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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 58 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.61% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.91% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -4.00%
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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
508 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.41% 66.36% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 289 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Use Case
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 6 (26.09%) Rational Rose
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (17.39%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Cognos
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) N-Tier

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Rational Rose
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Business Analyst
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) Use Case
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Cognos
2 2 (8.70%) Business Objects