The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 74 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.90% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
884 780 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.00% 80.75% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 476 328
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) BPMN
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Release Management
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPEL
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) BPEL
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 4 (22.22%) Logistic Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 4 (22.22%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Maximo
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) J2EE

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (22.22%) Maximo
3 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) SOA Developer
4 4 (22.22%) SOA Designer
4 4 (22.22%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) BPMN
3 6 (33.33%) SOA
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) BPEL
5 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 4 (22.22%) Logistic Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Logistics
5 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
8 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Perforce