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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 150 107 71
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -36
Contract jobs citing UML 790 963 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.86% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.48% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 543 743
Average daily rate
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£423 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 50
Average hourly rate £36.40 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £34.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £42.63 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -6.25%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -40 702 £425 - 260
London -61 270 £425 -5.55% 80
South East -22 164 £389 +3.73% 59
South West +6 102 £515 +25.22% 34
East of England -30 50 £500 +17.64% 12
Hampshire -4 48 £368 +19.12% 14
City of London -48 47 £425 -15.00% 15
Berkshire -19 38 £400 -11.11% 14
Scotland -15 37 £400 +6.31% 9
Somerset +13 33 £675 +58.82% 5
West Midlands -5 29 £425 +19.29% 11
Surrey +8 28 £325 -12.16% 6
Yorkshire -9 27 £350 -3.44% 11
North West -29 26 £375 -6.25% 33
Wiltshire +17 25 £475 +35.71% 4
East Midlands -2 24 £340 -19.52% 9
South Wales -4 22 £375 - 2
Wales -10 22 £375 - 2
Edinburgh -18 22 £388 +20.15% 8
Taunton +1 21 £675 +58.82% 1
Suffolk -3 17 £488 +14.70% 2
West Yorkshire -6 17 £350 -3.44% 8
Gloucestershire -4 16 £449 -10.25% 3
Oxfordshire -8 16 £435 - 8
Lancashire +7 15 £337 - 6
Hertfordshire +4 15 £383 -17.29% 2
Ipswich +2 15 £481 +13.23% 2
Cardiff +7 14 £369 -4.83%
Swindon +7 14 £500 +14.61% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 13 £438 -2.77% 6

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 518 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (26.84%) Java
3 299 (20.37%) XML
4 297 (20.23%) Software Engineering
5 287 (19.55%) Finance
6 270 (18.39%) OO
7 266 (18.12%) Oracle
8 265 (18.05%) SQL
9 263 (17.92%) Use Case
10 245 (16.69%) .NET
11 229 (15.60%) Microsoft
12 228 (15.53%) Security Cleared
13 227 (15.46%) Data Modelling
14 223 (15.19%) SOA
14 223 (15.19%) Web Services
15 201 (13.69%) Business Analysis
16 189 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
17 183 (12.47%) Degree
18 178 (12.13%) C++
19 173 (11.78%) C#
20 170 (11.58%) SC Cleared
21 169 (11.51%) Scrum
22 164 (11.17%) Linux
23 161 (10.97%) C
24 155 (10.56%) MS Visio
25 153 (10.42%) Subversion
26 151 (10.29%) RUP
27 148 (10.08%) HTML
28 146 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
29 142 (9.67%) OOD

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (5.18%) WebLogic
2 65 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 54 (3.68%) JBoss
4 30 (2.04%) CMS
4 30 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 29 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 17 (1.16%) Apache
10 14 (0.95%) GlassFish
11 12 (0.82%) IIS
12 10 (0.68%) Documentum
12 10 (0.68%) SAS
12 10 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.68%) Confluence
12 10 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 155 (10.56%) MS Visio
2 140 (9.54%) MS Excel
3 102 (6.95%) MS Office
4 75 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.63%) MS Project
6 13 (0.89%) Simulink
7 8 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.48%) GIMP
9 4 (0.27%) SPSS
10 3 (0.20%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.068%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.068%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 21 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.95%) Maximo
4 13 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.34%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.27%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.068%) Summit
10 1 (0.068%) Exstream
10 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.068%) SAP PLM
10 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.95%) SaaS
2 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.41%) GitHub
4 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.068%) IaaS
6 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.068%) Force.com
6 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.07%) HTTP
2 20 (1.36%) Internet
3 18 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.95%) Intranet
4 14 (0.95%) Firewall
5 12 (0.82%) LDAP
6 11 (0.75%) SNMP
6 11 (0.75%) Wireless
7 8 (0.54%) Network Security
8 7 (0.48%) Broadband
8 7 (0.48%) Extranet
9 6 (0.41%) 3G
9 6 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.41%) UMTS
9 6 (0.41%) LTE
9 6 (0.41%) 4G
9 6 (0.41%) WiMAX
10 5 (0.34%) GSM
10 5 (0.34%) IPv4
10 5 (0.34%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.70%) Oracle Database
3 57 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.66%) MySQL
6 36 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (1.63%) Ingres
9 19 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.09%) Big Data
13 14 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.89%) MS Access
15 12 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 153 (10.42%) Subversion
2 105 (7.15%) Ant
3 93 (6.34%) ClearCase
4 83 (5.65%) Visual Studio
5 73 (4.97%) NUnit
5 73 (4.97%) JIRA
6 71 (4.84%) Maven
7 68 (4.63%) JUnit
8 64 (4.36%) Eclipse
9 62 (4.22%) GoogleTest
10 61 (4.16%) CppUnit
11 59 (4.02%) Rational DOORS
12 51 (3.47%) ClearQuest
13 47 (3.20%) Git (software)
14 42 (2.86%) Rational Rose
15 41 (2.79%) Jenkins
16 38 (2.59%) Rational Rhapsody
17 35 (2.38%) CruiseControl
18 30 (2.04%) Selenium
18 30 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 287 (19.55%) Finance
2 137 (9.33%) Banking
3 94 (6.40%) Retail
4 57 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.11%) Front Office
8 23 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.29%) Automotive
9 19 (1.29%) Publishing
10 17 (1.16%) Legal
11 15 (1.02%) Military
11 15 (1.02%) Marketing
12 13 (0.89%) Avionics
12 13 (0.89%) Law
12 13 (0.89%) Back Office
13 11 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.75%) Advertising
13 11 (0.75%) Games
14 10 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 513 (34.95%) Analyst
2 453 (30.86%) Business Analyst
3 306 (20.84%) Developer
4 245 (16.69%) Architect
5 163 (11.10%) Software Engineer
6 146 (9.95%) Solutions Architect
7 120 (8.17%) Java Developer
8 67 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
9 60 (4.09%) UML Business Analyst
10 58 (3.95%) Author
10 58 (3.95%) Technical Author
11 56 (3.81%) Senior Business Analyst
12 49 (3.34%) Systems Analyst
13 48 (3.27%) .NET Developer
14 43 (2.93%) Software Developer
15 39 (2.66%) Consultant
16 37 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
17 35 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
18 34 (2.32%) Business Systems Analyst
19 32 (2.18%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (20.37%) XML
2 245 (16.69%) .NET
3 223 (15.19%) Web Services
4 148 (10.08%) HTML
5 133 (9.06%) J2EE
6 95 (6.47%) Spring
7 81 (5.52%) CSS
7 81 (5.52%) JSP
8 77 (5.25%) REST
9 76 (5.18%) .NET Framework
10 75 (5.11%) Hibernate
11 73 (4.97%) SOAP
12 72 (4.90%) JSON
13 67 (4.56%) XSLT
14 66 (4.50%) Middleware
15 62 (4.22%) jQuery
16 56 (3.81%) ASP.NET
17 51 (3.47%) Struts
18 48 (3.27%) Motif
19 42 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 72 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.27%) Derivative
5 31 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (1.77%) User Experience
8 22 (1.50%) GIS
8 22 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.43%) Market Risk
10 20 (1.36%) Open Source
11 18 (1.23%) Equities
12 17 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
13 16 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 16 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.89%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 164 (11.17%) Linux
2 135 (9.20%) UNIX
3 123 (8.38%) Windows
4 21 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (0.48%) Android
7 6 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.27%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.20%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.20%) OS/400
11 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.068%) Windows XP Embedded
12 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.068%) AIX
12 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (20.23%) Software Engineering
3 270 (18.39%) OO
4 263 (17.92%) Use Case
5 227 (15.46%) Data Modelling
6 223 (15.19%) SOA
7 201 (13.69%) Business Analysis
8 169 (11.51%) Scrum
9 151 (10.29%) RUP
10 146 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 142 (9.67%) OOD
12 136 (9.26%) Project Management
13 116 (7.90%) BPMN
14 108 (7.36%) Configuration Management
14 108 (7.36%) ITIL
15 105 (7.15%) Waterfall
16 100 (6.81%) TDD
17 87 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
17 87 (5.93%) User Stories
18 85 (5.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 394 (26.84%) Java
2 265 (18.05%) SQL
3 178 (12.13%) C++
4 173 (11.78%) C#
5 161 (10.97%) C
6 135 (9.20%) JavaScript
7 72 (4.90%) Python
8 66 (4.50%) PL/SQL
9 26 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 22 (1.50%) Ada
10 22 (1.50%) Ruby
11 18 (1.23%) XPath
12 17 (1.16%) VB
13 16 (1.09%) Embedded C
14 14 (0.95%) MATLAB
15 12 (0.82%) PHP
15 12 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.82%) Scala
16 10 (0.68%) Groovy
16 10 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 228 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 183 (12.47%) Degree
3 170 (11.58%) SC Cleared
4 98 (6.68%) ISEB
5 31 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.50%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 10 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.61%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.61%) CBAP
10 8 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.41%) IIBA
13 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.27%) MCPD
15 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
16 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.09%) QA
2 29 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.63%) ISO 9000
4 20 (1.36%) Solvency II
5 18 (1.23%) Basel III
6 16 (1.09%) Basel II
7 12 (0.82%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.61%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.48%) COBIT
11 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.27%) SLA
14 3 (0.20%) HL7
15 1 (0.068%) DICOM
15 1 (0.068%) MiFID
15 1 (0.068%) TickIT
15 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.068%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (0.68%) Firmware
2 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.34%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.20%) Docker
5 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.068%) GridGain
6 1 (0.068%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.068%) NFS
6 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (0.54%) Puppet
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.14%) MOM
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.068%) Netcool
Vendors
1 266 (18.12%) Oracle
2 229 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.56%) IBM
4 52 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (3.41%) SAP
6 28 (1.91%) HP
7 25 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.23%) Talend
9 15 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 14 (0.95%) hybris
11 13 (0.89%) Pega
12 12 (0.82%) Sun
13 11 (0.75%) Adobe
13 11 (0.75%) Google
14 9 (0.61%) JD Edwards
15 8 (0.54%) VMware
16 7 (0.48%) Cisco
16 7 (0.48%) Sybase
16 7 (0.48%) Business Objects
17 6 (0.41%) GoldenSource
Durham, County Durham
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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