The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 73 60 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing UML 15 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.45% 0.33% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.44% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£488 £218 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -20.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.81 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +2.63%
UML
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
846 459 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.58% 76.37% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 286 133
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the North East

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

UML
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear -19 8 £308 +179.54% 2
Teesside - 4 £538 -
Durham -5 1 £488 +50.00%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) Business Development
3 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) User Experience
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) SaaS
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) iPaaS

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
1 2 (9.52%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Business Development
3 5 (23.81%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) QMS
7 1 (4.76%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) IIBA
1 1 (4.76%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle