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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 128 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 30 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.97% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.32% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 17
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£374 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 15 £343 +10.48% 5
Manchester -15 12 £450 +33.33% 13
Cumbria -19 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £320 - 4
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (47.06%) Java
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 20 (29.41%) Spring
4 16 (23.53%) SOA
5 15 (22.06%) HTML
6 13 (19.12%) MVC
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.65%) J2EE
7 12 (17.65%) Oracle
7 12 (17.65%) JSP
7 12 (17.65%) Servlets
7 12 (17.65%) JBoss
8 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
8 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
8 11 (16.18%) Apache Camel
8 11 (16.18%) .NET
8 11 (16.18%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (16.18%) Finance
9 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 10 (14.71%) Web Services
9 10 (14.71%) XML
9 10 (14.71%) WSDL
9 10 (14.71%) ERP
9 10 (14.71%) Middleware
10 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
10 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.24%) SDLC
11 8 (11.76%) Mentoring

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.65%) JBoss
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.76%) Liferay
4 7 (10.29%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (5.88%) Documentum
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.41%) Apache
6 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) Node.js
7 1 (1.47%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.47%) Xcode
4 1 (1.47%) PhpStorm
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Military
6 1 (1.47%) Local Government
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Avionics
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Architect
4 12 (17.65%) Designer
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Java Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Process Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) SOA Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) Hibernate
1 20 (29.41%) Spring
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 12 (17.65%) J2EE
3 12 (17.65%) JSP
3 12 (17.65%) Servlets
4 11 (16.18%) .NET
4 11 (16.18%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (16.18%) Apache Camel
5 10 (14.71%) WSDL
5 10 (14.71%) Middleware
5 10 (14.71%) Web Services
5 10 (14.71%) XML
6 8 (11.76%) SOAP
6 8 (11.76%) EJB
6 8 (11.76%) REST
6 8 (11.76%) JSON
7 7 (10.29%) HTML5
7 7 (10.29%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (10.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.35%) User Experience
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Life Science
6 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.47%) Animation
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
1 4 (5.88%) Solaris
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) SOA
3 13 (19.12%) MVC
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
6 10 (14.71%) ERP
7 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.24%) SDLC
8 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.76%) Use Case
8 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) Validation
9 7 (10.29%) Change Management
9 7 (10.29%) OO
9 7 (10.29%) BPMN
10 6 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
11 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) Ada
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCTS
5 1 (1.47%) IIBA
5 1 (1.47%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Squid
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.47%) Curam
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
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