Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.56% 1.80% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.19% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Kent median daily rate £525 £531 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +93.18% -21.43%
10th Percentile £488 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £559 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.46% -7.10%

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 421 411 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.28% 82.36% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 285 284
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £203
90th Percentile £625 £560 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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 21 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
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 - -
UML
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region with a requirement for UML.

1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) jMock
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle