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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 89 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing UML 29 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.31% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.86% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 32
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£425 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% +11.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.73% -2.56%
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
1869 1557 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.58% 70.14% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 804 626
Average daily rate £385 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire -1 5 - - 2
Birmingham -7 5 £450 +16.12% 2
Coventry 0 4 £425 +17.24%
Staffordshire - 1 £475 - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) Automotive
2 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) TOGAF
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 9 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle
5 8 (14.81%) C
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma
6 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) NHS
6 7 (12.96%) XML
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) SSDT
7 6 (11.11%) CAN bus
7 6 (11.11%) Mechatronics
7 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (11.11%) OO

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Simulink
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.85%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) RFID
2 1 (1.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SSDT
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
3 1 (1.85%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.85%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (22.22%) Automotive
2 4 (7.41%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Architect
2 17 (31.48%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.56%) Middleware
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) XSLT
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) NHS
2 6 (11.11%) Mechatronics
2 6 (11.11%) CAN bus
3 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) TOGAF
3 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma
5 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) OO
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) SSADM
6 6 (11.11%) RUP
7 5 (9.26%) ERP
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) C
3 6 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) COBOL
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Trillium
2 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Sybase
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) CA
3 1 (1.85%) Syclo
3 1 (1.85%) Talend
3 1 (1.85%) Kony
3 1 (1.85%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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