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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 110 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing UML 46 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.64% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.83% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 12
Average daily rate £370 £396 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £34.00 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.00 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.45% +1.36%
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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 24 £363 +7.40% 20
Lancashire 0 9 £300 -15.49% 4
Cheshire -3 8 £413 -8.33% 10
Merseyside -1 3 £650 +147.71% 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.56%) Use Case
5 21 (19.63%) Unix
5 21 (19.63%) SDLC
6 20 (18.69%) Oracle
6 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
6 20 (18.69%) Business Analysis
7 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.89%) Windows
8 15 (14.02%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (13.08%) CRM
9 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
9 14 (13.08%) BPMN
10 13 (12.15%) Banking
10 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
10 13 (12.15%) OO
10 13 (12.15%) Middleware
11 12 (11.21%) SQL
11 12 (11.21%) XML
12 11 (10.28%) Project Management
12 11 (10.28%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (10.28%) QA
13 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (9.35%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
13 10 (9.35%) C++
13 10 (9.35%) DSDM
13 10 (9.35%) SSADM

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) JBoss
2 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.61%) ATM
2 6 (5.61%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.61%) ISDN
2 6 (5.61%) VoIP
3 5 (4.67%) Intranet
4 4 (3.74%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.80%) DB2
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.67%) VectorCAST
4 4 (3.74%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 4 (3.74%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (2.80%) JUnit
5 3 (2.80%) Log4j
6 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Banking
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Advertising
4 5 (4.67%) Military
4 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.80%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.80%) Avionics
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (44.86%) Analyst
2 38 (35.51%) Business Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) Architect
4 13 (12.15%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Business Systems Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Ada Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.74%) Ada Software Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Business Change Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Business Change Business Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) Middleware
2 12 (11.21%) XML
3 9 (8.41%) J2EE
4 8 (7.48%) XSLT
5 7 (6.54%) .NET
5 7 (6.54%) HTML
5 7 (6.54%) JMS
6 6 (5.61%) JDBC
6 6 (5.61%) JSP
6 6 (5.61%) Web Services
7 5 (4.67%) CSS
7 5 (4.67%) Servlets
7 5 (4.67%) SOAP
8 4 (3.74%) EJB
8 4 (3.74%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.74%) REST
8 4 (3.74%) Struts
8 4 (3.74%) XML Schema
9 3 (2.80%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (2.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.74%) Replication
5 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Unix
2 17 (15.89%) Windows
3 9 (8.41%) MVS
4 8 (7.48%) Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (20.56%) Use Case
4 21 (19.63%) SDLC
5 20 (18.69%) Business Analysis
5 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.08%) BPMN
6 14 (13.08%) CRM
6 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
7 13 (12.15%) OO
8 11 (10.28%) Project Management
8 11 (10.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (9.35%) DSDM
9 10 (9.35%) Integration Testing
9 10 (9.35%) SSADM
9 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.41%) System Testing
10 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.48%) TOGAF
11 8 (7.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) C++
3 9 (8.41%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) Ada
5 7 (6.54%) C#
6 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.74%) C
8 4 (3.74%) Korn
8 4 (3.74%) XPath
9 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.87%) AWK
10 2 (1.87%) sed
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) ISEB
3 8 (7.48%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) HND
4 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.87%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
2 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) IBM
3 4 (3.74%) Serena
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) ESRI
5 1 (0.93%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Sybase
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