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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
Rank 239 178 168
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 446 697 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.37% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.68% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 407 448
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 74 34
Median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +28.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £39.48 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £57.00 £46.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +28.37%

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
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -44 399 £463 +10.11% 117
London -9 175 £525 +14.13% 24
South East -52 79 £400 - 23
South West -19 48 £440 +6.02% 23
City of London +3 38 £550 +7.31% 9
Hampshire -32 28 £475 +52.00% 10
East of England -11 25 £475 - 9
North West -10 21 £375 +1.35% 10
West Midlands -10 21 £338 +3.84% 9
South Wales +19 19 £425 +41.66% 6
Wales +18 19 £425 +41.66% 6
Scotland -18 19 £358 -15.88% 5
Somerset 0 18 £425 +9.67% 5
Berkshire +2 16 £331 -31.09% 2
Gloucestershire -4 15 £500 +20.48% 3
Yorkshire +14 14 £481 +37.50% 10
East Midlands +3 14 £345 -18.82% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £478 +19.37% 1
Kent 0 11 £400 +14.28%
Yeovil -1 11 - - 1
Warwickshire +1 10 £375 +19.04% 1
Newport -2 10 £425 +14.86% 1
Glasgow +9 9 £325 +18.18%
Essex +7 9 £508 -7.72% 5
Milton Keynes +3 9 £478 +19.37%
Hertfordshire +3 9 £425 - 1
Edinburgh -22 9 £420 -6.66% 5
West Yorkshire +15 8 £469 +33.92% 8
Portsmouth +3 8 £375 -
Lancashire -1 8 £400 +33.33%

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 519 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (30.74%) Java
3 286 (26.48%) OO
4 240 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 227 (21.02%) SQL
6 220 (20.37%) Finance
7 218 (20.19%) Scrum
7 218 (20.19%) Security Cleared
8 203 (18.80%) Oracle
9 194 (17.96%) Use Case
10 190 (17.59%) XML
11 188 (17.41%) Business Analysis
12 187 (17.31%) C++
13 183 (16.94%) Web Services
14 155 (14.35%) SC Cleared
15 145 (13.43%) C#
16 143 (13.24%) Waterfall
17 141 (13.06%) Spring
18 140 (12.96%) HTML
19 128 (11.85%) Data Modelling
19 128 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
19 128 (11.85%) SDLC
20 123 (11.39%) OOA/OOD
21 119 (11.02%) Linux
22 118 (10.93%) J2EE
23 117 (10.83%) SOA
24 115 (10.65%) Degree
25 113 (10.46%) C
26 111 (10.28%) TDD
27 106 (9.81%) Stakeholder 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 54 (5.00%) JBoss
2 50 (4.63%) WebLogic
3 49 (4.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 49 (4.54%) Tomcat
4 38 (3.52%) Apache
4 38 (3.52%) WebSphere
5 36 (3.33%) Confluence
6 19 (1.76%) GlassFish
7 16 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 14 (1.30%) CMS
9 14 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.56%) Mule
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.37%) IIS
13 4 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.63%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.76%) MS Office
4 15 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.30%) Simulink
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.093%) InVision
7 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.20%) Eloqua
3 11 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.093%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.093%) Magento
8 1 (0.093%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.093%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.093%) Sonata
8 1 (0.093%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.093%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.30%) IaaS
4 11 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.93%) PaaS
6 5 (0.46%) SaaS
7 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.28%) GitHub
8 3 (0.28%) Office 365
8 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.19%) Force.com
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.093%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.093%) G Suite
10 1 (0.093%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.76%) Firewall
2 19 (1.76%) SNMP
3 18 (1.67%) HTTP
4 16 (1.48%) LDAP
5 13 (1.20%) VoIP
6 12 (1.11%) FTP
7 11 (1.02%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.74%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.74%) SSL
9 7 (0.65%) Internet
9 7 (0.65%) WinSCP
10 4 (0.37%) DNS
10 4 (0.37%) SMTP
11 3 (0.28%) Network Security
12 2 (0.19%) AMQP
12 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.19%) LAN
12 2 (0.19%) WAN
12 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 48 (4.44%) Big Data
4 40 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 39 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 38 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 38 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 33 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (2.96%) MySQL
9 19 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.83%) DB2
14 8 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 90 (8.33%) JIRA
2 69 (6.39%) Eclipse
3 63 (5.83%) JUnit
4 59 (5.46%) Ant
5 58 (5.37%) Maven
6 57 (5.28%) Subversion
7 52 (4.81%) Jenkins
8 49 (4.54%) Rational DOORS
9 48 (4.44%) Visual Studio
10 36 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
11 32 (2.96%) Git (software)
12 26 (2.41%) Gradle
12 26 (2.41%) Selenium
13 24 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (2.04%) Cucumber
15 20 (1.85%) Hudson
16 18 (1.67%) ClearCase
17 16 (1.48%) Mockito
18 14 (1.30%) NetBeans
18 14 (1.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 220 (20.37%) Finance
2 69 (6.39%) Banking
3 35 (3.24%) Marketing
4 32 (2.96%) Aerospace
4 32 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.50%) Retail
7 17 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.39%) Military
9 14 (1.30%) Billing
9 14 (1.30%) Front Office
10 13 (1.20%) Automotive
11 12 (1.11%) Back Office
12 10 (0.93%) Advertising
12 10 (0.93%) Publishing
13 8 (0.74%) Avionics
14 7 (0.65%) Legal
15 6 (0.56%) Electronics
16 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 339 (31.39%) Analyst
2 287 (26.57%) Business Analyst
3 243 (22.50%) Developer
4 226 (20.93%) Architect
5 159 (14.72%) Software Engineer
6 145 (13.43%) Java Developer
7 83 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 53 (4.91%) Technical Architect
9 44 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
10 42 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 42 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
11 38 (3.52%) Agile Business Analyst
12 35 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 34 (3.15%) Java Engineer
14 33 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
15 32 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
16 31 (2.87%) C++ Developer
16 31 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
17 30 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (17.59%) XML
2 183 (16.94%) Web Services
3 141 (13.06%) Spring
4 140 (12.96%) HTML
5 118 (10.93%) J2EE
6 104 (9.63%) .NET
7 94 (8.70%) CSS
7 94 (8.70%) REST
8 92 (8.52%) Hibernate
8 92 (8.52%) XSLT
9 90 (8.33%) SOAP
10 83 (7.69%) Java EE
11 82 (7.59%) JSP
12 72 (6.67%) JSON
13 55 (5.09%) JMS
14 54 (5.00%) EJB
15 49 (4.54%) Ajax
16 43 (3.98%) Struts
17 40 (3.70%) JSF
18 35 (3.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.98%) User Experience
4 41 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.41%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.39%) DataPower
10 15 (1.39%) Derivative
11 13 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.20%) Physics
12 11 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.02%) Social Media
12 11 (1.02%) Tandem
13 10 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (11.02%) Linux
2 97 (8.98%) Windows
3 57 (5.28%) Unix
4 16 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.56%) Android
5 6 (0.56%) Solaris
5 6 (0.56%) VME
5 6 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.28%) HPUX
8 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (26.48%) OO
3 240 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 218 (20.19%) Scrum
5 194 (17.96%) Use Case
6 188 (17.41%) Business Analysis
7 143 (13.24%) Waterfall
8 128 (11.85%) Data Modelling
8 128 (11.85%) SDLC
9 123 (11.39%) OOA/OOD
10 117 (10.83%) SOA
11 111 (10.28%) TDD
12 106 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (8.15%) BPMN
14 84 (7.78%) Open Source
15 81 (7.50%) TOGAF
16 79 (7.31%) User Stories
17 68 (6.30%) MVC
18 67 (6.20%) Enterprise Architecture
18 67 (6.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (30.74%) Java
2 227 (21.02%) SQL
3 187 (17.31%) C++
4 145 (13.43%) C#
5 113 (10.46%) C
6 103 (9.54%) JavaScript
7 63 (5.83%) Python
8 45 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 39 (3.61%) Perl
10 38 (3.52%) Ada
11 22 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.67%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.57%) Embedded C++
14 17 (1.57%) Ruby
15 16 (1.48%) VB
16 15 (1.39%) Scala
17 14 (1.30%) Embedded C
18 13 (1.20%) Ada 95
18 13 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 155 (14.35%) SC Cleared
3 115 (10.65%) Degree
4 70 (6.48%) ISEB
5 52 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.57%) Sun Certification
7 15 (1.39%) CBAP
8 14 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
10 10 (0.93%) CITP
11 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.46%) IIBA
12 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.37%) MCP
14 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.28%) MCAD
14 3 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.52%) QA
2 16 (1.48%) MiFID
3 15 (1.39%) MISRA
4 10 (0.93%) SLA
5 9 (0.83%) PA-DSS
5 9 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.65%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.65%) MISRA C
7 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.37%) COBIT
8 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 3 (0.28%) TickIT
10 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.19%) ISO26262
11 1 (0.093%) EMIR
11 1 (0.093%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.093%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.093%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (1.02%) Docker
2 9 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.28%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (1.48%) Puppet
2 9 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (0.37%) Netcool
4 2 (0.19%) Ansible
4 2 (0.19%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.093%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.093%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.093%) Kibana
5 1 (0.093%) logstash
5 1 (0.093%) Nagios
5 1 (0.093%) Oozie
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.093%) Salt
5 1 (0.093%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 203 (18.80%) Oracle
2 89 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 53 (4.91%) IBM
4 32 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 24 (2.22%) Sybase
7 19 (1.76%) Adobe
8 15 (1.39%) HP
9 14 (1.30%) ATG
9 14 (1.30%) BEA
9 14 (1.30%) hybris
10 13 (1.20%) Cisco
11 12 (1.11%) SAP
12 10 (0.93%) VMware
13 9 (0.83%) Google
14 8 (0.74%) Sun
15 7 (0.65%) Casewise
15 7 (0.65%) Hyperion
15 7 (0.65%) Splunk
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £575.00 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £275.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep on Exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago