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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 110 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing UML 29 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.85% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.16% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 30
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£375 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 - £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -7.05%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +9 14 £395 +31.66% 2
Manchester -12 6 £338 +5.88% 8
Lancashire -18 6 £284 +3.18% 2
Merseyside -5 2 £263 - 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (28.30%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) HTML
6 8 (15.09%) .NET
6 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
7 7 (13.21%) CSS
7 7 (13.21%) Degree
8 6 (11.32%) Use Case
8 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
8 6 (11.32%) SOA
8 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.32%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) C#
9 5 (9.43%) C++
9 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
9 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) Liferay
2 3 (5.66%) JBoss
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.89%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 24 (45.28%) Business Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Designer
8 2 (3.77%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (3.77%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
4 5 (9.43%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) SOAP
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE
6 3 (5.66%) JSP
6 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.66%) Spring
6 3 (5.66%) JPA
6 3 (5.66%) Ajax
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
6 3 (5.66%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.77%) Spring Batch
7 2 (3.77%) JAX-RS
7 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.77%) REST
7 2 (3.77%) CSS3
7 2 (3.77%) Drools
7 2 (3.77%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) OO
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.32%) SOA
5 6 (11.32%) MVC
5 6 (11.32%) Use Case
6 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) ERP
7 4 (7.55%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (7.55%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (5.66%) Data Mapping
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) VC++
6 1 (1.89%) Ada
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) IBM
3 3 (5.66%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.77%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
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