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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 58 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing UML 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.54% 0.25% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.34% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
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£343 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
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
797 594 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.58% 74.53% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 308 248
Average daily rate £400 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 27
Average hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.40 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £360 -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) EJB
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) JSP
5 7 (31.82%) Servlets
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) WSDL
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Struts
8 4 (18.18%) JDBC
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Solaris
8 4 (18.18%) Linux

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SugarCRM
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Local Government
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) J2EE
1 7 (31.82%) EJB
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) JSP
1 7 (31.82%) Servlets
1 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
1 7 (31.82%) Spring
1 7 (31.82%) JSON
1 7 (31.82%) HTML5
2 6 (27.27%) WSDL
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) Struts
3 4 (18.18%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Life Science
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Solaris
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SysML
7 3 (13.64%) BPMN
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Information Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO