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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 110 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing UML 40 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.47% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.01% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
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£388 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +7.04%
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
2943 2283 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.71% 72.78% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1201 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -12.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Lancashire +12 17 £337 -15.69% 3
Manchester -20 15 £419 -1.47% 9
Cheshire -4 7 £400 - 7
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (36.67%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Oracle
3 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 13 (21.67%) .NET
5 13 (21.67%) HTML
5 13 (21.67%) XML
6 12 (20.00%) OO
6 12 (20.00%) SOA
6 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (18.33%) ERP
8 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 10 (16.67%) Degree
9 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (15.00%) Change Management
9 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (13.33%) Validation
10 8 (13.33%) TDD
10 8 (13.33%) JBoss
10 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (13.33%) JIRA
10 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (11.67%) Apache Camel
11 7 (11.67%) SOAP
11 7 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (11.67%) Spring

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.33%) JBoss
3 6 (10.00%) Liferay
4 5 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (5.00%) Documentum
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.67%) Node.js
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.67%) Xcode
5 1 (1.67%) PhpStorm
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Military
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Avionics
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Business Analyst
1 19 (31.67%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Information Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) HTML
1 13 (21.67%) .NET
1 13 (21.67%) XML
2 7 (11.67%) SOAP
2 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
2 7 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (11.67%) Spring
2 7 (11.67%) Apache Camel
3 5 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (8.33%) REST
3 5 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) JSF
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.33%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.33%) Ehcache
6 2 (3.33%) JPA
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.33%) Java EE
6 2 (3.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.33%) Open Source
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) iPhone
6 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) Animation
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) OO
2 12 (20.00%) SOA
2 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.33%) ERP
4 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 8 (13.33%) Validation
5 8 (13.33%) TDD
5 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.33%) Process Management
7 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.33%) Business Development
7 5 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Ada
5 4 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) IIBA
4 1 (1.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) IBM
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.33%) Perforce
3 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Curam
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £285 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago