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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 29 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing UML 11 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.65% 3.09% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 3.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
Median daily rate £450 £635 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +12.16%
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
248 484 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.39% 87.84% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 339 194
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 19
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -41.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.59 £21.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £56.97 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 8 £450 -29.13%
Blackburn - 3 £350 - 1
Fleetwood - 3 £450 -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) OO
3 23 (74.19%) Use Case
4 21 (67.74%) Project Management
4 21 (67.74%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (67.74%) Open Source
4 21 (67.74%) Waterfall
4 21 (67.74%) Business Analysis
5 20 (64.52%) Agile Project Management
6 18 (58.06%) Service Design
6 18 (58.06%) Linux
6 18 (58.06%) Java
7 15 (48.39%) Oracle
7 15 (48.39%) Windows
7 15 (48.39%) Python
7 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
7 15 (48.39%) Puppet
7 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (48.39%) SaltStack
8 14 (45.16%) IaaS
8 14 (45.16%) Finance
9 13 (41.94%) Apache
9 13 (41.94%) Unix
9 13 (41.94%) JIRA
10 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Scrum
11 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (19.35%) SEO
12 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared

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 13 (41.94%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) IaaS
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Analyst
2 22 (70.97%) Business Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Technical Business Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Linux Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Retail Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) OO
3 23 (74.19%) Use Case
4 21 (67.74%) Business Analysis
4 21 (67.74%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (67.74%) Open Source
4 21 (67.74%) Project Management
4 21 (67.74%) Waterfall
5 20 (64.52%) Agile Project Management
6 18 (58.06%) Service Design
7 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) SEO
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 3 (9.68%) Microservices
9 3 (9.68%) SFIA
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB6
4 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
1 15 (48.39%) SaltStack
2 2 (6.45%) IBM