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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 13 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.50% 3.31% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.21% 4.46% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.63%
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
107 112 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 66.88% 74.17% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 50
Average daily rate £325 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (91.67%) TickIT
2 11 (91.67%) MS Office
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) ISO 9001
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (66.67%) Life Science
3 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) CMDB
5 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) Logistics

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Office
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (91.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) Life Science
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) ISO 9001
1 11 (91.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft