The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 69 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.67% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.91% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate - £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
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 £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
663 548 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.82% 73.46% 61.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 253 221
Average daily rate £400 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
UML
North West

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (26.67%) Matrix Management
4 4 (26.67%) Cash Management
5 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) MySQL
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Zend Framework
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
2 4 (26.67%) Matrix Management
2 4 (26.67%) Cash Management
3 3 (20.00%) BPMN
3 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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