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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 77 103 61
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Contract jobs citing UML 64 17 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.14% 0.72% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 0.94% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 32
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £575 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2455 1809 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.11% 76.17% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1122 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 139
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +27 33 £330 -30.52% 1
Coventry +6 14 £400 +37.93% 1
Solihull -11 7 £465 -
Warwickshire -2 5 £650 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.58%) SQL
3 33 (31.73%) Web Services
4 31 (29.81%) Java
4 31 (29.81%) JIRA
5 30 (28.85%) OO
6 26 (25.00%) Oracle
7 25 (24.04%) OOP
7 25 (24.04%) Apache CXF
8 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (23.08%) ClearQuest
8 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 24 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
9 23 (22.12%) Use Case
9 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
9 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
10 22 (21.15%) Waterfall
10 22 (21.15%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (21.15%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
11 21 (20.19%) Windows
11 21 (20.19%) Business Analysis
12 20 (19.23%) Spring
12 20 (19.23%) Degree
12 20 (19.23%) HTML
12 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
13 19 (18.27%) C#
13 19 (18.27%) J2EE
13 19 (18.27%) ITIL
14 18 (17.31%) XML

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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
1 22 (21.15%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
3 13 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.81%) MS Access
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.92%) Big Data
8 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (29.81%) JIRA
2 24 (23.08%) ClearQuest
2 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 22 (21.15%) Oracle Forms
4 16 (15.38%) Ant
4 16 (15.38%) Artifactory
4 16 (15.38%) Maven
5 15 (14.42%) JUnit
6 14 (13.46%) Eclipse
6 14 (13.46%) PVCS
7 13 (12.50%) Toad
8 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
9 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (2.88%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.96%) Log4j
13 1 (0.96%) Log4Net
13 1 (0.96%) Mockito
13 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.96%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Analyst
2 42 (40.38%) Business Analyst
2 42 (40.38%) Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
4 16 (15.38%) Digital Business Analyst
5 14 (13.46%) Lead Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Business IT Analyst
7 12 (11.54%) IT Analyst
7 12 (11.54%) IT Business Analyst
8 10 (9.62%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.73%) .NET Team Leader
10 7 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Lead .NET Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Lead C# Developer
10 7 (6.73%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.77%) Release and Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.73%) Web Services
2 25 (24.04%) Apache CXF
3 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 20 (19.23%) HTML
3 20 (19.23%) Spring
4 19 (18.27%) J2EE
5 18 (17.31%) XML
6 15 (14.42%) Struts
7 14 (13.46%) .NET
7 14 (13.46%) JSP
7 14 (13.46%) Servlets
8 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.81%) CSS
9 5 (4.81%) jQuery
9 5 (4.81%) RESTful
10 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.85%) OC4J
11 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.54%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) OO
3 25 (24.04%) OOP
4 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 23 (22.12%) Use Case
6 22 (21.15%) Waterfall
7 21 (20.19%) Business Analysis
8 19 (18.27%) ITIL
9 18 (17.31%) User Stories
10 17 (16.35%) Scrum
11 16 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (13.46%) Web Development
13 13 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
13 13 (12.50%) Service Management
13 13 (12.50%) V-Model
14 12 (11.54%) ETL
14 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
14 12 (11.54%) Workflow
15 11 (10.58%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.58%) SQL
2 31 (29.81%) Java
3 19 (18.27%) C#
4 17 (16.35%) PL/SQL
5 15 (14.42%) C++
6 13 (12.50%) VB
7 11 (10.58%) C
8 7 (6.73%) R
9 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
1 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.23%) Degree
3 16 (15.38%) ISEB
4 15 (14.42%) Sun Certification
5 11 (10.58%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (9.62%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
2 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.77%) TickIT
3 5 (4.81%) SLA
4 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.96%) SAP