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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 190 167 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -49
Contract jobs citing UML 711 751 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.39% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.75% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 452 597
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 66
Median hourly rate £42.35 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £33.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +2.66%

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -11 668 £450 +5.88% 140
London -10 279 £485 +7.77% 37
South East -62 127 £400 +3.15% 30
South West -4 71 £525 +9.94% 17
West Midlands +20 56 £430 +1.17% 5
Hampshire -32 46 £400 +5.26% 9
North West -8 45 £450 +16.12% 15
East of England +13 43 £419 -18.29% 13
City of London +4 29 £488 +2.63% 11
Birmingham +24 28 £365 -23.15% 4
Berkshire -3 24 £450 +38.46% 3
Wales +22 23 £400 +31.14% 1
South Wales +19 21 £425 +39.34% 1
Cheshire +5 20 £425 +26.86% 1
East Midlands +21 19 £525 +54.41% 10
Lancashire +8 19 £450 +28.57% 2
Somerset +4 19 £510 -20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +26 17 £400 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire -3 17 £405 +8.00% 13
Surrey -9 17 £500 +25.00% 7
Blackpool +16 16 £450 -
Yeovil +7 14 - - 1
West Yorkshire +2 13 £391 +0.96% 10
Scotland -29 13 £500 -13.04% 3
Peterborough - 13 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 12 £550 +37.93% 3
Warrington -5 12 £415 -7.77%
Wiltshire -11 12 £550 +16.40% 3
Edinburgh -20 12 £500 -6.97% 2
Newport +25 11 £450 +47.54%

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (28.71%) Java
3 334 (22.83%) Finance
4 331 (22.62%) OO
5 306 (20.92%) SQL
6 303 (20.71%) Security Cleared
7 298 (20.37%) Oracle
8 296 (20.23%) Use Case
9 248 (16.95%) Software Engineering
10 232 (15.86%) XML
11 227 (15.52%) SC Cleared
12 225 (15.38%) Business Analysis
13 224 (15.31%) Web Services
14 219 (14.97%) Scrum
15 218 (14.90%) Data Modelling
16 208 (14.22%) C++
17 197 (13.47%) SOA
18 190 (12.99%) SDLC
19 189 (12.92%) Linux
20 166 (11.35%) BPMN
21 154 (10.53%) JavaScript
22 150 (10.25%) Project Management
23 148 (10.12%) Microsoft
23 148 (10.12%) Waterfall
23 148 (10.12%) Degree
24 147 (10.05%) JIRA
25 144 (9.84%) Windows
26 142 (9.71%) .NET
27 141 (9.64%) Banking
28 140 (9.57%) Spring

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 67 (4.58%) WebLogic
2 61 (4.17%) JBoss
3 52 (3.55%) Apache
4 49 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 30 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 26 (1.78%) Confluence
8 23 (1.57%) CMS
9 18 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.75%) IIS
13 11 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.48%) MS Project Server
17 6 (0.41%) Mule
17 6 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 80 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.99%) MS Visio
3 51 (3.49%) MS Office
4 35 (2.39%) MS Project
5 24 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) Simulink
7 3 (0.21%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.068%) GIMP
9 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.48%) OpenText Process Suite
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.34%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.27%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.21%) TradeThru
8 2 (0.14%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.068%) Global One
9 1 (0.068%) Maximo
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (1.50%) IaaS
2 18 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.09%) SaaS
4 10 (0.68%) PaaS
5 9 (0.62%) Office 365
6 5 (0.34%) Bluemix
6 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.34%) GitHub
7 4 (0.27%) Boomi
8 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.14%) Veeva
10 1 (0.068%) Force.com
10 1 (0.068%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.12%) Internet
2 29 (1.98%) SNMP
3 28 (1.91%) HTTP
4 26 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.23%) VoIP
6 13 (0.89%) SSL
7 11 (0.75%) ATM
8 10 (0.68%) LDAP
9 5 (0.34%) Broadband
9 5 (0.34%) Firewall
9 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.34%) VPN
10 4 (0.27%) DVB
10 4 (0.27%) LAN
10 4 (0.27%) RS-232
10 4 (0.27%) SpaceWire
10 4 (0.27%) WAN
10 4 (0.27%) X.509
11 3 (0.21%) 4G
11 3 (0.21%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.36%) Oracle Database
3 90 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 54 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
7 31 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 30 (2.05%) MySQL
9 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.50%) MongoDB
14 21 (1.44%) DB2
15 18 (1.23%) GIS
15 18 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 17 (1.16%) Big Data
16 17 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (10.05%) JIRA
2 107 (7.31%) Subversion
3 99 (6.77%) Eclipse
4 95 (6.49%) Rational DOORS
5 87 (5.95%) Maven
6 68 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 67 (4.58%) Ant
8 63 (4.31%) Git (software)
9 53 (3.62%) JUnit
10 47 (3.21%) Jenkins
11 44 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (2.94%) ClearCase
12 43 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
13 41 (2.80%) NUnit
14 38 (2.60%) GoogleTest
15 37 (2.53%) Selenium
16 34 (2.32%) CppUnit
17 30 (2.05%) ClearQuest
18 24 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
18 24 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 334 (22.83%) Finance
2 141 (9.64%) Banking
3 75 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 62 (4.24%) Retail
5 51 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.67%) Aerospace
7 37 (2.53%) Marketing
8 18 (1.23%) Electronics
8 18 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.16%) Front Office
10 16 (1.09%) Advertising
10 16 (1.09%) Avionics
10 16 (1.09%) Legal
10 16 (1.09%) Publishing
11 14 (0.96%) Back Office
12 13 (0.89%) Billing
12 13 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.82%) Automotive
14 11 (0.75%) Military
15 8 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 454 (31.03%) Analyst
2 386 (26.38%) Business Analyst
3 353 (24.13%) Developer
4 343 (23.44%) Architect
5 179 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 151 (10.32%) Solutions Architect
7 145 (9.91%) Software Engineer
8 57 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 56 (3.83%) Data Architect
10 55 (3.76%) UML Analyst
11 52 (3.55%) Designer
12 51 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
13 47 (3.21%) UML Business Analyst
14 45 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
15 42 (2.87%) Solutions Designer
16 41 (2.80%) Agile Business Analyst
16 41 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
17 40 (2.73%) C++ Developer
17 40 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
17 40 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (15.86%) XML
2 224 (15.31%) Web Services
3 142 (9.71%) .NET
4 140 (9.57%) Spring
5 135 (9.23%) HTML
6 120 (8.20%) J2EE
7 115 (7.86%) Hibernate
8 98 (6.70%) REST
9 90 (6.15%) SOAP
10 89 (6.08%) CSS
11 88 (6.02%) Middleware
12 84 (5.74%) Java EE
13 80 (5.47%) JPA
14 65 (4.44%) XSD
15 63 (4.31%) Apache CXF
16 62 (4.24%) JSP
17 61 (4.17%) JMS
18 59 (4.03%) JSF
19 50 (3.42%) JSON
20 44 (3.01%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 119 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.62%) User Experience
3 52 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 46 (3.14%) Derivative
5 39 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 24 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.64%) Video on Demand
9 19 (1.30%) Equities
10 16 (1.09%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (0.89%) Data Centre
11 13 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 13 (0.89%) Reference Data
11 13 (0.89%) Replication
12 12 (0.82%) PMI
12 12 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 11 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.75%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 189 (12.92%) Linux
2 144 (9.84%) Windows
3 131 (8.95%) Unix
4 21 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (0.96%) Android
6 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.48%) VxWorks
8 7 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.21%) CentOS
11 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.068%) AIX
13 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (22.62%) OO
3 296 (20.23%) Use Case
4 248 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 225 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 219 (14.97%) Scrum
7 218 (14.90%) Data Modelling
8 197 (13.47%) SOA
9 190 (12.99%) SDLC
10 166 (11.35%) BPMN
11 150 (10.25%) Project Management
12 148 (10.12%) Waterfall
13 137 (9.36%) TOGAF
14 121 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 99 (6.77%) Requirements Analysis
16 91 (6.22%) TDD
17 88 (6.02%) OOA/OOD
18 86 (5.88%) ITIL
19 85 (5.81%) Multithreading
20 82 (5.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 420 (28.71%) Java
2 306 (20.92%) SQL
3 208 (14.22%) C++
4 154 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 137 (9.36%) C#
6 133 (9.09%) C
7 73 (4.99%) Python
8 65 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 37 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.39%) Ada
11 24 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.30%) Perl
14 18 (1.23%) VB
15 13 (0.89%) Ada 95
16 12 (0.82%) PHP
16 12 (0.82%) R
17 11 (0.75%) Embedded C++
17 11 (0.75%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 303 (20.71%) Security Cleared
2 227 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 148 (10.12%) Degree
4 76 (5.19%) ISEB
5 35 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.16%) Sun Certification
7 15 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (0.55%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.41%) CBAP
12 5 (0.34%) PMP
13 4 (0.27%) CITP
13 4 (0.27%) IIBA
14 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
15 2 (0.14%) MCPD
15 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.72%) QA
2 28 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.57%) TickIT
5 14 (0.96%) COBIT
6 13 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.89%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.82%) SLA
8 11 (0.75%) ISO20022
9 10 (0.68%) DO-178B
9 10 (0.68%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.34%) SEPA
11 4 (0.27%) Basel II
11 4 (0.27%) Basel III
11 4 (0.27%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.27%) MISRA
11 4 (0.27%) MISRA C
12 3 (0.21%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.41%) Docker
3 6 (0.41%) Firmware
4 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.44%) Puppet
2 18 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.27%) Ansible
5 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.21%) SELinux
6 3 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.14%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.068%) Cacti
8 1 (0.068%) Nagios
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.068%) vRealize
8 1 (0.068%) WMI
Vendors
1 298 (20.37%) Oracle
2 148 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 78 (5.33%) IBM
4 26 (1.78%) Red Hat
5 24 (1.64%) SAP
6 19 (1.30%) VMware
7 17 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.09%) Adobe
8 16 (1.09%) SaltStack
9 15 (1.03%) Luciad
10 14 (0.96%) HP
11 13 (0.89%) Sybase
12 12 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.82%) Coverity
13 9 (0.62%) Cognos
14 8 (0.55%) Endeca
14 8 (0.55%) Talend
14 8 (0.55%) Telelogic
14 8 (0.55%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.48%) Tableau
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day + rolling
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £50.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £400-425pd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Rate: Unspecified Plus company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton
aap3
Rate: £50.78 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
aap3
Rate: £50.7800 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago