The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 52 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 1 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 1.72% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 2.25% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £31.52 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.24 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +11.61%
UML
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 488 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.02% 76.37% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 284 198
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 60 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.35 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Essex region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Essex

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Essex region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for UML.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Rally
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Rally