Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 224 243
Rank change year-on-year +77 +19 +3
Contract jobs citing UML 37 89 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.77% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.91% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 65 97
Median daily rate £438 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.89% +15.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £305
90th Percentile £700 £545 £606
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.32% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Median hourly rate £58.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.47% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £40.00 £33.25 £40.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.50 £52.45
England median hourly rate £46.75 £47.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% +7.95% -2.22%

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 3,726 9,796 14,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.75% 84.97% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 6,027 8,530
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £262 £261 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 406 475
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.89% -10.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.05 £11.85
90th Percentile £57.90 £57.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £26.72 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.34% -6.82% -

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing UML as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing UML in the South East.

Daily rate trend for UML in the South East

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing UML in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for UML in the South East

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing UML in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for UML in the South East

UML
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing UML in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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
Thames Valley +85 18 £438 -12.94% 8
Hampshire +16 13 £475 +6.44% 5
Berkshire +73 11 £488 -2.99% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 7 £400 -
West Sussex +22 3 £413 +6.45% 1
Kent +22 2 - -
Surrey +54 1 £425 -7.61%
UML
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) JIRA
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (29.73%) XML
6 10 (27.03%) Azure
7 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) Spring
7 9 (24.32%) C++
7 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
8 8 (21.62%) Subversion
8 8 (21.62%) DevOps
8 8 (21.62%) SDLC
9 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.92%) Confluence
9 7 (18.92%) Selenium
9 7 (18.92%) Java EE
9 7 (18.92%) HTML
9 7 (18.92%) C
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) .NET
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) OO

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 7 (18.92%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Power Platform
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SNMP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
4 3 (8.11%) Power BI
4 3 (8.11%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) Ingres
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) JIRA
2 8 (21.62%) Subversion
3 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.92%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.81%) FishEye
4 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (8.11%) ERwin
5 3 (8.11%) JUnit
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.11%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
5 3 (8.11%) TestNG
5 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.41%) Flyway
6 2 (5.41%) Gradle
6 2 (5.41%) Liquibase
6 2 (5.41%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.70%) Avionics
5 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.11%) Azure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Salesforce Architect
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) Spring
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) Java EE
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) JSON
4 5 (13.51%) Middleware
5 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
6 3 (8.11%) React
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.41%) Node.js
7 2 (5.41%) OpenJDK
7 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.41%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Blog
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.70%) MVS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) OWASP
5 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 5 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 5 (13.51%) Microservices
6 5 (13.51%) Software Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Use Case
7 4 (10.81%) BPMN
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) C++
3 7 (18.92%) C
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.11%) Java 8
7 2 (5.41%) Ada
7 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.41%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) VB6
8 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (2.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) CBAP
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) BiZZdesign
2 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) ESRI
3 3 (8.11%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.41%) Black Duck
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Sparx
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Klocwork
5 1 (2.70%) MathWorks
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Pardot
5 1 (2.70%) Sonatype