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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 105 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -14
Contract jobs citing UML 20 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.74% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.45% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 31
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£425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £30.85 £31.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.50 £36.70
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +2.17%
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
1944 1675 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.70% 71.22% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 879 596
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 £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 88
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Coventry -1 4 £425 +17.24% 2
Warwickshire -5 4 - -
Birmingham -15 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £475 - 5
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) Degree
5 8 (17.39%) Automotive
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.22%) SSDT
6 7 (15.22%) NHS
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle
6 7 (15.22%) C
6 7 (15.22%) XML
6 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
6 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) C#
7 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
7 6 (13.04%) SSADM
7 6 (13.04%) RUP
7 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (13.04%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.87%) .NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.35%) Simulink
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) FlexRay
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) RFID
2 1 (2.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SSDT
2 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.17%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (17.39%) Automotive
2 2 (4.35%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Architect
2 14 (30.43%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) Middleware
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) XSLT
5 2 (4.35%) REST
5 2 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) LINQ
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) CSS3
6 1 (2.17%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.17%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) NHS
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Mechatronics
3 4 (8.70%) CAN bus
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Telematics
6 1 (2.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.04%) SSADM
5 6 (13.04%) RUP
5 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
5 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.87%) OO
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) C
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) XPath
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Trillium
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) Syclo
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) Kony
5 1 (2.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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