The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. 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 50 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 0.48% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.65% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Median daily rate £330 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £460 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £37.27 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+13.96% -1.92%
UML
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 619 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.19% 74.94% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 420 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Birmingham region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Birmingham region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for UML.

1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Electronics
3 7 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
4 6 (23.08%) Firmware
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) SysML
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (19.23%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) Use Case
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) ISEB
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Kanban
6 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Ant
3 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
3 3 (11.54%) ClearQuest
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) PVCS
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Toad
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Electronics
2 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Design Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Release Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) Apache CXF
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) JSP
3 3 (11.54%) Servlets
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (7.69%) OC4J
5 1 (3.85%) AppFabric
5 1 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) SysML
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) Use Case
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Kanban
4 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) User Stories
5 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (11.54%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) C++
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle