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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 82 105 61
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -44
Contract jobs citing UML 51 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.80% 0.73% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.96% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 32
Median daily rate £430 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £321 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £575 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.41 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +2.33%
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
2314 1975 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.65% 76.34% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1219 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 111
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -17.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 27 £330 -30.52% 4
Coventry +4 10 £325 -23.52% 1
Solihull -5 9 £450 - 1
Warwickshire -3 3 £450 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Web Services
3 26 (30.23%) Java
3 26 (30.23%) SQL
4 25 (29.07%) OO
4 25 (29.07%) JIRA
5 20 (23.26%) Oracle
6 19 (22.09%) Windows
6 19 (22.09%) OOP
6 19 (22.09%) Security Cleared
6 19 (22.09%) Apache CXF
7 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
7 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
7 18 (20.93%) ClearQuest
7 18 (20.93%) Defect Tracking
8 17 (19.77%) C#
9 16 (18.60%) HTML
9 16 (18.60%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database
9 16 (18.60%) Waterfall
10 15 (17.44%) Use Case
10 15 (17.44%) Spring
10 15 (17.44%) J2EE
10 15 (17.44%) ITIL
10 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
11 14 (16.28%) Sun Certification
11 14 (16.28%) PVCS
11 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse

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 10 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) LAN
2 3 (3.49%) VoIP
2 3 (3.49%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database
1 16 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.47%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle OWB
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.30%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.65%) MS Access
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) JIRA
2 18 (20.93%) ClearQuest
2 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 16 (18.60%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (16.28%) PVCS
5 10 (11.63%) Ant
5 10 (11.63%) Artifactory
5 10 (11.63%) Maven
6 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
6 9 (10.47%) JUnit
7 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 8 (9.30%) Toad
8 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (1.16%) Log4j
12 1 (1.16%) Log4Net
12 1 (1.16%) Mockito
12 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Electronics
3 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 33 (38.37%) Business Analyst
3 32 (37.21%) Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) Digital Business Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) Lead Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) IT Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Release and Configuration Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Release Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) Web Services
2 19 (22.09%) Apache CXF
3 16 (18.60%) HTML
4 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
4 15 (17.44%) J2EE
4 15 (17.44%) Spring
5 11 (12.79%) .NET
5 11 (12.79%) XML
6 10 (11.63%) Struts
7 9 (10.47%) jQuery
7 9 (10.47%) JSP
7 9 (10.47%) Servlets
8 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.98%) CSS
9 6 (6.98%) RESTful
10 4 (4.65%) OC4J
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 5 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) OO
3 19 (22.09%) OOP
4 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.93%) Defect Tracking
5 16 (18.60%) Waterfall
6 15 (17.44%) ITIL
6 15 (17.44%) Use Case
7 14 (16.28%) Business Analysis
8 13 (15.12%) User Stories
9 12 (13.95%) Workflow
10 11 (12.79%) Scrum
10 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (11.63%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (11.63%) V-Model
11 10 (11.63%) Web Development
12 9 (10.47%) ETL
13 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
13 8 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) Java
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) C#
3 12 (13.95%) C++
4 11 (12.79%) C
4 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
5 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.63%) VB
6 7 (8.14%) R
7 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) Sun Certification
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
4 11 (12.79%) ISEB
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (4.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.98%) TickIT
3 4 (4.65%) SLA
4 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) CA
3 3 (3.49%) EMC
3 3 (3.49%) SevOne
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) SAP