Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 48 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 21 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.11% 1.04% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.25% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £238 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.65% -29.51% -15.63%
10th Percentile £358 £87 £316
90th Percentile £584 £399 £413
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.46% -1.01% +28.25%
East of England median hourly rate £50.13 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +0.25% +53.85% -12.16%

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 605 562 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.50% 83.88% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 389 470
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +4.12%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £249
90th Percentile £575 £606 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.47% +40.11% +24.62%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.55 £50.78 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% - -16.36%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Bedfordshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Bedfordshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Bedfordshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Bedfordshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 7 £430 +746.79%
Bedford - 7 £400 -
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
1 9 (42.86%) IBM
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (38.10%) XML
2 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 8 (38.10%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (33.33%) Use Case
4 6 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
4 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Retail
5 5 (23.81%) Prototyping
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 5 (23.81%) Break/Fix
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 3 (14.29%) Middleware
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (23.81%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (9.52%) VectorCAST
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Integration Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Hybris Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) JMS
4 2 (9.52%) JPA
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) Use Case
3 6 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Break/Fix
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Prototyping
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) DSDM
6 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) B2B
7 2 (9.52%) B2C
7 2 (9.52%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) Ada
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) IBM
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) hybris
3 2 (9.52%) SAP