The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 66 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing UML 20 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 0.97% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.31% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £303 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £333 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 838 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.06% 73.57% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 443 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UML
North West

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

UML
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (34.62%) Data Modelling
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 13 (25.00%) Scrum
3 13 (25.00%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) Oracle
5 11 (21.15%) Use Case
6 10 (19.23%) OO
7 9 (17.31%) SQL
8 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.38%) Retail
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.38%) ERD
8 8 (15.38%) BDD
9 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.46%) BPMN
9 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) CRM
9 7 (13.46%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) HTML
9 7 (13.46%) Java
9 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.46%) CSS
10 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.54%) J2EE
10 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.54%) EJB
10 6 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (11.54%) JBoss

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (9.62%) WebLogic
1 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.62%) MQSeries
1 5 (9.62%) CMS
1 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
1 5 (9.62%) Escenic
1 5 (9.62%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
4 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Maximo
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) OLAP
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Billing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Analyst
2 37 (71.15%) Business Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Programmer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Programmer
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Designer
10 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
1 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 6 (11.54%) J2EE
2 6 (11.54%) EJB
2 6 (11.54%) jQuery
3 5 (9.62%) HTML5
3 5 (9.62%) CSS3
3 5 (9.62%) Struts
3 5 (9.62%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) Java RMI
3 5 (9.62%) LAMP
3 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
3 5 (9.62%) Spring
3 5 (9.62%) JSF
3 5 (9.62%) Ajax
3 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.92%) MDX
4 1 (1.92%) GWT
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Data Modelling
2 13 (25.00%) Scrum
2 13 (25.00%) TDD
3 11 (21.15%) Use Case
4 10 (19.23%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) ERD
5 8 (15.38%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) BPMN
6 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) CRM
7 6 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.62%) OOP
8 5 (9.62%) RAD
8 5 (9.62%) RUP
8 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma
8 5 (9.62%) OOD
8 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) Scala
5 5 (9.62%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ISEB
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) JBoss
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft