Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 208 164
Rank change year-on-year -40 -44 -39
Contract jobs citing UML 136 169 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 1.05% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.25% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 113 169
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £293
90th Percentile £600 £565 £538
England median daily rate £475 £434 £450
% change year-on-year +9.51% -3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 26
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £37.25 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £45.50
England median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -0.56% +6.51% +2.45%

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 14,269 13,541 15,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.60% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,511 7,857 9,324
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 August 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
Hampshire -1 68 £400 +8.11% 18
Surrey -24 27 £488 +21.88% 8
Thames Valley -36 15 £438 +2.94% 11
West Sussex -3 11 £500 +19.05%
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £438 +6.06% 2
Oxfordshire 0 5 £475 - 3
Kent +13 4 £438 -16.67% 2
Middlesex +7 3 - -
East Sussex -10 3 £425 +18.06%
Sussex - 3 £500 -
Isle of Wight - 3 - - 1
Berkshire -35 2 - - 6
UML
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for UML.

1 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.00%) Java
3 33 (24.26%) C++
4 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
5 28 (20.59%) Finance
6 27 (19.85%) Use Case
7 26 (19.12%) Linux
8 24 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 22 (16.18%) XML
10 20 (14.71%) SQL
11 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.24%) HTML
12 18 (13.24%) Windows
12 18 (13.24%) Spring
12 18 (13.24%) SC Cleared
13 17 (12.50%) Degree
14 16 (11.76%) CSS
14 16 (11.76%) User Stories
15 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (11.03%) Hibernate
16 14 (10.29%) JSF
16 14 (10.29%) TOGAF
16 14 (10.29%) Business Analysis
16 14 (10.29%) Oracle
16 14 (10.29%) OO
17 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
17 13 (9.56%) Eclipse
17 13 (9.56%) Subversion
17 13 (9.56%) Maven
18 12 (8.82%) SysML

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 5 (3.68%) GlassFish
1 5 (3.68%) JBoss
1 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.21%) Apache
3 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.74%) Kinematics
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.68%) SAP CRM
2 5 (3.68%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.94%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.21%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (2.21%) Eloqua
5 2 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) BlueKai
1 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
1 2 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) SNMP
2 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.21%) Firewall
4 2 (1.47%) DVB
4 2 (1.47%) MVNO
5 1 (0.74%) ATM
5 1 (0.74%) Modbus
5 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) RDBMS
1 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.94%) DTS
4 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.94%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.21%) MySQL
6 2 (1.47%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.47%) GIS
6 2 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Eclipse
1 13 (9.56%) Maven
1 13 (9.56%) Subversion
2 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.15%) NetBeans
3 7 (5.15%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (5.15%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.41%) JIRA
4 6 (4.41%) JUnit
5 4 (2.94%) DbUnit
5 4 (2.94%) HttpUnit
5 4 (2.94%) JMeter
5 4 (2.94%) Rational Rose
5 4 (2.94%) Selenium
5 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.94%) XMLUnit
6 3 (2.21%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.21%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Marketing
3 8 (5.88%) Law
3 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.15%) Electronics
5 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.41%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Military
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (30.15%) Analyst
2 37 (27.21%) Business Analyst
3 35 (25.74%) Developer
4 30 (22.06%) Architect
5 23 (16.91%) Software Engineer
6 22 (16.18%) Java Developer
7 18 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.09%) SAP Architect
8 11 (8.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.35%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.88%) C++ Developer
11 6 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Data Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Senior Architect
12 5 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (2.94%) Embedded Software Developer
13 4 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.94%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) XML
2 18 (13.24%) HTML
2 18 (13.24%) Spring
3 16 (11.76%) CSS
4 15 (11.03%) Hibernate
5 14 (10.29%) JSF
6 11 (8.09%) JSP
6 11 (8.09%) Servlets
6 11 (8.09%) Web Services
7 10 (7.35%) J2EE
8 9 (6.62%) JSON
8 9 (6.62%) Struts
9 7 (5.15%) DHTML
9 7 (5.15%) Struts2
9 7 (5.15%) XHTML
10 6 (4.41%) jQuery
10 6 (4.41%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (3.68%) Java EE
12 4 (2.94%) HTML5
12 4 (2.94%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.41%) Smart Meter
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.94%) Replication
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.21%) PKI
4 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.47%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.74%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Fintech
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Robotics
6 1 (0.74%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Linux
2 18 (13.24%) Windows
3 11 (8.09%) Unix
4 6 (4.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.74%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
3 27 (19.85%) Use Case
4 16 (11.76%) User Stories
5 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.29%) Business Analysis
6 14 (10.29%) OO
6 14 (10.29%) TOGAF
7 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (8.82%) SDLC
8 12 (8.82%) SysML
9 11 (8.09%) Business Process Modelling
9 11 (8.09%) ITIL
9 11 (8.09%) Scrum
10 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.88%) CRM
11 8 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (5.88%) Data Security
11 8 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) Java
2 33 (24.26%) C++
3 20 (14.71%) SQL
4 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.35%) Python
6 8 (5.88%) C
7 7 (5.15%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.41%) C#
9 5 (3.68%) Java 8
10 4 (2.94%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.21%) Ada
11 3 (2.21%) Ada 83
11 3 (2.21%) Ada 95
12 2 (1.47%) Tcl
13 1 (0.74%) Jython
13 1 (0.74%) Scala
13 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (5.15%) ISEB
5 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 3 (2.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.47%) ECSS
2 2 (1.47%) MISRA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) DICOM
3 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Docker
1 2 (1.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Oracle
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.09%) SAP
3 7 (5.15%) IBM
4 5 (3.68%) Casewise
5 3 (2.21%) Adobe
5 3 (2.21%) HP
5 3 (2.21%) VMware
6 2 (1.47%) Cisco
6 2 (1.47%) ESRI
6 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) Capita
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat