Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 21 November 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 60 68
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing UML 10 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 3.04% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 3.72% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 38 10
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £317
90th Percentile £510 £480 £614
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £39.75 - £41.25
90th Percentile £43.25 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.35% - +32.81%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1282 1235 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.99% 81.57% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 798 643
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.73%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £232
90th Percentile £525 £550 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Birmingham

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Birmingham

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Birmingham

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for UML.

1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) SSADM
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) EAI

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) SSADM
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Jitterbit