The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 30 March 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 61 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing UML 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.03% 1.45% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.63% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Median daily rate £436 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.15% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.09 £36.40
% change year-on-year -0.19% +18.36%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 553 423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.50% 89.19% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 335 267
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
Median hourly rate £45.87 £41.25 £29.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.20% +40.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in West Sussex

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in West Sussex

UML
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Crawley +10 3 £445 +48.33% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £436 -
Worthing +17 2 £400 -
Gatwick -9 1 £425 -
UML
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for UML.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) GDPR
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) BPMN
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) User Stories
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) ArchiMate
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Compliance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) React
3 2 (11.76%) XSD
3 2 (11.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) BPMN
4 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) ArchiMate
5 3 (17.65%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB6
3 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) GDPR
2 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft