Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 137 114
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 -28
Contract jobs citing UML 77 45 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.63% 1.01% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.25% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 38
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £384 £263
90th Percentile £614 £525 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 28
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £49.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +4.74% +26.67%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £34.98
90th Percentile £49.62 £53.75 £51.22
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +14.09%

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 3,968 3,614 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.00% 81.25% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,287 2,083 2,378
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £262 £214 £240
90th Percentile £588 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 286 400
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.63 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.59
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +18 31 £450 -11.33% 6
Hertfordshire -4 23 £625 +47.06% 14
Bedfordshire +10 16 £554 - 5
Cambridgeshire -25 4 £419 -6.94% 13
Suffolk +7 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
3 29 (37.66%) XML
4 28 (36.36%) SQL
5 27 (35.06%) Middleware
6 26 (33.77%) Data Modelling
7 25 (32.47%) Oracle
8 22 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
9 21 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 21 (27.27%) Web Services
9 21 (27.27%) Scrum
10 20 (25.97%) Integration Testing
10 20 (25.97%) Data Mapping
11 19 (24.68%) Data Integration
12 18 (23.38%) C++
13 17 (22.08%) XSLT
14 16 (20.78%) OO
14 16 (20.78%) MATLAB
14 16 (20.78%) Simulink
14 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
14 16 (20.78%) Rational DOORS
15 15 (19.48%) REST
16 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
16 14 (18.18%) C
17 13 (16.88%) Java
17 13 (16.88%) Ada
17 13 (16.88%) Java EE
18 12 (15.58%) SOAP
18 12 (15.58%) Validation
19 11 (14.29%) Migration

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 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.49%) JBoss
5 4 (5.19%) WildFly
6 3 (3.90%) Apache
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.60%) CMS
8 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Simulink
2 7 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
1 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
1 11 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.99%) Data Mining
2 10 (12.99%) Ingres
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (5.19%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.60%) DB2
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.60%) GIS
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 16 (20.78%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.39%) JIRA
4 8 (10.39%) Maven
5 7 (9.09%) Ant
5 7 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.79%) JUnit
6 6 (7.79%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.19%) Gradle
9 3 (3.90%) JMeter
9 3 (3.90%) Subversion
9 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.60%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.60%) FishEye
10 2 (2.60%) GDB
10 2 (2.60%) Hudson
10 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.69%) Retail
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Software Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Architect
4 13 (16.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (12.99%) Business Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Ada Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Ada Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Data Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) XML
2 27 (35.06%) Middleware
3 21 (27.27%) Web Services
4 17 (22.08%) XSLT
5 15 (19.48%) REST
6 13 (16.88%) Java EE
7 12 (15.58%) SOAP
8 11 (14.29%) J2EE
8 11 (14.29%) JMS
9 9 (11.69%) JPA
10 8 (10.39%) Ajax
10 8 (10.39%) HTML
11 7 (9.09%) CSS
11 7 (9.09%) Struts
12 6 (7.79%) HTML5
12 6 (7.79%) Servlets
12 6 (7.79%) XML Schema
12 6 (7.79%) XSD
13 5 (6.49%) JAX-RS
13 5 (6.49%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.19%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) DataPower
7 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.30%) HPUX
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
3 26 (33.77%) Data Modelling
4 21 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 21 (27.27%) Scrum
5 20 (25.97%) Data Mapping
5 20 (25.97%) Integration Testing
6 19 (24.68%) Data Integration
7 16 (20.78%) OO
8 12 (15.58%) Validation
9 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 11 (14.29%) Migration
9 11 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 10 (12.99%) Wireframes
11 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (11.69%) Data Munging
11 9 (11.69%) DevOps
12 8 (10.39%) Data Transformation
12 8 (10.39%) ETL
12 8 (10.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) C++
3 16 (20.78%) MATLAB
4 14 (18.18%) C
5 13 (16.88%) Ada
5 13 (16.88%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.79%) Ada 95
8 4 (5.19%) C#
9 3 (3.90%) Groovy
10 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.60%) XAML
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) PhD
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) MCSD
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) CA
2 5 (6.49%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.60%) Capita
5 2 (2.60%) hybris
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) ATG
6 1 (1.30%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.30%) Demandware
6 1 (1.30%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) Workday