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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 167 135 94
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -41
Contract jobs citing UML 778 881 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.61% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.12% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 524 610
Average daily rate
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£420 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 40 37
Average hourly rate £41.37 £37.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £33.83 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £56.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -15 709 £425 +0.11% 231
London -36 262 £475 +8.44% 74
South East +11 174 £370 -1.33% 42
South West +7 104 £400 -8.57% 33
Hampshire +29 81 £375 +3.44% 15
City of London -29 68 £506 +12.50% 24
Somerset +32 57 £438 +19.61% 4
East of England -15 41 £500 +17.64% 12
Yorkshire -8 37 £400 +10.34% 17
Scotland -42 34 £363 -9.37% 7
West Midlands -17 30 £400 +10.34% 8
North West -25 30 £374 -3.54% 28
West Yorkshire -9 28 £400 +10.34% 11
Taunton +28 22 £413 +12.78%
Wales -26 21 £305 +0.82% 5
Berkshire +6 20 £450 - 2
Leeds -14 20 £420 +15.86% 9
West Sussex +10 18 £325 +4.00% 1
South Wales -23 18 £305 +0.82% 5
Hook +8 16 £420 +40.23%
North East -12 16 £494 +39.08% 3
Cheshire +4 15 £343 +10.48% 6
Surrey -2 15 £350 -11.39% 10
Glasgow +10 14 £325 - 3
Wiltshire -18 14 £500 +8.10% 3
Templecombe - 14 - -
East Sussex +3 12 £370 -7.50%
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £350 -3.44% 2
Yeovil -2 12 - - 3
East Midlands -11 12 £338 -20.58% 13

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 573 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (29.05%) Java
3 314 (20.27%) Software Engineering
4 287 (18.53%) OO
5 284 (18.33%) SQL
6 283 (18.27%) .NET
7 273 (17.62%) Finance
8 261 (16.85%) Scrum
9 260 (16.79%) Use Case
10 258 (16.66%) Security Cleared
11 247 (15.95%) Oracle
12 240 (15.49%) Microsoft
13 239 (15.43%) Web Services
14 237 (15.30%) SOA
15 236 (15.24%) XML
16 229 (14.78%) C++
17 219 (14.14%) C#
18 193 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
19 187 (12.07%) Data Modelling
20 185 (11.94%) Business Analysis
21 180 (11.62%) SC Cleared
22 179 (11.56%) Linux
23 178 (11.49%) JavaScript
24 175 (11.30%) SQL Server
25 172 (11.10%) HTML
25 172 (11.10%) Degree
26 152 (9.81%) C
26 152 (9.81%) J2EE
27 148 (9.55%) Windows
28 144 (9.30%) Project Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (4.58%) WebSphere
2 65 (4.20%) JBoss
3 61 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 54 (3.49%) WebLogic
5 49 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 48 (3.10%) Apache
7 34 (2.19%) CMS
8 30 (1.94%) Confluence
9 29 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (1.81%) IIS
11 23 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (1.16%) MQSeries
12 18 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.65%) Documentum
15 9 (0.58%) Liferay
16 8 (0.52%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
17 7 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 139 (8.97%) MS Visio
2 124 (8.01%) MS Excel
3 83 (5.36%) MS Office
4 54 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.16%) MS Project
6 12 (0.77%) Simulink
7 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.13%) GIMP
10 1 (0.065%) Mingle
10 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.45%) Tridion
3 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.32%) Maximo
4 5 (0.32%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.32%) Summit
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.13%) Cordys
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.13%) Unica
7 1 (0.065%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.71%) SaaS
4 4 (0.26%) IaaS
5 3 (0.19%) PaaS
5 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.065%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.065%) Office 365
7 1 (0.065%) GitHub
7 1 (0.065%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.07%) Internet
2 23 (1.48%) HTTP
3 21 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.84%) LDAP
5 12 (0.77%) Wireless
6 10 (0.65%) LTE
6 10 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.58%) SNMP
7 9 (0.58%) 4G
8 8 (0.52%) WiMAX
8 8 (0.52%) UMTS
8 8 (0.52%) 3G
8 8 (0.52%) Intranet
9 7 (0.45%) IPv4
9 7 (0.45%) IPv6
10 6 (0.39%) Firewall
10 6 (0.39%) Broadband
10 6 (0.39%) GSM
11 5 (0.32%) ATM
11 5 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 95 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 61 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (3.68%) MySQL
5 54 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 38 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 29 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.55%) DB2
10 18 (1.16%) MS Access
10 18 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.03%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.84%) EDRMS
15 13 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 102 (6.58%) Subversion
2 89 (5.75%) Eclipse
3 87 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 86 (5.55%) Maven
5 75 (4.84%) Ant
6 73 (4.71%) JIRA
7 70 (4.52%) Git (software)
8 69 (4.45%) Rational DOORS
9 60 (3.87%) JUnit
10 43 (2.78%) ClearCase
10 43 (2.78%) Rational Rose
10 43 (2.78%) NUnit
10 43 (2.78%) Jenkins
11 42 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (2.26%) GoogleTest
13 31 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
14 24 (1.55%) CppUnit
15 21 (1.36%) Selenium
16 16 (1.03%) NetBeans
16 16 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 273 (17.62%) Finance
2 124 (8.01%) Banking
3 75 (4.84%) Retail
4 61 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 40 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.07%) Military
8 30 (1.94%) Front Office
9 27 (1.74%) Back Office
10 23 (1.48%) Legal
11 21 (1.36%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.29%) Automotive
12 20 (1.29%) Marketing
13 16 (1.03%) Billing
14 14 (0.90%) Avionics
15 13 (0.84%) Advertising
16 12 (0.77%) Publishing
16 12 (0.77%) Law
16 12 (0.77%) Electronics
17 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 440 (28.41%) Analyst
2 382 (24.66%) Business Analyst
3 367 (23.69%) Developer
4 337 (21.76%) Architect
5 187 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
6 174 (11.23%) Software Engineer
7 146 (9.43%) Java Developer
8 62 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 60 (3.87%) Technical Architect
10 59 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 48 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
12 43 (2.78%) Designer
12 43 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
13 42 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
13 42 (2.71%) Systems Analyst
14 41 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
15 38 (2.45%) UML Business Analyst
16 37 (2.39%) Software Developer
17 36 (2.32%) Java Software Engineer
18 33 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (18.27%) .NET
2 239 (15.43%) Web Services
3 236 (15.24%) XML
4 172 (11.10%) HTML
5 152 (9.81%) J2EE
6 142 (9.17%) Spring
7 131 (8.46%) CSS
8 111 (7.17%) SOAP
9 101 (6.52%) .NET Framework
10 97 (6.26%) JSP
10 97 (6.26%) Middleware
11 94 (6.07%) ASP.NET
12 86 (5.55%) Hibernate
13 70 (4.52%) Ajax
14 69 (4.45%) JSON
14 69 (4.45%) REST
15 57 (3.68%) Apache Camel
16 55 (3.55%) HTML5
16 55 (3.55%) jQuery
17 54 (3.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.97%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (2.78%) User Experience
6 37 (2.39%) GIS
7 34 (2.19%) Derivative
8 22 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.29%) Visualisation
10 19 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 18 (1.16%) Market Risk
12 17 (1.10%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.03%) Data Integration
13 16 (1.03%) Equities
14 15 (0.97%) Replication
15 13 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 179 (11.56%) Linux
2 148 (9.55%) Windows
3 109 (7.04%) UNIX
4 15 (0.97%) Solaris
5 11 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.45%) HPUX
7 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.39%) VxWorks
8 6 (0.39%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.19%) Android
11 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) OS/400
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.065%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (20.27%) Software Engineering
3 287 (18.53%) OO
4 261 (16.85%) Scrum
5 260 (16.79%) Use Case
6 237 (15.30%) SOA
7 187 (12.07%) Data Modelling
8 185 (11.94%) Business Analysis
9 144 (9.30%) Project Management
10 143 (9.23%) RUP
11 136 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 134 (8.65%) OOD
12 134 (8.65%) SDLC
13 122 (7.88%) TDD
14 112 (7.23%) Waterfall
15 106 (6.84%) TOGAF
16 103 (6.65%) Requirements Analysis
17 102 (6.58%) BPMN
18 100 (6.46%) Unit Testing
19 96 (6.20%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 450 (29.05%) Java
2 284 (18.33%) SQL
3 229 (14.78%) C++
4 219 (14.14%) C#
5 178 (11.49%) JavaScript
6 152 (9.81%) C
7 53 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 34 (2.19%) Python
9 33 (2.13%) Ada
10 32 (2.07%) XPath
11 27 (1.74%) VB
12 23 (1.48%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.16%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.10%) Embedded C
14 17 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.03%) PHP
15 16 (1.03%) Ruby
16 12 (0.77%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 258 (16.66%) Security Cleared
2 180 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 172 (11.10%) Degree
4 70 (4.52%) ISEB
5 37 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.90%) IIBA
7 10 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.52%) MCPD
8 8 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 5 (0.32%) CBAP
9 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.26%) OCPJWCD
10 4 (0.26%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.26%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.13%) MOS
12 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.55%) QA
2 26 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.23%) ISO 9000
4 16 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.84%) DO-178B
6 13 (0.84%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.77%) Basel III
7 12 (0.77%) SLA
7 12 (0.77%) Basel II
8 10 (0.65%) TickIT
9 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.32%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.26%) COBIT
12 3 (0.19%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.13%) MiFID
13 2 (0.13%) COREP
13 2 (0.13%) FINREP
13 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (0.84%) Docker
2 12 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.45%) Squid
5 5 (0.32%) Firmware
5 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.26%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.065%) Xen
9 1 (0.065%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.065%) GridGain
9 1 (0.065%) KVM
9 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.065%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (1.55%) Puppet
2 14 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.58%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.58%) logstash
5 8 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.32%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.19%) Ansible
9 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.065%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.065%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.065%) Salt
10 1 (0.065%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.065%) MOM
10 1 (0.065%) Netcool
10 1 (0.065%) Nagios
Vendors
1 247 (15.95%) Oracle
2 240 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 80 (5.16%) IBM
4 40 (2.58%) SAP
5 19 (1.23%) VMware
6 17 (1.10%) Luciad
6 17 (1.10%) HP
7 16 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.03%) hybris
8 15 (0.97%) webMethods
8 15 (0.97%) Adobe
9 14 (0.90%) Sybase
9 14 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 11 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.65%) Talend
12 8 (0.52%) Elastic Path
12 8 (0.52%) Pega
12 8 (0.52%) ATG
13 7 (0.45%) ESRI
13 7 (0.45%) GigaSpaces
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + expenses for travel when required
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £0 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £475 - £635 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago