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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
England / East of England
Rank 60 84 81
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3  
Contract jobs citing UML 67 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.08% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 1.98% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 9 26
Median daily rate £503 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £372 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £510 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +52.30%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1796 1971 2038
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.69% 80.71% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1172 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Norfolk +22 22 £563 +52.64%
Essex +11 22 £477 -
Hertfordshire +9 14 £375 - 2
Bedfordshire -3 7 £500 +8.10%
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £450 -10.00% 7
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for UML.

1 30 (34.09%) Configuration Management
2 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
4 22 (25.00%) Oracle
4 22 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 21 (23.86%) Rational DOORS
5 21 (23.86%) Integration Testing
5 21 (23.86%) MATLAB
6 20 (22.73%) Simulink
7 19 (21.59%) Scrum
8 18 (20.45%) Degree
8 18 (20.45%) SOA
8 18 (20.45%) XML
9 17 (19.32%) MS Visio
10 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.05%) Data Modelling
12 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (14.77%) Ada
13 13 (14.77%) J2EE
13 13 (14.77%) Ada 95
14 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
14 12 (13.64%) JSP
14 12 (13.64%) Servlets
14 12 (13.64%) OO
14 12 (13.64%) Middleware
14 12 (13.64%) Yourdon
15 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
15 11 (12.50%) XML Schema
15 11 (12.50%) XSLT
15 11 (12.50%) Data Mapping

UML
Top Related 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 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Simulink
2 17 (19.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (1.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.23%) MySQL
3 6 (6.82%) Ingres
4 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
6 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 21 (23.86%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (9.09%) PVCS
4 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.41%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.14%) GDB
General
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
1 3 (3.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.14%) Automotive
2 1 (1.14%) Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Architect
2 29 (32.95%) Analyst
3 21 (23.86%) Software Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) Business Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Technical Architect
6 12 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
7 11 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Digital Architect
9 7 (7.95%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (6.82%) C Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Data Architect
11 5 (5.68%) Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) IT Architect
12 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) XML
2 13 (14.77%) J2EE
3 12 (13.64%) JSP
3 12 (13.64%) Middleware
3 12 (13.64%) Servlets
4 11 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 11 (12.50%) XSLT
5 5 (5.68%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) WPF
6 4 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 4 (4.55%) WCF
6 4 (4.55%) Web Services
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.41%) Ajax
7 3 (3.41%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.41%) jQuery
7 3 (3.41%) REST
7 3 (3.41%) SOAP
7 3 (3.41%) Spring
8 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.55%) EPoS
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.55%) SCADA
3 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.27%) RIA
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) DataPower
5 1 (1.14%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) VME
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Configuration Management
2 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
4 21 (23.86%) Integration Testing
5 19 (21.59%) Scrum
6 18 (20.45%) SOA
7 15 (17.05%) Data Modelling
8 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (13.64%) OO
9 12 (13.64%) Yourdon
10 11 (12.50%) Data Mapping
10 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.36%) DevOps
11 10 (11.36%) Validation
12 9 (10.23%) Data Integration
12 9 (10.23%) Migration
12 9 (10.23%) Use Case
13 8 (9.09%) Data Migration
13 8 (9.09%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) MATLAB
2 13 (14.77%) Ada
2 13 (14.77%) Ada 95
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 7 (7.95%) C
4 7 (7.95%) C++
4 7 (7.95%) SQL
5 5 (5.68%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) Groovy
6 1 (1.14%) Scala
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
6 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Degree
2 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) ISEB
4 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Fujitsu
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.14%) Casewise
4 1 (1.14%) hybris
4 1 (1.14%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
4 1 (1.14%) Serena
4 1 (1.14%) Siemens