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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
England / North West
Rank 116 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing UML 20 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.25% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.55% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 8
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.44 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +28.37%

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
2153 3099 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.93% 80.56% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1888 1417
Median daily rate £405 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 107 101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 7 - -
Manchester -9 4 £375 +2.38% 9
Cheshire +20 3 £375 -9.09% 1
Merseyside +2 3 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) OO
3 22 (29.73%) Scrum
3 22 (29.73%) Waterfall
4 21 (28.38%) Business Analysis
5 19 (25.68%) Use Case
5 19 (25.68%) Java
5 19 (25.68%) SQL
6 17 (22.97%) Finance
6 17 (22.97%) Open Source
7 16 (21.62%) Project Management
8 15 (20.27%) OOA/OOD
9 14 (18.92%) TDD
9 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 13 (17.57%) Service Design
11 12 (16.22%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (16.22%) SDLC
11 12 (16.22%) Kanban
11 12 (16.22%) Linux
12 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.86%) SOA
12 11 (14.86%) Oracle
12 11 (14.86%) .NET
12 11 (14.86%) XML
12 11 (14.86%) Degree
12 11 (14.86%) JIRA
13 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
13 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.51%) Web Services
13 10 (13.51%) Windows

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 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.11%) Apache
2 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
3 5 (6.76%) JBoss
3 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) IaaS
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.70%) Firebird
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) JIRA
2 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.76%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.76%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (5.41%) VectorCAST
6 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.05%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.76%) Avionics
4 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
6 1 (1.35%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Analyst
2 27 (36.49%) Business Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Digital Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Digital Business Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
1 11 (14.86%) XML
2 10 (13.51%) SOAP
2 10 (13.51%) Web Services
3 9 (12.16%) J2EE
3 9 (12.16%) REST
4 7 (9.46%) Spring
5 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.76%) HTML
5 5 (6.76%) Servlets
5 5 (6.76%) WCF
6 4 (5.41%) JMS
6 4 (5.41%) JSTL
6 4 (5.41%) Middleware
6 4 (5.41%) WSDL
7 3 (4.05%) CSS
7 3 (4.05%) JSP
7 3 (4.05%) Struts
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) DataPower
5 1 (1.35%) Derivative
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) New Media
5 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) OO
3 22 (29.73%) Scrum
3 22 (29.73%) Waterfall
4 21 (28.38%) Business Analysis
5 19 (25.68%) Use Case
6 17 (22.97%) Open Source
7 16 (21.62%) Project Management
8 15 (20.27%) OOA/OOD
9 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.92%) TDD
10 13 (17.57%) Service Design
11 12 (16.22%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (16.22%) Kanban
11 12 (16.22%) SDLC
12 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.86%) SOA
13 9 (12.16%) Web Development
14 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
14 8 (10.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Java
1 19 (25.68%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) C#
3 8 (10.81%) C++
4 5 (6.76%) Ada
4 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.76%) Perl
4 5 (6.76%) Python
4 5 (6.76%) VB
5 4 (5.41%) C
5 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) VB6
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) IIBA
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) MISRA
3 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.41%) hybris
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) Dell
5 3 (4.05%) EMC
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) Perforce
6 2 (2.70%) Twitter
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Kony
7 1 (1.35%) Renesas
7 1 (1.35%) Sage
7 1 (1.35%) Sybase
7 1 (1.35%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.35%) Yahoo!
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