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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 84 117 100
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17  
Contract jobs citing UML 15 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 0.37% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.46% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 23
Median daily rate £413 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £555 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +21 7 £375 -31.81% 4
Slough +11 4 £450 -
Newbury +3 2 - -
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (51.52%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) OO
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Use Case
5 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
5 5 (15.15%) HTML
5 5 (15.15%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) JBoss
5 5 (15.15%) GDB
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) User Stories
6 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.12%) Ada
6 4 (12.12%) C
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) SysML
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Billing
7 3 (9.09%) Spring
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing

UML
Top Related 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 5 (15.15%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) BGP
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
1 1 (3.03%) OSPF
1 1 (3.03%) PBX
1 1 (3.03%) SNMP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) Telnet
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) GDB
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) GCC
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Billing
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) OSS Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Architect
7 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.06%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Angular 2
3 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) JSP
3 3 (9.09%) OSGi
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.06%) Java EE
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (27.27%) OO
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Use Case
3 4 (12.12%) Change Control
3 4 (12.12%) SysML
3 4 (12.12%) User Stories
4 3 (9.09%) BPMN
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C++
3 5 (15.15%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Ada
4 4 (12.12%) C
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.03%) Cramer
4 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) Samsung
4 1 (3.03%) Siebel