The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 20 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UML 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.79% - 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.45 £37.27 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -0.61%
UML
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 126 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 73.29% 66.67% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 65
Average daily rate £313 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) ISO 9001
1 6 (85.71%) TickIT
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) CMDB
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Release Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO 9001
1 6 (85.71%) TickIT