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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 100 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 19 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 2.67% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 3.66% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 23
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£425 £381 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +20.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £725 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.98 £31.20 £29.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.69%
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
1814 1665 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.62% 72.93% 70.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 871 550
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 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
Birmingham -19 4 £475 +11.76% 4
Coventry -6 2 £425 +54.54% 1
Warwickshire -14 2 - - 1
Solihull -1 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £285 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (29.79%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) TOGAF
3 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 9 (19.15%) Automotive
4 9 (19.15%) C
4 9 (19.15%) RUP
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.02%) Oracle
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) NHS
6 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
6 7 (14.89%) DSDM
6 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (14.89%) Requirements Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 7 (14.89%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) SSDT
7 6 (12.77%) SDLC
7 6 (12.77%) Mechatronics
7 6 (12.77%) BPMN
7 6 (12.77%) RAD
7 6 (12.77%) SSADM
7 6 (12.77%) IBM
7 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Simulink
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Teamcenter
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FlexRay
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) RFID
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SSDT
2 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (14.89%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (19.15%) Automotive
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Architect
2 13 (27.66%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.53%) Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Architect
7 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Data Quality Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) WCF
4 2 (4.26%) XSLT
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) LINQ
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) NHS
2 6 (12.77%) Mechatronics
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) TOGAF
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) RUP
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
5 7 (14.89%) DSDM
5 7 (14.89%) Requirements Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) SDLC
6 6 (12.77%) BPMN
6 6 (12.77%) RAD
6 6 (12.77%) SSADM
6 6 (12.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) C
3 5 (10.64%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Netezza
3 3 (6.38%) Cognos
4 2 (4.26%) Trillium
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Syclo
5 1 (2.13%) Kony
5 1 (2.13%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.13%) Talend
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago