The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 83 104
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21  
Contract jobs citing UML 14 61 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 2.02% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.44% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 46 12
Median daily rate £415 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £490 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £38.50 £29.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2495 1842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.64% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1489 1158
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.05 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UML in the West Midlands

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the West Midlands

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in the West Midlands

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the West Midlands

UML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +10 7 £415 -24.54% 3
Birmingham -12 4 £263 -20.45% 3
Staffordshire - 2 - - 2
UML
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for UML.

1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Use Case
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) SDLC
4 10 (32.26%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (29.03%) BPMN
6 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) CRM
7 7 (22.58%) Change Management
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) Service Design
9 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) SOA
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) C
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) SLA
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.90%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (12.90%) SaaS
10 4 (12.90%) PaaS
10 4 (12.90%) Financial Analysis

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.23%) Mule
1 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.90%) PaaS
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 17 (54.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) CRM Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Spring
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) AWT
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) Servlets
2 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.23%) Struts
2 1 (3.23%) Swing
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) SCADA
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Use Case
3 10 (32.26%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (32.26%) SDLC
4 9 (29.03%) BPMN
5 8 (25.81%) CRM
6 7 (22.58%) Change Management
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) Service Design
8 5 (16.13%) SOA
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Business Development
9 4 (12.90%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Kanban
9 4 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.90%) SysML
9 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) QNX
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) Sun
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