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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 157 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -21
Contract jobs citing UML 808 1041 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.97% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.66% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 644 733
Average daily rate
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£424 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 88
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.67 £45.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -60 703 £425 - 216
London -67 309 £438 -7.89% 75
South East -37 109 £375 - 45
East of England +11 88 £450 +5.88% 20
South West -22 78 £431 +15.00% 26
City of London -21 69 £441 -7.10% 25
Scotland +18 57 £400 +15.94% 5
Wales -1 42 £375 +20.96% 5
South Wales +8 38 £375 +31.57% 3
Edinburgh +24 34 £400 +25.00% 3
Hampshire -35 34 £375 +11.11% 13
Cardiff +5 29 £350 +22.80% 1
West Midlands -24 29 £403 +23.84% 11
East Midlands +7 28 £395 +1.93% 8
Wiltshire +10 26 £475 +9.82% 7
Middlesex +23 24 £375 - 2
Essex +4 24 £505 -8.18% 4
North West -8 23 £381 +27.08% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 22 £450 +8.43% 2
Yorkshire -22 22 £363 +11.53% 16
Cambridge +8 17 £460 -26.40%
Swindon +6 17 £475 +9.82% 2
Bedfordshire +2 16 £400 - 5
Warwickshire +6 15 £470 +25.33% 2
Manchester -4 15 £425 +37.09% 4
Gloucestershire -5 14 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf +15 13 £500 +29.87%
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £375 -21.05% 3
Hertfordshire -14 13 £390 -17.89% 7
West Yorkshire -21 13 £363 +11.53% 13

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 708 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (28.44%) Java
3 399 (22.34%) Finance
4 380 (21.28%) OO
5 365 (20.44%) SQL
6 345 (19.32%) Use Case
7 327 (18.31%) Scrum
8 312 (17.47%) XML
9 294 (16.46%) Oracle
10 270 (15.12%) .NET
11 268 (15.01%) Business Analysis
12 228 (12.77%) Data Modelling
13 223 (12.49%) SOA
13 223 (12.49%) Web Services
14 221 (12.37%) Software Engineering
14 221 (12.37%) Degree
15 200 (11.20%) Banking
16 190 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 187 (10.47%) J2EE
18 180 (10.08%) Microsoft
19 178 (9.97%) C#
19 178 (9.97%) Linux
19 178 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 174 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
21 171 (9.57%) Project Management
21 171 (9.57%) HTML
22 164 (9.18%) TDD
23 159 (8.90%) Spring
23 159 (8.90%) Security Cleared
24 157 (8.79%) MS Visio

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 83 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 68 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 64 (3.58%) WebLogic
4 63 (3.53%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.58%) Apache
6 43 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
7 40 (2.24%) Confluence
8 38 (2.13%) CMS
9 36 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (1.90%) IIS
11 32 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (0.95%) MQSeries
12 17 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
13 15 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
14 13 (0.73%) Drupal
15 11 (0.62%) ArcGIS
16 10 (0.56%) Lync
16 10 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 9 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 157 (8.79%) MS Visio
2 97 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 68 (3.81%) MS Office
4 36 (2.02%) MS Project
5 28 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.62%) Simulink
7 9 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.056%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.62%) Magento
3 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.39%) TRIRIGA
5 6 (0.34%) Tridion
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.11%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.81%) HTTP
2 34 (1.90%) SSL
3 29 (1.62%) Internet
4 26 (1.46%) DVB
5 22 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.18%) Intranet
7 20 (1.12%) Firewall
8 14 (0.78%) FTP
9 12 (0.67%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.50%) LDAP
10 9 (0.50%) SNMP
11 6 (0.34%) Network Security
11 6 (0.34%) VoIP
12 5 (0.28%) NGN
13 4 (0.22%) VPN
13 4 (0.22%) DMZ
14 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.17%) GSM
14 3 (0.17%) UMTS
14 3 (0.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.27%) Relational Database
3 84 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 48 (2.69%) RDBMS
5 46 (2.58%) MySQL
6 45 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 31 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (1.62%) DB2
10 29 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (1.62%) MongoDB
11 21 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.06%) MS Access
12 19 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 98 (5.49%) JIRA
2 91 (5.10%) Maven
3 90 (5.04%) JUnit
4 75 (4.20%) Subversion
5 67 (3.75%) Eclipse
6 65 (3.64%) Rational Rose
6 65 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
7 64 (3.58%) Git (software)
8 57 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 51 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 47 (2.63%) Ant
11 44 (2.46%) ClearCase
12 42 (2.35%) Rational Rhapsody
13 35 (1.96%) Jenkins
14 27 (1.51%) NUnit
15 14 (0.78%) Selenium
15 14 (0.78%) NetBeans
16 13 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
16 13 (0.73%) ClearQuest
17 11 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 399 (22.34%) Finance
2 200 (11.20%) Banking
3 109 (6.10%) Retail
4 73 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 54 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.52%) Marketing
7 36 (2.02%) Legal
8 32 (1.79%) Back Office
9 28 (1.57%) Front Office
10 26 (1.46%) Military
10 26 (1.46%) Publishing
11 24 (1.34%) Law
12 22 (1.23%) Billing
13 21 (1.18%) Manufacturing
14 20 (1.12%) Advertising
14 20 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (1.01%) Electronics
16 14 (0.78%) Automotive
17 11 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 781 (43.73%) Analyst
2 678 (37.96%) Business Analyst
3 417 (23.35%) Developer
4 248 (13.89%) Architect
5 169 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 144 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 112 (6.27%) Agile Business Analyst
8 91 (5.10%) Systems Analyst
9 87 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
10 82 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
11 78 (4.37%) UML Business Analyst
12 65 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
13 64 (3.58%) Designer
14 62 (3.47%) Senior Developer
15 51 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
16 48 (2.69%) Technical Architect
17 47 (2.63%) Software Developer
18 40 (2.24%) .NET Developer
19 38 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
20 35 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (17.47%) XML
2 270 (15.12%) .NET
3 223 (12.49%) Web Services
4 187 (10.47%) J2EE
5 171 (9.57%) HTML
6 159 (8.90%) Spring
7 143 (8.01%) Hibernate
8 139 (7.78%) SOAP
9 112 (6.27%) Middleware
10 108 (6.05%) JMS
11 104 (5.82%) CSS
12 89 (4.98%) REST
13 85 (4.76%) jQuery
14 80 (4.48%) ASP.NET
15 76 (4.26%) XSLT
16 75 (4.20%) Struts
16 75 (4.20%) .NET Framework
17 74 (4.14%) Ajax
18 73 (4.09%) JPA
19 65 (3.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 174 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.18%) Open Source
4 37 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 33 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 31 (1.74%) Derivative
9 30 (1.68%) DTV
10 29 (1.62%) User Experience
11 28 (1.57%) STB
12 25 (1.40%) AS400
13 24 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.34%) N-Tier
13 24 (1.34%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
14 22 (1.23%) GIS
15 20 (1.12%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.06%) Clustering
17 17 (0.95%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 178 (9.97%) Linux
2 113 (6.33%) UNIX
3 109 (6.10%) Windows
4 29 (1.62%) Solaris
5 21 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
6 17 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.56%) Android
8 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.39%) HPUX
11 6 (0.34%) VME
11 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.34%) MVS
11 6 (0.34%) zOS
12 5 (0.28%) AIX
12 5 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (21.28%) OO
3 345 (19.32%) Use Case
4 327 (18.31%) Scrum
5 268 (15.01%) Business Analysis
6 228 (12.77%) Data Modelling
7 223 (12.49%) SOA
8 221 (12.37%) Software Engineering
9 178 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 171 (9.57%) Project Management
11 164 (9.18%) TDD
12 141 (7.89%) User Stories
13 139 (7.78%) E-Commerce
14 123 (6.89%) RUP
15 120 (6.72%) MVC
16 119 (6.66%) OOD
16 119 (6.66%) BDD
17 115 (6.44%) TOGAF
18 110 (6.16%) Enterprise Architecture
19 105 (5.88%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 508 (28.44%) Java
2 365 (20.44%) SQL
3 178 (9.97%) C#
4 155 (8.68%) JavaScript
5 120 (6.72%) C++
6 108 (6.05%) C
7 71 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 44 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 36 (2.02%) Python
10 34 (1.90%) Perl
11 28 (1.57%) MATLAB
12 24 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.29%) Scala
14 22 (1.23%) PHP
15 14 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.73%) Ada
16 13 (0.73%) VB
16 13 (0.73%) Embedded C
17 10 (0.56%) VBA
17 10 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 221 (12.37%) Degree
2 159 (8.90%) Security Cleared
3 102 (5.71%) ISEB
4 95 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.62%) CCA
8 9 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 9 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.45%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.39%) IIBA
11 6 (0.34%) OCPJP
12 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.28%) CBAP
13 4 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.22%) CCNP
13 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.70%) QA
2 22 (1.23%) Solvency II
3 21 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.95%) Basel II
5 16 (0.90%) Basel III
6 14 (0.78%) DO-178B
7 13 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.28%) EMIR
10 5 (0.28%) FATCA
10 5 (0.28%) COBIT
11 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.17%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.17%) HL7
13 2 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.11%) P3O
13 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
System Software
1 12 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) Xen
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.056%) NDS
5 1 (0.056%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (0.73%) Puppet
2 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 1 (0.056%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.056%) MOM
5 1 (0.056%) Nagios
5 1 (0.056%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 294 (16.46%) Oracle
2 180 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 115 (6.44%) IBM
4 102 (5.71%) JBoss
5 41 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 38 (2.13%) Sybase
7 35 (1.96%) SAP
8 34 (1.90%) ATG
9 28 (1.57%) Sun
10 20 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.06%) Software AG
12 18 (1.01%) Google
13 12 (0.67%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.67%) Informatica
13 12 (0.67%) Murex
13 12 (0.67%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.62%) ESRI
15 10 (0.56%) hybris
15 10 (0.56%) HP
16 9 (0.50%) Cisco
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £34 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Rate: £1 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago