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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 117 113 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing UML 47 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.03% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.33% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 28
Median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £480 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +3.00%
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
3234 2852 2298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.54% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 1642 1204
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 139 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Lancashire +7 19 £450 +33.43% 2
Cheshire 0 19 £425 +30.26% 4
Manchester -22 9 £500 +11.11% 12
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Business Analysis
3 38 (41.30%) Use Case
4 26 (28.26%) Finance
5 24 (26.09%) Project Management
5 24 (26.09%) Oracle
6 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 23 (25.00%) SDLC
7 22 (23.91%) Java
7 22 (23.91%) OO
8 17 (18.48%) Linux
8 17 (18.48%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (18.48%) Agile Project Management
8 17 (18.48%) Open Source
9 16 (17.39%) BPMN
10 15 (16.30%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (16.30%) Windows
11 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
11 14 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (15.22%) Service Design
12 13 (14.13%) Unix
13 12 (13.04%) Python
13 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
13 12 (13.04%) ArchiMate
13 12 (13.04%) Puppet
13 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (13.04%) SaltStack
14 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.96%) IaaS

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 10 (10.87%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.09%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.96%) IaaS
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.35%) PaaS
4 4 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 9 (9.78%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.26%) Grunt
3 3 (3.26%) gulp
3 3 (3.26%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.17%) VectorCAST
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Advertising
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Avionics
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (64.13%) Analyst
2 56 (60.87%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Architect
4 11 (11.96%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Digital Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Digital Business Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Network Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Telecoms Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) UML Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) UML Business Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) REST
2 5 (5.43%) XSD
3 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.35%) CSS
3 4 (4.35%) CSS3
3 4 (4.35%) HTML
3 4 (4.35%) HTML5
3 4 (4.35%) SOAP
4 3 (3.26%) .NET
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.09%) J2EE
5 1 (1.09%) JMS
5 1 (1.09%) JSF
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.09%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) CESG
2 5 (5.43%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.26%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) Windows
3 13 (14.13%) Unix
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Business Analysis
3 38 (41.30%) Use Case
4 24 (26.09%) Project Management
5 23 (25.00%) SDLC
5 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 22 (23.91%) OO
7 17 (18.48%) Agile Project Management
7 17 (18.48%) OOA/OOD
7 17 (18.48%) Open Source
8 16 (17.39%) BPMN
9 15 (16.30%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (15.22%) Service Design
11 12 (13.04%) ArchiMate
12 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
13 9 (9.78%) CRM
13 9 (9.78%) Information Architecture
13 9 (9.78%) System Testing
14 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) Java
2 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.04%) Python
3 11 (11.96%) C++
4 7 (7.61%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Ada
5 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.35%) Go
7 2 (2.17%) C#
7 2 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) VB6
8 1 (1.09%) VC++
8 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) Degree
3 9 (9.78%) ISEB
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (13.04%) Puppet
2 4 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (3.26%) Google
4 3 (3.26%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Serena
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Tableau
5 2 (2.17%) Talend
5 2 (2.17%) Vertica
6 1 (1.09%) Fiserv
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Teradata
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