Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 80 75
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 45 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.67% 0.12% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 0.14% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 17
Essex median daily rate £407 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +11.11% -8.63%
10th Percentile £310 £475 £263
90th Percentile £471 £525 £675
East of England median daily rate £419 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -9.50% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 - £31.52
10th Percentile £41.63 - £31.30
90th Percentile £44.88 - £31.95
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +6.67%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 680 740 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.75% 85.35% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 447 530
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £527 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 142 145
Essex median hourly rate £31.27 £31.48 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -0.08% +8.62%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.68 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Essex

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Essex

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Essex

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Essex

UML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Southend-on-Sea - 31 £417 -
Brentwood - 9 £320 -
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for UML.

1 45 (100.00%) XML
2 43 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (84.44%) Middleware
4 34 (75.56%) Scrum
5 33 (73.33%) SQL
6 31 (68.89%) Oracle
7 27 (60.00%) Data Mapping
8 25 (55.56%) Data Integration
8 25 (55.56%) XSLT
9 16 (35.56%) Validation
10 15 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 15 (33.33%) Wireframes
11 14 (31.11%) JIRA
12 13 (28.89%) Data Flow Diagram
13 12 (26.67%) Data Transformation
14 11 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (24.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 11 (24.44%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (24.44%) Ingres
14 11 (24.44%) Data Mining
14 11 (24.44%) MySQL
15 10 (22.22%) J2EE
15 10 (22.22%) XML Schema
15 10 (22.22%) Requirements Management
15 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
15 10 (22.22%) Data Munging
16 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
16 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (20.00%) Relational Database

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Data Mining
1 11 (24.44%) Ingres
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) Ant
2 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) Maven
2 9 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) Gradle
3 6 (13.33%) JMeter
3 6 (13.33%) JUnit
3 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.89%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.67%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.11%) XML Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) UML Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Database Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Database Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Public Sector Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) XML
2 38 (84.44%) Middleware
3 25 (55.56%) XSLT
4 10 (22.22%) J2EE
4 10 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 9 (20.00%) Ajax
5 9 (20.00%) CSS
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) HTML5
5 9 (20.00%) Java EE
5 9 (20.00%) JAXB
5 9 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 9 (20.00%) JAX-WS
5 9 (20.00%) JPA
5 9 (20.00%) REST
5 9 (20.00%) SOAP
5 9 (20.00%) Struts
5 9 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Scrum
3 27 (60.00%) Data Mapping
4 25 (55.56%) Data Integration
5 16 (35.56%) Validation
6 15 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 15 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 13 (28.89%) Data Flow Diagram
8 12 (26.67%) Data Transformation
9 11 (24.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 11 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (24.44%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
10 10 (22.22%) Data Munging
10 10 (22.22%) Requirements Management
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.00%) Load Testing
11 9 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Groovy
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) CA
2 9 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.22%) IBM