The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 111 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 23 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.90% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.13% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Median daily rate £360 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £435 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
UML
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2254 2031 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.46% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1118 1000
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

UML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 8 £373 - 2
Birmingham -7 5 £360 +2.85% 3
Coventry -13 5 £375 -6.25%
Shropshire - 2 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for UML.

1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 29 (38.67%) SQL
4 23 (30.67%) Waterfall
5 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (25.33%) Use Case
7 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (24.00%) Degree
7 18 (24.00%) C++
8 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
9 16 (21.33%) Business Analysis
9 16 (21.33%) C#
9 16 (21.33%) .NET
10 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 14 (18.67%) V-Model
11 14 (18.67%) .NET Framework
11 14 (18.67%) Finance
12 13 (17.33%) OO
12 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.00%) BPMN
14 10 (13.33%) RUP
14 10 (13.33%) Struts
14 10 (13.33%) Java
15 9 (12.00%) HTML
15 9 (12.00%) XML
15 9 (12.00%) JSP
15 9 (12.00%) CRM

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) FTP
1 1 (1.33%) Skype
1 1 (1.33%) SSH
1 1 (1.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) HBase
5 1 (1.33%) Impala
5 1 (1.33%) Mahout
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.33%) JUnit
3 5 (6.67%) Ant
4 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Maven
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.00%) Toad
5 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) MyEclipse
6 1 (1.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Analyst
2 26 (34.67%) Business Analyst
3 24 (32.00%) Software Engineer
4 16 (21.33%) Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Team Leader
6 14 (18.67%) .NET Team Leader
7 12 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (14.67%) Software Team Leader
9 9 (12.00%) .NET Software Engineer
9 9 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (12.00%) Lead Software Engineer
10 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
11 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
11 6 (8.00%) Digital Business Analyst
12 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
12 5 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
12 5 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (13.33%) Struts
4 9 (12.00%) HTML
4 9 (12.00%) JSP
4 9 (12.00%) XML
5 8 (10.67%) Spring
6 7 (9.33%) Servlets
7 6 (8.00%) CSS
7 6 (8.00%) Web Services
8 5 (6.67%) OpenGL
8 5 (6.67%) Swing
8 5 (6.67%) XSLT
9 4 (5.33%) AWT
9 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.00%) Apache CXF
10 3 (4.00%) JDBC
11 2 (2.67%) Ajax
11 2 (2.67%) JMS
11 2 (2.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 3 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (30.67%) Waterfall
4 19 (25.33%) Use Case
5 16 (21.33%) Business Analysis
6 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 14 (18.67%) V-Model
8 13 (17.33%) OO
9 12 (16.00%) BPMN
10 10 (13.33%) RUP
11 9 (12.00%) CRM
12 8 (10.67%) Scrum
13 7 (9.33%) SDLC
14 6 (8.00%) User Stories
15 5 (6.67%) Analytics
15 5 (6.67%) Migration
15 5 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
15 5 (6.67%) Unified Process
15 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) C++
3 16 (21.33%) C#
4 10 (13.33%) Java
5 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
1 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) ISEB
3 4 (5.33%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.00%) OCPJP
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) MISRA
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Sun
4 3 (4.00%) Casewise
5 1 (1.33%) Guidewire