Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 248 171
Rank change year-on-year -3 -77 -49
Contract jobs citing UML 131 134 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.96% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 125
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £317 £332 £301
90th Percentile £606 £686 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 19
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.88% -20.17%
10th Percentile £40.88 £38.54 £36.15
90th Percentile £50.23 £49.91 £53.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.59%

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 13,879 13,996 12,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.84% 84.45% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,304 8,458 7,697
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £596 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 427 539
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £49.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +32 80 £375 -6.25% 14
Thames Valley +6 21 £431 +1.47% 3
Surrey -37 19 £588 +27.03% 6
Berkshire -9 13 £450 +12.50%
Oxfordshire +25 7 £413 - 1
Kent +9 5 £425 +6.25% 9
West Sussex -23 5 £410 -35.69% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £438 -12.50% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (37.40%) Software Engineering
2 44 (33.59%) Linux
3 40 (30.53%) Security Cleared
4 39 (29.77%) Use Case
5 37 (28.24%) Subversion
6 34 (25.95%) Python
6 34 (25.95%) C++
6 34 (25.95%) Unix
6 34 (25.95%) SC Cleared
7 31 (23.66%) C
8 27 (20.61%) OO
9 26 (19.85%) Unit Testing
10 25 (19.08%) Integration Testing
10 25 (19.08%) Configuration Management
10 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
11 24 (18.32%) NUnit
11 24 (18.32%) Requirements Analysis
11 24 (18.32%) GoogleTest
12 23 (17.56%) Memory Management
12 23 (17.56%) System Integration Testing
12 23 (17.56%) Derivative
12 23 (17.56%) Business Analysis
12 23 (17.56%) Multithreading
12 23 (17.56%) CppUnit
12 23 (17.56%) Finance
12 23 (17.56%) ClearCase
12 23 (17.56%) OOD
12 23 (17.56%) Ant
13 22 (16.79%) Java

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 8 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.05%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.05%) JBoss
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.34%) SaaS
4 2 (1.53%) Office 365
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) SNMP
2 9 (6.87%) MVNO
3 7 (5.34%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (3.82%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.29%) DVB
6 1 (0.76%) ATM
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.76%) SAN
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) GIS
2 5 (3.82%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.05%) MySQL
4 3 (2.29%) DTS
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Power BI
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Subversion
2 24 (18.32%) GoogleTest
2 24 (18.32%) NUnit
3 23 (17.56%) Ant
3 23 (17.56%) ClearCase
3 23 (17.56%) CppUnit
4 11 (8.40%) Eclipse
4 11 (8.40%) NetBeans
5 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.29%) JIRA
8 3 (2.29%) JUnit
8 3 (2.29%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.53%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.76%) Maven
10 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Legal
4 3 (2.29%) Billing
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
4 3 (2.29%) Publishing
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Law
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Military
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (36.64%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) Analyst
3 29 (22.14%) Architect
3 29 (22.14%) Business Analyst
4 23 (17.56%) Software Engineer
5 17 (12.98%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.69%) C Developer
7 13 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.40%) Data Architect
9 8 (6.11%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.34%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (5.34%) SaaS Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Azure Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Hibernate
1 9 (6.87%) LDAP
2 8 (6.11%) HTML
2 8 (6.11%) JSON
3 7 (5.34%) JSF
3 7 (5.34%) XML
4 6 (4.58%) CSS
4 6 (4.58%) HTML5
4 6 (4.58%) PrimeFaces
4 6 (4.58%) Spring
5 5 (3.82%) .NET
5 5 (3.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.82%) Gherkin
5 5 (3.82%) JSON Schema
5 5 (3.82%) WPF
6 4 (3.05%) Java EE
6 4 (3.05%) JSP
6 4 (3.05%) Swing
6 4 (3.05%) Web Services
6 4 (3.05%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Derivative
2 22 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.63%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.53%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.76%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.59%) Linux
2 34 (25.95%) Unix
3 19 (14.50%) Windows
4 3 (2.29%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.76%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (37.40%) Software Engineering
2 39 (29.77%) Use Case
3 27 (20.61%) OO
4 26 (19.85%) Unit Testing
5 25 (19.08%) Configuration Management
5 25 (19.08%) Integration Testing
6 24 (18.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 23 (17.56%) Business Analysis
7 23 (17.56%) Memory Management
7 23 (17.56%) Multithreading
7 23 (17.56%) OOD
7 23 (17.56%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (16.03%) Project Management
9 18 (13.74%) BPMN
10 16 (12.21%) TOGAF
10 16 (12.21%) Translating Business Requirements
11 15 (11.45%) ITIL
12 13 (9.92%) SysML
13 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) C++
1 34 (25.95%) Python
2 31 (23.66%) C
3 22 (16.79%) Java
4 16 (12.21%) SQL
5 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.11%) C#
7 7 (5.34%) Perl
7 7 (5.34%) VBA
8 5 (3.82%) Jython
9 3 (2.29%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.29%) Tcl
10 2 (1.53%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.53%) XAML
11 1 (0.76%) Ada
11 1 (0.76%) Java 8
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 34 (25.95%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.74%) Degree
4 12 (9.16%) ISEB
5 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.53%) PhD
7 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
7 1 (0.76%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) COBIT
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.76%) DO-254
4 1 (0.76%) MISRA
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) Citrix
4 6 (4.58%) Cisco
4 6 (4.58%) SAP
5 5 (3.82%) ESRI
6 4 (3.05%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.76%) VMware