Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 179 153
Rank change year-on-year -82 -26 -19
Contract jobs citing UML 116 186 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 1.20% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.44% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 112 171
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.07%
10th Percentile £331 £312 £263
90th Percentile £590 £540 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +6.10%
10th Percentile £39.10 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.36 £55.25 £57.75
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -1.71% +18.24%

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 14,144 12,903 14,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.26% 82.93% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,310 7,477 9,069
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £566 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 518 580
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -39 37 £380 -20.00% 14
Surrey -10 29 £481 +20.31% 7
Thames Valley -64 21 £413 +10.00% 15
Berkshire -23 16 £400 +6.67% 4
West Sussex -15 11 £538 +26.47% 2
Kent +6 10 £388 -3.13% 5
East Sussex +4 5 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -30 5 £425 -5.56% 8
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 2 - - 1
UML
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.41%) Scrum
2 26 (22.41%) Use Case
3 24 (20.69%) Finance
4 23 (19.83%) Software Engineering
5 22 (18.97%) Degree
6 21 (18.10%) Business Analysis
6 21 (18.10%) C++
6 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
7 19 (16.38%) C
7 19 (16.38%) SQL
7 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 16 (13.79%) Business Process Modelling
10 15 (12.93%) Wireframes
10 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (12.07%) Telecoms
11 14 (12.07%) ISEB
11 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
12 13 (11.21%) Oracle
12 13 (11.21%) XML
12 13 (11.21%) ITIL
13 12 (10.34%) OO
14 11 (9.48%) MS Visio
14 11 (9.48%) Linux
14 11 (9.48%) Java
14 11 (9.48%) Validation
14 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
15 10 (8.62%) SDLC

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 (1.72%) CMS
1 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.45%) Simulink
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.59%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.72%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.31%) IaaS
1 5 (4.31%) SaaS
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.59%) iPaaS
3 3 (2.59%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.72%) BlueKai
4 2 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) IGMP
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) Modbus
3 1 (0.86%) MVNO
3 1 (0.86%) SMS
3 1 (0.86%) SMTP
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 6 (5.17%) Subversion
2 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.31%) Maven
3 5 (4.31%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.31%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (4.31%) Selenium
4 4 (3.45%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.45%) ClearQuest
4 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.45%) Rational Rose
4 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.59%) DbUnit
5 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.59%) HttpUnit
5 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.59%) JMeter
5 3 (2.59%) JUnit
5 3 (2.59%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (2.59%) XMLUnit
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.76%) Electronics
3 9 (7.76%) Marketing
4 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.17%) Retail
6 4 (3.45%) Military
7 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.59%) Automotive
8 2 (1.72%) Billing
8 2 (1.72%) Law
8 2 (1.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Analyst
2 45 (38.79%) Business Analyst
3 23 (19.83%) Architect
4 19 (16.38%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Finance Business Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Financial Business Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Business Process Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Data Modeller
9 5 (4.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Process Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) XML
2 10 (8.62%) CSS
2 10 (8.62%) HTML
2 10 (8.62%) Web Services
3 9 (7.76%) Spring
4 6 (5.17%) .NET
4 6 (5.17%) Java EE
5 5 (4.31%) EJB
5 5 (4.31%) J2EE
5 5 (4.31%) JSON
5 5 (4.31%) Servlets
6 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.45%) XHTML
7 3 (2.59%) Akka
7 3 (2.59%) HTML5
7 3 (2.59%) JSP
7 3 (2.59%) REST
7 3 (2.59%) Sass
7 3 (2.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.31%) Frameworx
3 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.59%) Replication
5 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.86%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Linux
2 9 (7.76%) Windows
3 5 (4.31%) Unix
4 3 (2.59%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (2.59%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.41%) Scrum
2 26 (22.41%) Use Case
3 23 (19.83%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.10%) Business Analysis
4 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
5 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (13.79%) Business Process Modelling
8 15 (12.93%) Wireframes
9 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.21%) ITIL
11 12 (10.34%) OO
12 11 (9.48%) Validation
13 10 (8.62%) BPMN
13 10 (8.62%) BPR
13 10 (8.62%) SDLC
13 10 (8.62%) User Stories
13 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.10%) C++
2 19 (16.38%) C
2 19 (16.38%) SQL
3 11 (9.48%) Java
4 9 (7.76%) C#
4 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.17%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.31%) Ada
7 4 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.59%) Java 8
9 2 (1.72%) Ada 83
9 2 (1.72%) Ada 95
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.86%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.86%) VB
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) Degree
2 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) ISEB
4 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.59%) IIBA
7 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) GDPR
2 6 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.17%) QA
3 5 (4.31%) DO-178B
4 3 (2.59%) IEC 62304
4 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) Oracle
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.03%) IBM
4 4 (3.45%) HP
5 3 (2.59%) Adobe
5 3 (2.59%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Workday
6 2 (1.72%) Casewise
6 2 (1.72%) QNX
6 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) Capita