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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 116 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 41 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.36% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.72% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 15
Median daily rate £433 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £638 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +12.40%
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
2668 3323 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.82% 79.36% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1779 2036 1487
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 128 109
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +17 15 £388 -13.88% 1
Manchester -16 12 £450 +23.28% 9
Lancashire -5 9 £450 -29.13%
Merseyside +3 5 £388 -34.05%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 58 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) OO
3 26 (34.67%) Use Case
4 24 (32.00%) Business Analysis
5 23 (30.67%) Scrum
6 18 (24.00%) Java
6 18 (24.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (22.67%) Open Source
8 16 (21.33%) Project Management
9 14 (18.67%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (17.33%) Finance
10 13 (17.33%) TDD
10 13 (17.33%) Kanban
10 13 (17.33%) Service Design
11 12 (16.00%) Web Development
11 12 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (16.00%) User Stories
11 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.67%) Linux
12 11 (14.67%) SQL
12 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
13 10 (13.33%) JIRA
13 10 (13.33%) Windows
13 10 (13.33%) .NET
14 9 (12.00%) Oracle
14 9 (12.00%) REST
15 8 (10.67%) SDLC
15 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint

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 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.33%) JBoss
4 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) JIRA
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) MorphX
6 1 (1.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Analyst
2 35 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 16 (21.33%) Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Digital Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Linux Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 9 (12.00%) REST
3 7 (9.33%) SOAP
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 6 (8.00%) J2EE
4 6 (8.00%) Web Services
5 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (6.67%) WCF
6 4 (5.33%) JSON
6 4 (5.33%) JSTL
6 4 (5.33%) Servlets
6 4 (5.33%) Spring
7 3 (4.00%) JMS
7 3 (4.00%) WinForms
8 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.67%) Ajax
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) New Media
5 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) OO
3 26 (34.67%) Use Case
4 24 (32.00%) Business Analysis
5 23 (30.67%) Scrum
6 18 (24.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (22.67%) Open Source
8 16 (21.33%) Project Management
9 14 (18.67%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (17.33%) Kanban
10 13 (17.33%) Service Design
10 13 (17.33%) TDD
11 12 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (16.00%) User Stories
11 12 (16.00%) Web Development
12 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.67%) SDLC
13 8 (10.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) Java
2 11 (14.67%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) C++
4 7 (9.33%) C#
5 6 (8.00%) VB
6 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) VB6
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) IIBA
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) MISRA
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.67%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.33%) hybris
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.33%) EMC
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Renesas
7 1 (1.33%) Sage
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com