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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 83 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing UML 25 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.32% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.89% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -8 3 £450 +55.17% 3
Coventry +1 1 £425 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £375 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (25.86%) TOGAF
2 14 (24.14%) Degree
3 13 (22.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (22.41%) Automotive
4 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
6 10 (17.24%) OO
6 10 (17.24%) C#
7 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 9 (15.52%) .NET
8 8 (13.79%) Project Management
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.79%) Requirements Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 7 (12.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (12.07%) Use Case
9 7 (12.07%) N-Tier
9 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.07%) Six Sigma
9 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.07%) C
9 7 (12.07%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
10 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Simulink
1 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) NFC
1 1 (1.72%) RFID
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SSDT
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.45%) Rational Rose
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 13 (22.41%) Automotive
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 17 (29.31%) Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Data Quality Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Quality Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) XSLT
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) OAuth2
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.34%) NHS
2 6 (10.34%) Mechatronics
2 6 (10.34%) CAN bus
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
5 1 (1.72%) Telematics
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
1 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) TOGAF
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.24%) OO
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
5 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.79%) Requirements Engineering
6 7 (12.07%) Use Case
6 7 (12.07%) Six Sigma
6 7 (12.07%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (12.07%) Migration
7 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) SOA
7 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (8.62%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) C#
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) C
4 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) COBOL
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Trillium
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) ATG
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Syclo
5 1 (1.72%) Talend
5 1 (1.72%) Kony
5 1 (1.72%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) CA
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
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