Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +56
Contract jobs citing UML 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.00% 1.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Kent median daily rate £463 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% +12.50% +3.90%

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 446 372 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 83.68% 79.83% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 237 334
Kent median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +11.33% -
10th Percentile £233 £275 £205
90th Percentile £638 £631 £549
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 21
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £39.90 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +45.74% -31.55%
10th Percentile £40.00 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.90 £49.50 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.95
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.31% -16.88%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Kent over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 July 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 +8 7 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £438 -
West Malling - 2 £425 - 2
UML
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 8 (50.00%) Military
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (37.50%) Simulink
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) DO-178B
3 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) DSDM
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Ada
5 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (12.50%) Rational Rose
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case

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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Simulink
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Rational Rose
1 2 (12.50%) VectorCAST
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Military
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Development
4 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 2 (12.50%) DSDM
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) ATDD
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Ada
2 2 (12.50%) Ada 95
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sparx
2 1 (6.25%) VMware