The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Halifax 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank - 11 30
Contract jobs citing UML 0 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 7.10% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.92% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate
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- £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 131 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.93% 71.58% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 90 132
Average daily rate £413 £393 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
UML
West Yorkshire

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Halifax region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Retail

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle