The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Contract jobs citing UML 12 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 1.49% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £318 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £570 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -2.42% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.87%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1489 1883 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.46% 80.03% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2747 3826 3056
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 194 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £34.50 £39.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Berkshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Berkshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Berkshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Berkshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +18 9 £375 -13.29% 1
UML
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) Java
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) OOD
2 9 (33.33%) HTML5
2 9 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 9 (33.33%) Angular 2
2 9 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
4 6 (22.22%) Use Case
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (11.11%) JBoss
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) BGP
1 1 (3.70%) MPLS
1 1 (3.70%) OSPF
1 1 (3.70%) PBX
1 1 (3.70%) SNMP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Telnet
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PowerDesigner
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (25.93%) HTML Developer
3 7 (25.93%) UI Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Developer
4 5 (18.52%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Angular Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) Angular 2
2 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 3 (11.11%) JSP
5 3 (11.11%) OSGi
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) JMS
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.70%) XSD
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) OOD
2 9 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 6 (22.22%) Use Case
4 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) ArchiMate
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Ada
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.41%) CyberArk
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec
2 2 (7.41%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.70%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.70%) Cramer
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Samsung
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel