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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
Rank 227 169 156
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 490 760 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.46% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.77% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 470 515
Median daily rate £450 £438 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 74 48
Median hourly rate £43.75 £48.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% +33.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £39.30 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £48.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-9.27% +33.24%

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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -44 445 £475 +5.55% 117
London -36 172 £525 +7.41% 42
South East -38 84 £425 +6.25% 26
East of England +16 55 £525 +10.52% 4
South West -27 51 £425 -5.55% 22
City of London +10 40 £525 -4.54% 11
North West +9 31 £375 -6.25% 13
Hampshire -30 30 £475 +45.03% 10
Wales +17 23 £400 +6.66% 3
Somerset +4 23 £425 -2.85% 3
Norfolk +22 22 £563 +50.00%
South Wales +24 21 £400 +14.28% 3
West Midlands -13 20 £375 +7.14% 2
Lancashire +24 19 £360 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +24 17 £525 +55.55% 4
Berkshire +16 16 £375 -16.66% 5
Cardiff +23 14 £353 +5.22% 1
Essex +8 13 £525 - 1
Yeovil +1 13 - - 1
West Sussex -4 12 £445 +39.60% 3
West Yorkshire +12 11 £488 +44.44% 4
Hertfordshire -1 11 - - 2
Gloucestershire -6 11 £500 +19.04% 1
Scotland -22 11 £420 -11.57% 7
East Midlands +7 10 £394 +1.61% 5
Warwickshire +4 10 £451 +43.25%
Southend-on-Sea +3 10 £508 - 1
Reading +16 9 £375 -25.00% 1
Kent +1 9 £400 +3.22% 1
Southampton +11 7 £325 -23.52%

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 514 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (29.95%) Java
3 281 (26.14%) OO
4 225 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 225 (20.93%) Scrum
5 219 (20.37%) Finance
6 211 (19.63%) Oracle
6 211 (19.63%) Security Cleared
7 209 (19.44%) SQL
8 208 (19.35%) Use Case
9 191 (17.77%) Business Analysis
10 189 (17.58%) XML
11 177 (16.47%) Web Services
12 174 (16.19%) C++
13 144 (13.40%) Degree
14 141 (13.12%) Spring
15 139 (12.93%) Data Modelling
15 139 (12.93%) SC Cleared
16 136 (12.65%) SOA
17 127 (11.81%) J2EE
18 126 (11.72%) C#
19 125 (11.63%) HTML
20 123 (11.44%) Linux
21 120 (11.16%) SDLC
22 118 (10.98%) Waterfall
23 111 (10.33%) TDD
24 103 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
25 102 (9.49%) JIRA
26 100 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
26 100 (9.30%) SOAP

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 59 (5.49%) WebLogic
2 56 (5.21%) JBoss
3 55 (5.12%) Tomcat
4 52 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 48 (4.47%) WebSphere
6 43 (4.00%) Apache
7 37 (3.44%) Confluence
8 21 (1.95%) GlassFish
9 17 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 14 (1.30%) CMS
12 12 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.02%) Mule
14 8 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.56%) IIS
15 6 (0.56%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (0.37%) GeoServer
17 4 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 64 (5.95%) MS Visio
2 38 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.95%) MS Office
4 20 (1.86%) Simulink
5 14 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.093%) InVision
7 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.093%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.093%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.093%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.093%) Sonata
6 1 (0.093%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.40%) IaaS
4 10 (0.93%) PaaS
5 9 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.74%) SaaS
7 6 (0.56%) CloudSense
8 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.37%) Force.com
9 4 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.093%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.093%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.14%) HTTP
2 19 (1.77%) Firewall
2 19 (1.77%) LDAP
2 19 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.40%) SNMP
4 13 (1.21%) SSL
5 12 (1.12%) FTP
6 11 (1.02%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.02%) Internet
7 8 (0.74%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.74%) VoIP
8 7 (0.65%) SMTP
8 7 (0.65%) WinSCP
9 6 (0.56%) DNS
10 5 (0.47%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.37%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.19%) IGMP
13 2 (0.19%) WAN
13 2 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 57 (5.30%) Big Data
4 44 (4.09%) NoSQL
5 41 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 41 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 40 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.33%) MySQL
9 16 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.02%) DB2
12 9 (0.84%) GIS
12 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.56%) QlikView
15 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 102 (9.49%) JIRA
2 70 (6.51%) Eclipse
3 62 (5.77%) JUnit
4 60 (5.58%) Rational DOORS
5 57 (5.30%) Maven
6 56 (5.21%) Subversion
7 54 (5.02%) Ant
8 53 (4.93%) Jenkins
9 46 (4.28%) Rational Rhapsody
10 41 (3.81%) Visual Studio
11 40 (3.72%) Git (software)
12 27 (2.51%) Selenium
13 26 (2.42%) Gradle
14 22 (2.05%) Mockito
15 21 (1.95%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.86%) ClearCase
17 18 (1.67%) Hudson
18 14 (1.30%) Rational Rose
19 13 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 12 (1.12%) IntelliJ
General
1 219 (20.37%) Finance
2 70 (6.51%) Banking
3 35 (3.26%) Retail
4 32 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.51%) Marketing
6 22 (2.05%) Aerospace
7 21 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.58%) Front Office
10 14 (1.30%) Military
11 13 (1.21%) Automotive
11 13 (1.21%) Billing
12 12 (1.12%) Avionics
12 12 (1.12%) Back Office
13 10 (0.93%) Legal
13 10 (0.93%) Publishing
14 8 (0.74%) Advertising
15 7 (0.65%) Electronics
16 4 (0.37%) Law
17 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 340 (31.63%) Analyst
2 298 (27.72%) Business Analyst
3 245 (22.79%) Developer
4 235 (21.86%) Architect
5 158 (14.70%) Software Engineer
6 137 (12.74%) Java Developer
7 91 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (4.09%) Senior Developer
9 42 (3.91%) C++ Software Engineer
10 37 (3.44%) Java Engineer
11 36 (3.35%) Technical Architect
12 35 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (3.07%) C++ Developer
13 33 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
14 32 (2.98%) Agile Business Analyst
15 30 (2.79%) Java Software Engineer
15 30 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 30 (2.79%) Technical Analyst
16 29 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (17.58%) XML
2 177 (16.47%) Web Services
3 141 (13.12%) Spring
4 127 (11.81%) J2EE
5 125 (11.63%) HTML
6 100 (9.30%) SOAP
7 97 (9.02%) REST
8 92 (8.56%) CSS
9 91 (8.47%) Hibernate
10 86 (8.00%) .NET
11 84 (7.81%) Java EE
12 78 (7.26%) XSLT
13 75 (6.98%) JSP
14 64 (5.95%) JSON
15 52 (4.84%) JMS
16 47 (4.37%) Struts
17 45 (4.19%) AngularJS
18 44 (4.09%) EJB
19 42 (3.91%) Ajax
20 41 (3.81%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 50 (4.65%) User Experience
4 43 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.44%) Data Structures
6 25 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.05%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.49%) Derivative
9 16 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.40%) DataPower
11 13 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.02%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.93%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.84%) Social Media
15 9 (0.84%) Tandem
16 8 (0.74%) RIA
17 7 (0.65%) Fintech
17 7 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 123 (11.44%) Linux
2 92 (8.56%) Windows
3 56 (5.21%) Unix
4 16 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.65%) Android
6 6 (0.56%) VME
7 5 (0.47%) Solaris
7 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.28%) HPUX
10 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (26.14%) OO
3 225 (20.93%) Scrum
3 225 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 208 (19.35%) Use Case
5 191 (17.77%) Business Analysis
6 139 (12.93%) Data Modelling
7 136 (12.65%) SOA
8 120 (11.16%) SDLC
9 118 (10.98%) Waterfall
10 111 (10.33%) TDD
11 100 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
12 96 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (8.19%) Open Source
14 87 (8.09%) BPMN
15 84 (7.81%) TOGAF
16 81 (7.53%) User Stories
17 71 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (6.51%) Project Management
19 65 (6.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 322 (29.95%) Java
2 209 (19.44%) SQL
3 174 (16.19%) C++
4 126 (11.72%) C#
5 98 (9.12%) C
6 94 (8.74%) JavaScript
7 68 (6.33%) Python
8 49 (4.56%) PL/SQL
9 40 (3.72%) Ada
10 33 (3.07%) Perl
11 24 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.05%) MATLAB
13 18 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.58%) Ruby
15 13 (1.21%) Ada 95
16 12 (1.12%) Embedded C++
16 12 (1.12%) Scala
17 11 (1.02%) ActionScript
17 11 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (19.63%) Security Cleared
2 144 (13.40%) Degree
3 139 (12.93%) SC Cleared
4 81 (7.53%) ISEB
5 50 (4.65%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.58%) Sun Certification
7 16 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (1.40%) CBAP
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%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.47%) IIBA
13 3 (0.28%) MCP
13 3 (0.28%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.28%) OCPJWCD
13 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.56%) QA
2 18 (1.67%) MiFID
3 17 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.12%) SLA
5 11 (1.02%) MISRA
5 11 (1.02%) PA-DSS
5 11 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.56%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.47%) GDPR
8 5 (0.47%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.37%) COBIT
9 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.28%) HL7
10 3 (0.28%) TickIT
11 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 2 (0.19%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.19%) ISO26262
12 1 (0.093%) ISO15022
System Software
1 16 (1.49%) Docker
2 10 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.28%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.093%) Firmware
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.67%) Puppet
3 7 (0.65%) Amdocs OSS
3 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.65%) Netcool
4 5 (0.47%) Ansible
5 3 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.19%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.19%) MOM
7 1 (0.093%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.093%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.093%) Kibana
7 1 (0.093%) logstash
7 1 (0.093%) Oozie
7 1 (0.093%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.093%) Salt
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.093%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 211 (19.63%) Oracle
2 88 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.67%) IBM
4 32 (2.98%) Red Hat
5 28 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.23%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.14%) Sybase
8 16 (1.49%) HP
9 14 (1.30%) Adobe
9 14 (1.30%) ATG
9 14 (1.30%) BEA
9 14 (1.30%) hybris
10 13 (1.21%) Cisco
10 13 (1.21%) SAP
11 11 (1.02%) Informatica
12 10 (0.93%) VMware
13 9 (0.84%) Tableau
14 8 (0.74%) Gemalto
14 8 (0.74%) Kaspersky
14 8 (0.74%) Splunk
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £41709.00 - £52793.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago