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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 76 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 41 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.22% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.69% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.63%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 16 £400 -1.23% 1
Birmingham +11 10 £550 +57.14% 4
Solihull -3 2 £338 +3.84% 3
Warwickshire -15 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (27.12%) RUP
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
3 12 (20.34%) BPMN
3 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) RAD
3 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
4 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (18.64%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 10 (16.95%) Use Case
6 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (15.25%) Degree
6 9 (15.25%) SDLC
6 9 (15.25%) DSDM
6 9 (15.25%) IBM
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 9 (15.25%) SysML
7 8 (13.56%) Data Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) TickIT
7 8 (13.56%) Six Sigma
7 8 (13.56%) ISO 9001
7 8 (13.56%) MS Office

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (13.56%) MS Office
4 3 (5.08%) Simulink
5 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.78%) MS Access
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.69%) DataStage
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.78%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.69%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Automotive
3 5 (8.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Architect
2 16 (27.12%) Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Release Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Change Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Architect
9 2 (3.39%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) WCF
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
4 1 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (1.69%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.69%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (1.69%) LINQ
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.08%) Mechatronics
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.39%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.69%) Telematics
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) UNIX
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) RUP
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
3 12 (20.34%) BPMN
3 12 (20.34%) RAD
3 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (18.64%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.95%) Use Case
6 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 9 (15.25%) SysML
6 9 (15.25%) DSDM
6 9 (15.25%) SDLC
7 8 (13.56%) Six Sigma
7 8 (13.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) C
3 4 (6.78%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) XPath
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) ISO 9001
1 8 (13.56%) TickIT
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) IBM
2 7 (11.86%) Cognos
2 7 (11.86%) Netezza
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) HP
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