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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 115 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing UML 24 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.84% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.17% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £295 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.33%
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
2309 2138 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.72% 71.84% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1080 1189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 112 113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.47 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.76% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.22 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 £381 +22.98% 4
Cheshire +8 2 £310 +3.33% 1
Lancashire -27 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 3
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) MS Visio
3 18 (28.13%) Data Modelling
4 16 (25.00%) Java
4 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 16 (25.00%) TDD
5 13 (20.31%) OO
5 13 (20.31%) BDD
6 12 (18.75%) Use Case
6 12 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 11 (17.19%) RAD
7 11 (17.19%) J2EE
8 10 (15.63%) Oracle
8 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.06%) Scala
9 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.06%) ERD
9 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.06%) SQL
9 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.50%) .NET
10 8 (12.50%) C#
10 8 (12.50%) HTML
10 8 (12.50%) JBoss
10 8 (12.50%) CSS
10 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.94%) HTML5
11 7 (10.94%) CSS3

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
3 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 5 (7.81%) Escenic
3 5 (7.81%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.25%) MS Project
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MySQL
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Billing
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Analyst
2 43 (67.19%) Business Analyst
3 23 (35.94%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Programmer
8 4 (6.25%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.69%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) J2EE
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
3 7 (10.94%) EJB
3 7 (10.94%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
3 7 (10.94%) Spring
3 7 (10.94%) HTML5
3 7 (10.94%) CSS3
4 6 (9.38%) jQuery
4 6 (9.38%) JSF
4 6 (9.38%) Ajax
4 6 (9.38%) Struts
5 5 (7.81%) Java RMI
5 5 (7.81%) LAMP
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (6.25%) JPA
7 3 (4.69%) JMS
8 2 (3.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Data Modelling
3 16 (25.00%) TDD
3 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (20.31%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) BDD
5 12 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 12 (18.75%) Use Case
6 11 (17.19%) RAD
7 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) ERD
9 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.94%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (10.94%) CRM
11 6 (9.38%) OOP
11 6 (9.38%) MVC
12 5 (7.81%) RUP
12 5 (7.81%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) Scala
3 8 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) VC++
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) ISEB
2 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) JBoss
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Siebel
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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