The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 29 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 3 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.27% 2.84% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 3.83% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£295 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
UML
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 235 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.31% 74.13% 64.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 73
Average daily rate £350 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £125 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 48
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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
Leicester +10 2 - - 1
Hinckley - - - -
UML
East Midlands

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Telerik
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) MVVM
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) XAML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Use Case
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
1 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) PDM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Telerik
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus