Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 94 126
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 92 110 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.93% 2.36% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.78% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 77 33
East of England median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £341
90th Percentile £688 £614 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
East of England median hourly rate £50.94 £50.13 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +0.25% +53.85%
10th Percentile £42.91 £40.81 £35.25
90th Percentile £59.22 £53.75 £52.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 4,004 3,952 4,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.03% 84.63% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 2,344 2,496
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £231 £231 £240
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 256 290
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £11.39 £12.13 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.30 £47.05
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 20 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 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 +4 39 £525 +29.31% 2
Hertfordshire +9 32 £400 +1.91% 10
Bedfordshire -10 14 £543 +27.65% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £413 - 8
Suffolk - 1 £365 - 2
UML
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 38 (41.30%) Java
2 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
4 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
5 24 (26.09%) Web Services
6 23 (25.00%) C
6 23 (25.00%) REST
7 22 (23.91%) Software Engineering
8 21 (22.83%) Spring
8 21 (22.83%) Scrum
9 20 (21.74%) Maven
10 19 (20.65%) DevOps
11 18 (19.57%) Microservices
12 17 (18.48%) Retail
13 16 (17.39%) OO
13 16 (17.39%) E-Commerce
13 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (16.30%) JUnit
14 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
15 14 (15.22%) Middleware
15 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
15 14 (15.22%) C++
15 14 (15.22%) TDD
15 14 (15.22%) Rational Rhapsody
15 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (14.13%) Data Integration
16 13 (14.13%) Rational DOORS
16 13 (14.13%) SAP
16 13 (14.13%) Finance
17 12 (13.04%) 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 8 (8.70%) JBoss
2 7 (7.61%) Apache
2 7 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.26%) Commerce Server
5 2 (2.17%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Confluence
6 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) Simulink
4 1 (1.09%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Wireshark
2 8 (8.70%) HTTP
3 3 (3.26%) SSL
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Geospatial Data
1 11 (11.96%) GIS
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.52%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.35%) DB2
5 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.35%) JasperReports
6 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.26%) Ingres
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Maven
2 15 (16.30%) JUnit
3 14 (15.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (14.13%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (13.04%) Rational Team Concert
6 10 (10.87%) GDB
6 10 (10.87%) JIRA
7 8 (8.70%) CruiseControl
7 8 (8.70%) FishEye
7 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 8 (8.70%) Hudson
7 8 (8.70%) Subversion
7 8 (8.70%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.43%) Ant
9 5 (5.43%) Selenium
9 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket
10 4 (4.35%) ClearQuest
10 4 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (18.48%) Retail
2 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.13%) Finance
4 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
5 9 (9.78%) Marketing
6 8 (8.70%) Electronics
7 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.09%) Avionics
8 1 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Architect
2 25 (27.17%) Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 17 (18.48%) Business Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (11.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Lead Architect
10 6 (6.52%) BSS Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Telecoms Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Java Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
12 4 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) Web Services
2 23 (25.00%) REST
3 21 (22.83%) Spring
4 14 (15.22%) Middleware
5 11 (11.96%) GWT
6 10 (10.87%) JMS
6 10 (10.87%) SOAP
6 10 (10.87%) XML
7 9 (9.78%) JSON
8 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.61%) Apache Flex
9 7 (7.61%) XSLT
10 6 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (5.43%) Ajax
11 5 (5.43%) Java EE
11 5 (5.43%) RESTful
11 5 (5.43%) Swing
12 4 (4.35%) AWT
12 4 (4.35%) CSS
12 4 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.52%) Taxonomies
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.35%) User Experience
6 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.26%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
8 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) HPUX
2 1 (1.09%) Solaris
2 1 (1.09%) Unix
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.83%) Scrum
4 19 (20.65%) DevOps
5 18 (19.57%) Microservices
6 16 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 16 (17.39%) OO
6 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
8 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.22%) TDD
9 13 (14.13%) Data Integration
10 11 (11.96%) Kanban
11 10 (10.87%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.87%) Use Case
11 10 (10.87%) Validation
12 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.78%) Data Mapping
12 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
12 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) Java
2 23 (25.00%) C
3 14 (15.22%) C++
4 12 (13.04%) SQL
5 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.35%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) Java 8
7 3 (3.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.17%) Ada
8 2 (2.17%) Ada 95
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Ada 83
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) ECSS
2 1 (1.09%) GDPR
2 1 (1.09%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Ansible
1 8 (8.70%) Consul
1 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) SAP
2 8 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.61%) Google
4 6 (6.52%) Adobe
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle
5 5 (5.43%) hybris
6 4 (4.35%) IBM
6 4 (4.35%) Workday
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.09%) ATG
8 1 (1.09%) Avaya
8 1 (1.09%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.09%) BT
8 1 (1.09%) Capita
8 1 (1.09%) Demandware
8 1 (1.09%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.09%) Informatica
8 1 (1.09%) Pega
8 1 (1.09%) Tableau