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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 73 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 15 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.66% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.88% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 20
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£425 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £338 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
1024 907 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 74.59% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 477 501
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
3 16 (34.04%) Data Modelling
4 13 (27.66%) MS Visio
5 11 (23.40%) Java
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) TDD
6 10 (21.28%) Use Case
7 9 (19.15%) ERD
7 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle
7 9 (19.15%) OO
8 8 (17.02%) JBoss
8 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.02%) SQL
8 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
8 8 (17.02%) BDD
9 7 (14.89%) CSS3
9 7 (14.89%) HTML5
9 7 (14.89%) Spring
9 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
9 7 (14.89%) J2EE
9 7 (14.89%) MySQL
9 7 (14.89%) HTML
9 7 (14.89%) CSS
9 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
9 7 (14.89%) XML
9 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.77%) MS Excel

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.64%) MQSeries
2 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) Escenic
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) MS Project
4 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.64%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Analyst
2 32 (68.09%) Business Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Process Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
1 7 (14.89%) J2EE
1 7 (14.89%) CSS
1 7 (14.89%) Spring
1 7 (14.89%) XML
1 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
1 7 (14.89%) HTML5
1 7 (14.89%) CSS3
2 6 (12.77%) jQuery
2 6 (12.77%) JSF
2 6 (12.77%) EJB
3 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) Struts
3 5 (10.64%) Ajax
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (10.64%) Java RMI
3 5 (10.64%) LAMP
4 4 (8.51%) JPA
5 3 (6.38%) JMS
6 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.40%) TDD
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) Use Case
5 9 (19.15%) OO
5 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.15%) ERD
6 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (12.77%) CRM
8 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.64%) OOD
9 5 (10.64%) OOP
9 5 (10.64%) RAD
9 5 (10.64%) RUP
9 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Scala
4 5 (10.64%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) JBoss
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft