The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 64 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Contract jobs citing UML 10 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.99% 1.28% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.52% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
Median daily rate £406 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 826 792 990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.70% 84.53% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 432 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Buckinghamshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Buckinghamshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Buckinghamshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Milton Keynes -8 10 £406 -12.16%
UML
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Use Case
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (40.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (25.00%) BPMN
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Records Management
8 4 (20.00%) NAS
8 4 (20.00%) Struts2
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) LiveCycle
1 3 (15.00%) SAS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) NAS
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Finance Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) DHTML
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) JSF
2 4 (20.00%) JSP
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (20.00%) Struts
2 4 (20.00%) Struts2
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) Drools
4 2 (10.00%) EJB
4 2 (10.00%) Java EE
4 2 (10.00%) JMS
4 2 (10.00%) JPA
4 2 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Infotainment
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Online Games
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) zOS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) Use Case
3 8 (40.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) BPMN
7 4 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Records Management
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) ITSM
8 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) APMG
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) ILOG
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft