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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 84 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing UML 38 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 1.09% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.55% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 16
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £383 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -12.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.69% +0.68%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 9 £376 -16.55% 8
Warwickshire +7 7 £315 -
Staffordshire - 5 £325 -
Coventry -6 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Solihull -11 3 - -
Walsall - 1 £320 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £320 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Waterfall
3 22 (31.88%) MS Office
4 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
4 20 (28.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (27.54%) High Availability
5 19 (27.54%) V-Model
5 19 (27.54%) ISO 9001
5 19 (27.54%) TickIT
6 17 (24.64%) C#
7 15 (21.74%) ITIL
7 15 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (21.74%) JIRA
8 14 (20.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) OO
10 12 (17.39%) .NET
11 10 (14.49%) Web Services
12 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
12 9 (13.04%) TDD
12 9 (13.04%) jQuery
13 8 (11.59%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (11.59%) RAD
13 8 (11.59%) RUP
13 8 (11.59%) Internet
13 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.14%) Use Case

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Office
2 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) LAN
2 3 (4.35%) VoIP
2 3 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.80%) MS Access
3 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) JIRA
1 15 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (20.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Log4j
5 1 (1.45%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.45%) Mockito
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (8.70%) Electronics
2 5 (7.25%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Avionics
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Release Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Design Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) Web Services
3 9 (13.04%) jQuery
4 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.70%) CSS
4 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) J2EE
4 6 (8.70%) RESTful
4 6 (8.70%) Spring
4 6 (8.70%) Struts
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 3 (4.35%) LINQ
7 3 (4.35%) WinForms
8 1 (1.45%) SOAP
8 1 (1.45%) XML
8 1 (1.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.80%) NHS
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Waterfall
3 19 (27.54%) High Availability
3 19 (27.54%) V-Model
4 15 (21.74%) ITIL
5 13 (18.84%) OO
6 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 9 (13.04%) TDD
7 8 (11.59%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (11.59%) RAD
7 8 (11.59%) RUP
8 7 (10.14%) Use Case
9 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.70%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) SOLID
9 6 (8.70%) SysML
9 6 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
9 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) ISO 9001
1 19 (27.54%) TickIT
2 5 (7.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) CA
2 3 (4.35%) EMC
2 3 (4.35%) SevOne
3 2 (2.90%) Cognos
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Netezza
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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