The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 9 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.56% 2.63% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 3.75% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£357 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 80 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.21% 70.18% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 11
Average daily rate £357 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

UML
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (88.89%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Rational Rose
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Change Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree