The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 45 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 23 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.90% 1.40% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.64% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
Median daily rate £413 £423 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +36.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.16%
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
679 974 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.73% 85.44% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 670 318
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 8 £400 - 2
Chester +7 5 £413 -19.51%
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Wilmslow - 1 £550 -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Use Case
3 15 (36.59%) Business Analysis
4 13 (31.71%) User Stories
5 9 (21.95%) Kanban
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 9 (21.95%) CRM
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) ArchiMate
7 7 (17.07%) Time Management
7 7 (17.07%) Open Source
7 7 (17.07%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (14.63%) OO
8 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
8 6 (14.63%) REST
8 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
8 6 (14.63%) Service Design
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Web Development

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Academy Housing
1 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.32%) PaaS
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Analyst
1 25 (60.98%) Business Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Business Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) REST
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) SOAP
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) XSD
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) WCF
3 3 (7.32%) WinForms
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
2 4 (9.76%) CESG
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
3 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (4.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Use Case
3 15 (36.59%) Business Analysis
4 13 (31.71%) User Stories
5 9 (21.95%) CRM
5 9 (21.95%) Kanban
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) ArchiMate
6 8 (19.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.07%) Open Source
7 7 (17.07%) Time Management
8 6 (14.63%) OO
8 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (14.63%) Service Design
8 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) MISRA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) Tableau
4 3 (7.32%) Talend
4 3 (7.32%) Vertica
5 1 (2.44%) Renesas
5 1 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) SaltStack