Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 November 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 44 40
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 -
Contract jobs citing UML 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.96% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.35% - +32.81%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 209 350 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.96% 82.74% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 224 162
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £23.55 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.60 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Staffordshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Staffordshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) J2SE
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2SE
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft