The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 23 June 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 43 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing UML 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% 1.02% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.29% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 279 233 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.32% 79.52% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 178 225
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -64.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Oxford

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for UML.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) GDPR
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) BPMN
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UML Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR