The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 41 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.11% 1.20% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.75% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate
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£284 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 114 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.11% 68.67% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 65 108
Average daily rate £400 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £203 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £20.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - - 2
Preston - - - -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) RAD
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Struts
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Security
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) Mercurial

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Doxygen
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Struts
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Security
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) SAML
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) RAD
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP