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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 37 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing UML 28 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.70% 1.68% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 2.20% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £334 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £580 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +12.16%
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
584 545 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.15% 76.22% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 340 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.59 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
2 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
3 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
4 20 (34.48%) SQL
5 17 (29.31%) C++
5 17 (29.31%) Degree
5 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
6 14 (24.14%) Java
6 14 (24.14%) OO
6 14 (24.14%) JIRA
6 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 13 (22.41%) V-Model
8 12 (20.69%) Apache CXF
8 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (20.69%) OOP
8 12 (20.69%) Web Services
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle
8 12 (20.69%) ClearQuest
8 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
8 12 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
9 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
9 11 (18.97%) C#
9 11 (18.97%) .NET
9 11 (18.97%) MS Excel

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 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) JIRA
2 12 (20.69%) ClearQuest
2 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
4 10 (17.24%) Ant
5 8 (13.79%) Artifactory
5 8 (13.79%) JUnit
5 8 (13.79%) Maven
6 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.07%) Toad
7 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.90%) PVCS
8 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.72%) MyEclipse
9 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
1 20 (34.48%) Business Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) Software Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Developer
4 12 (20.69%) Team Leader
5 11 (18.97%) .NET Team Leader
5 11 (18.97%) Software Team Leader
6 10 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (17.24%) Digital Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) Digital Business Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) Business IT Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) IT Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) IT Business Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) Lead Software Engineer
8 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
9 7 (12.07%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (8.62%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Apache CXF
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
3 10 (17.24%) Struts
4 9 (15.52%) HTML
4 9 (15.52%) JSP
4 9 (15.52%) XML
5 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
5 8 (13.79%) Spring
6 7 (12.07%) J2EE
6 7 (12.07%) Servlets
7 2 (3.45%) Ajax
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.45%) EJB
7 2 (3.45%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (3.45%) JDBC
7 2 (3.45%) JMS
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.24%) User Experience
4 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.14%) OO
3 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
4 13 (22.41%) V-Model
5 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
5 12 (20.69%) OOP
6 11 (18.97%) Use Case
7 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
7 10 (17.24%) Project Planning
7 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
7 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 10 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (17.24%) User Stories
7 10 (17.24%) Web Development
8 9 (15.52%) Kanban
8 9 (15.52%) Requirements Engineering
8 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) C++
3 14 (24.14%) Java
4 11 (18.97%) C#
5 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.07%) VB
7 4 (6.90%) C
8 3 (5.17%) R
9 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
1 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) Degree
3 9 (15.52%) ISEB
4 8 (13.79%) OCPJP
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (6.90%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.45%) TickIT
3 1 (1.72%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft