The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 95 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -15
Contract jobs citing UML 2 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 1.32% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.79% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £354
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.16% -5.12%
UML
North West

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
1146 895 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.56% 73.72% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 477 358
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 4 March 2015. 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
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) JPA
4 3 (25.00%) Liferay
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) EAI
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Drools
5 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
5 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Java EE

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) Liferay
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) JPA
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) JMS
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) Drools
2 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (16.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) EAI
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft