The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 120 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 48 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.65% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.87% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 16
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£388 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

UML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire +5 15 £413 +33.06% 6
Manchester -18 15 £363 +7.40% 15
Lancashire -2 10 £610 - 4
Merseyside - 3 £300 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.88%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) Hibernate
3 21 (24.42%) Spring
4 17 (19.77%) Finance
4 17 (19.77%) SOA
5 16 (18.60%) HTML
5 16 (18.60%) Middleware
6 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (17.44%) J2EE
6 15 (17.44%) Oracle
6 15 (17.44%) JSP
6 15 (17.44%) Servlets
6 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
7 14 (16.28%) MVC
8 13 (15.12%) Web Services
8 13 (15.12%) WSDL
8 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.95%) SDLC
9 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
9 12 (13.95%) JBoss
9 12 (13.95%) .NET
10 11 (12.79%) SQL
10 11 (12.79%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (12.79%) Apache Camel
11 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.63%) BPMN
11 10 (11.63%) Use Case
11 10 (11.63%) SOAP
11 10 (11.63%) DSDM

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (13.95%) JBoss
2 8 (9.30%) Liferay
3 7 (8.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.65%) Documentum
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.49%) Apache
6 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.33%) CMS
8 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) ATM
2 4 (4.65%) ISDN
2 4 (4.65%) VoIP
2 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 5 (5.81%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.16%) Xcode
6 1 (1.16%) PhpStorm
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Military
5 3 (3.49%) Back Office
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Advertising
6 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Avionics
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Analyst
2 28 (32.56%) Business Analyst
3 21 (24.42%) Architect
4 13 (15.12%) Designer
5 12 (13.95%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Process Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Applications Architect
11 2 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) UML Business Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) Hibernate
1 21 (24.42%) Spring
2 16 (18.60%) HTML
2 16 (18.60%) Middleware
3 15 (17.44%) J2EE
3 15 (17.44%) JSP
3 15 (17.44%) Servlets
4 13 (15.12%) WSDL
4 13 (15.12%) Web Services
5 12 (13.95%) .NET
6 11 (12.79%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (12.79%) Apache Camel
7 10 (11.63%) SOAP
8 9 (10.47%) XML
8 9 (10.47%) EJB
8 9 (10.47%) CSS
8 9 (10.47%) JSON
9 8 (9.30%) HTML5
9 8 (9.30%) REST
10 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.49%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Life Science
7 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.16%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Animation
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) UNIX
3 5 (5.81%) MVS
3 5 (5.81%) Solaris
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.77%) SOA
3 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
4 14 (16.28%) MVC
5 12 (13.95%) SDLC
6 10 (11.63%) DSDM
6 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.63%) Use Case
6 10 (11.63%) BPMN
7 9 (10.47%) OO
7 9 (10.47%) ERP
8 8 (9.30%) Workflow
8 8 (9.30%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.14%) Validation
9 7 (8.14%) CRM
9 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.98%) RAD
10 6 (6.98%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) Java
2 11 (12.79%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) C
4 5 (5.81%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.49%) Korn
5 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.33%) Ada
6 2 (2.33%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.16%) AWK
7 1 (1.16%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) ISEB
4 3 (3.49%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) IIBA
5 1 (1.16%) CBAP
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 7 (8.14%) IBM
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.16%) Curam
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Apple
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