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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 84 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 11 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.62% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 2.22% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 5
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£419 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £530 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £367
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.97% +2.73%
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
1236 901 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.32% 72.84% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 511 451
Average daily rate £377 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 36
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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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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
Stockport - 1 £195 -
UML
North West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (60.00%) Java
1 15 (60.00%) SOA
2 13 (52.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) JBoss
4 11 (44.00%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (44.00%) Apache Camel
5 10 (40.00%) Middleware
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 8 (32.00%) REST
6 8 (32.00%) Liferay
7 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (28.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (28.00%) Squid
8 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) JSF
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) JSP
9 5 (20.00%) Servlets
9 5 (20.00%) J2EE
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) Java EE
9 5 (20.00%) JPA
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (16.00%) Apache CXF
10 4 (16.00%) Use Case
10 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
10 4 (16.00%) Open Source
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle BPM

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (48.00%) JBoss
2 8 (32.00%) Liferay
3 7 (28.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (16.00%) Documentum
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Apache
5 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Java Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Designer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SOA Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Java Applications Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 11 (44.00%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (44.00%) Apache Camel
3 10 (40.00%) Middleware
4 8 (32.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) JSP
6 5 (20.00%) Servlets
6 5 (20.00%) JSF
6 5 (20.00%) Java EE
6 5 (20.00%) JPA
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (16.00%) Apache CXF
7 4 (16.00%) WSDL
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) Ehcache
9 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) SOA
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Process Management
4 4 (16.00%) RUP
4 4 (16.00%) DSDM
5 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.00%) EAI
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (8.00%) BPMN
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) SAP