Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 222 145
Rank change year-on-year -30 -77 -26
Contract jobs citing UML 130 150 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.92% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.09% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 95 183
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £363 £316 £287
90th Percentile £606 £604 £555
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 16
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.12 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +17.64% -2.60%
10th Percentile £38.63 £37.50 £34.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +1.24%

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 14,135 13,702 14,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.92% 84.21% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,517 8,185 8,689
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 468 589
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 68 £380 -1.94% 15
Surrey -24 32 £588 +46.88% 4
Thames Valley -10 16 £438 - 15
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £438 +3.55% 9
Oxfordshire +10 6 £475 - 2
West Sussex -21 5 £453 +9.04% 1
Berkshire -9 3 - - 4
Sussex - 3 £500 -
Kent 0 2 £419 -20.24% 2
Isle of Wight - 2 - -
Middlesex +8 1 - -
East Sussex -13 1 £425 +19.72% 1
UML
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.77%) Java
3 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
4 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
5 28 (21.54%) C++
6 27 (20.77%) Linux
6 27 (20.77%) Finance
7 21 (16.15%) Windows
7 21 (16.15%) TOGAF
7 21 (16.15%) Degree
8 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 20 (15.38%) Python
8 20 (15.38%) SNMP
8 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.85%) Use Case
10 17 (13.08%) Subversion
10 17 (13.08%) Eclipse
10 17 (13.08%) JavaScript
11 16 (12.31%) SQL
11 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
12 15 (11.54%) HTML
12 15 (11.54%) Unix
12 15 (11.54%) ITIL
12 15 (11.54%) XML
12 15 (11.54%) Spring
12 15 (11.54%) JSF
12 15 (11.54%) SysML
13 14 (10.77%) Business Analysis
13 14 (10.77%) BPMN
13 14 (10.77%) NetBeans

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 11 (8.46%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.38%) JBoss
3 5 (3.85%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.77%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.85%) SAP CRM
2 5 (3.85%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.08%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.15%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.77%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.38%) SNMP
2 7 (5.38%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (4.62%) MVNO
4 4 (3.08%) DVB
4 4 (3.08%) Firewall
5 2 (1.54%) ATM
6 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
1 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.85%) MySQL
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.08%) DTS
3 4 (3.08%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.31%) GIS
5 2 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.77%) Big Data
6 1 (0.77%) DB2
6 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Eclipse
1 17 (13.08%) Subversion
2 14 (10.77%) NetBeans
3 9 (6.92%) Maven
4 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.85%) JUnit
5 5 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.08%) JIRA
6 4 (3.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.54%) Selenium
9 1 (0.77%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.77%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.77%) JMeter
9 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.77%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.77%) XMLUnit
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.62%) Law
4 3 (2.31%) Electronics
5 2 (1.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.54%) Military
6 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (33.85%) Developer
2 35 (26.92%) Analyst
3 31 (23.85%) Business Analyst
4 29 (22.31%) Java Developer
5 28 (21.54%) Architect
6 24 (18.46%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (15.38%) Software Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 11 (8.46%) SAP Architect
9 11 (8.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.15%) C++ Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.38%) SaaS Architect
12 6 (4.62%) Azure Architect
12 6 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (4.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 5 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) Python Developer
13 5 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
2 15 (11.54%) HTML
2 15 (11.54%) JSF
2 15 (11.54%) Spring
2 15 (11.54%) XML
3 12 (9.23%) CSS
4 10 (7.69%) J2EE
4 10 (7.69%) JSP
4 10 (7.69%) Web Services
5 8 (6.15%) PrimeFaces
5 8 (6.15%) Servlets
6 7 (5.38%) HTML5
6 7 (5.38%) Struts
7 6 (4.62%) DHTML
7 6 (4.62%) Gherkin
7 6 (4.62%) JSON
7 6 (4.62%) Struts2
7 6 (4.62%) XHTML
8 5 (3.85%) Java EE
8 5 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.62%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.08%) PKI
5 3 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.77%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Fintech
6 1 (0.77%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Replication
6 1 (0.77%) Robotics
6 1 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.77%) Linux
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 15 (11.54%) Unix
4 6 (4.62%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.77%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
3 21 (16.15%) TOGAF
4 18 (13.85%) Use Case
5 15 (11.54%) ITIL
5 15 (11.54%) SysML
6 14 (10.77%) BPMN
6 14 (10.77%) Business Analysis
6 14 (10.77%) Issue Tracking
6 14 (10.77%) Translating Business Requirements
6 14 (10.77%) User Stories
7 13 (10.00%) Network Management
8 12 (9.23%) Business Process Modelling
8 12 (9.23%) CRM
8 12 (9.23%) ERP
8 12 (9.23%) Workflow
9 9 (6.92%) OO
9 9 (6.92%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (6.15%) BPR
10 8 (6.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.77%) Java
2 28 (21.54%) C++
3 20 (15.38%) Python
4 17 (13.08%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.31%) SQL
6 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.38%) Embedded C++
7 7 (5.38%) Perl
7 7 (5.38%) VBA
8 6 (4.62%) C#
9 5 (3.85%) C
9 5 (3.85%) Jython
10 4 (3.08%) Tcl
11 3 (2.31%) Java 8
12 2 (1.54%) Ada
12 2 (1.54%) Scala
13 1 (0.77%) Ada 83
13 1 (0.77%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.15%) Degree
3 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.38%) ISEB
5 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) HNC
7 1 (0.77%) HND
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) ECSS
1 2 (1.54%) MISRA
2 1 (0.77%) DICOM
2 1 (0.77%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Docker
2 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) Firmware
3 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) SAP
3 12 (9.23%) Oracle
4 8 (6.15%) Citrix
5 7 (5.38%) Cisco
6 3 (2.31%) Casewise
6 3 (2.31%) VMware
7 2 (1.54%) ESRI
7 2 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.77%) EMC
8 1 (0.77%) Google
8 1 (0.77%) Red Hat