Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 171 121
Rank change year-on-year -77 -50 +30
Contract jobs citing UML 129 202 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 1.32% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.61% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 120 233
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £294
90th Percentile £678 £563 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 21
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £48.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -17.58% +19.09%
10th Percentile £38.36 £36.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.06 £53.00 £60.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,447 12,541 14,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.23% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,103 7,517 8,872
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £251
90th Percentile £585 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 506 624
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.06 £11.86
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in the South East

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the South East

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in the South East

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the South East

UML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Surrey +6 36 £463 -7.50% 18
Thames Valley -72 32 £423 -6.11% 11
Hampshire -31 31 £400 - 13
Berkshire -33 19 £400 -7.51% 8
West Sussex +3 15 £638 +59.38% 4
Buckinghamshire -30 12 £475 +6.74% 2
Kent -20 7 £400 -5.88% 4
East Sussex -2 6 £450 +38.46% 4
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -32 1 - - 1
UML
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for UML.

1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.58%) Scrum
3 32 (24.81%) Finance
4 28 (21.71%) Software Engineering
4 28 (21.71%) Business Analysis
5 26 (20.16%) C
6 25 (19.38%) Degree
6 25 (19.38%) Use Case
7 24 (18.60%) C++
8 21 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (15.50%) Wireframes
9 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
9 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
10 19 (14.73%) C#
10 19 (14.73%) BPMN
11 18 (13.95%) Business Process Modelling
12 17 (13.18%) Telecoms
13 16 (12.40%) OO
14 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
14 15 (11.63%) SQL
14 15 (11.63%) Oracle
14 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
15 14 (10.85%) SDLC
15 14 (10.85%) ISEB
16 13 (10.08%) BPR
16 13 (10.08%) .NET
16 13 (10.08%) Web Services
16 13 (10.08%) SOA

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (1.55%) Apache TomEE
1 2 (1.55%) Confluence
1 2 (1.55%) GlassFish
1 2 (1.55%) JBoss
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.78%) Documentum
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.10%) Simulink
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.98%) IaaS
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (6.98%) SaaS
2 8 (6.20%) iPaaS
2 8 (6.20%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.55%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.55%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Ethernet
1 4 (3.10%) FlexRay
2 3 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (1.55%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.55%) SDH
3 2 (1.55%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) Extranet
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) IGMP
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) SMTP
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Big Data
2 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.55%) MySQL
2 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (6.98%) JIRA
2 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.88%) FishEye
4 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.88%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (3.88%) Selenium
4 5 (3.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.10%) CANoe
5 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.33%) jMock
6 3 (2.33%) JUnit
6 3 (2.33%) Maven
6 3 (2.33%) Mockito
6 3 (2.33%) Rational Rose
6 3 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.33%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.55%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.88%) Automotive
4 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (1.55%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Avionics
7 1 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Analyst
2 49 (37.98%) Business Analyst
3 26 (20.16%) Software Engineer
4 22 (17.05%) Architect
5 15 (11.63%) Finance Business Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Financial Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Financial Business Analyst
6 14 (10.85%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.30%) Embedded Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (7.75%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (6.98%) Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Project Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) AWS Architect
12 6 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (4.65%) OSS Business Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Software Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) .NET
1 13 (10.08%) Web Services
2 7 (5.43%) CSS
2 7 (5.43%) EJB
2 7 (5.43%) XML
3 6 (4.65%) HTML
3 6 (4.65%) J2EE
4 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.88%) Java EE
4 5 (3.88%) Middleware
4 5 (3.88%) SOAP
5 3 (2.33%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.33%) REST
6 2 (1.55%) JPA
6 2 (1.55%) JSF
6 2 (1.55%) OLE
6 2 (1.55%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.55%) Spring
6 2 (1.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Frameworx
3 6 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.10%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.55%) Animation
6 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) Linux
2 7 (5.43%) Windows
3 4 (3.10%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Unix
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.58%) Scrum
3 28 (21.71%) Business Analysis
3 28 (21.71%) Software Engineering
4 25 (19.38%) Use Case
5 21 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 21 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
6 20 (15.50%) Wireframes
7 19 (14.73%) BPMN
8 18 (13.95%) Business Process Modelling
9 16 (12.40%) OO
10 14 (10.85%) SDLC
11 13 (10.08%) BPR
11 13 (10.08%) SOA
11 13 (10.08%) Waterfall
12 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
12 12 (9.30%) CRM
12 12 (9.30%) Project Management
13 11 (8.53%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) C
2 24 (18.60%) C++
3 19 (14.73%) C#
4 15 (11.63%) SQL
5 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.98%) Java
7 6 (4.65%) Ada
8 5 (3.88%) Python
9 4 (3.10%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.10%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.10%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.55%) GLSL
10 2 (1.55%) Perl
10 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) VB
10 2 (1.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Degree
2 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.85%) ISEB
5 3 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.33%) IIBA
6 2 (1.55%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) GDPR
2 7 (5.43%) QA
3 6 (4.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.10%) ISO 26262
4 4 (3.10%) MISRA
5 3 (2.33%) DO-178B
5 3 (2.33%) IEC 62304
6 2 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.55%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 15 (11.63%) Oracle
2 8 (6.20%) SAP
2 8 (6.20%) Workday
3 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (1.55%) Google
5 2 (1.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.78%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.78%) Pega
6 1 (0.78%) QNX
6 1 (0.78%) Wind River