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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 96 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing UML 53 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.65% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.15% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +175.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £36.95
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +9.28%
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
2599 1903 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.44% 76.55% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 133
Median hourly rate £21.75 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 28 £330 -40.00% 5
Coventry -18 11 £400 -
Warwickshire -2 8 £495 - 1
Solihull -6 2 £390 +15.55% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Staffordshire - 1 £413 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for UML.

1 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.42%) SQL
3 31 (29.81%) Degree
3 31 (29.81%) Waterfall
4 30 (28.85%) JIRA
5 29 (27.88%) Java
6 28 (26.92%) OO
7 27 (25.96%) Computer Science
8 26 (25.00%) Web Services
9 25 (24.04%) Oracle
9 25 (24.04%) OOP
9 25 (24.04%) Use Case
9 25 (24.04%) Apache CXF
10 24 (23.08%) V-Model
10 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (23.08%) ClearQuest
10 24 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
11 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
11 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
12 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
12 22 (21.15%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (21.15%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (20.19%) Finance
13 21 (20.19%) Software Engineering
14 20 (19.23%) Business Analysis
14 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 20 (19.23%) C#
14 20 (19.23%) XML
14 20 (19.23%) Windows

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.42%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
1 22 (21.15%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
3 13 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.92%) Big Data
6 2 (1.92%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) MS Access
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.96%) QlikView
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (28.85%) JIRA
2 24 (23.08%) ClearQuest
2 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 22 (21.15%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
5 18 (17.31%) Ant
6 16 (15.38%) Artifactory
6 16 (15.38%) JUnit
6 16 (15.38%) Maven
7 14 (13.46%) Eclipse
7 14 (13.46%) PVCS
8 13 (12.50%) Toad
9 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.96%) MyEclipse
11 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Automotive
2 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.96%) Billing
3 1 (0.96%) Local Government
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Military
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Analyst
2 41 (39.42%) Business Analyst
3 38 (36.54%) Developer
4 19 (18.27%) Team Leader
5 18 (17.31%) .NET Team Leader
6 16 (15.38%) Lead Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Java Developer
8 14 (13.46%) Digital Analyst
8 14 (13.46%) Digital Business Analyst
9 13 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (11.54%) Business IT Analyst
10 12 (11.54%) IT Analyst
10 12 (11.54%) IT Business Analyst
11 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
11 11 (10.58%) Software Team Leader
12 10 (9.62%) C# Developer
13 9 (8.65%) .NET Developer
13 9 (8.65%) .NET Software Engineer
13 9 (8.65%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (8.65%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.00%) Web Services
2 25 (24.04%) Apache CXF
3 20 (19.23%) XML
4 19 (18.27%) .NET
5 18 (17.31%) .NET Framework
5 18 (17.31%) HTML
6 17 (16.35%) JSP
7 16 (15.38%) Spring
8 15 (14.42%) Hibernate
8 15 (14.42%) Servlets
9 14 (13.46%) J2EE
10 13 (12.50%) Struts
11 4 (3.85%) OC4J
12 3 (2.88%) CSS
13 2 (1.92%) Ajax
13 2 (1.92%) EJB
13 2 (1.92%) JDBC
13 2 (1.92%) JMS
13 2 (1.92%) jQuery
13 2 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) Waterfall
3 28 (26.92%) OO
4 25 (24.04%) OOP
4 25 (24.04%) Use Case
5 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 24 (23.08%) V-Model
6 21 (20.19%) Software Engineering
7 20 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 18 (17.31%) ITIL
9 16 (15.38%) User Stories
10 13 (12.50%) Scrum
10 13 (12.50%) Service Management
11 12 (11.54%) ETL
11 12 (11.54%) Project Planning
11 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 12 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
11 12 (11.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.42%) SQL
2 29 (27.88%) Java
3 20 (19.23%) C#
4 17 (16.35%) PL/SQL
5 16 (15.38%) C++
6 13 (12.50%) VB
7 11 (10.58%) C
8 7 (6.73%) R
9 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (29.81%) Degree
2 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
2 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) Sun Certification
4 14 (13.46%) ISEB
5 11 (10.58%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (9.62%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
2 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.77%) TickIT
3 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Oracle
2 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.96%) Sun
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
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