The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 129 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 879 1070 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 2.10% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.88% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 595 640
Average daily rate
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£411 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 78
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £32.50 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.85 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
England -46 756 £425 - 232
London -60 355 £433 -8.94% 80
South East -21 137 £390 +0.64% 41
City of London -7 93 £450 - 21
South West -6 82 £438 +9.23% 25
Scotland +17 66 £400 +24.03% 6
East of England -6 53 £425 +6.25% 26
West Midlands +7 51 £375 +4.67% 7
South Wales +14 49 £350 +7.69% 2
Wales +10 49 £350 +27.27% 5
Edinburgh +14 45 £400 +25.00% 1
Cardiff +14 39 £255 -7.27% 2
Hampshire -49 38 £363 +12.40% 9
Wiltshire +13 32 £457 -4.64% 8
North West -3 26 £388 +29.16% 19
Middlesex +11 24 £363 -19.44% 1
Swindon +15 22 £481 +13.23% 4
East Midlands -22 21 £425 +0.11% 17
Berkshire -30 21 £450 +9.09% 7
Manchester +5 20 £338 +11.38% 13
Yorkshire -26 20 £363 +3.42% 13
Warwickshire +13 19 £470 +25.33%
Surrey +1 18 £400 +5.61% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 16 £418 -30.41% 9
Hertfordshire +10 15 £300 - 5
Birmingham +8 15 £375 -33.33% 2
Gloucestershire -5 15 £500 +13.63% 2
Somerset -14 14 £366 +15.19% 1
West Yorkshire -30 13 £363 +7.40% 13
Docklands, London +16 12 £500 +8.99%

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 502 (25.73%) Java
2 461 (23.63%) Finance
3 419 (21.48%) Use Case
4 389 (19.94%) OO
5 385 (19.73%) SQL
6 343 (17.58%) Oracle
7 328 (16.81%) .NET
8 312 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
9 306 (15.68%) Business Analysis
10 291 (14.92%) Scrum
11 262 (13.43%) Data Modelling
12 256 (13.12%) Degree
13 255 (13.07%) XML
14 243 (12.46%) Web Services
14 243 (12.46%) Banking
15 214 (10.97%) Software Engineering
16 212 (10.87%) SQL Server
17 205 (10.51%) C#
18 200 (10.25%) SOA
19 197 (10.10%) J2EE
19 197 (10.10%) Project Management
20 195 (9.99%) Security Cleared
21 194 (9.94%) HTML
22 192 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
23 184 (9.43%) Microsoft
24 172 (8.82%) Linux
25 166 (8.51%) E-Commerce
26 160 (8.20%) MS Visio
27 157 (8.05%) JavaScript
28 154 (7.89%) RUP

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 78 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 63 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 62 (3.18%) WebLogic
4 51 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 43 (2.20%) CMS
6 38 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.49%) IIS
7 29 (1.49%) Confluence
8 28 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (1.33%) Apache
10 24 (1.23%) MQSeries
11 23 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (0.92%) Liferay
13 17 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
14 16 (0.82%) Drupal
15 14 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
16 10 (0.51%) Lync
17 9 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
17 9 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 160 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 106 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 74 (3.79%) MS Office
4 41 (2.10%) MS Project
5 30 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.77%) Simulink
7 8 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.36%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.051%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.051%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 17 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.62%) Magento
2 12 (0.62%) Tridion
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.36%) TRIRIGA
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (0.26%) Maximo
6 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.10%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.10%) Summit
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.41%) SaaS
3 6 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) Heroku
6 1 (0.051%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.95%) HTTP
2 34 (1.74%) Internet
3 30 (1.54%) Intranet
4 25 (1.28%) Firewall
5 18 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.82%) DVB
7 13 (0.67%) LDAP
8 11 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.41%) SSL
10 6 (0.31%) VoIP
10 6 (0.31%) FTP
11 5 (0.26%) ATM
11 5 (0.26%) DMZ
12 4 (0.21%) VPN
13 3 (0.15%) GSM
13 3 (0.15%) UMTS
13 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.15%) NFC
13 3 (0.15%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.46%) Relational Database
3 112 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 77 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 53 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 48 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (2.05%) MySQL
10 39 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 38 (1.95%) NoSQL
12 32 (1.64%) DB2
13 27 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 23 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (0.92%) MS Access
18 15 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 104 (5.33%) Maven
2 103 (5.28%) JUnit
3 93 (4.77%) Subversion
4 90 (4.61%) Ant
5 77 (3.95%) Eclipse
6 75 (3.84%) JIRA
7 73 (3.74%) Rational Rose
8 69 (3.54%) Visual Studio
9 66 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
10 60 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 49 (2.51%) Rational Rhapsody
12 43 (2.20%) Git (software)
13 41 (2.10%) ClearCase
14 32 (1.64%) NUnit
15 30 (1.54%) Jenkins
16 25 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
17 20 (1.03%) GoogleTest
18 18 (0.92%) Toad
19 16 (0.82%) CppUnit
20 15 (0.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 461 (23.63%) Finance
2 243 (12.46%) Banking
3 126 (6.46%) Retail
4 99 (5.07%) Investment Banking
5 66 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.56%) Legal
7 43 (2.20%) Marketing
8 41 (2.10%) Front Office
9 37 (1.90%) Back Office
10 34 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 32 (1.64%) Publishing
12 31 (1.59%) Military
13 25 (1.28%) Billing
14 22 (1.13%) Law
15 20 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (1.03%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.87%) Advertising
17 16 (0.82%) Electronics
18 14 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 915 (46.90%) Analyst
2 780 (39.98%) Business Analyst
3 445 (22.81%) Developer
4 271 (13.89%) Architect
5 183 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 130 (6.66%) Software Engineer
7 112 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
8 111 (5.69%) Systems Analyst
9 102 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
10 100 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
11 91 (4.66%) UML Business Analyst
12 86 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
13 65 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 65 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
14 54 (2.77%) Senior Developer
15 51 (2.61%) Designer
16 46 (2.36%) Technical Architect
17 44 (2.26%) Software Developer
17 44 (2.26%) Technical Analyst
18 40 (2.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (16.81%) .NET
2 255 (13.07%) XML
3 243 (12.46%) Web Services
4 197 (10.10%) J2EE
5 194 (9.94%) HTML
6 153 (7.84%) Spring
7 144 (7.38%) Hibernate
8 109 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 109 (5.59%) SOAP
9 107 (5.48%) CSS
10 102 (5.23%) .NET Framework
11 95 (4.87%) JPA
12 91 (4.66%) Middleware
13 87 (4.46%) JMS
13 87 (4.46%) jQuery
14 79 (4.05%) XSLT
15 76 (3.90%) Java EE
16 74 (3.79%) Ajax
17 73 (3.74%) Struts
18 68 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 49 (2.51%) Computer Science
3 44 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (2.15%) Open Source
5 37 (1.90%) Derivative
6 34 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 29 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 29 (1.49%) GIS
8 28 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 28 (1.44%) Data Integration
8 28 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
9 25 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (1.28%) AS400
9 25 (1.28%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
12 21 (1.08%) DTV
13 18 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.92%) STB
14 17 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 172 (8.82%) Linux
2 107 (5.48%) UNIX
3 102 (5.23%) Windows
4 25 (1.28%) Solaris
4 25 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.92%) Android
6 15 (0.77%) HPUX
7 12 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.26%) VME
12 5 (0.26%) AIX
12 5 (0.26%) zOS
12 5 (0.26%) MVS
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.10%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.051%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (21.48%) Use Case
2 389 (19.94%) OO
3 312 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (15.68%) Business Analysis
5 291 (14.92%) Scrum
6 262 (13.43%) Data Modelling
7 214 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 200 (10.25%) SOA
9 197 (10.10%) Project Management
10 192 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 166 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 154 (7.89%) RUP
12 154 (7.89%) TDD
13 148 (7.59%) OOD
14 141 (7.23%) User Stories
15 133 (6.82%) MVC
16 128 (6.56%) BPMN
17 118 (6.05%) Content Management
18 115 (5.89%) Migration
18 115 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 502 (25.73%) Java
2 385 (19.73%) SQL
3 205 (10.51%) C#
4 157 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 119 (6.10%) C++
6 108 (5.54%) C
7 71 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 45 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 38 (1.95%) Perl
10 30 (1.54%) PHP
10 30 (1.54%) Python
11 28 (1.44%) MATLAB
12 26 (1.33%) Scala
13 22 (1.13%) XPath
14 21 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.72%) Ada
16 14 (0.72%) VB
16 14 (0.72%) VBA
17 12 (0.62%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 256 (13.12%) Degree
2 195 (9.99%) Security Cleared
3 121 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 110 (5.64%) ISEB
5 35 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.72%) IIBA
8 11 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.56%) CCA
9 10 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.36%) CBAP
12 6 (0.31%) OCPJP
12 6 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.15%) MBA
14 3 (0.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.33%) QA
2 27 (1.38%) Solvency II
3 24 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.03%) Basel III
6 18 (0.92%) Basel II
7 13 (0.67%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.46%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.26%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.26%) EMIR
12 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.21%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.15%) COBIT
13 3 (0.15%) FATCA
14 2 (0.10%) P3O
14 2 (0.10%) MiFID
14 2 (0.10%) COREP
14 2 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.10%) Xen
4 2 (0.10%) KVM
5 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.051%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.051%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.21%) Puppet
2 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.10%) MOM
3 2 (0.10%) Control-M
3 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.051%) Nagios
4 1 (0.051%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.051%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.051%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 343 (17.58%) Oracle
2 184 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 101 (5.18%) IBM
4 97 (4.97%) JBoss
5 48 (2.46%) ATG
6 41 (2.10%) SAP
7 34 (1.74%) Sybase
8 27 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.18%) Sun
10 20 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 19 (0.97%) Elastic Path
12 17 (0.87%) Siebel
12 17 (0.87%) Informatica
12 17 (0.87%) Bloomberg
13 14 (0.72%) Business Objects
14 13 (0.67%) HP
15 12 (0.62%) Fidessa
15 12 (0.62%) Interwoven
15 12 (0.62%) Murex
15 12 (0.62%) Blue Martini
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Hydrogen Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £450 day / to £70K
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
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Rate: market rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Up to £410 per day
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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