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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 159 102 72
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -30
Contract jobs citing UML 760 1011 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.92% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.60% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 612 765
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 73
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.66 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -63 683 £425 +4.67% 240
London -77 305 £440 -2.22% 72
South East -39 122 £373 -0.66% 61
East of England +8 89 £450 +16.12% 13
South West -40 61 £425 +9.67% 39
City of London -44 56 £475 - 18
Hampshire -7 50 £350 +8.52% 21
Scotland -8 37 £400 +14.28% 4
Essex -3 30 £493 +23.12%
West Midlands -19 30 £414 +27.30% 9
Wales -24 30 £375 +7.14% 2
North West -10 29 £388 +29.16% 17
South Wales -12 26 £375 +20.96% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 23 £460 +18.70% 6
East Midlands +8 22 £363 +11.53% 3
Middlesex - 22 £340 - 3
Edinburgh +12 20 £400 +46.78% 1
Wiltshire -1 20 £475 +9.82% 7
Cambridge +14 19 £460 - 4
Cardiff -6 19 £350 +18.64%
Surrey -21 17 £425 +13.33% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £360 -4.00% 7
Canary Wharf +18 14 £500 -
Swindon -3 14 £475 +9.82% 3
Yorkshire -19 13 £363 +11.53% 22
Milton Keynes +2 12 £360 -4.00% 4
Manchester -3 12 £425 +39.34% 10
Bedfordshire -5 11 £400 - 4
Hertfordshire -16 11 £395 -16.84% 3
Bristol -35 10 £416 -7.50% 8

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 630 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (27.35%) Java
3 348 (21.39%) SQL
4 347 (21.33%) Finance
5 332 (20.41%) OO
6 322 (19.79%) Use Case
7 302 (18.56%) XML
8 273 (16.78%) Scrum
9 257 (15.80%) Oracle
10 241 (14.81%) .NET
11 235 (14.44%) Business Analysis
12 226 (13.89%) SOA
13 210 (12.91%) Data Modelling
14 207 (12.72%) Software Engineering
15 204 (12.54%) Web Services
16 190 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
17 189 (11.62%) Degree
18 166 (10.20%) Linux
19 163 (10.02%) Security Cleared
20 162 (9.96%) Project Management
21 159 (9.77%) Banking
22 157 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
22 157 (9.65%) C#
22 157 (9.65%) Microsoft
23 156 (9.59%) J2EE
24 152 (9.34%) SQL Server
24 152 (9.34%) HTML
25 151 (9.28%) MS Visio
26 146 (8.97%) JavaScript
27 135 (8.30%) Spring

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 79 (4.86%) WebSphere
2 75 (4.61%) JBoss
3 54 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 51 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 50 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 46 (2.83%) Apache
7 38 (2.34%) IIS
8 36 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
8 36 (2.21%) Confluence
9 33 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (1.97%) CMS
11 30 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
13 12 (0.74%) ArcGIS
14 10 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
15 9 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 8 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 151 (9.28%) MS Visio
2 84 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 64 (3.93%) MS Office
4 34 (2.09%) MS Project
5 22 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.43%) Simulink
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.061%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.061%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.43%) TRIRIGA
2 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.25%) Magento
6 3 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.12%) Maximo
7 2 (0.12%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.061%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.061%) Office 365
4 1 (0.061%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.63%) HTTP
2 40 (2.46%) SSL
3 28 (1.72%) DVB
4 21 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.29%) Internet
5 18 (1.11%) Intranet
6 15 (0.92%) Firewall
7 14 (0.86%) FTP
8 12 (0.74%) SNMP
9 9 (0.55%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.37%) Network Security
10 6 (0.37%) VoIP
11 5 (0.31%) LDAP
11 5 (0.31%) NGN
12 4 (0.25%) VPN
13 3 (0.18%) ATM
14 2 (0.12%) GSM
14 2 (0.12%) UMTS
14 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.12%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 96 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 82 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 44 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (2.64%) RDBMS
6 32 (1.97%) MySQL
6 32 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (1.54%) DB2
11 20 (1.23%) MS Access
12 19 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 16 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 85 (5.22%) JIRA
2 72 (4.43%) Rational Rose
3 70 (4.30%) Maven
4 68 (4.18%) Subversion
5 64 (3.93%) JUnit
6 58 (3.56%) Git (software)
7 56 (3.44%) ClearCase
8 55 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (3.07%) Rational DOORS
10 48 (2.95%) Eclipse
11 43 (2.64%) Visual Studio
12 38 (2.34%) Ant
13 36 (2.21%) NUnit
14 30 (1.84%) Rational Rhapsody
14 30 (1.84%) Jenkins
15 21 (1.29%) ClearQuest
16 19 (1.17%) GoogleTest
17 17 (1.04%) CppUnit
18 15 (0.92%) Selenium
19 13 (0.80%) CruiseControl
General
1 347 (21.33%) Finance
2 159 (9.77%) Banking
3 98 (6.02%) Retail
4 55 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 52 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.03%) Legal
6 33 (2.03%) Marketing
7 23 (1.41%) Law
7 23 (1.41%) Back Office
8 21 (1.29%) Military
9 19 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.17%) Front Office
10 18 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.04%) Publishing
12 16 (0.98%) Billing
13 14 (0.86%) Advertising
13 14 (0.86%) Automotive
13 14 (0.86%) Electronics
14 12 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 681 (41.86%) Analyst
2 592 (36.39%) Business Analyst
3 393 (24.15%) Developer
4 229 (14.07%) Architect
5 139 (8.54%) Software Engineer
5 139 (8.54%) Java Developer
6 91 (5.59%) Agile Business Analyst
7 88 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 78 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
9 72 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
10 71 (4.36%) UML Business Analyst
11 62 (3.81%) Designer
12 58 (3.56%) Senior Developer
12 58 (3.56%) Senior Business Analyst
13 48 (2.95%) Business Systems Analyst
14 46 (2.83%) Software Developer
15 44 (2.70%) .NET Developer
16 42 (2.58%) Consultant
16 42 (2.58%) Technical Architect
17 31 (1.91%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (18.56%) XML
2 241 (14.81%) .NET
3 204 (12.54%) Web Services
4 156 (9.59%) J2EE
5 152 (9.34%) HTML
6 135 (8.30%) Spring
7 127 (7.81%) SOAP
8 115 (7.07%) Hibernate
9 106 (6.52%) Middleware
10 96 (5.90%) JMS
11 95 (5.84%) CSS
12 79 (4.86%) REST
13 75 (4.61%) ASP.NET
14 66 (4.06%) jQuery
15 64 (3.93%) XSLT
16 63 (3.87%) Ajax
17 59 (3.63%) .NET Framework
18 57 (3.50%) Struts
19 52 (3.20%) JSP
19 52 (3.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 190 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.36%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.40%) Data Integration
4 32 (1.97%) Derivative
5 29 (1.78%) N-Tier
5 29 (1.78%) Open Source
6 28 (1.72%) User Experience
6 28 (1.72%) DTV
6 28 (1.72%) STB
6 28 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
9 24 (1.48%) AS400
10 22 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 22 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 16 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (0.98%) Clustering
13 14 (0.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 166 (10.20%) Linux
2 114 (7.01%) UNIX
3 105 (6.45%) Windows
4 21 (1.29%) Solaris
5 18 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.49%) Android
10 6 (0.37%) VME
10 6 (0.37%) zOS
10 6 (0.37%) MVS
11 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.18%) AIX
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (20.41%) OO
3 322 (19.79%) Use Case
4 273 (16.78%) Scrum
5 235 (14.44%) Business Analysis
6 226 (13.89%) SOA
7 210 (12.91%) Data Modelling
8 207 (12.72%) Software Engineering
9 162 (9.96%) Project Management
10 157 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 133 (8.17%) TDD
12 124 (7.62%) User Stories
13 122 (7.50%) TOGAF
14 121 (7.44%) E-Commerce
15 119 (7.31%) OOD
16 114 (7.01%) RUP
17 110 (6.76%) BPMN
18 107 (6.58%) MVC
19 96 (5.90%) Requirements Analysis
20 92 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 445 (27.35%) Java
2 348 (21.39%) SQL
3 157 (9.65%) C#
4 146 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 120 (7.38%) C++
6 111 (6.82%) C
7 74 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 48 (2.95%) Python
9 42 (2.58%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.54%) Perl
11 24 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.04%) MATLAB
13 16 (0.98%) PHP
14 14 (0.86%) VB
15 12 (0.74%) Scala
16 11 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.61%) Embedded C
18 9 (0.55%) VBA
18 9 (0.55%) VBScript
18 9 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 189 (11.62%) Degree
2 163 (10.02%) Security Cleared
3 103 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 85 (5.22%) ISEB
5 18 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.68%) CCA
6 11 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.55%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.55%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.25%) CCNP
11 3 (0.18%) CISSP
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.18%) IIBA
11 3 (0.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.06%) QA
2 20 (1.23%) Solvency II
3 17 (1.04%) Basel III
3 17 (1.04%) Basel II
4 16 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.55%) DO-178B
6 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.31%) EMIR
9 5 (0.31%) FATCA
9 5 (0.31%) COBIT
10 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.18%) HL7
12 2 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.12%) SLA
12 2 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.49%) Firmware
3 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.12%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.061%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.04%) Puppet
2 11 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.12%) Control-M
4 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.061%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.061%) Nagios
5 1 (0.061%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.061%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.061%) MOM
Vendors
1 257 (15.80%) Oracle
2 157 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 108 (6.64%) IBM
4 38 (2.34%) Atlassian
5 34 (2.09%) SAP
6 31 (1.91%) Sybase
7 28 (1.72%) Sun
8 22 (1.35%) ATG
9 21 (1.29%) Google
10 20 (1.23%) Software AG
10 20 (1.23%) HP
11 12 (0.74%) GoldenSource
11 12 (0.74%) ESRI
12 11 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.55%) VMware
13 9 (0.55%) AccuRev
14 8 (0.49%) ION Trading
14 8 (0.49%) Open Text
14 8 (0.49%) Informatica
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Rate: £505.00 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £304.69 per day
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Posted: 5 days ago
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