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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 46 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 16 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.40% 0.80% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.01% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £445 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +13.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £409 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £498 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +9.67%
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
561 791 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.11% 79.58% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 561 306
Median daily rate £415 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 40
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.64 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +5 9 £388 -13.88%
Chester +5 5 £413 -13.15%
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Business Analysis
2 12 (41.38%) Use Case
3 10 (34.48%) User Stories
4 9 (31.03%) Open Source
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (24.14%) Time Management
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
7 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (20.69%) Service Design
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) JIRA
9 4 (13.79%) REST
9 4 (13.79%) Java
9 4 (13.79%) VB

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 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Academy Housing
1 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
1 20 (68.97%) Business Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Digital Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Digital Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) WCF
2 3 (10.34%) WinForms
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) JSTL
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) Struts
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Business Analysis
2 12 (41.38%) Use Case
3 10 (34.48%) User Stories
4 9 (31.03%) Open Source
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) Time Management
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (20.69%) Service Design
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C++
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) VB
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) IIBA
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) MISRA
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) hybris
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Renesas
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) SaltStack