Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 97 105
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 84 94 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.89% 2.15% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.57% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 27
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £370 £369 £349
90th Percentile £688 £634 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 25
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +53.85%
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £43.88
% change year-on-year - -1.99% +18.58%

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 3,768 3,663 4,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.56% 83.76% 80.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,111 2,185 2,402
East of England median daily rate £438 £403 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.56% -2.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £240 £229 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 262 320
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.12% +23.91% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.45 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.73 £50.69
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +13.58%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +11 39 £525 +10.16%
Hertfordshire -7 25 £400 -1.54% 13
Bedfordshire -11 14 £535 +25.88% 10
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £388 -13.89% 12
Suffolk -2 1 £500 +11.11% 2
UML
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for UML.

1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) Java
3 25 (29.76%) Software Engineering
4 22 (26.19%) Scrum
4 22 (26.19%) REST
5 20 (23.81%) Maven
5 20 (23.81%) Web Services
6 19 (22.62%) DevOps
7 18 (21.43%) C
7 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
8 17 (20.24%) Middleware
8 17 (20.24%) OO
9 15 (17.86%) SQL
9 15 (17.86%) XML
9 15 (17.86%) Microservices
10 14 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
10 14 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (16.67%) C++
10 14 (16.67%) MS Visio
10 14 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 14 (16.67%) Migration
10 14 (16.67%) Retail
11 13 (15.48%) Spring
11 13 (15.48%) Data Mapping
11 13 (15.48%) Data Integration
11 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
11 13 (15.48%) SOAP
12 12 (14.29%) JMS
12 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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 6 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) JBoss
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.57%) Commerce Server
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.33%) Simulink
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.19%) EngageOne
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.52%) SaaS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (9.52%) GIS
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.95%) MySQL
5 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.76%) DB2
5 4 (4.76%) Ingres
5 4 (4.76%) JasperReports
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Maven
2 14 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (13.10%) JIRA
3 11 (13.10%) JUnit
4 9 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (9.52%) CruiseControl
5 8 (9.52%) FishEye
5 8 (9.52%) Hudson
5 8 (9.52%) Rational Team Concert
5 8 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.14%) Ant
8 5 (5.95%) GDB
8 5 (5.95%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.95%) Subversion
9 4 (4.76%) ClearQuest
9 4 (4.76%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (4.76%) Selenium
9 4 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (16.67%) Retail
2 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
3 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 11 (13.10%) Finance
5 8 (9.52%) Marketing
6 7 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Architect
2 23 (27.38%) Software Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Ada Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Ada Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) BSS Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Telecoms Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Lead Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) REST
2 20 (23.81%) Web Services
3 17 (20.24%) Middleware
4 15 (17.86%) XML
5 13 (15.48%) SOAP
5 13 (15.48%) Spring
6 12 (14.29%) JMS
7 10 (11.90%) XSLT
8 8 (9.52%) GWT
9 6 (7.14%) Ajax
9 6 (7.14%) J2EE
9 6 (7.14%) JSON
10 5 (5.95%) CSS
10 5 (5.95%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.95%) Java EE
10 5 (5.95%) XSD
11 4 (4.76%) Apache Flex
11 4 (4.76%) RESTful
11 4 (4.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.14%) Taxonomies
3 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.95%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.76%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) HPUX
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Software Engineering
3 22 (26.19%) Scrum
4 19 (22.62%) DevOps
5 17 (20.24%) OO
6 15 (17.86%) Microservices
7 14 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 14 (16.67%) Migration
7 14 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (15.48%) Data Integration
8 13 (15.48%) Data Mapping
9 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (13.10%) Validation
11 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.90%) TDD
12 9 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (10.71%) TOGAF
13 8 (9.52%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (9.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) Java
2 18 (21.43%) C
3 15 (17.86%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) C++
5 8 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 7 (8.33%) Ada
7 6 (7.14%) Ada 95
7 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.95%) C#
9 2 (2.38%) XAML
10 1 (1.19%) Ada 83
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) PhD
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.19%) MCP
4 1 (1.19%) MCSD
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Docker
2 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Kubernetes
2 8 (9.52%) Ansible
2 8 (9.52%) Consul
3 6 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 8 (9.52%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe
3 4 (4.76%) Google
3 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) Capita
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.19%) ATG
5 1 (1.19%) Avaya
5 1 (1.19%) Blue Martini
5 1 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.19%) Demandware
5 1 (1.19%) Elastic Path
5 1 (1.19%) hybris
5 1 (1.19%) Pega
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) Talend
5 1 (1.19%) Workday