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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 116 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing UML 20 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.93% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.33% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 38
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£338 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £336 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £357 £371
% change year-on-year
+12.20% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -3.33%
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
2205 2035 2136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.50% 70.39% 64.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1034 1139
Average daily rate £365 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Manchester -1 14 £338 +8.87% 15
Cheshire -2 2 £310 +3.33% 2
Lancashire -16 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (34.92%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Scrum
2 18 (28.57%) TDD
2 18 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 16 (25.40%) MS Visio
4 13 (20.63%) Java
4 13 (20.63%) OO
4 13 (20.63%) BDD
5 12 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 12 (19.05%) Use Case
5 12 (19.05%) Oracle
5 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 11 (17.46%) .NET
6 11 (17.46%) RAD
7 10 (15.87%) J2EE
7 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (14.29%) ERD
8 9 (14.29%) Scala
9 8 (12.70%) SQL
9 8 (12.70%) C#
9 8 (12.70%) HTML
9 8 (12.70%) CSS
10 7 (11.11%) EJB
10 7 (11.11%) ISEB
10 7 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (11.11%) Retail

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.94%) Escenic
2 5 (7.94%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (7.94%) CMS
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.94%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
4 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.17%) OLAP
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
2 7 (11.11%) Billing
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Analyst
2 41 (65.08%) Business Analyst
3 20 (31.75%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Programmer
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (7.94%) Java Programmer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Programmer
9 4 (6.35%) Product Owner
10 3 (4.76%) Designer
10 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.17%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) J2EE
3 8 (12.70%) CSS
3 8 (12.70%) HTML
4 7 (11.11%) EJB
5 6 (9.52%) jQuery
5 6 (9.52%) Ajax
5 6 (9.52%) Struts
6 5 (7.94%) XML
6 5 (7.94%) Java RMI
6 5 (7.94%) LAMP
6 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
6 5 (7.94%) Spring
6 5 (7.94%) JSF
6 5 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (7.94%) HTML5
6 5 (7.94%) CSS3
7 3 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) HP Superdome
2 2 (3.17%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 18 (28.57%) Scrum
1 18 (28.57%) TDD
2 13 (20.63%) OO
2 13 (20.63%) BDD
3 12 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.05%) Use Case
4 11 (17.46%) RAD
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) ERD
6 7 (11.11%) CRM
7 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma
7 6 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (9.52%) MVC
8 5 (7.94%) OOP
8 5 (7.94%) RUP
8 5 (7.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.29%) Scala
3 8 (12.70%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VC++
4 3 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Siebel
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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