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 3 months to 30 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.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing UML 22 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.41% 0.44% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 0.53% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Median daily rate £477 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 - £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 - £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.09 £36.40
% change year-on-year -0.19% +18.36%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 357 376 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 87.71% 83.56% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 203 193
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 39
Median hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.24% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £56.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Southend-on-Sea - 16 £465 -
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for UML.

1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) J2EE
5 12 (54.55%) Middleware
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 11 (50.00%) Data Mapping
6 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (50.00%) XML Schema
6 11 (50.00%) XSLT
7 10 (45.45%) OO
7 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
7 10 (45.45%) JSP
7 10 (45.45%) Servlets
7 10 (45.45%) DevOps
8 9 (40.91%) Data Integration
8 9 (40.91%) Validation
8 9 (40.91%) MySQL
9 8 (36.36%) PVCS
9 8 (36.36%) Linux
9 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (31.82%) Requirements Management
10 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (27.27%) VME
11 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (27.27%) Data Munging

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 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) Ingres
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) PVCS
2 3 (13.64%) PowerDesigner
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
1 13 (59.09%) Technical Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Digital Architect
4 7 (31.82%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) J2EE
3 12 (54.55%) Middleware
4 11 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 11 (50.00%) XSLT
5 10 (45.45%) JSP
5 10 (45.45%) Servlets
6 2 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (81.82%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 10 (45.45%) DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) Data Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Validation
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) Requirements Management
6 6 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 6 (27.27%) Data Munging
6 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) Wireframes
7 5 (22.73%) Data Transformation
7 5 (22.73%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu