Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 143 121
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22 -26
Contract jobs citing UML 85 48 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.68% 0.99% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.22% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 46
East of England median daily rate £417 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £310 £371 £263
90th Percentile £591 £524 £619
England median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 17
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £31.81
90th Percentile £49.62 £53.75 £50.99
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4194 3934 4681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.43% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2418 2283 2747
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £235
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 310 392
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for UML in the East of England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the East of England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in the East of England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the East of England

UML
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +28 45 £407 -18.60%
Hertfordshire -14 22 £518 +25.45% 3
Bedfordshire +6 14 £570 +1022.49% 1
Suffolk +3 2 £500 +5.26%
Norfolk - 2 £513 -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for UML.

1 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (55.29%) XML
3 38 (44.71%) Middleware
4 37 (43.53%) SQL
5 35 (41.18%) Oracle
6 34 (40.00%) Scrum
7 29 (34.12%) Data Integration
8 27 (31.76%) Data Mapping
9 26 (30.59%) XSLT
10 24 (28.24%) Data Modelling
11 23 (27.06%) Web Services
11 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
12 21 (24.71%) Rational Rhapsody
13 20 (23.53%) Integration Testing
13 20 (23.53%) Validation
14 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
15 17 (20.00%) Java EE
15 17 (20.00%) REST
15 17 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
16 15 (17.65%) MATLAB
16 15 (17.65%) Simulink
16 15 (17.65%) SOAP
16 15 (17.65%) Wireframes
17 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
17 14 (16.47%) C++
17 14 (16.47%) OO
17 14 (16.47%) RDBMS
17 14 (16.47%) JIRA
18 13 (15.29%) WebSphere
18 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (15.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (12.94%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.88%) Confluence
5 4 (4.71%) JBoss
5 4 (4.71%) WildFly
6 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.35%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) CMS
8 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.18%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Simulink
2 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) LDAP
1 1 (1.18%) SpaceWire
1 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) RDBMS
1 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.12%) MySQL
3 11 (12.94%) Data Mining
3 11 (12.94%) Ingres
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
6 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (4.71%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.35%) Big Data
9 2 (2.35%) DB2
9 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.18%) HBase
10 1 (1.18%) Impala
10 1 (1.18%) Mahout
10 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 17 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (16.47%) JIRA
4 10 (11.76%) Ant
4 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.59%) Maven
6 8 (9.41%) Subversion
7 7 (8.24%) Gradle
7 7 (8.24%) JUnit
8 6 (7.06%) JMeter
8 6 (7.06%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.71%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.53%) LoadUI
10 3 (3.53%) VectorCAST
11 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
12 1 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Avionics
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Analyst
2 19 (22.35%) Business Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Architect
5 12 (14.12%) Developer
6 10 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Ada Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Ada Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Data Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) XML Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) UML Analyst
12 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
12 3 (3.53%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.29%) XML
2 38 (44.71%) Middleware
3 26 (30.59%) XSLT
4 23 (27.06%) Web Services
5 17 (20.00%) Java EE
5 17 (20.00%) REST
6 15 (17.65%) SOAP
7 13 (15.29%) JPA
8 12 (14.12%) J2EE
9 11 (12.94%) Ajax
9 11 (12.94%) HTML
9 11 (12.94%) Struts
10 10 (11.76%) CSS
10 10 (11.76%) JMS
10 10 (11.76%) XML Schema
11 9 (10.59%) HTML5
11 9 (10.59%) JAXB
11 9 (10.59%) JAX-RS
11 9 (10.59%) JAX-WS
12 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) DataPower
4 1 (1.18%) RIA
4 1 (1.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.18%) HPUX
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.00%) Scrum
3 29 (34.12%) Data Integration
4 27 (31.76%) Data Mapping
5 24 (28.24%) Data Modelling
6 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
7 20 (23.53%) Integration Testing
7 20 (23.53%) Validation
8 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
9 15 (17.65%) Wireframes
10 14 (16.47%) OO
11 13 (15.29%) Data Flow Diagram
12 12 (14.12%) Data Transformation
13 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (12.94%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (12.94%) Statistical Analysis
13 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
14 10 (11.76%) Data Analysis
14 10 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) MATLAB
3 14 (16.47%) C++
4 12 (14.12%) Ada
4 12 (14.12%) C
5 11 (12.94%) Java
5 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) Ada 95
6 4 (4.71%) Groovy
7 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.35%) C#
9 1 (1.18%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) MCP
4 1 (1.18%) MCSD
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.35%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.18%) ECSS
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 35 (41.18%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) CA
2 9 (10.59%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) hybris
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) ATG
6 1 (1.18%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.18%) Demandware
6 1 (1.18%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.18%) Pega
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau