The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 63 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing UML 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.08% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.93% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £360 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £408 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.17 £36.20
% change year-on-year -0.39% +19.25%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 633 643 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.08% 85.28% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 367 342
Median daily rate £415 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Milton Keynes

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for UML.

1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) C#
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (25.00%) JMS
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (25.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Ant
8 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (25.00%) EJB
8 5 (25.00%) XSLT
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (25.00%) Java EE

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) LiveCycle
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (15.00%) SAS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) GIS
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (25.00%) Ant
3 5 (25.00%) Gradle
4 4 (20.00%) Hudson
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (5.00%) Mockito
7 1 (5.00%) Moq
7 1 (5.00%) NUnit
7 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Finance Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) EJB
4 5 (25.00%) Java EE
4 5 (25.00%) JMS
4 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (15.00%) JPA
6 2 (10.00%) DHTML
6 2 (10.00%) Drools
6 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.00%) JSF
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 2 (10.00%) Struts
6 2 (10.00%) Struts2
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) BPMN
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Kanban
5 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) APMG
5 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 3 (15.00%) ILOG
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Luciad