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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 180 180 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 -72
Contract jobs citing UML 760 753 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.35% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.71% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 457 634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 52 62
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.10 £33.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £37.27 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+13.96% -1.92%

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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -10 697 £465 +9.41% 124
London -6 312 £493 +12.57% 32
South East -56 113 £388 -1.89% 34
South West +17 90 £500 - 13
North West +9 52 £450 +16.12% 10
City of London +25 43 £510 +20.00% 11
East of England -4 40 £500 - 17
West Midlands +10 36 £330 -22.35% 3
Hampshire -31 36 £383 +2.00% 9
Scotland -25 28 £431 -4.16% 9
Somerset +15 25 £510 -29.41% 1
Wales +7 24 £388 +25.00% 7
Surrey -2 23 £500 +53.84% 8
Edinburgh -17 23 £450 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +18 22 £463 +36.02% 6
Lancashire +8 21 £450 +33.43%
Yorkshire +8 19 £378 +5.96% 9
Yeovil 0 18 - -
West Yorkshire +16 16 £358 +0.35% 7
Blackpool +14 16 £450 -
Birmingham +13 16 £330 -17.50% 1
South Wales -4 16 £406 +31.04% 6
Cambridgeshire +19 15 £500 - 9
Bristol +14 15 £398 - 2
Gloucestershire +5 15 £550 +16.40% 5
Manchester -2 15 £485 +25.16% 8
Cheshire -5 15 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -6 15 £550 +12.24% 3
Berkshire -12 14 £438 +9.37% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £363 -19.44% 2

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 577 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (27.98%) Java
3 357 (24.19%) Finance
4 329 (22.29%) OO
5 323 (21.88%) SQL
6 317 (21.48%) Use Case
7 300 (20.33%) Oracle
8 284 (19.24%) Security Cleared
9 252 (17.07%) Software Engineering
10 233 (15.79%) XML
11 228 (15.45%) Data Modelling
11 228 (15.45%) Scrum
12 225 (15.24%) Business Analysis
13 218 (14.77%) C++
14 216 (14.63%) SC Cleared
15 210 (14.23%) Web Services
16 208 (14.09%) SOA
17 201 (13.62%) SDLC
18 186 (12.60%) BPMN
19 180 (12.20%) Linux
20 174 (11.79%) JavaScript
21 168 (11.38%) Project Management
22 156 (10.57%) Banking
23 150 (10.16%) Spring
24 145 (9.82%) Waterfall
24 145 (9.82%) HTML
25 143 (9.69%) Microsoft
25 143 (9.69%) Hibernate
26 142 (9.62%) TOGAF
27 140 (9.49%) .NET

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 73 (4.95%) JBoss
2 72 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 55 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 50 (3.39%) Apache
5 46 (3.12%) WebSphere
6 43 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.96%) CMS
8 23 (1.56%) Confluence
9 22 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (1.02%) IIS
11 12 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.47%) MS Project Server
15 7 (0.47%) Node.js
15 7 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 82 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 79 (5.35%) MS Excel
3 50 (3.39%) MS Office
4 30 (2.03%) MS Project
5 27 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) Simulink
7 3 (0.20%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.068%) GIMP
8 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.68%) OpenText Process Suite
3 9 (0.61%) TradeThru
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.27%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.14%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.068%) Aligne
8 1 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.068%) Global One
8 1 (0.068%) Maximo
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.22%) IaaS
2 17 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.81%) SaaS
5 8 (0.54%) Office 365
6 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.41%) GitHub
6 6 (0.41%) PaaS
7 4 (0.27%) Boomi
8 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.14%) Veeva
9 1 (0.068%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.068%) Force.com
9 1 (0.068%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.37%) Internet
2 29 (1.96%) HTTP
3 24 (1.63%) SNMP
4 20 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.81%) LDAP
5 12 (0.81%) VoIP
6 11 (0.75%) SSL
7 10 (0.68%) ATM
8 8 (0.54%) Firewall
8 8 (0.54%) VPN
9 7 (0.47%) DVB
10 5 (0.34%) Broadband
10 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.34%) RS-232
11 4 (0.27%) LAN
11 4 (0.27%) MVNO
11 4 (0.27%) SAN
11 4 (0.27%) SpaceWire
11 4 (0.27%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 82 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 49 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 28 (1.90%) MySQL
9 27 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (1.56%) DB2
12 20 (1.36%) GIS
13 17 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (0.95%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.95%) MS Access
15 14 (0.95%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 128 (8.67%) JIRA
2 126 (8.54%) Subversion
3 103 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
4 96 (6.50%) Eclipse
5 92 (6.23%) Maven
6 71 (4.81%) Ant
7 61 (4.13%) Visual Studio
8 56 (3.79%) Git (software)
8 56 (3.79%) JUnit
9 52 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
11 49 (3.32%) ClearCase
12 45 (3.05%) NUnit
13 43 (2.91%) Selenium
14 42 (2.85%) GoogleTest
15 40 (2.71%) CppUnit
16 29 (1.96%) Jenkins
17 27 (1.83%) Cucumber
18 24 (1.63%) Toad
19 21 (1.42%) SoapUI
General
1 357 (24.19%) Finance
2 156 (10.57%) Banking
3 75 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 65 (4.40%) Retail
5 53 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.85%) Aerospace
7 28 (1.90%) Marketing
8 21 (1.42%) Avionics
9 20 (1.36%) Electronics
9 20 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.22%) Advertising
10 18 (1.22%) Billing
10 18 (1.22%) Legal
11 17 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.08%) Publishing
13 15 (1.02%) Back Office
14 14 (0.95%) Military
15 13 (0.88%) Front Office
16 12 (0.81%) Automotive
17 9 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 449 (30.42%) Analyst
2 388 (26.29%) Business Analyst
3 365 (24.73%) Developer
4 341 (23.10%) Architect
5 193 (13.08%) Java Developer
6 167 (11.31%) Solutions Architect
7 157 (10.64%) Software Engineer
8 55 (3.73%) Senior Developer
8 55 (3.73%) UML Analyst
9 54 (3.66%) Designer
10 52 (3.52%) Data Architect
11 50 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
12 47 (3.18%) C++ Software Engineer
12 47 (3.18%) UML Business Analyst
13 43 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
14 42 (2.85%) Solutions Designer
15 40 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 38 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
16 38 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
17 37 (2.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (15.79%) XML
2 210 (14.23%) Web Services
3 150 (10.16%) Spring
4 145 (9.82%) HTML
5 143 (9.69%) Hibernate
6 140 (9.49%) .NET
7 116 (7.86%) J2EE
8 100 (6.78%) CSS
9 97 (6.57%) JPA
10 95 (6.44%) SOAP
11 94 (6.37%) REST
12 89 (6.03%) Middleware
13 86 (5.83%) Java EE
14 84 (5.69%) JSF
15 80 (5.42%) JMS
16 60 (4.07%) XSD
17 57 (3.86%) Apache CXF
18 54 (3.66%) JSP
19 51 (3.46%) XSLT
20 49 (3.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.46%) Derivative
4 47 (3.18%) User Experience
5 36 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.42%) Video on Demand
9 19 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.22%) Data Integration
11 17 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (1.08%) Equities
13 15 (1.02%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.95%) Visualisation
15 13 (0.88%) PMI
15 13 (0.88%) Reference Data
16 10 (0.68%) Replication
16 10 (0.68%) Wiki
17 9 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 180 (12.20%) Linux
2 135 (9.15%) Unix
3 117 (7.93%) Windows
4 14 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (0.81%) VxWorks
6 11 (0.75%) Android
7 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.34%) AIX
11 5 (0.34%) Solaris
11 5 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.20%) CentOS
12 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (22.29%) OO
3 317 (21.48%) Use Case
4 252 (17.07%) Software Engineering
5 228 (15.45%) Data Modelling
5 228 (15.45%) Scrum
6 225 (15.24%) Business Analysis
7 208 (14.09%) SOA
8 201 (13.62%) SDLC
9 186 (12.60%) BPMN
10 168 (11.38%) Project Management
11 145 (9.82%) Waterfall
12 142 (9.62%) TOGAF
13 118 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 104 (7.05%) Requirements Analysis
15 98 (6.64%) Unit Testing
16 96 (6.50%) TDD
17 92 (6.23%) Multithreading
18 88 (5.96%) OOA/OOD
18 88 (5.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 413 (27.98%) Java
2 323 (21.88%) SQL
3 218 (14.77%) C++
4 174 (11.79%) JavaScript
5 131 (8.88%) C#
6 128 (8.67%) C
7 86 (5.83%) Python
8 72 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 45 (3.05%) Ada
10 30 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 24 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.02%) Perl
14 12 (0.81%) Ada 95
14 12 (0.81%) MATLAB
14 12 (0.81%) PHP
14 12 (0.81%) VB
15 11 (0.75%) Erlang
15 11 (0.75%) Ruby
15 11 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 284 (19.24%) Security Cleared
2 216 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 137 (9.28%) Degree
4 68 (4.61%) ISEB
5 30 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.34%) CBAP
8 5 (0.34%) PMP
9 3 (0.20%) IIBA
9 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.14%) MCP
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.068%) MCAD
11 1 (0.068%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.54%) QA
2 25 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 25 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 23 (1.56%) TickIT
4 18 (1.22%) SLA
5 14 (0.95%) DO-178B
6 13 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.81%) COBIT
7 12 (0.81%) ISO20022
8 9 (0.61%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.41%) SEPA
10 5 (0.34%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.34%) EMIR
10 5 (0.34%) MISRA
11 4 (0.27%) Basel II
11 4 (0.27%) Basel III
11 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.27%) MiFID
11 4 (0.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.61%) Firmware
3 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.20%) Docker
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.29%) Puppet
2 17 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.20%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.20%) OpenView
5 3 (0.20%) SELinux
5 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.20%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.068%) Ansible
7 1 (0.068%) Cacti
7 1 (0.068%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.068%) Nagios
7 1 (0.068%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.068%) vRealize
7 1 (0.068%) WMI
Vendors
1 300 (20.33%) Oracle
2 143 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 89 (6.03%) IBM
4 28 (1.90%) SAP
5 26 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.22%) Adobe
6 18 (1.22%) VMware
7 16 (1.08%) SaltStack
8 15 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.02%) Luciad
9 13 (0.88%) HP
9 13 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (0.88%) Sybase
9 13 (0.88%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.47%) ATG
10 7 (0.47%) Coverity
10 7 (0.47%) ESRI
10 7 (0.47%) Telelogic
11 6 (0.41%) DataSynapse
11 6 (0.41%) webMethods
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £330 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Comeptitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: From £30 to £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Poole
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago