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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 172 151 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -55
Contract jobs citing UML 816 847 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.50% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.97% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 473 660
Average daily rate
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£413 £415 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 37 41
Average hourly rate £41.24 £37.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £25.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.61% +2.63%

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -11 722 £418 -1.76% 186
London -51 229 £475 +8.88% 60
South East -3 148 £400 +6.66% 37
South West +16 118 £400 -8.57% 22
Hampshire +33 64 £406 +10.54% 8
Somerset +33 53 £400 +29.55% 4
East of England -24 50 £475 +11.76% 11
North West +9 49 £394 +16.66% 22
City of London -29 43 £488 +12.71% 14
Yorkshire -13 42 £400 +10.34% 14
Scotland -32 41 £375 -8.81% 9
West Midlands +14 40 £400 +6.66% 12
Wales -15 36 £325 +20.37% 3
West Yorkshire -5 35 £400 +10.34% 13
South Wales -21 31 £315 +18.86% 3
Leeds -9 28 £413 +13.79% 12
East Midlands -12 26 £350 -17.64% 5
West Sussex +6 24 £344 +7.00% 2
Leicestershire +9 21 £375 +27.11% 1
Wiltshire -13 21 £500 +5.26% 2
Glasgow +14 19 £325 -13.33% 2
Hertfordshire +2 17 £400 +3.22% 4
Coventry +15 16 £400 -1.23% 2
Cheshire +3 16 £413 +33.06% 4
Yeovil +1 16 £310 - 3
North East -11 16 £488 +124.13% 3
Taunton - 16 £400 -
Devon +6 15 £385 +6.94% 4
Surrey -7 15 £400 +14.21% 10
Manchester -9 15 £363 +7.40% 14

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 596 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (28.67%) Java
3 316 (20.36%) SQL
4 307 (19.78%) OO
5 298 (19.20%) Software Engineering
6 288 (18.56%) Finance
7 272 (17.53%) Use Case
8 264 (17.01%) Scrum
9 262 (16.88%) .NET
10 254 (16.37%) Web Services
11 250 (16.11%) Security Cleared
12 237 (15.27%) SOA
12 237 (15.27%) Microsoft
13 236 (15.21%) Oracle
14 232 (14.95%) XML
15 224 (14.43%) C#
16 215 (13.85%) C++
17 198 (12.76%) HTML
18 197 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
19 195 (12.56%) JavaScript
20 191 (12.31%) Data Modelling
21 188 (12.11%) Business Analysis
22 181 (11.66%) SQL Server
23 176 (11.34%) Degree
24 171 (11.02%) SC Cleared
25 164 (10.57%) Linux
26 160 (10.31%) J2EE
27 155 (9.99%) CSS
28 151 (9.73%) Spring
29 148 (9.54%) Windows

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (4.38%) JBoss
2 63 (4.06%) WebSphere
3 62 (3.99%) Apache
3 62 (3.99%) Tomcat
4 54 (3.48%) WebLogic
5 45 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 40 (2.58%) CMS
7 33 (2.13%) Confluence
8 32 (2.06%) IIS
9 24 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (1.03%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (0.64%) Liferay
14 9 (0.58%) Documentum
14 9 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
15 7 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 145 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 144 (9.28%) MS Visio
3 98 (6.31%) MS Office
4 67 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.10%) MS Project
6 9 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.58%) Simulink
7 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.064%) GIMP
10 1 (0.064%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 28 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.52%) Tridion
6 6 (0.39%) Maximo
7 5 (0.32%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.32%) Summit
7 5 (0.32%) Cordys
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.13%) Unica
10 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.064%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.84%) SaaS
3 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.32%) PaaS
5 4 (0.26%) IaaS
5 4 (0.26%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.19%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.064%) Taleo
8 1 (0.064%) GitHub
8 1 (0.064%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.064%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.45%) Internet
2 25 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.16%) HTTP
4 13 (0.84%) SNMP
5 9 (0.58%) LDAP
6 8 (0.52%) ATM
7 7 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.45%) Intranet
7 7 (0.45%) Wireless
8 6 (0.39%) LTE
8 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.39%) VoIP
9 5 (0.32%) Broadband
9 5 (0.32%) Firewall
9 5 (0.32%) SSL
10 4 (0.26%) ISDN
10 4 (0.26%) LAN
10 4 (0.26%) WAN
10 4 (0.26%) MVNO
10 4 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 56 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 47 (3.03%) MySQL
6 41 (2.64%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (1.87%) DB2
9 21 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (0.90%) MS Access
14 13 (0.84%) EDRMS
14 13 (0.84%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 107 (6.89%) Visual Studio
2 98 (6.31%) Maven
3 93 (5.99%) Eclipse
4 82 (5.28%) Subversion
4 82 (5.28%) JIRA
4 82 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 82 (5.28%) Rational DOORS
5 66 (4.25%) Ant
6 64 (4.12%) JUnit
7 60 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (3.16%) Jenkins
9 44 (2.84%) NUnit
10 41 (2.64%) Rational Rose
11 28 (1.80%) ClearCase
11 28 (1.80%) Rational Rhapsody
12 26 (1.68%) GoogleTest
13 19 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 18 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 17 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 288 (18.56%) Finance
2 114 (7.35%) Banking
3 69 (4.45%) Retail
4 62 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.64%) Military
7 31 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.74%) Back Office
9 24 (1.55%) Front Office
10 22 (1.42%) Publishing
10 22 (1.42%) Marketing
11 21 (1.35%) Legal
11 21 (1.35%) Aerospace
12 16 (1.03%) Automotive
12 16 (1.03%) Billing
12 16 (1.03%) Avionics
13 14 (0.90%) Advertising
14 12 (0.77%) Electronics
14 12 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 434 (27.96%) Analyst
2 385 (24.81%) Developer
3 382 (24.61%) Business Analyst
4 337 (21.71%) Architect
5 182 (11.73%) Solutions Architect
6 171 (11.02%) Software Engineer
7 147 (9.47%) Java Developer
8 69 (4.45%) Senior Developer
9 68 (4.38%) Technical Architect
10 61 (3.93%) .NET Developer
11 54 (3.48%) Designer
12 49 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
13 46 (2.96%) Senior Business Analyst
13 46 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (2.32%) Systems Analyst
15 35 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
15 35 (2.26%) Agile Business Analyst
16 33 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
16 33 (2.13%) Software Developer
16 33 (2.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (16.88%) .NET
2 254 (16.37%) Web Services
3 232 (14.95%) XML
4 198 (12.76%) HTML
5 160 (10.31%) J2EE
6 155 (9.99%) CSS
7 151 (9.73%) Spring
8 116 (7.47%) SOAP
9 106 (6.83%) ASP.NET
10 104 (6.70%) .NET Framework
11 100 (6.44%) JSP
12 96 (6.19%) Middleware
13 81 (5.22%) Ajax
14 80 (5.15%) Hibernate
15 77 (4.96%) JSON
16 70 (4.51%) REST
17 65 (4.19%) HTML5
18 63 (4.06%) Apache Camel
19 59 (3.80%) XSLT
20 58 (3.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 197 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 81 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.35%) User Experience
5 45 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.13%) GIS
7 28 (1.80%) N-Tier
8 27 (1.74%) Derivative
9 26 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.10%) Life Science
13 16 (1.03%) Data Integration
14 15 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.90%) Replication
15 14 (0.90%) Market Risk
15 14 (0.90%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.84%) Equities
17 12 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 164 (10.57%) Linux
2 148 (9.54%) Windows
3 105 (6.77%) UNIX
4 18 (1.16%) Solaris
5 10 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.52%) Windows CE
6 8 (0.52%) HPUX
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.32%) MVS
8 5 (0.32%) VxWorks
9 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.13%) Android
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) OS/400
12 1 (0.064%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (19.78%) OO
3 298 (19.20%) Software Engineering
4 272 (17.53%) Use Case
5 264 (17.01%) Scrum
6 237 (15.27%) SOA
7 191 (12.31%) Data Modelling
8 188 (12.11%) Business Analysis
9 139 (8.96%) OOD
10 138 (8.89%) Project Management
11 133 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 131 (8.44%) RUP
13 130 (8.38%) SDLC
14 129 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 123 (7.93%) TDD
16 118 (7.60%) BPMN
17 115 (7.41%) TOGAF
18 105 (6.77%) Requirements Analysis
19 101 (6.51%) Unit Testing
20 93 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 445 (28.67%) Java
2 316 (20.36%) SQL
3 224 (14.43%) C#
4 215 (13.85%) C++
5 195 (12.56%) JavaScript
6 136 (8.76%) C
7 52 (3.35%) PL/SQL
8 36 (2.32%) Ada
9 34 (2.19%) XPath
10 32 (2.06%) Python
11 30 (1.93%) VB
12 26 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.16%) PHP
16 17 (1.10%) MATLAB
17 14 (0.90%) ANSI SQL
18 13 (0.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 13 (0.84%) Ruby
18 13 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 250 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 176 (11.34%) Degree
3 171 (11.02%) SC Cleared
4 83 (5.35%) ISEB
5 34 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.77%) IIBA
7 10 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.26%) OCPJWCD
10 4 (0.26%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.26%) OCMJD
10 4 (0.26%) HND
10 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.26%) MCPD
10 4 (0.26%) CBAP
11 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.41%) QA
2 37 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 33 (2.13%) TickIT
4 22 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.03%) ISO 9000
6 15 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.90%) DO-178B
8 13 (0.84%) SLA
9 12 (0.77%) Solvency II
10 11 (0.71%) Basel II
10 11 (0.71%) Basel III
11 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.32%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.19%) COBIT
13 3 (0.19%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.13%) COREP
14 2 (0.13%) FINREP
14 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.064%) EMIR
15 1 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 17 (1.10%) Docker
2 12 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.45%) Squid
5 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Firmware
6 4 (0.26%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.19%) GridGain
8 2 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.13%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.064%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.064%) Xen
9 1 (0.064%) KVM
9 1 (0.064%) HDFS
9 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (1.93%) Puppet
2 15 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.71%) logstash
3 11 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.32%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.26%) Ansible
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.13%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.064%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.064%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.064%) Salt
9 1 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 237 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 236 (15.21%) Oracle
3 99 (6.38%) IBM
4 41 (2.64%) SAP
5 19 (1.22%) Sybase
5 19 (1.22%) VMware
6 18 (1.16%) Luciad
6 18 (1.16%) Adobe
7 16 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 15 (0.97%) HP
8 15 (0.97%) webMethods
9 14 (0.90%) hybris
10 11 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 11 (0.71%) Informatica
10 11 (0.71%) Cognos
11 10 (0.64%) ESRI
12 9 (0.58%) ATG
12 9 (0.58%) Elastic Path
13 8 (0.52%) Blue Martini
13 8 (0.52%) Google
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £325.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago