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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 169 122 86
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -36
Contract jobs citing UML 690 842 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.64% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.23% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 485 615
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 72
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.50 £33.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.50 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -51 617 £415 +3.75% 140
London -62 250 £440 -2.22% 43
South East -20 146 £340 -5.88% 39
Hampshire +9 67 £305 -12.94% 13
South West -36 53 £473 +23.12% 14
East of England -28 50 £450 +12.50% 13
City of London -78 40 £433 -8.89% 17
Yorkshire +9 36 £378 -0.65% 7
North West -5 29 £375 +25.00% 14
Hook 0 28 £300 -2.28%
Scotland -14 28 £390 +0.64% 2
West Midlands -6 27 £393 +20.83% 3
West Yorkshire -3 25 £400 +5.26% 4
South Wales -11 25 £388 +10.71% 5
Wales -21 25 £388 +8.77% 7
Surrey -11 24 £375 - 10
Wiltshire -5 19 £500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +15 18 £394 +16.66% 7
Cardiff -9 16 £363 -3.33% 3
Swindon -3 15 £500 +19.40% 1
Cheshire +9 14 £395 +31.66% 2
Essex -10 14 £303 -18.10%
Middlesex +11 13 £340 -
Cambridgeshire -10 13 £550 +37.50% 9
Edinburgh -10 13 £350 -13.04% 2
Bristol -30 13 £425 +6.25% 2
Somerset -7 11 £520 +35.50% 4
Leeds -13 11 £375 - 3
Halifax +5 10 £450 -
Cambridge +2 10 £550 - 6

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 542 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (28.41%) Java
3 323 (21.90%) SQL
4 314 (21.29%) XML
5 309 (20.95%) Finance
6 308 (20.88%) OO
7 288 (19.53%) Use Case
8 254 (17.22%) Oracle
9 227 (15.39%) Software Engineering
10 223 (15.12%) SOA
11 207 (14.03%) Data Modelling
12 206 (13.97%) Scrum
13 205 (13.90%) .NET
14 204 (13.83%) Business Analysis
15 192 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
16 182 (12.34%) Security Cleared
17 173 (11.73%) Web Services
18 171 (11.59%) Microsoft
19 169 (11.46%) Linux
20 166 (11.25%) Degree
21 150 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
22 144 (9.76%) MS Visio
22 144 (9.76%) HTML
23 143 (9.69%) C++
24 140 (9.49%) Banking
25 139 (9.42%) C#
25 139 (9.42%) SQL Server
26 137 (9.29%) J2EE
27 135 (9.15%) Project Management
28 133 (9.02%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 58 (3.93%) WebLogic
3 53 (3.59%) JBoss
4 40 (2.71%) Apache
5 36 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 27 (1.83%) IIS
7 26 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (1.56%) Confluence
9 18 (1.22%) CMS
10 17 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
11 14 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.81%) GlassFish
12 12 (0.81%) Documentum
13 10 (0.68%) ArcGIS
14 9 (0.61%) Lync
15 8 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 7 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 144 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 109 (7.39%) MS Excel
3 74 (5.02%) MS Office
4 46 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.83%) MS Project
6 8 (0.54%) Simulink
7 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.27%) GIMP
9 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.14%) SPSS
10 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.068%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.068%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.068%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 15 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (1.02%) Maximo
1 15 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
4 4 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.20%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.068%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.47%) SaaS
2 6 (0.41%) GitHub
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.14%) LucidChart
3 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.068%) Force.com
4 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.068%) PaaS
4 1 (0.068%) Office 365
4 1 (0.068%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.34%) HTTP
2 34 (2.31%) SSL
3 23 (1.56%) Internet
4 20 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.29%) DVB
6 18 (1.22%) Intranet
7 14 (0.95%) Firewall
7 14 (0.95%) Network Security
8 13 (0.88%) SNMP
9 10 (0.68%) FTP
10 8 (0.54%) NGN
11 7 (0.47%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.41%) LDAP
13 5 (0.34%) Extranet
14 4 (0.27%) VPN
15 3 (0.20%) ATM
15 3 (0.20%) LAN
15 3 (0.20%) WAN
15 3 (0.20%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 72 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 37 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.31%) MySQL
7 27 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.49%) Ingres
11 19 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (1.02%) DB2
14 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.95%) Big Data
15 13 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 105 (7.12%) Subversion
2 83 (5.63%) ClearCase
3 73 (4.95%) JIRA
4 61 (4.14%) Maven
5 59 (4.00%) NUnit
6 56 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
7 54 (3.66%) Eclipse
8 52 (3.53%) Visual Studio
9 51 (3.46%) JUnit
9 51 (3.46%) Git (software)
10 49 (3.32%) Ant
11 47 (3.19%) Jenkins
12 46 (3.12%) ClearQuest
13 44 (2.98%) Rational Rose
14 41 (2.78%) GoogleTest
15 40 (2.71%) CppUnit
16 37 (2.51%) Rational Rhapsody
17 36 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
18 31 (2.10%) CruiseControl
19 16 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 309 (20.95%) Finance
2 140 (9.49%) Banking
3 82 (5.56%) Retail
4 54 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (1.29%) Publishing
9 18 (1.22%) Law
10 17 (1.15%) Legal
10 17 (1.15%) Automotive
10 17 (1.15%) Marketing
11 16 (1.08%) Front Office
12 15 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.95%) Military
14 13 (0.88%) Electronics
14 13 (0.88%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.75%) Avionics
16 10 (0.68%) German Language
16 10 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 563 (38.17%) Analyst
2 500 (33.90%) Business Analyst
3 358 (24.27%) Developer
4 216 (14.64%) Architect
5 137 (9.29%) Software Engineer
6 121 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 93 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
8 65 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 64 (4.34%) Agile Business Analyst
10 60 (4.07%) UML Business Analyst
11 57 (3.86%) Senior Business Analyst
12 55 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
13 53 (3.59%) Designer
14 52 (3.53%) Software Developer
15 46 (3.12%) Consultant
15 46 (3.12%) Senior Developer
16 40 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
17 38 (2.58%) .NET Developer
18 33 (2.24%) Technical Architect
19 31 (2.10%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (21.29%) XML
2 205 (13.90%) .NET
3 173 (11.73%) Web Services
4 144 (9.76%) HTML
5 137 (9.29%) J2EE
6 107 (7.25%) SOAP
7 102 (6.92%) Spring
8 90 (6.10%) REST
9 82 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 81 (5.49%) Middleware
11 79 (5.36%) CSS
12 71 (4.81%) JSP
13 70 (4.75%) JMS
14 64 (4.34%) jQuery
15 58 (3.93%) Struts
16 57 (3.86%) Ajax
16 57 (3.86%) JSON
17 54 (3.66%) .NET Framework
17 54 (3.66%) XSLT
18 52 (3.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 192 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.44%) Derivative
5 30 (2.03%) User Experience
6 28 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 25 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 24 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (1.49%) Open Source
11 21 (1.42%) DTV
11 21 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (1.29%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.29%) STB
13 17 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 15 (1.02%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.95%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.88%) Clustering
16 13 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.46%) Linux
2 131 (8.88%) UNIX
3 103 (6.98%) Windows
4 15 (1.02%) Solaris
5 14 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.20%) SUSE
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.14%) zOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (20.88%) OO
3 288 (19.53%) Use Case
4 227 (15.39%) Software Engineering
5 223 (15.12%) SOA
6 207 (14.03%) Data Modelling
7 206 (13.97%) Scrum
8 204 (13.83%) Business Analysis
9 150 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 135 (9.15%) Project Management
11 124 (8.41%) OOD
12 122 (8.27%) BPMN
13 118 (8.00%) TDD
14 113 (7.66%) RUP
15 111 (7.53%) TOGAF
16 107 (7.25%) User Stories
17 102 (6.92%) ITIL
18 100 (6.78%) Configuration Management
19 98 (6.64%) Requirements Analysis
20 96 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 419 (28.41%) Java
2 323 (21.90%) SQL
3 143 (9.69%) C++
4 139 (9.42%) C#
5 133 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 131 (8.88%) C
7 74 (5.02%) PL/SQL
8 66 (4.47%) Python
9 41 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.22%) Perl
11 18 (1.22%) MATLAB
12 14 (0.95%) Ada
13 12 (0.81%) PHP
13 12 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.54%) VBA
14 8 (0.54%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.47%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.41%) XPath
16 6 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 182 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 166 (11.25%) Degree
3 119 (8.07%) SC Cleared
4 98 (6.64%) ISEB
5 25 (1.69%) Sun Certification
6 23 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 10 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.61%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.61%) CBAP
10 7 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.27%) CCA
12 4 (0.27%) CCNP
13 3 (0.20%) IIBA
13 3 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.68%) QA
2 18 (1.22%) Basel III
3 17 (1.15%) Basel II
4 16 (1.08%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.88%) DO-178B
6 11 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.61%) COBIT
9 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.34%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.27%) SLA
11 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.27%) HL7
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.14%) FATCA
12 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.14%) UCITS
13 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (0.81%) Firmware
2 9 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.20%) Docker
7 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.068%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.15%) Puppet
2 16 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.068%) Nagios
7 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.068%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 254 (17.22%) Oracle
2 171 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.37%) IBM
4 34 (2.31%) SAP
4 34 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (2.03%) HP
6 29 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 27 (1.83%) Sun
8 24 (1.63%) Google
9 18 (1.22%) Software AG
10 17 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.08%) Sybase
12 15 (1.02%) TIBCO
13 13 (0.88%) GoldenSource
13 13 (0.88%) AccuRev
14 10 (0.68%) VMware
14 10 (0.68%) ESRI
14 10 (0.68%) ATG
15 9 (0.61%) hybris
16 8 (0.54%) Pega
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £495 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 11 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago