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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 66 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 4 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 2.80% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 3.93% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
600 458 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.71% 71.12% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 275 164
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) WCF

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SSDT
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Talend