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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 38 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.29% 1.94% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.47% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +29.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.45% +1.36%
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
306 324 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.86% 78.64% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 221 85
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £44.80 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston +4 4 - - 4
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
1 15 (48.39%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (45.16%) Unix
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Middleware
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) SSADM
4 9 (29.03%) DSDM
5 8 (25.81%) C++
5 8 (25.81%) CRM
5 8 (25.81%) Ada
5 8 (25.81%) MVS
5 8 (25.81%) Workflow
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) MS Office
7 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 6 (19.35%) RAD
8 5 (16.13%) HND
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) ATM
8 5 (16.13%) ISDN
8 5 (16.13%) VoIP
8 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) ATM
1 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
1 5 (16.13%) ISDN
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.13%) VectorCAST
4 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.68%) Avionics
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Database Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DOORS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) JSF
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
3 9 (29.03%) DSDM
3 9 (29.03%) SSADM
3 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
4 8 (25.81%) CRM
4 8 (25.81%) Workflow
5 6 (19.35%) RAD
6 5 (16.13%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
10 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Ada
1 8 (25.81%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) AWK
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) Korn
4 2 (6.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) HND
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.45%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Serena
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