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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 59 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.40% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £360 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +4.50%
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
591 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.74% 77.13% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 319 311
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
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 5 December 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
3 13 (34.21%) Degree
3 13 (34.21%) C++
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 11 (28.95%) V-Model
5 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
5 11 (28.95%) C#
5 11 (28.95%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
5 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
6 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
7 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.79%) Use Case
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.16%) OO
9 5 (13.16%) Struts
9 5 (13.16%) Ant
9 5 (13.16%) Java
9 5 (13.16%) QA
9 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
9 5 (13.16%) Web Development
9 5 (13.16%) User Experience
9 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems

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 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) Ant
3 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.89%) ClearQuest
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) Toad
5 1 (2.63%) MyEclipse
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Team Leader
3 11 (28.95%) .NET Team Leader
3 11 (28.95%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Real Time Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.16%) Struts
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) JSP
3 4 (10.53%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) Apache CXF
4 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) EJB
5 2 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) JDBC
5 2 (5.26%) JMS
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) OpenGL
5 2 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (13.16%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
2 12 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 11 (28.95%) V-Model
4 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 6 (15.79%) Use Case
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (13.16%) User Stories
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Kanban
7 4 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C++
3 11 (28.95%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB
4 3 (7.89%) OCPJP
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Casewise