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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 145 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 856 1110 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 2.08% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.84% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 646 705
Average daily rate
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£418 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 91
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -61 733 £425 - 204
London -72 321 £433 -8.94% 69
South East -43 126 £375 -6.25% 36
South West -8 86 £444 +18.33% 28
East of England +2 82 £425 +4.93% 23
Scotland +35 75 £404 +46.81% 4
City of London -7 75 £433 -6.48% 18
Edinburgh +22 50 £408 +27.34% 1
South Wales +13 40 £258 -11.20% 2
Wales +7 40 £258 -20.76% 5
Wiltshire +12 34 £475 -13.63% 4
West Midlands -22 32 £350 +7.69% 4
Cardiff +17 31 £253 -8.18% 1
Middlesex +15 29 £375 -16.66% 1
East Midlands -3 29 £425 +6.25% 8
Hampshire -53 28 £364 +12.79% 10
Yorkshire -24 25 £363 +11.53% 10
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £425 +2.40% 7
Swindon +11 23 £488 +12.71% 1
Warwickshire +11 20 £446 +19.00%
North West -6 20 £338 +12.50% 23
Hertfordshire -1 18 £356 - 3
Cambridge 0 16 £455 -27.20% 3
Gloucestershire -9 16 £500 - 3
West Yorkshire -20 16 £363 +11.53% 9
Berkshire -31 16 £463 +15.62% 13
Surrey +2 15 £390 -13.81% 3
Milton Keynes +12 14 £385 -3.75% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £385 -9.41% 2
Manchester -3 14 £338 +8.87% 18

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 501 (27.38%) Java
2 415 (22.68%) Finance
3 382 (20.87%) Use Case
4 378 (20.66%) OO
5 362 (19.78%) SQL
6 312 (17.05%) Scrum
7 305 (16.67%) Oracle
8 296 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
9 289 (15.79%) .NET
10 282 (15.41%) Business Analysis
11 259 (14.15%) XML
12 245 (13.39%) Data Modelling
13 233 (12.73%) Degree
14 232 (12.68%) Web Services
15 223 (12.19%) Software Engineering
16 212 (11.58%) Banking
17 206 (11.26%) SOA
18 194 (10.60%) J2EE
18 194 (10.60%) SQL Server
19 188 (10.27%) Microsoft
20 180 (9.84%) Linux
20 180 (9.84%) Security Cleared
21 179 (9.78%) Project Management
22 178 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
22 178 (9.73%) HTML
23 175 (9.56%) C#
24 163 (8.91%) TDD
25 155 (8.47%) MS Visio
26 153 (8.36%) E-Commerce
27 150 (8.20%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 74 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 65 (3.55%) WebLogic
4 63 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.51%) CMS
6 43 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (2.08%) IIS
8 33 (1.80%) Confluence
9 32 (1.75%) Apache
10 28 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (0.98%) MQSeries
13 15 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
14 14 (0.77%) Drupal
15 12 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (0.66%) Lync
16 10 (0.55%) Liferay
17 9 (0.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
18 8 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 155 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 104 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 70 (3.83%) MS Office
4 41 (2.24%) MS Project
5 29 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.82%) Simulink
7 8 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.055%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.055%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 18 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.66%) Magento
2 12 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.44%) Tridion
4 7 (0.38%) TRIRIGA
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (0.27%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.11%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.38%) SaaS
3 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.055%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.62%) HTTP
2 32 (1.75%) Internet
3 28 (1.53%) Intranet
4 22 (1.20%) DVB
5 21 (1.15%) Firewall
6 19 (1.04%) SSL
7 18 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 10 (0.55%) LDAP
10 7 (0.38%) VoIP
10 7 (0.38%) FTP
11 5 (0.27%) DMZ
11 5 (0.27%) VPN
12 4 (0.22%) SNMP
12 4 (0.22%) Network Security
13 3 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.16%) NGN
13 3 (0.16%) NFC
13 3 (0.16%) LTE
13 3 (0.16%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.97%) Oracle Database
4 60 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 47 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (2.51%) MySQL
8 40 (2.19%) NoSQL
9 37 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 29 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (1.42%) DB2
12 24 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.15%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (1.09%) MS Access
16 19 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 95 (5.19%) JUnit
2 89 (4.86%) Maven
3 87 (4.75%) JIRA
4 76 (4.15%) Subversion
5 73 (3.99%) Eclipse
6 71 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
7 70 (3.83%) Rational Rose
8 60 (3.28%) Ant
9 58 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (3.11%) Visual Studio
11 50 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
12 48 (2.62%) Git (software)
13 42 (2.30%) ClearCase
14 28 (1.53%) Jenkins
14 28 (1.53%) NUnit
15 17 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
16 14 (0.77%) NetBeans
16 14 (0.77%) GoogleTest
17 13 (0.71%) ClearQuest
18 12 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 415 (22.68%) Finance
2 212 (11.58%) Banking
3 116 (6.34%) Retail
4 78 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.40%) Marketing
7 38 (2.08%) Legal
8 34 (1.86%) Back Office
9 33 (1.80%) Front Office
10 31 (1.69%) Military
11 27 (1.48%) Publishing
12 23 (1.26%) Billing
13 22 (1.20%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.15%) Law
15 20 (1.09%) Advertising
16 19 (1.04%) Electronics
17 17 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.87%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.71%) Automotive
20 11 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 841 (45.96%) Analyst
2 724 (39.56%) Business Analyst
3 413 (22.57%) Developer
4 241 (13.17%) Architect
5 167 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 135 (7.38%) Software Engineer
7 110 (6.01%) Agile Business Analyst
8 99 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 98 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
10 93 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
11 85 (4.64%) UML Business Analyst
12 75 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
13 63 (3.44%) Designer
14 55 (3.01%) Senior Developer
15 53 (2.90%) Business Systems Analyst
16 50 (2.73%) .NET Developer
17 43 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
18 41 (2.24%) Software Developer
19 38 (2.08%) Technical Architect
20 37 (2.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (15.79%) .NET
2 259 (14.15%) XML
3 232 (12.68%) Web Services
4 194 (10.60%) J2EE
5 178 (9.73%) HTML
6 148 (8.09%) Spring
7 141 (7.70%) Hibernate
8 115 (6.28%) SOAP
9 98 (5.36%) Middleware
10 97 (5.30%) CSS
11 93 (5.08%) JMS
12 92 (5.03%) ASP.NET
13 91 (4.97%) .NET Framework
14 87 (4.75%) jQuery
15 81 (4.43%) JPA
16 72 (3.93%) Ajax
17 70 (3.83%) XSLT
18 68 (3.72%) Struts
19 65 (3.55%) Java EE
20 59 (3.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 41 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 38 (2.08%) Open Source
5 34 (1.86%) Mathematics
6 33 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 30 (1.64%) Derivative
8 27 (1.48%) DTV
8 27 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (1.37%) AS400
9 25 (1.37%) GIS
10 24 (1.31%) STB
10 24 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (1.15%) Credit Risk
12 20 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 20 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
13 19 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 19 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 17 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 180 (9.84%) Linux
2 106 (5.79%) UNIX
3 103 (5.63%) Windows
4 30 (1.64%) Solaris
5 21 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
6 18 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.60%) HPUX
8 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.55%) Android
9 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.33%) MVS
11 6 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.33%) VME
12 5 (0.27%) AIX
12 5 (0.27%) zOS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (20.87%) Use Case
2 378 (20.66%) OO
3 312 (17.05%) Scrum
4 296 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
5 282 (15.41%) Business Analysis
6 245 (13.39%) Data Modelling
7 223 (12.19%) Software Engineering
8 206 (11.26%) SOA
9 179 (9.78%) Project Management
10 178 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 163 (8.91%) TDD
12 153 (8.36%) E-Commerce
13 138 (7.54%) User Stories
14 133 (7.27%) OOD
15 125 (6.83%) RUP
16 117 (6.39%) Validation
16 117 (6.39%) BDD
17 115 (6.28%) MVC
18 112 (6.12%) BPMN
19 109 (5.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 501 (27.38%) Java
2 362 (19.78%) SQL
3 175 (9.56%) C#
4 150 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 122 (6.67%) C++
6 106 (5.79%) C
7 74 (4.04%) PL/SQL
8 49 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 35 (1.91%) Perl
9 35 (1.91%) Python
10 32 (1.75%) MATLAB
11 27 (1.48%) Scala
12 26 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.31%) PHP
14 16 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.82%) Ada
16 13 (0.71%) XPath
17 12 (0.66%) VB
17 12 (0.66%) VBA
18 11 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 233 (12.73%) Degree
2 180 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 112 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 108 (5.90%) ISEB
5 23 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.66%) IIBA
8 11 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.60%) CCA
9 10 (0.55%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.38%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.33%) CBAP
12 6 (0.33%) OCPJP
13 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.22%) CCNP
14 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.77%) QA
2 27 (1.48%) Solvency II
3 21 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.98%) Basel II
5 17 (0.93%) Basel III
5 17 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.66%) DO-178B
7 9 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.27%) EMIR
10 5 (0.27%) COBIT
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.22%) FATCA
11 4 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.11%) MiFID
12 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.11%) P3O
13 1 (0.055%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.11%) Xen
5 2 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.055%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.055%) NDS
6 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.27%) Puppet
3 3 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.11%) Control-M
4 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.055%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.055%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.055%) Nagios
5 1 (0.055%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.055%) MOM
Vendors
1 305 (16.67%) Oracle
2 188 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 106 (5.79%) IBM
4 92 (5.03%) JBoss
5 40 (2.19%) ATG
6 36 (1.97%) SAP
7 35 (1.91%) Sybase
8 32 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 30 (1.64%) Sun
10 22 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.82%) Informatica
12 13 (0.71%) hybris
12 13 (0.71%) Software AG
12 13 (0.71%) HP
13 12 (0.66%) Murex
13 12 (0.66%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.66%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.60%) Elastic Path
15 10 (0.55%) VMware
15 10 (0.55%) Cisco
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago