The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 25 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing UML 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.49% 2.36% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 2.86% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £368 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -15.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.44 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £36.70
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +29.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 315 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.88% 82.46% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 226 256
Median daily rate £373 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 21
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £34.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +17.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £64.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Lancashire region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Blackpool - 6 £368 -
Preston -2 5 - -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for UML.

1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) Use Case
4 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
4 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 12 (48.00%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (48.00%) Open Source
4 12 (48.00%) Service Design
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) SDLC
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) Ada
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Avionics
9 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (16.00%) Puppet
10 4 (16.00%) Hazard Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) IaaS
10 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (16.00%) VectorCAST

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (16.00%) VectorCAST
4 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Avionics
3 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 2 (8.00%) Electronics
5 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) WSDL
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) Use Case
4 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
4 12 (48.00%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (48.00%) Open Source
4 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 12 (48.00%) Service Design
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Hazard Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) HOOD
9 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Microservices
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Ada
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.00%) Perforce