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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 75 62 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Contract jobs citing UML 10 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.98% 1.26% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.50% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Median daily rate £444 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £305 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £408 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
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 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 844 866 967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.66% 84.08% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 457 472
Median daily rate £401 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
Milton Keynes -2 9 £450 +12.50%
UML
South East

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) OO
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
7 7 (30.43%) XML
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
8 6 (26.09%) JIRA
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 5 (21.74%) Java EE
9 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (21.74%) BPMN

UML
Top Related 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 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.04%) Confluence
1 3 (13.04%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
1 3 (13.04%) LiveCycle
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (13.04%) SAS
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data
3 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) DB2
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) GIS
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) Ant
3 5 (21.74%) Gradle
4 4 (17.39%) Hudson
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (13.04%) SonarQube
5 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) Maven
6 2 (8.70%) Subversion
7 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.35%) JUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.35%) Mockito
7 1 (4.35%) Moq
7 1 (4.35%) NUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Finance Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Finance Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Process Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) EJB
3 5 (21.74%) Java EE
3 5 (21.74%) JMS
3 5 (21.74%) XSLT
4 3 (13.04%) JPA
5 2 (8.70%) DHTML
5 2 (8.70%) Drools
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) JSF
5 2 (8.70%) JSP
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Struts
5 2 (8.70%) Struts2
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Infotainment
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) zOS
5 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) BPMN
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 5 (21.74%) MapReduce
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Open Source
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Use Case
7 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.04%) ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) APMG
4 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB
6 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) ILOG
4 2 (8.70%) QNX
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Luciad
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft