18 152 (12.69%) Data Modelling
19 149 (12.44%) SOA
19 149 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
20 145 (12.10%) HTML
21 142 (11.85%) Degree
22 135 (11.27%) SDLC
23 134 (11.19%) C
23 134 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
24 132 (11.02%) Linux
24 132 (11.02%) OOA/OOD
25 129 (10.77%) Spring
26 128 (10.68%) Microsoft

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 58 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 57 (4.76%) JBoss
3 48 (4.01%) WebSphere
4 44 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 38 (3.17%) Apache
6 36 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 29 (2.42%) Confluence
8 22 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.42%) GlassFish
10 16 (1.34%) CMS
11 13 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
13 10 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (0.58%) Documentum
15 7 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
18 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
18 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 25 (2.09%) MS Office
4 22 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.17%) Simulink
6 9 (0.75%) MS Project
7 1 (0.083%) InVision
Business Applications
1 27 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.09%) Eloqua
3 18 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.083%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.083%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.42%) IaaS
4 13 (1.09%) PaaS
5 9 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.67%) SaaS
7 4 (0.33%) Force.com
7 4 (0.33%) Office 365
7 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.25%) G Suite
9 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.17%) Boomi
10 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.083%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.083%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.083%) GitHub
10 1 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.26%) SNMP
2 32 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.00%) VoIP
4 23 (1.92%) Firewall
4 23 (1.92%) HTTP
5 15 (1.25%) LDAP
6 12 (1.00%) FTP
7 11 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.92%) Internet
8 9 (0.75%) DHCP
9 8 (0.67%) SSL
10 7 (0.58%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.58%) WinSCP
11 4 (0.33%) DNS
11 4 (0.33%) Network Security
11 4 (0.33%) SMTP
12 3 (0.25%) Skype
13 2 (0.17%) AMQP
13 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.083%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 58 (4.84%) Big Data
4 44 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.34%) Hadoop
6 39 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 36 (3.01%) Oracle Database
9 34 (2.84%) MySQL
10 31 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.75%) DB2
14 9 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (7.35%) Eclipse
2 76 (6.34%) Ant
3 75 (6.26%) JIRA
3 75 (6.26%) Visual Studio
4 64 (5.34%) Subversion
5 63 (5.26%) JUnit
6 54 (4.51%) Rational DOORS
7 50 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 48 (4.01%) Maven
9 32 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (2.42%) Git (software)
11 28 (2.34%) ClearCase
11 28 (2.34%) Gradle
12 27 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
13 24 (2.00%) NUnit
14 22 (1.84%) Hudson
14 22 (1.84%) Rational Rose
14 22 (1.84%) Selenium
15 21 (1.75%) GoogleTest
16 18 (1.50%) Cucumber
General
1 232 (19.37%) Finance
2 74 (6.18%) Banking
3 40 (3.34%) Marketing
4 36 (3.01%) Retail
5 28 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.25%) Aerospace
7 26 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.67%) Military
9 18 (1.50%) Billing
10 17 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.09%) Automotive
12 12 (1.00%) Back Office
12 12 (1.00%) Front Office
13 11 (0.92%) Advertising
13 11 (0.92%) Publishing
14 5 (0.42%) Law
14 5 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.33%) Legal
16 3 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 398 (33.22%) Analyst
2 334 (27.88%) Business Analyst
3 267 (22.29%) Developer
4 249 (20.78%) Architect
5 169 (14.11%) Software Engineer
6 146 (12.19%) Java Developer
7 89 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
8 58 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
9 49 (4.09%) Technical Architect
10 47 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
11 44 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 41 (3.42%) C++ Software Engineer
13 36 (3.01%) Digital Analyst
14 35 (2.92%) C++ Developer
14 35 (2.92%) Digital Business Analyst
15 34 (2.84%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
16 33 (2.75%) Senior Developer
17 32 (2.67%) C# Developer
17 32 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
18 31 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (16.53%) XML
2 192 (16.03%) Web Services
3 159 (13.27%) .NET
4 145 (12.10%) HTML
5 129 (10.77%) Spring
6 117 (9.77%) J2EE
7 98 (8.18%) CSS
8 93 (7.76%) REST
9 89 (7.43%) Hibernate
10 88 (7.35%) XSLT
11 81 (6.76%) Java EE
12 79 (6.59%) JSON
13 75 (6.26%) SOAP
14 73 (6.09%) JSP
15 64 (5.34%) EJB
16 60 (5.01%) JMS
17 53 (4.42%) .NET Framework
18 49 (4.09%) Ajax
19 45 (3.76%) Struts
20 40 (3.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (6.26%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.76%) User Experience
5 37 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 35 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.17%) Derivative
8 24 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 23 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.34%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.25%) DataPower
13 13 (1.09%) CESG
13 13 (1.09%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.83%) ASIC
15 10 (0.83%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 10 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.02%) Linux
2 112 (9.35%) Windows
3 66 (5.51%) Unix
4 22 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.50%) Android
6 6 (0.50%) Solaris
6 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.25%) HPUX
9 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (25.21%) OO
3 297 (24.79%) Software Engineering
4 258 (21.54%) Use Case
5 215 (17.95%) Business Analysis
6 213 (17.78%) Scrum
7 165 (13.77%) Waterfall
8 152 (12.69%) Data Modelling
9 149 (12.44%) SOA
10 135 (11.27%) SDLC
11 134 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 132 (11.02%) OOA/OOD
13 107 (8.93%) TDD
14 96 (8.01%) BPMN
15 90 (7.51%) TOGAF
16 88 (7.35%) Open Source
17 87 (7.26%) User Stories
18 83 (6.93%) Project Management
19 70 (5.84%) MVC
20 69 (5.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 350 (29.22%) Java
2 267 (22.29%) SQL
3 213 (17.78%) C++
4 188 (15.69%) C#
5 134 (11.19%) C
6 114 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 69 (5.76%) Python
8 39 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 38 (3.17%) Perl
10 28 (2.34%) Ada
11 27 (2.25%) VB
12 22 (1.84%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.75%) Embedded C++
14 18 (1.50%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.50%) Embedded C
14 18 (1.50%) Ruby
15 17 (1.42%) MATLAB
16 16 (1.34%) PHP
17 14 (1.17%) Ada 95
17 14 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 253 (21.12%) Security Cleared
2 187 (15.61%) SC Cleared
3 142 (11.85%) Degree
4 84 (7.01%) ISEB
5 54 (4.51%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.42%) CBAP
7 14 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.17%) CITP
7 14 (1.17%) Sun Certification
8 13 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
9 10 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.50%) MCP
11 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.42%) MCAD
12 5 (0.42%) MCPD
12 5 (0.42%) MCSD
13 4 (0.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.84%) QA
2 19 (1.59%) MISRA
3 13 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.00%) PA-DSS
5 10 (0.83%) MISRA C
6 9 (0.75%) MiFID
7 7 (0.58%) DO-178B
7 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.58%) SLA
8 4 (0.33%) COBIT
8 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 3 (0.25%) TickIT
10 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.17%) ISO26262
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.083%) GAAP
11 1 (0.083%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.083%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.083%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (0.92%) Docker
2 8 (0.67%) Firmware
3 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.25%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.34%) Puppet
3 11 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.33%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (0.33%) Ansible
4 4 (0.33%) Netcool
5 2 (0.17%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.17%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.083%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.083%) Kibana
6 1 (0.083%) logstash
6 1 (0.083%) Nagios
6 1 (0.083%) Oozie
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.083%) Salt
Vendors
1 220 (18.36%) Oracle
2 128 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 69 (5.76%) IBM
4 50 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 23 (1.92%) Hyperion
7 20 (1.67%) Sybase
8 19 (1.59%) Adobe
8 19 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.34%) Coverity
9 16 (1.34%) SAP
10 15 (1.25%) ATG
11 14 (1.17%) HP
12 13 (1.09%) Cisco
13 12 (1.00%) BEA
14 10 (0.83%) hybris
14 10 (0.83%) Splunk
15 9 (0.75%) Gemalto
15 9 (0.75%) Google
15 9 (0.75%) Kaspersky
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Rate: £425 - 525 per day according to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Prospectus
Posted: 7 days ago