The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 76 67
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9  
Contract jobs citing UML 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.08% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.64% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £558 £560
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 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Reading

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Reading

UML
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for UML.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) JBoss
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
6 3 (21.43%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) OSGi
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
7 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) BPMN
7 2 (14.29%) Java EE
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (35.71%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sonata
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Software Architect
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
2 3 (21.43%) OSGi
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Use Case
2 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 2 (14.29%) BPMN
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat