Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 148 131
Rank change year-on-year -72 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing UML 152 247 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 1.51% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.83% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 156 217
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £268
90th Percentile £635 £556 £520
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 15
South East median hourly rate £44.56 £37.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.82% -18.48% +13.58%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.15 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.16 £46.50 £59.00
England median hourly rate £44.12 £41.50 £41.90
% change year-on-year +6.30% -0.95% +11.73%

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 13876 13497 15539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.54% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8106 9337
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +1.14% +5.60%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 550 624
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £26.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.50% -4.92% +50.26%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

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 12 December 2017.

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
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 12 December 2017. 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 -65 43 £425 -5.56% 8
Hampshire -24 40 £375 -6.25% 3
Surrey +15 35 £425 -15.00% 4
Berkshire -37 24 £425 -5.56% 4
Buckinghamshire -33 17 £425 -5.56% 4
West Sussex -8 14 £725 +81.25% 3
East Sussex +6 10 £400 +5.26%
Kent -16 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Middlesex -6 4 £435 +39.20%
Oxfordshire -15 2 £525 -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for UML.

1 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.00%) Scrum
3 35 (23.03%) Software Engineering
4 31 (20.39%) Business Analysis
4 31 (20.39%) Finance
5 30 (19.74%) C
5 30 (19.74%) Use Case
6 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 26 (17.11%) Degree
8 25 (16.45%) BPMN
9 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (15.13%) Business Process Modelling
10 22 (14.47%) C++
11 21 (13.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
12 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 20 (13.16%) SDLC
12 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
13 19 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
13 19 (12.50%) Wireframes
13 19 (12.50%) ITIL
14 18 (11.84%) Oracle
14 18 (11.84%) E-Commerce
14 18 (11.84%) SOA
15 17 (11.18%) OO
15 17 (11.18%) Web Services
15 17 (11.18%) Waterfall
16 16 (10.53%) C#
16 16 (10.53%) BPR

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 6 (3.95%) JBoss
2 4 (2.63%) Apache
2 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (1.32%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.29%) Simulink
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.26%) IaaS
1 8 (5.26%) iPaaS
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (5.26%) SaaS
1 8 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Ethernet
1 5 (3.29%) FlexRay
2 4 (2.63%) NAS
2 4 (2.63%) SAN
2 4 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (1.97%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) DOCSIS
4 2 (1.32%) Extranet
4 2 (1.32%) Intranet
4 2 (1.32%) MVNO
4 2 (1.32%) SDH
4 2 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) IGMP
5 1 (0.66%) SMS
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) GIS
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (6.58%) Subversion
3 9 (5.92%) JIRA
4 8 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.95%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (3.29%) CANoe
6 5 (3.29%) FishEye
6 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.97%) jMock
8 3 (1.97%) JUnit
8 3 (1.97%) Maven
8 3 (1.97%) Mockito
8 3 (1.97%) Rational Rose
8 3 (1.97%) Selenium
8 3 (1.97%) VectorCAST
9 2 (1.32%) Ant
9 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (20.39%) Finance
2 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.61%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.95%) Automotive
5 5 (3.29%) Avionics
5 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.63%) Games
7 3 (1.97%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (41.45%) Analyst
2 59 (38.82%) Business Analyst
3 30 (19.74%) Software Engineer
4 26 (17.11%) Architect
5 13 (8.55%) Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Finance Business Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) Financial Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 12 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.58%) Project Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Software Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Telecoms Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) Web Services
2 15 (9.87%) .NET
3 10 (6.58%) Middleware
4 7 (4.61%) EJB
4 7 (4.61%) SOAP
5 6 (3.95%) CSS
5 6 (3.95%) XML
5 6 (3.95%) XSLT
6 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.29%) HTML
6 5 (3.29%) J2EE
7 4 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (2.63%) Java EE
7 4 (2.63%) Lucene
8 3 (1.97%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.32%) Facelets
9 2 (1.32%) JPA
9 2 (1.32%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Frameworx
3 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.95%) User Experience
4 4 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.32%) Animation
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Online Games
7 1 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.89%) Linux
2 8 (5.26%) Unix
2 8 (5.26%) Windows
3 4 (2.63%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.00%) Scrum
3 35 (23.03%) Software Engineering
4 31 (20.39%) Business Analysis
5 30 (19.74%) Use Case
6 25 (16.45%) BPMN
7 23 (15.13%) Business Process Modelling
8 21 (13.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (13.16%) SDLC
10 19 (12.50%) ITIL
10 19 (12.50%) Wireframes
11 18 (11.84%) E-Commerce
11 18 (11.84%) SOA
12 17 (11.18%) OO
12 17 (11.18%) Waterfall
13 16 (10.53%) BPR
14 15 (9.87%) CRM
14 15 (9.87%) Requirements Management
15 14 (9.21%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.74%) C
2 22 (14.47%) C++
3 16 (10.53%) C#
4 14 (9.21%) Java
4 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.21%) SQL
5 11 (7.24%) Ada
6 5 (3.29%) Embedded C
6 5 (3.29%) MATLAB
6 5 (3.29%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) GLSL
7 2 (1.32%) Perl
7 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.66%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.11%) Degree
3 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.87%) ISEB
5 4 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.97%) IIBA
7 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) GDPR
2 7 (4.61%) DO-178B
3 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.95%) MISRA
4 5 (3.29%) ISO 26262
5 4 (2.63%) QA
6 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.32%) MIL-STD-1553
6 2 (1.32%) PMO
7 1 (0.66%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.66%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.66%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.84%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) IBM
3 8 (5.26%) SAP
3 8 (5.26%) Workday
4 4 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 4 (2.63%) CyberArk
4 4 (2.63%) HP
4 4 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.63%) Symantec
4 4 (2.63%) Tripwire
4 4 (2.63%) WSO2
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.32%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) Green Hills
5 2 (1.32%) Motorola
6 1 (0.66%) EMC
6 1 (0.66%) Pega
6 1 (0.66%) Wind River