Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 124 110
Rank change year-on-year -23 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing UML 31 88 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 1.42% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.71% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 34
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £275 £270 £313
90th Percentile £495 £511 £613
England median daily rate £450 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.35% - +32.81%
10th Percentile £32.33 £41.25 £31.36
90th Percentile £42.38 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Warwickshire 0 10 £425 -14.14%
Birmingham -31 9 £400 +11.11%
Staffordshire +17 5 £300 -27.27% 1
Coventry +9 4 £398 -0.63% 2
UML
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for UML.

1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) BPMN
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Use Case
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) CRM
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) C++
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.68%) REST
8 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.68%) J2SE
8 3 (9.68%) Maven
8 3 (9.68%) Java
8 3 (9.68%) Servlets
8 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
8 3 (9.68%) OO

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 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) ERwin
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) UML Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Automotive Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Azure Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) GUI Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) J2SE
3 3 (9.68%) JMS
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) Servlets
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) COM
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) JDBC
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) BPMN
3 7 (22.58%) Use Case
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) OOD
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) ArchiMate
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) HNC
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) MISRA
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) BT
3 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.23%) Embarcadero
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Jitterbit
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow