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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 98 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 58 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.63% 1.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.41% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 14
Median daily rate £450 £423 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £635 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -32.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +12.75%
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
2953 3685 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.09% 81.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 2303 1381
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 23 £413 -2.36% 6
Manchester -1 22 £450 +20.00% 9
Lancashire +16 13 £450 -29.13% 1
Merseyside +5 2 - - 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for UML.

1 75 (77.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.52%) Use Case
3 44 (45.36%) Business Analysis
4 42 (43.30%) OO
5 31 (31.96%) OOA/OOD
5 31 (31.96%) Project Management
5 31 (31.96%) Open Source
5 31 (31.96%) Waterfall
6 29 (29.90%) Agile Project Management
6 29 (29.90%) Java
7 27 (27.84%) Linux
7 27 (27.84%) Service Design
8 25 (25.77%) Finance
9 24 (24.74%) Oracle
10 22 (22.68%) Windows
11 21 (21.65%) Scrum
12 19 (19.59%) JIRA
13 17 (17.53%) Python
13 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
13 17 (17.53%) Puppet
13 17 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (17.53%) SaltStack
14 16 (16.49%) IaaS
14 16 (16.49%) Unix
15 15 (15.46%) Apache
15 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (15.46%) User Stories
15 15 (15.46%) Kanban
16 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (12.37%) Web Development

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.46%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) IaaS
2 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) PaaS
4 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Data Mining
1 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Big Data
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) JIRA
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.03%) MorphX
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (63.92%) Analyst
2 56 (57.73%) Business Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 16 (16.49%) Architect
4 16 (16.49%) Digital Analyst
4 16 (16.49%) Digital Business Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Business IT Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) REST
2 7 (7.22%) SOAP
2 7 (7.22%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) XML
3 4 (4.12%) XSD
4 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 3 (3.09%) WCF
4 3 (3.09%) WinForms
5 2 (2.06%) J2EE
5 2 (2.06%) JDBC
5 2 (2.06%) JSON
5 2 (2.06%) JSP
5 2 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.06%) Servlets
5 2 (2.06%) WSDL
6 1 (1.03%) JMS
6 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.15%) Clustering
4 4 (4.12%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.09%) CESG
5 3 (3.09%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.09%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) New Media
7 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Linux
2 22 (22.68%) Windows
3 16 (16.49%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (77.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.52%) Use Case
3 44 (45.36%) Business Analysis
4 42 (43.30%) OO
5 31 (31.96%) OOA/OOD
5 31 (31.96%) Open Source
5 31 (31.96%) Project Management
5 31 (31.96%) Waterfall
6 29 (29.90%) Agile Project Management
7 27 (27.84%) Service Design
8 21 (21.65%) Scrum
9 15 (15.46%) Kanban
9 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (15.46%) User Stories
10 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (12.37%) Web Development
11 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
12 10 (10.31%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (9.28%) CRM
14 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
2 17 (17.53%) Python
3 9 (9.28%) C++
4 8 (8.25%) SQL
5 6 (6.19%) VB
6 5 (5.15%) C#
7 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.06%) Ruby
8 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.06%) VB6
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) VC++
9 1 (1.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.12%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.09%) MISRA
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (17.53%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) SaltStack
3 5 (5.15%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.12%) VMware
5 3 (3.09%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) Tableau
5 3 (3.09%) Talend
5 3 (3.09%) Vertica
6 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Twitter
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) Renesas
7 1 (1.03%) Sage
7 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
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