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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 50 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing UML 22 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.85% 0.49% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 0.65% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 17
Median daily rate £330 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.45% +2.00%
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
622 618 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.57% 76.11% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 422 289
Median daily rate £375 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 10
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 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 26 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 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) PVCS
4 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) OOP
4 7 (23.33%) ClearQuest
4 7 (23.33%) Sun Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Use Case
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Apache CXF
4 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (23.33%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (20.00%) User Experience
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (20.00%) User Stories
5 6 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban

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 4 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) ClearQuest
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) PVCS
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (10.00%) Ant
5 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) Maven
5 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.00%) Toad
6 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Release and Configuration Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Release Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded Java Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) Apache CXF
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (10.00%) JSP
4 3 (10.00%) Servlets
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (6.67%) OC4J
6 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware
6 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (23.33%) OOP
4 7 (23.33%) Use Case
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban
5 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) User Stories
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) C
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) R
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Sun Certification
3 6 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft