The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 53 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 8 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 2.12% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.02% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Average daily rate
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£563 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
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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
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region 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 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (25.00%) EAI
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) COBIT
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) SysML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SSDT
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (25.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) EAI
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) SysML
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP