Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 February 2020 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 171 167
Rank change year-on-year +50 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 71 73 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.51% 0.97% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.12% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 50
Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +21.53%
10th Percentile £305 £318 £269
90th Percentile £541 £610 £575
England median daily rate £498 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.74% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Midlands median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.76% +33.40%
10th Percentile £46.38 £40.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £52.13 £45.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.06
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.14% +2.46%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,845 6,499 6,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 81.51% 86.45% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 4,096 4,220
Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £280 £243
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 199 239
Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -26.19% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.98
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.79 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -0.86% -4.00%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in the Midlands

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the Midlands

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in the Midlands

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the Midlands

UML
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
West Midlands +51 44 £525 +18.31% 26
East Midlands +36 26 £325 -33.33% 16
UML
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for UML.

1 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.97%) SQL
3 40 (56.34%) Azure
4 38 (53.52%) DevOps
5 34 (47.89%) .NET
5 34 (47.89%) C#
6 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
7 25 (35.21%) CRM
7 25 (35.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 25 (35.21%) Dynamics 365
7 25 (35.21%) Power Platform
8 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
9 23 (32.39%) ArchiMate
10 22 (30.99%) Power BI
11 20 (28.17%) Migration
11 20 (28.17%) Public Sector
12 19 (26.76%) Data Migration
12 19 (26.76%) Java
12 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
13 17 (23.94%) SOA
14 15 (21.13%) OpenID
14 15 (21.13%) Sequence Diagram
14 15 (21.13%) SAML
14 15 (21.13%) OAuth
14 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (18.31%) Unix
15 13 (18.31%) Oracle
16 10 (14.08%) XML
16 10 (14.08%) Linux
16 10 (14.08%) JSON

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (12.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (4.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (56.34%) Azure
2 25 (35.21%) Dynamics 365
2 25 (35.21%) Power Platform
3 9 (12.68%) Boomi
4 6 (8.45%) SaaS
5 5 (7.04%) PaaS
6 4 (5.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (5.63%) Office 365
7 3 (4.23%) PowerApps
8 2 (2.82%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (1.41%) AWS
9 1 (1.41%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) Power BI
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.04%) Data Lake
5 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (28.17%) Public Sector
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Architect
3 16 (22.54%) CRM Developer
4 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Lead Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) C Developer
8 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) OAuth
2 15 (21.13%) OpenID
2 15 (21.13%) SAML
3 10 (14.08%) JSON
3 10 (14.08%) XML
4 9 (12.68%) REST
4 9 (12.68%) XSD
4 9 (12.68%) XSL
5 8 (11.27%) SOAP
6 7 (9.86%) RESTful
7 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.04%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.82%) WCF
10 1 (1.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Unix
2 10 (14.08%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (53.52%) DevOps
3 25 (35.21%) CRM
4 23 (32.39%) ArchiMate
5 20 (28.17%) Migration
6 19 (26.76%) Data Migration
7 17 (23.94%) SOA
8 15 (21.13%) Sequence Diagram
9 9 (12.68%) EAI
9 9 (12.68%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.27%) TOGAF
11 7 (9.86%) API Design
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.86%) Project Delivery
12 6 (8.45%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (8.45%) Microservices
12 6 (8.45%) Scrum
12 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
12 6 (8.45%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) SQL
2 34 (47.89%) C#
3 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.76%) Java
5 9 (12.68%) C
5 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
5 9 (12.68%) XPath
5 9 (12.68%) XQuery
6 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.63%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.41%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.23%) NCSC
2 3 (4.23%) NIST
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
1 1 (1.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) MIIS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Dell
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.27%) Sparx
5 3 (4.23%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com