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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 200 167 165
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 670 851 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.47% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.81% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 463 458
Median daily rate £432 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 87 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.81 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £46.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.16%

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
43972 47025 44690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.14% 81.01% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29135 30776 27890
Median daily rate £440 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1300 1233
Median hourly rate £30.94 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.38 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -37 608 £450 +7.14% 144
London +18 241 £475 +5.55% 32
South East -10 122 £440 +4.76% 26
North West +15 58 £450 +10.76% 17
West Midlands -21 50 £370 -7.50% 15
South West -48 49 £350 -12.50% 17
Berkshire +38 38 £450 +5.88% 4
Wales +17 30 £390 +20.93% 2
South Wales +19 29 £390 +21.87% 2
Birmingham +8 29 £360 +2.85% 5
Yorkshire -3 28 £400 -1.53% 9
City of London +2 25 £475 - 10
Cheshire +16 23 £413 -2.36% 4
East Midlands -18 23 £325 -21.21% 14
Manchester +4 22 £450 +24.13% 9
Oxfordshire -1 22 £525 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -34 22 £360 -10.00% 7
Newport +17 21 £390 +4.00% 1
West Yorkshire -2 21 £400 -3.03% 6
East of England -19 20 £475 +5.55% 10
Leeds -6 17 £418 -1.76% 6
Gloucestershire +5 16 £350 -6.66% 1
Scotland -9 16 £385 +2.66% 2
North East -24 15 £450 -8.86% 4
Lancashire +20 13 £450 -26.22% 1
Edinburgh +9 13 £388 -8.82% 1
Middlesex +10 12 £313 -7.40%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £403 +23.84% 3
West Sussex -10 12 £425 -7.85% 4
Oxford -10 12 £525 +16.66%

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 633 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (27.45%) Java
3 319 (23.28%) OO
4 301 (21.97%) Use Case
5 298 (21.75%) SQL
6 290 (21.17%) Finance
7 287 (20.95%) Software Engineering
8 283 (20.66%) Security Cleared
9 263 (19.20%) Business Analysis
10 222 (16.20%) Scrum
11 221 (16.13%) Oracle
12 215 (15.69%) XML
13 213 (15.55%) C++
14 212 (15.47%) SC Cleared
15 206 (15.04%) Waterfall
16 193 (14.09%) Web Services
17 190 (13.87%) Data Modelling
18 186 (13.58%) .NET
19 183 (13.36%) C#
20 174 (12.70%) Degree
21 165 (12.04%) SDLC
22 159 (11.61%) Linux
23 156 (11.39%) Windows
24 155 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
25 153 (11.17%) Microsoft
26 151 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
27 150 (10.95%) C
28 149 (10.88%) SOA
29 142 (10.36%) OOA/OOD
30 134 (9.78%) HTML

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 54 (3.94%) Apache
2 42 (3.07%) JBoss
2 42 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 41 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 33 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 31 (2.26%) Confluence
6 27 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (1.24%) CMS
9 15 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.66%) Documentum
11 9 (0.66%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 93 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.16%) MS Visio
3 41 (2.99%) MS Office
4 30 (2.19%) MS Project
5 26 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.58%) Simulink
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) InVision
Business Applications
1 28 (2.04%) Eloqua
2 26 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 4 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.073%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.073%) Aligne
8 1 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.073%) Maximo
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.073%) Staffware
8 1 (0.073%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.12%) IaaS
4 12 (0.88%) SaaS
5 11 (0.80%) PaaS
6 10 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.51%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.44%) Boomi
8 6 (0.44%) Office 365
9 5 (0.36%) Force.com
9 5 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.073%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.073%) GitHub
12 1 (0.073%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.14%) SNMP
2 36 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.04%) HTTP
4 26 (1.90%) VoIP
5 17 (1.24%) Internet
6 16 (1.17%) Firewall
7 13 (0.95%) LDAP
7 13 (0.95%) SSL
8 8 (0.58%) DHCP
8 8 (0.58%) FTP
8 8 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.51%) WinSCP
10 5 (0.36%) Network Security
11 3 (0.22%) ATM
11 3 (0.22%) RS-232
11 3 (0.22%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.15%) RS-422
12 2 (0.15%) Skype
12 2 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 64 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 45 (3.28%) Big Data
5 44 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (2.85%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.55%) MySQL
8 29 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.97%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.82%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.88%) DB2
15 12 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 130 (9.49%) JIRA
2 99 (7.23%) Eclipse
3 94 (6.86%) Visual Studio
4 75 (5.47%) Ant
5 74 (5.40%) Subversion
6 70 (5.11%) Rational DOORS
7 57 (4.16%) Jenkins
8 54 (3.94%) JUnit
9 51 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (3.43%) Maven
11 43 (3.14%) Git (software)
12 34 (2.48%) Rational Rhapsody
13 30 (2.19%) ClearCase
14 28 (2.04%) Rational Rose
15 26 (1.90%) Selenium
16 25 (1.82%) ClearQuest
16 25 (1.82%) NUnit
16 25 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
17 23 (1.68%) GoogleTest
18 22 (1.61%) StarTeam
General
1 290 (21.17%) Finance
2 99 (7.23%) Banking
3 50 (3.65%) Retail
4 46 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.21%) Marketing
6 28 (2.04%) Aerospace
7 25 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.39%) Billing
10 15 (1.09%) Automotive
10 15 (1.09%) Military
10 15 (1.09%) Publishing
11 12 (0.88%) Front Office
12 11 (0.80%) Advertising
13 8 (0.58%) Avionics
13 8 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.51%) Back Office
14 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.51%) Legal
15 6 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 507 (37.01%) Analyst
2 419 (30.58%) Business Analyst
3 296 (21.61%) Architect
4 279 (20.36%) Developer
5 144 (10.51%) Software Engineer
6 132 (9.64%) Java Developer
7 91 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
8 65 (4.74%) Technical Architect
9 62 (4.53%) Systems Analyst
10 53 (3.87%) Agile Business Analyst
11 52 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
12 50 (3.65%) Digital Analyst
12 50 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
13 49 (3.58%) Digital Business Analyst
14 42 (3.07%) Senior Business Analyst
15 41 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
16 40 (2.92%) Data Architect
16 40 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
17 38 (2.77%) C++ Software Engineer
17 38 (2.77%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (15.69%) XML
2 193 (14.09%) Web Services
3 186 (13.58%) .NET
4 134 (9.78%) HTML
5 111 (8.10%) Spring
6 109 (7.96%) J2EE
7 89 (6.50%) REST
8 85 (6.20%) CSS
9 79 (5.77%) JSP
10 74 (5.40%) Java EE
10 74 (5.40%) XSLT
11 71 (5.18%) Hibernate
11 71 (5.18%) SOAP
12 70 (5.11%) JSON
13 56 (4.09%) Middleware
14 55 (4.01%) .NET Framework
15 54 (3.94%) Struts
16 50 (3.65%) Ajax
17 49 (3.58%) EJB
18 47 (3.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 155 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 56 (4.09%) User Experience
4 55 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.85%) Data Structures
6 33 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 27 (1.97%) Derivative
9 22 (1.61%) Video on Demand
10 20 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (1.39%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.17%) CESG
13 13 (0.95%) Data Integration
14 12 (0.88%) DataPower
14 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.80%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.73%) ASIC
16 10 (0.73%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 10 (0.73%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 159 (11.61%) Linux
2 156 (11.39%) Windows
3 87 (6.35%) Unix
4 27 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.66%) Android
6 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.44%) Solaris
8 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.22%) HPUX
11 3 (0.22%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.15%) zOS
13 1 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.073%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (23.28%) OO
3 301 (21.97%) Use Case
4 287 (20.95%) Software Engineering
5 263 (19.20%) Business Analysis
6 222 (16.20%) Scrum
7 206 (15.04%) Waterfall
8 190 (13.87%) Data Modelling
9 165 (12.04%) SDLC
10 151 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 149 (10.88%) SOA
12 142 (10.36%) OOA/OOD
13 130 (9.49%) Project Management
14 128 (9.34%) BPMN
15 110 (8.03%) User Stories
16 109 (7.96%) Open Source
17 100 (7.30%) TOGAF
18 92 (6.72%) TDD
19 86 (6.28%) ITIL
20 79 (5.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 376 (27.45%) Java
2 298 (21.75%) SQL
3 213 (15.55%) C++
4 183 (13.36%) C#
5 150 (10.95%) C
6 133 (9.71%) JavaScript
7 62 (4.53%) Python
8 39 (2.85%) PL/SQL
9 35 (2.55%) Ada
10 34 (2.48%) VB
11 31 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 28 (2.04%) Perl
13 24 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.39%) PHP
15 17 (1.24%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.17%) Ada 95
17 15 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.02%) Embedded C++
19 13 (0.95%) Embedded C
19 13 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 283 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 212 (15.47%) SC Cleared
3 174 (12.70%) Degree
4 90 (6.57%) ISEB
5 46 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.02%) Sun Certification
8 13 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.88%) CBAP
10 11 (0.80%) CITP
10 11 (0.80%) OCPJP
11 8 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.51%) MCAD
12 7 (0.51%) MCP
12 7 (0.51%) MCPD
12 7 (0.51%) MCSD
12 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.29%) IIBA
13 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.01%) QA
2 25 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.24%) MISRA
4 14 (1.02%) DO-178B
5 12 (0.88%) TickIT
6 9 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.66%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.58%) MISRA C
8 7 (0.51%) PA-DSS
9 6 (0.44%) MiFID
10 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 5 (0.36%) ISO20022
11 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.29%) SLA
12 3 (0.22%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.22%) SEPA
13 2 (0.15%) ISO26262
System Software
1 10 (0.73%) Firmware
2 8 (0.58%) Docker
3 6 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (2.26%) Puppet
2 13 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.51%) Ansible
4 4 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.22%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.15%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.073%) Nagios
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 221 (16.13%) Oracle
2 153 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 70 (5.11%) IBM
4 43 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 28 (2.04%) Hyperion
7 22 (1.61%) Coverity
8 21 (1.53%) SaltStack
9 18 (1.31%) Atlassian
9 18 (1.31%) HP
10 16 (1.17%) SAP
11 11 (0.80%) Informatica
11 11 (0.80%) Talend
12 10 (0.73%) Cognos
12 10 (0.73%) Tableau
12 10 (0.73%) VMware
13 9 (0.66%) ATG
13 9 (0.66%) Endeca
13 9 (0.66%) FatWire
14 8 (0.58%) Google
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
RationalFX
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £42 to £45 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
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Rate: £200 per day
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