The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 6 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 1.39% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.65% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 1
Median daily rate £413 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £36.45
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1096 1515 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.16% 84.40% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 886 696
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 33
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for UML.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) Use Case
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) Servlets
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.11%) JDBC

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Linux Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Development Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Development Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) Servlets
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) J2SE
4 2 (11.11%) JDBC
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (11.11%) WSDL
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) SAML
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) API Integration
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Wonderware