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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 200 178 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -59
Contract jobs citing UML 690 735 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.31% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.65% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 436 597
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 59
Median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £31.75 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -10 649 £450 +5.88% 141
London +10 272 £485 +2.10% 56
South East -36 138 £425 +14.75% 29
West Midlands +24 61 £400 - 5
South West -8 51 £538 +17.48% 17
Hampshire -32 51 £400 +3.89% 8
East of England +21 41 £450 -12.23% 7
North West -2 41 £423 +9.03% 13
Berkshire +9 34 £450 +26.76% 5
Wales +30 31 £390 +27.86% 1
South Wales +28 30 £390 +27.86% 1
Birmingham +19 30 £330 -30.52% 2
City of London -7 24 £504 +6.05% 12
East Midlands +22 19 £356 +9.61% 6
Newport +31 18 £390 +27.86%
Lancashire +12 18 £450 - 1
Cheshire +3 17 £413 +14.58%
Blackpool +10 16 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +31 14 £425 -5.55% 4
Coventry +5 14 £400 +37.93% 1
Yorkshire -6 13 £405 +8.00% 7
Surrey -6 13 £500 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £375 -14.28% 4
Gloucestershire +8 12 £525 +61.53% 2
Hook +1 12 £320 -22.60%
West Yorkshire -6 12 £405 +4.51% 7
Hertfordshire +18 11 £413 - 1
Somerset -5 11 - - 2
Wiltshire -14 11 £550 +12.24% 1
Kent +13 10 £500 +81.81%

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 583 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (28.18%) Java
3 334 (22.85%) OO
4 328 (22.44%) Finance
5 311 (21.27%) Use Case
6 305 (20.86%) Security Cleared
6 305 (20.86%) SQL
7 287 (19.63%) Oracle
8 286 (19.56%) Software Engineering
9 232 (15.87%) Business Analysis
10 231 (15.80%) SC Cleared
11 220 (15.05%) Web Services
12 218 (14.91%) XML
13 217 (14.84%) C++
14 215 (14.71%) Data Modelling
15 210 (14.36%) Scrum
16 203 (13.89%) Linux
17 198 (13.54%) SOA
18 191 (13.06%) SDLC
19 171 (11.70%) Microsoft
20 165 (11.29%) .NET
21 164 (11.22%) Waterfall
22 156 (10.67%) Degree
23 154 (10.53%) C#
24 153 (10.47%) Windows
24 153 (10.47%) BPMN
25 152 (10.40%) TOGAF
26 146 (9.99%) C
27 145 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
28 144 (9.85%) Project Management

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 57 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 51 (3.49%) JBoss
3 50 (3.42%) Apache
4 44 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 39 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.85%) Confluence
8 23 (1.57%) CMS
9 22 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 15 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.68%) IIS
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.48%) MS Project Server
18 6 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 95 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 68 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 54 (3.69%) MS Office
4 38 (2.60%) MS Project
5 29 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) Simulink
7 2 (0.14%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.068%) GIMP
8 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.89%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.21%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.068%) Global One
8 1 (0.068%) Maximo
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.50%) IaaS
2 22 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.16%) SaaS
4 10 (0.68%) PaaS
5 7 (0.48%) Bluemix
5 7 (0.48%) Office 365
6 6 (0.41%) Boomi
7 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.21%) Force.com
9 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.14%) Veeva
10 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.068%) GitHub
10 1 (0.068%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.39%) SNMP
2 33 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.12%) HTTP
4 29 (1.98%) Internet
5 23 (1.57%) VoIP
6 13 (0.89%) SSL
7 10 (0.68%) ATM
8 9 (0.62%) LDAP
9 5 (0.34%) Broadband
9 5 (0.34%) Firewall
9 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.27%) RS-232
10 4 (0.27%) VPN
10 4 (0.27%) X.509
11 3 (0.21%) 4G
11 3 (0.21%) ASN.1
11 3 (0.21%) DVB
11 3 (0.21%) Network Security
11 3 (0.21%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 81 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 52 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (2.26%) MySQL
6 32 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
8 30 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (1.92%) Big Data
11 26 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.30%) DB2
13 19 (1.30%) GIS
13 19 (1.30%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.09%) NoSQL
16 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 141 (9.64%) JIRA
2 102 (6.98%) Subversion
3 97 (6.63%) Eclipse
4 95 (6.50%) Rational DOORS
5 83 (5.68%) Visual Studio
6 72 (4.92%) Ant
6 72 (4.92%) Maven
7 60 (4.10%) Git (software)
8 53 (3.63%) JUnit
9 48 (3.28%) Jenkins
9 48 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (3.15%) ClearCase
10 46 (3.15%) NUnit
11 44 (3.01%) GoogleTest
12 42 (2.87%) Rational Rhapsody
13 38 (2.60%) CppUnit
14 31 (2.12%) Selenium
15 28 (1.92%) ClearQuest
15 28 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (1.50%) SoapUI
General
1 328 (22.44%) Finance
2 139 (9.51%) Banking
3 70 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 57 (3.90%) Retail
5 53 (3.63%) Investment Banking
6 47 (3.21%) Marketing
7 34 (2.33%) Aerospace
8 18 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.16%) Front Office
10 16 (1.09%) Advertising
11 15 (1.03%) Electronics
12 14 (0.96%) Avionics
12 14 (0.96%) Billing
12 14 (0.96%) Legal
13 13 (0.89%) Publishing
14 12 (0.82%) Back Office
15 10 (0.68%) Automotive
15 10 (0.68%) Law
15 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 463 (31.67%) Analyst
2 398 (27.22%) Business Analyst
3 353 (24.15%) Architect
4 337 (23.05%) Developer
5 160 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 152 (10.40%) Software Engineer
7 140 (9.58%) Solutions Architect
8 57 (3.90%) Data Architect
9 51 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 50 (3.42%) Technical Architect
11 48 (3.28%) C++ Developer
11 48 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
12 45 (3.08%) Designer
12 45 (3.08%) UML Analyst
13 44 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
14 42 (2.87%) Agile Business Analyst
14 42 (2.87%) Software Developer
15 40 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
16 39 (2.67%) C Developer
16 39 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (15.05%) Web Services
2 218 (14.91%) XML
3 165 (11.29%) .NET
4 129 (8.82%) Spring
5 125 (8.55%) HTML
6 123 (8.41%) J2EE
7 97 (6.63%) Hibernate
7 97 (6.63%) Middleware
8 96 (6.57%) REST
9 81 (5.54%) CSS
10 79 (5.40%) Java EE
11 78 (5.34%) SOAP
12 65 (4.45%) JSP
13 64 (4.38%) JPA
14 61 (4.17%) XSD
15 58 (3.97%) JSON
16 55 (3.76%) JMS
17 52 (3.56%) Apache CXF
18 47 (3.21%) .NET Framework
19 42 (2.87%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 56 (3.83%) User Experience
4 51 (3.49%) Derivative
5 46 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 27 (1.85%) Video on Demand
8 24 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.09%) Equities
14 14 (0.96%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
15 12 (0.82%) PMI
15 12 (0.82%) Replication
16 11 (0.75%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 203 (13.89%) Linux
2 153 (10.47%) Windows
3 125 (8.55%) Unix
4 27 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (0.96%) Android
6 10 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.34%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.068%) AIX
13 1 (0.068%) Solaris
13 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (22.85%) OO
3 311 (21.27%) Use Case
4 286 (19.56%) Software Engineering
5 232 (15.87%) Business Analysis
6 215 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 210 (14.36%) Scrum
8 198 (13.54%) SOA
9 191 (13.06%) SDLC
10 164 (11.22%) Waterfall
11 153 (10.47%) BPMN
12 152 (10.40%) TOGAF
13 145 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 144 (9.85%) Project Management
15 103 (7.05%) Requirements Analysis
16 89 (6.09%) ITIL
17 88 (6.02%) OOA/OOD
18 87 (5.95%) CRM
19 84 (5.75%) Multithreading
20 83 (5.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 412 (28.18%) Java
2 305 (20.86%) SQL
3 217 (14.84%) C++
4 154 (10.53%) C#
5 146 (9.99%) C
6 137 (9.37%) JavaScript
7 69 (4.72%) Python
8 54 (3.69%) PL/SQL
9 33 (2.26%) T-SQL
10 32 (2.19%) Ada
11 26 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.50%) Perl
14 18 (1.23%) VB
15 15 (1.03%) PHP
16 14 (0.96%) Ada 95
17 13 (0.89%) Embedded C++
17 13 (0.89%) Ruby
18 12 (0.82%) R
19 11 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 305 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 231 (15.80%) SC Cleared
3 156 (10.67%) Degree
4 83 (5.68%) ISEB
5 38 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.09%) Sun Certification
7 15 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.55%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.34%) CBAP
11 5 (0.34%) CITP
11 5 (0.34%) PMP
12 4 (0.27%) IIBA
13 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.14%) MCPD
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.92%) QA
2 31 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.57%) TickIT
5 14 (0.96%) COBIT
6 13 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.75%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.68%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.68%) SLA
9 9 (0.62%) ISO20022
9 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.41%) MISRA
10 6 (0.41%) MISRA C
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.34%) SEPA
12 3 (0.21%) Basel II
12 3 (0.21%) Basel III
12 3 (0.21%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.62%) Docker
3 5 (0.34%) Firmware
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.44%) Puppet
2 20 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.41%) Ansible
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.14%) SELinux
8 1 (0.068%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.068%) Cacti
8 1 (0.068%) Nagios
8 1 (0.068%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.068%) vRealize
8 1 (0.068%) WMI
Vendors
1 287 (19.63%) Oracle
2 171 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 74 (5.06%) IBM
4 34 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 28 (1.92%) SAP
7 21 (1.44%) Hyperion
8 20 (1.37%) VMware
9 19 (1.30%) Coverity
10 16 (1.09%) SaltStack
11 13 (0.89%) Luciad
11 13 (0.89%) Sybase
12 12 (0.82%) HP
12 12 (0.82%) Talend
13 11 (0.75%) Adobe
14 10 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.68%) Endeca
14 10 (0.68%) Tableau
15 9 (0.62%) FatWire
15 9 (0.62%) Informatica
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £360.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £290 - £348 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Make positive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day Initial contract until October
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day Initial contract until October
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £575 - £600 per day + rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago