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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 64 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing UML 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£349 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
599 725 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.95% 76.16% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 338 340
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 26
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
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 30 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £310 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
UML
North West

UML
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £270 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago