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 30 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing UML 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.08% 0.43% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.53% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Median daily rate £600 - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.09 £36.40
% change year-on-year -0.19% +18.36%  

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 221 189 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 79.21% 81.12% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 147 232
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 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 Oxford region with a requirement for UML.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SAP

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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP