The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing UML 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 1.70% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.08% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 265 336 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.60% 81.75% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 210 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 15
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Cambridge

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for UML.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) API Design

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens