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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 174 121 81
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -40
Contract jobs citing UML 699 889 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.72% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.33% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 527 651
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 61
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -55 635 £425 +6.25% 218
London -60 277 £445 -1.11% 58
South East -16 138 £350 -3.44% 64
Hampshire +26 68 £305 -18.70% 16
East of England +1 65 £493 +23.12% 14
South West -45 48 £450 +16.12% 33
City of London -60 47 £450 - 10
North West +5 30 £388 +29.16% 20
West Midlands -14 29 £418 +28.52% 3
Wales -22 29 £388 +8.77% 3
Essex +3 28 £493 +23.12% 4
Scotland -24 27 £400 +10.34% 5
South Wales -14 25 £375 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire -4 24 £449 +15.12% 12
Hook -5 21 £300 -26.38%
Surrey -18 21 £425 +17.24% 10
Cardiff -12 20 £356 +1.78% 1
Wiltshire -9 19 £500 +20.12% 6
West Yorkshire -5 16 £450 +15.38% 10
Swindon -2 15 £500 +15.60% 2
Middlesex - 15 £340 -
Cheshire +8 13 £391 +30.41% 3
Edinburgh -5 13 £400 +23.07% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £350 +3.70% 9
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £550 +51.72% 5
Bristol -35 11 £395 -1.25% 7
Manchester -7 10 £425 +33.33% 12
Cambridge +10 9 £550 - 2
Suffolk -2 9 £456 +1.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £375 -9.09% 6

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 562 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (27.49%) Java
3 335 (21.82%) SQL
4 325 (21.17%) Finance
5 318 (20.72%) Use Case
6 309 (20.13%) XML
7 291 (18.96%) OO
8 241 (15.70%) Oracle
9 228 (14.85%) Scrum
10 223 (14.53%) SOA
11 221 (14.40%) Business Analysis
12 211 (13.75%) Software Engineering
13 210 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
14 208 (13.55%) .NET
15 204 (13.29%) Data Modelling
16 172 (11.21%) Security Cleared
17 171 (11.14%) Degree
18 169 (11.01%) Linux
18 169 (11.01%) Web Services
19 158 (10.29%) Microsoft
20 154 (10.03%) Project Management
21 153 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
22 149 (9.71%) Banking
23 141 (9.19%) MS Visio
24 140 (9.12%) J2EE
24 140 (9.12%) HTML
24 140 (9.12%) C++
25 138 (8.99%) C#
26 137 (8.93%) JavaScript
27 128 (8.34%) SQL Server

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 73 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 59 (3.84%) JBoss
3 49 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 43 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 41 (2.67%) Apache
6 34 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 30 (1.95%) IIS
8 28 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 27 (1.76%) Confluence
10 24 (1.56%) CMS
11 23 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (1.17%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (0.72%) ArcGIS
13 11 (0.72%) GlassFish
14 9 (0.59%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 8 (0.52%) Documentum
15 8 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
16 7 (0.46%) Lync
16 7 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 141 (9.19%) MS Visio
2 94 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 60 (3.91%) MS Office
4 32 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.95%) MS Project
6 7 (0.46%) Simulink
7 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.20%) GIMP
9 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.065%) SPSS
10 1 (0.065%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.065%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 16 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (0.52%) Maximo
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
6 4 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.20%) Magento
8 2 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
8 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.065%) SAP SM
9 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.33%) GitHub
2 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.13%) LucidChart
4 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.065%) Office 365
5 1 (0.065%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.065%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.97%) HTTP
2 40 (2.61%) SSL
3 23 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.43%) DVB
5 19 (1.24%) Internet
6 15 (0.98%) Intranet
6 15 (0.98%) Firewall
7 13 (0.85%) SNMP
8 12 (0.78%) Network Security
9 11 (0.72%) FTP
10 8 (0.52%) NGN
11 7 (0.46%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.39%) VoIP
13 5 (0.33%) LDAP
14 4 (0.26%) VPN
15 3 (0.20%) ATM
15 3 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
16 2 (0.13%) LTE
16 2 (0.13%) 3G
16 2 (0.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.28%) Oracle Database
3 79 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 41 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.61%) RDBMS
6 37 (2.41%) MySQL
7 25 (1.63%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.37%) DB2
10 21 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.17%) Ingres
12 16 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.85%) MongoDB
14 13 (0.85%) MS Access
14 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 89 (5.80%) Subversion
2 76 (4.95%) JIRA
3 70 (4.56%) ClearCase
4 60 (3.91%) Maven
5 57 (3.71%) Rational Rose
6 56 (3.65%) Rational DOORS
7 53 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 50 (3.26%) JUnit
9 49 (3.19%) NUnit
10 46 (3.00%) Eclipse
11 43 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (2.74%) Ant
13 40 (2.61%) Visual Studio
14 36 (2.35%) Jenkins
15 35 (2.28%) GoogleTest
16 34 (2.21%) CppUnit
17 32 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
18 31 (2.02%) ClearQuest
19 27 (1.76%) CruiseControl
20 14 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 325 (21.17%) Finance
2 149 (9.71%) Banking
3 89 (5.80%) Retail
4 52 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.56%) Law
7 22 (1.43%) Legal
7 22 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.37%) Publishing
8 21 (1.37%) Marketing
9 18 (1.17%) Front Office
9 18 (1.17%) Military
10 16 (1.04%) Automotive
10 16 (1.04%) Back Office
11 15 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.85%) Advertising
12 13 (0.85%) Electronics
13 11 (0.72%) German Language
14 10 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 621 (40.46%) Analyst
2 544 (35.44%) Business Analyst
3 361 (23.52%) Developer
4 223 (14.53%) Architect
5 138 (8.99%) Software Engineer
6 124 (8.08%) Java Developer
7 83 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 76 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
9 75 (4.89%) Agile Business Analyst
10 68 (4.43%) UML Business Analyst
11 66 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
12 64 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
13 59 (3.84%) Designer
14 51 (3.32%) Consultant
14 51 (3.32%) Software Developer
15 46 (3.00%) Senior Developer
16 42 (2.74%) Business Systems Analyst
17 36 (2.35%) .NET Developer
18 35 (2.28%) Technical Architect
18 35 (2.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (20.13%) XML
2 208 (13.55%) .NET
3 169 (11.01%) Web Services
4 140 (9.12%) J2EE
4 140 (9.12%) HTML
5 112 (7.30%) SOAP
6 108 (7.04%) Spring
7 92 (5.99%) Middleware
8 87 (5.67%) JMS
9 86 (5.60%) Hibernate
10 83 (5.41%) REST
11 80 (5.21%) CSS
12 65 (4.23%) jQuery
13 61 (3.97%) XSLT
14 55 (3.58%) ASP.NET
14 55 (3.58%) JSP
15 54 (3.52%) Ajax
16 48 (3.13%) Struts
17 46 (3.00%) WSDL
18 44 (2.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 210 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.54%) Derivative
4 35 (2.28%) Data Integration
5 33 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.76%) User Experience
8 25 (1.63%) N-Tier
8 25 (1.63%) Open Source
9 23 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
10 22 (1.43%) STB
10 22 (1.43%) DTV
11 20 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.24%) Mainframe
13 18 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.11%) AS400
15 14 (0.91%) Market Risk
15 14 (0.91%) Fixed Income
16 13 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.01%) Linux
2 123 (8.01%) UNIX
3 105 (6.84%) Windows
4 18 (1.17%) Solaris
5 16 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.39%) VME
8 6 (0.39%) MVS
9 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.20%) zOS
11 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.20%) AIX
11 3 (0.20%) SUSE
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (20.72%) Use Case
3 291 (18.96%) OO
4 228 (14.85%) Scrum
5 223 (14.53%) SOA
6 221 (14.40%) Business Analysis
7 211 (13.75%) Software Engineering
8 204 (13.29%) Data Modelling
9 154 (10.03%) Project Management
10 153 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (8.08%) BPMN
12 122 (7.95%) OOD
13 120 (7.82%) TOGAF
13 120 (7.82%) User Stories
14 109 (7.10%) TDD
15 103 (6.71%) RUP
16 101 (6.58%) E-Commerce
17 100 (6.51%) Requirements Analysis
18 99 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
18 99 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 422 (27.49%) Java
2 335 (21.82%) SQL
3 140 (9.12%) C++
4 138 (8.99%) C#
5 137 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 122 (7.95%) C
7 70 (4.56%) PL/SQL
8 67 (4.36%) Python
9 43 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.17%) Perl
12 16 (1.04%) MATLAB
13 14 (0.91%) PHP
14 11 (0.72%) Ada
14 11 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.65%) Embedded C
16 9 (0.59%) VBA
17 8 (0.52%) COBOL
17 8 (0.52%) Delphi
17 8 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 172 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 171 (11.14%) Degree
3 107 (6.97%) SC Cleared
4 100 (6.51%) ISEB
5 23 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.78%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 8 (0.52%) CBAP
9 7 (0.46%) CCA
10 5 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.26%) CCNP
12 3 (0.20%) CISSP
12 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.20%) IIBA
13 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.50%) QA
2 20 (1.30%) Basel III
3 19 (1.24%) Basel II
3 19 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 14 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.59%) DO-178B
8 7 (0.46%) COBIT
8 7 (0.46%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.20%) EMIR
11 3 (0.20%) HL7
12 2 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.13%) SLA
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.13%) UCITS
12 2 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (0.72%) Firmware
2 9 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.20%) Docker
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.13%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.065%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.11%) Puppet
2 16 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.065%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.065%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.065%) Nagios
6 1 (0.065%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 241 (15.70%) Oracle
2 158 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 103 (6.71%) IBM
4 31 (2.02%) SAP
4 31 (2.02%) HP
4 31 (2.02%) Atlassian
5 29 (1.89%) Sun
6 23 (1.50%) Sybase
6 23 (1.50%) Google
7 20 (1.30%) Software AG
8 19 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.04%) ATG
9 16 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 13 (0.85%) GoldenSource
12 12 (0.78%) AccuRev
13 11 (0.72%) ESRI
14 10 (0.65%) VMware
15 8 (0.52%) Open Text
16 7 (0.46%) Cisco
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 minutes ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
North London
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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East London
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Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stirlingshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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