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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 144 110 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -36
Contract jobs citing UML 784 906 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.80% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.41% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 495 669
Average daily rate
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£411 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 56
Average hourly rate £36.45 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £34.00 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -4.48%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -45 683 £420 -0.59% 255
London -65 246 £425 -5.55% 80
South East -17 161 £389 +6.50% 65
South West -6 96 £500 +25.00% 33
Hampshire -7 53 £325 +5.86% 11
East of England -23 53 £463 +8.82% 10
Yorkshire +12 42 £375 +25.00% 13
City of London -58 42 £425 -15.00% 16
Scotland +4 41 £400 +3.22% 6
Surrey +9 30 £325 -13.33% 11
Somerset +9 29 £675 +58.82% 7
East Midlands +10 28 £340 -19.52% 9
West Midlands -6 28 £425 +30.76% 18
Berkshire -16 28 £413 -5.71% 18
West Yorkshire -3 26 £375 +25.00% 8
South Wales -4 25 £413 +10.00% 5
Wales -11 25 £413 +10.00% 5
Edinburgh +2 24 £370 +13.84% 5
Wiltshire +5 22 £500 +35.13% 5
North West -26 21 £438 +25.00% 25
Hertfordshire +16 17 £315 -37.93%
Swindon +1 16 £500 +18.34% 1
Taunton -3 15 £675 +58.82% 1
Suffolk +5 14 £488 +14.70% 2
Cardiff +3 14 £413 +3.12% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £450 - 4
Gloucestershire -4 14 £425 -15.00% 4
Ipswich 0 12 £481 +13.23% 2
Leeds 0 12 £350 -19.30% 5
Dorset +2 11 £400 -25.23% 3

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 536 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (27.68%) Java
3 325 (22.21%) XML
4 293 (20.03%) OO
5 287 (19.62%) Software Engineering
6 278 (19.00%) Finance
7 273 (18.66%) SQL
8 268 (18.32%) Oracle
9 259 (17.70%) Use Case
10 239 (16.34%) .NET
11 229 (15.65%) SOA
12 223 (15.24%) Web Services
12 223 (15.24%) Security Cleared
13 213 (14.56%) Microsoft
14 212 (14.49%) Data Modelling
15 187 (12.78%) Business Analysis
16 183 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
17 182 (12.44%) C++
18 180 (12.30%) Scrum
19 176 (12.03%) Degree
20 172 (11.76%) C#
21 170 (11.62%) SC Cleared
22 168 (11.48%) Linux
23 161 (11.00%) MS Visio
24 155 (10.59%) C
25 150 (10.25%) Banking
26 149 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
26 149 (10.18%) Subversion
27 147 (10.05%) SQL Server
27 147 (10.05%) UNIX

UML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 64 (4.37%) WebLogic
2 60 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 58 (3.96%) JBoss
4 32 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 30 (2.05%) Apache
6 27 (1.85%) CMS
7 25 (1.71%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (1.09%) Confluence
9 16 (1.09%) MQSeries
10 15 (1.03%) IIS
10 15 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.89%) GlassFish
13 12 (0.82%) Documentum
14 10 (0.68%) SAS
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
15 9 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 161 (11.00%) MS Visio
2 136 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 99 (6.77%) MS Office
4 71 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.71%) MS Project
6 13 (0.89%) Simulink
7 8 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.48%) GIMP
9 4 (0.27%) SPSS
10 3 (0.21%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.068%) TargetLink
12 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.068%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.96%) Maximo
4 12 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.41%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.34%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.068%) Exstream
11 1 (0.068%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.96%) SaaS
2 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.41%) GitHub
4 3 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.068%) Yammer
6 1 (0.068%) Office 365
6 1 (0.068%) IaaS
6 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.068%) Force.com
6 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.37%) HTTP
2 22 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.50%) SSL
3 20 (1.37%) Internet
4 16 (1.09%) Intranet
5 14 (0.96%) Firewall
6 12 (0.82%) SNMP
7 10 (0.68%) FTP
7 10 (0.68%) Wireless
7 10 (0.68%) Network Security
8 9 (0.62%) LDAP
9 7 (0.48%) Extranet
10 6 (0.41%) DVB
10 6 (0.41%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.34%) UMTS
11 5 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.34%) 3G
11 5 (0.34%) WiMAX
11 5 (0.34%) NGN
11 5 (0.34%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 71 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 52 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (2.87%) MySQL
6 35 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.64%) Ingres
11 17 (1.16%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.96%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.96%) Big Data
13 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.89%) DB2
15 12 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.82%) MS Access
15 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 149 (10.18%) Subversion
2 94 (6.43%) ClearCase
3 87 (5.95%) Ant
4 77 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 74 (5.06%) NUnit
5 74 (5.06%) JIRA
6 63 (4.31%) JUnit
7 61 (4.17%) Maven
8 60 (4.10%) GoogleTest
9 59 (4.03%) CppUnit
10 58 (3.96%) Git (software)
11 57 (3.90%) Eclipse
12 55 (3.76%) Rational DOORS
13 48 (3.28%) ClearQuest
14 46 (3.14%) Jenkins
15 43 (2.94%) Rational Rose
16 40 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
17 37 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (2.53%) CruiseControl
18 28 (1.91%) Selenium
General
1 278 (19.00%) Finance
2 150 (10.25%) Banking
3 89 (6.08%) Retail
4 57 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 43 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.98%) Front Office
8 26 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.44%) Automotive
10 19 (1.30%) Publishing
11 18 (1.23%) Legal
12 15 (1.03%) Law
12 15 (1.03%) Marketing
13 13 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.89%) Back Office
14 12 (0.82%) Electronics
14 12 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.82%) Avionics
15 11 (0.75%) Advertising
16 10 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 489 (33.42%) Analyst
2 430 (29.39%) Business Analyst
3 340 (23.24%) Developer
4 249 (17.02%) Architect
5 165 (11.28%) Software Engineer
6 131 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
7 121 (8.27%) Java Developer
8 62 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
9 57 (3.90%) UML Business Analyst
10 54 (3.69%) Author
10 54 (3.69%) Technical Author
11 53 (3.62%) Systems Analyst
12 52 (3.55%) .NET Developer
13 49 (3.35%) Senior Business Analyst
14 42 (2.87%) Software Developer
14 42 (2.87%) Agile Business Analyst
15 37 (2.53%) Business Systems Analyst
15 37 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
15 37 (2.53%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (22.21%) XML
2 239 (16.34%) .NET
3 223 (15.24%) Web Services
4 143 (9.77%) HTML
5 119 (8.13%) J2EE
6 104 (7.11%) SOAP
7 103 (7.04%) REST
8 97 (6.63%) Spring
9 86 (5.88%) CSS
10 81 (5.54%) JSP
11 79 (5.40%) Hibernate
12 78 (5.33%) JSON
13 72 (4.92%) Middleware
14 69 (4.72%) .NET Framework
14 69 (4.72%) jQuery
15 63 (4.31%) XSLT
16 59 (4.03%) ASP.NET
17 52 (3.55%) Struts
18 48 (3.28%) JMS
18 48 (3.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 183 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.35%) Derivative
5 30 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (1.71%) N-Tier
7 24 (1.64%) User Experience
8 23 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.50%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.44%) Open Source
11 18 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.23%) GIS
12 17 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
12 17 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.16%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.09%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 16 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 168 (11.48%) Linux
2 147 (10.05%) UNIX
3 123 (8.41%) Windows
4 18 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (0.41%) Android
6 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.14%) OS/400
10 2 (0.14%) AIX
10 2 (0.14%) Solaris
10 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.068%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (20.03%) OO
3 287 (19.62%) Software Engineering
4 259 (17.70%) Use Case
5 229 (15.65%) SOA
6 212 (14.49%) Data Modelling
7 187 (12.78%) Business Analysis
8 180 (12.30%) Scrum
9 149 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 142 (9.71%) OOD
11 135 (9.23%) RUP
12 134 (9.16%) Project Management
13 117 (8.00%) ITIL
14 114 (7.79%) Configuration Management
15 113 (7.72%) BPMN
16 107 (7.31%) Waterfall
17 100 (6.84%) TOGAF
17 100 (6.84%) TDD
18 96 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
19 94 (6.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 405 (27.68%) Java
2 273 (18.66%) SQL
3 182 (12.44%) C++
4 172 (11.76%) C#
5 155 (10.59%) C
6 138 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 75 (5.13%) Python
8 65 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 28 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 22 (1.50%) Ada
11 19 (1.30%) Ruby
12 17 (1.16%) MATLAB
13 16 (1.09%) VB
14 15 (1.03%) Embedded C
15 14 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.82%) PHP
17 11 (0.75%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.68%) Embedded C++
18 10 (0.68%) Groovy
19 9 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 223 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 176 (12.03%) Degree
3 170 (11.62%) SC Cleared
4 98 (6.70%) ISEB
5 22 (1.50%) Sun Certification
5 22 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.44%) VCP4
7 12 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 10 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.62%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.62%) CBAP
10 8 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.27%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.21%) IIBA
15 3 (0.21%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.10%) QA
2 27 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.44%) ISO 9000
4 20 (1.37%) Solvency II
5 18 (1.23%) Basel III
6 16 (1.09%) Basel II
7 13 (0.89%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.62%) COBIT
10 6 (0.41%) SLA
11 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.34%) HL7
12 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.14%) UCITS
13 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
14 1 (0.068%) MiFID
14 1 (0.068%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (0.89%) Firmware
2 6 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.21%) Docker
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.068%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.068%) NFS
7 1 (0.068%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 15 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.89%) Puppet
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.14%) MOM
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 268 (18.32%) Oracle
2 213 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 68 (4.65%) IBM
4 50 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (3.01%) SAP
6 26 (1.78%) HP
7 22 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.50%) Google
8 17 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.03%) Talend
10 13 (0.89%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.82%) Pega
11 12 (0.82%) Sun
12 11 (0.75%) GoldenSource
13 10 (0.68%) Sybase
14 9 (0.62%) Adobe
14 9 (0.62%) Software AG
15 8 (0.55%) Business Objects
15 8 (0.55%) VMware
15 8 (0.55%) ION Trading
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £370 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Rate: £18,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Annual Leave Entitlement
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £314.15 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago