Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 November 2019 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 56 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -16
Contract jobs citing UML 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.45% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Kent median daily rate £450 £419 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -20.24% -1.18%
10th Percentile £420 £402 £488
90th Percentile £520 £451 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £44.12
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.01% +17.64%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 336 353 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 80.96% 85.89% 81.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 219 332
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £200 £231
90th Percentile £575 £601 £625
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 7
Kent median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +36.24% +22.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £11.24 £20.61
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.91% +22.22% -10.00%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Kent

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Kent

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Kent

UML
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. 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
Rochester - 2 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £438 -
UML
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for UML.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Military
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) VectorCAST
2 2 (33.33%) Ada 95
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Simulink
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Ada
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VectorCAST
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (33.33%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ada
1 2 (33.33%) Ada 95
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO