The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 70 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.63% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.70
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.17%
UML
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
825 635 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.83% 78.30% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 302 253
Average daily rate £408 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Cheshire region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -17 3 £450 - 2
Chester - 1 £335 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £318 - 1
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 3 (18.75%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) TIBCO

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) SugarCRM
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) PhpStorm
3 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Management
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £285 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago