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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 112 112 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing UML 52 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.03% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.33% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 29
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £45.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -2.52%
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
3277 3013 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.44% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 1663 1245
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £545 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 146 129
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.10 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £60.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 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 6 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 +5 20 £450 +33.43% 1
Cheshire +2 17 £425 +6.25% 4
Manchester -9 14 £500 +19.40% 12
Cumbria - 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) Use Case
3 41 (41.41%) Business Analysis
4 32 (32.32%) Finance
5 28 (28.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (27.27%) Project Management
6 27 (27.27%) SDLC
7 24 (24.24%) Waterfall
8 23 (23.23%) Oracle
9 22 (22.22%) OO
10 21 (21.21%) Java
11 18 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
11 18 (18.18%) Open Source
12 17 (17.17%) Agile Project Management
13 16 (16.16%) BPMN
13 16 (16.16%) Windows
13 16 (16.16%) Linux
14 14 (14.14%) Service Design
15 13 (13.13%) Unix
15 13 (13.13%) ISEB
15 13 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
16 12 (12.12%) Puppet
16 12 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (12.12%) SaltStack
16 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
16 12 (12.12%) System Testing
16 12 (12.12%) Python
17 11 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (11.11%) JIRA

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 (10.10%) Apache
2 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.01%) CMS
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) IaaS
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.03%) PaaS
4 3 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.02%) DB2
2 2 (2.02%) MySQL
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) GIS
3 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) JIRA
2 9 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.03%) Grunt
3 3 (3.03%) gulp
3 3 (3.03%) Maven
3 3 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.02%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Log4j
5 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Retail
3 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.06%) Advertising
5 5 (5.05%) Banking
6 4 (4.04%) Marketing
7 3 (3.03%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.02%) Games
8 2 (2.02%) Legal
9 1 (1.01%) Avionics
9 1 (1.01%) Back Office
9 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (67.68%) Analyst
2 64 (64.65%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Technical Business Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Architect
7 9 (9.09%) Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
8 8 (8.08%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Network Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.07%) Telecoms Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) UML Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) UML Business Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) CSS
1 5 (5.05%) HTML
1 5 (5.05%) XML
2 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
2 4 (4.04%) CSS3
2 4 (4.04%) HTML5
2 4 (4.04%) JMS
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
2 4 (4.04%) XSLT
3 3 (3.03%) REST
3 3 (3.03%) XML Schema
4 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) J2EE
5 1 (1.01%) DOM
5 1 (1.01%) EJB
5 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.01%) J2SE
5 1 (1.01%) SAX
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) CESG
3 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Linux
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) AIX
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) Use Case
3 41 (41.41%) Business Analysis
4 28 (28.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (27.27%) Project Management
5 27 (27.27%) SDLC
6 24 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 22 (22.22%) OO
8 18 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (18.18%) Open Source
9 17 (17.17%) Agile Project Management
10 16 (16.16%) BPMN
11 14 (14.14%) Service Design
12 12 (12.12%) System Testing
13 11 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
15 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (8.08%) Data Modelling
16 8 (8.08%) Information Architecture
16 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) Java
2 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
2 12 (12.12%) Python
3 10 (10.10%) C++
4 8 (8.08%) SQL
5 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.05%) Ada
7 4 (4.04%) Go
8 3 (3.03%) XPath
9 2 (2.02%) C#
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) ISEB
2 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.10%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (12.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) SaltStack
3 3 (3.03%) Google
3 3 (3.03%) Serena
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) ESRI
5 1 (1.01%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Tableau
5 1 (1.01%) Talend
5 1 (1.01%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) Vertica
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
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