The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 1.20% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.51% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £388 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +28.37%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
588 730 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.44% 79.35% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 442 362
Median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £21.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Reading

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for UML.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) JBoss
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) JSP
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) OSGi
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) BPMN

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Software Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) OSGi
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) BPMN
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat