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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 10 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.72% 2.97% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 4.55% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£325 £325 -
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 £35.81 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.88%
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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
39 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.24% 65.35% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 13
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Rational Rose
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Change Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree