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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 20 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UML 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.83% - 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% - 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate £450 - £425
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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 95 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 73.77% 81.20% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 72 189
Average daily rate £360 £370 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) SOA
2 8 (44.44%) Use Case
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) XSD
5 4 (22.22%) XSLT
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Java EE
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) QA
8 1 (5.56%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) XSD
2 4 (22.22%) XSLT
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) SOA
1 8 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle