Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 200 162
Rank change year-on-year -47 -38 -48
Contract jobs citing UML 128 171 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.11% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.33% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 111 172
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +2.83%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £293
90th Percentile £600 £556 £536
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £37.10 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £44.75 £49.90
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £43.34
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53% +16.27%

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 14,030 12,858 14,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.70% 83.35% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,282 7,427 9,191
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 492 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +20.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.48 £53.60
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -18 55 £400 -15.79% 23
Surrey -16 32 £494 +23.44% 11
Thames Valley -46 12 £444 +10.94% 15
West Sussex -18 9 £500 +17.65% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £438 +4.48% 1
Kent +13 7 £438 +9.38% 3
East Sussex +6 6 £425 +18.06% 1
Sussex - 3 £500 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £475 +22.58% 9
Berkshire -37 2 £450 +20.00% 5
Isle of Wight - 2 - - 1
UML
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Use Case
3 28 (21.88%) Java
4 27 (21.09%) Finance
5 26 (20.31%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.53%) C++
7 22 (17.19%) Linux
8 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 18 (14.06%) Degree
9 18 (14.06%) XML
10 17 (13.28%) Scrum
11 15 (11.72%) TOGAF
11 15 (11.72%) Spring
11 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
11 15 (11.72%) ITIL
11 15 (11.72%) SQL
11 15 (11.72%) Oracle
11 15 (11.72%) Windows
11 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.94%) Business Process Modelling
13 13 (10.16%) User Stories
13 13 (10.16%) OO
13 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
13 13 (10.16%) C
13 13 (10.16%) Business Analysis
14 12 (9.38%) Maven
14 12 (9.38%) Subversion
14 12 (9.38%) HTML
14 12 (9.38%) CSS

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 3 (2.34%) Apache
1 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.56%) CMS
2 2 (1.56%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.78%) Kinematics
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.13%) Simulink
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.91%) SAP CRM
2 5 (3.91%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.13%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (2.34%) Eloqua
5 2 (1.56%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) SaaS
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) BlueKai
2 2 (1.56%) IaaS
2 2 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) SNMP
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.78%) ATM
4 1 (0.78%) IGMP
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) Modbus
4 1 (0.78%) MVNO
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.13%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) DTS
6 1 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Maven
1 12 (9.38%) Subversion
2 10 (7.81%) Eclipse
3 9 (7.03%) JIRA
4 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.91%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (3.91%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (3.91%) Rational Rose
7 4 (3.13%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.13%) ClearQuest
7 4 (3.13%) DbUnit
7 4 (3.13%) HttpUnit
7 4 (3.13%) JMeter
7 4 (3.13%) JUnit
7 4 (3.13%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.13%) Selenium
7 4 (3.13%) XMLUnit
8 3 (2.34%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.81%) Marketing
4 8 (6.25%) Electronics
5 6 (4.69%) Law
5 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.91%) Military
6 5 (3.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.56%) Automotive
7 2 (1.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (37.50%) Analyst
2 43 (33.59%) Business Analyst
3 28 (21.88%) Architect
4 22 (17.19%) Developer
5 21 (16.41%) Software Engineer
6 18 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (13.28%) Java Developer
8 11 (8.59%) SAP Architect
8 11 (8.59%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Financial Business Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.69%) UML Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) XML
2 15 (11.72%) Spring
3 12 (9.38%) CSS
3 12 (9.38%) HTML
4 10 (7.81%) Web Services
5 9 (7.03%) J2EE
5 9 (7.03%) Servlets
6 8 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.47%) Java EE
7 7 (5.47%) JSF
7 7 (5.47%) JSP
7 7 (5.47%) Struts
8 6 (4.69%) JSON
9 5 (3.91%) DHTML
9 5 (3.91%) EJB
9 5 (3.91%) Struts2
9 5 (3.91%) XHTML
10 4 (3.13%) Akka
10 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (3.91%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.13%) Frameworx
3 4 (3.13%) Replication
4 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.34%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Fintech
5 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) RIA
5 1 (0.78%) Robotics
5 1 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.19%) Linux
2 15 (11.72%) Windows
3 10 (7.81%) Unix
4 2 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.56%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (1.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Use Case
3 26 (20.31%) Software Engineering
4 17 (13.28%) Scrum
5 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
5 15 (11.72%) ITIL
5 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.72%) TOGAF
6 14 (10.94%) Business Process Modelling
7 13 (10.16%) Business Analysis
7 13 (10.16%) OO
7 13 (10.16%) User Stories
8 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (7.81%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.81%) Validation
10 9 (7.03%) CRM
10 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.03%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) Java
2 25 (19.53%) C++
3 15 (11.72%) SQL
4 13 (10.16%) C
4 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.47%) Embedded C++
6 5 (3.91%) Java 8
6 5 (3.91%) Python
7 4 (3.13%) C#
7 4 (3.13%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.56%) Ada
8 2 (1.56%) Ada 83
8 2 (1.56%) Ada 95
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.06%) Degree
3 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.81%) ISEB
5 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.34%) IEC 62304
2 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) ECSS
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Oracle
2 11 (8.59%) SAP
3 7 (5.47%) IBM
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.91%) Casewise
6 3 (2.34%) Adobe
6 3 (2.34%) HP
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
7 2 (1.56%) Cisco
7 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) Capita
8 1 (0.78%) ESRI
8 1 (0.78%) QNX
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat