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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 122 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing UML 41 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.89% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.16% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 21
Median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
3041 2840 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.07% 76.92% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1679 1251
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 97
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Lancashire +11 18 £450 - 1
Cheshire 0 17 £413 +14.58%
Manchester -25 5 £500 +19.40% 12
Merseyside -1 1 £335 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) Business Analysis
2 37 (43.02%) Use Case
3 22 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (25.58%) Project Management
3 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 22 (25.58%) OO
4 21 (24.42%) Java
5 20 (23.26%) Finance
5 20 (23.26%) Waterfall
6 17 (19.77%) Open Source
6 17 (19.77%) Agile Project Management
6 17 (19.77%) SDLC
6 17 (19.77%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (18.60%) Linux
8 14 (16.28%) Windows
8 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (16.28%) Service Design
9 12 (13.95%) Internet
9 12 (13.95%) CRM
9 12 (13.95%) Unix
9 12 (13.95%) Python
9 12 (13.95%) BPMN
9 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
9 12 (13.95%) Puppet
9 12 (13.95%) ArchiMate
9 12 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (13.95%) SaltStack

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 (11.63%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) IaaS
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.65%) PaaS
4 4 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) JIRA
2 8 (9.30%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.49%) Grunt
3 3 (3.49%) gulp
3 3 (3.49%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.16%) VectorCAST
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Avionics
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Analyst
2 51 (59.30%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Digital Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Digital Business Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Network Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Telecoms Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) UML Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) UML Business Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Web Services
2 5 (5.81%) XSD
3 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.65%) CSS
3 4 (4.65%) CSS3
3 4 (4.65%) HTML
3 4 (4.65%) HTML5
3 4 (4.65%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) SOAP
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.16%) J2EE
6 1 (1.16%) JSF
6 1 (1.16%) Middleware
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) CESG
2 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.65%) Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.49%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.49%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 14 (16.28%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) Unix
4 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) Business Analysis
2 37 (43.02%) Use Case
3 22 (25.58%) OO
3 22 (25.58%) Project Management
3 22 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (23.26%) Waterfall
5 17 (19.77%) Agile Project Management
5 17 (19.77%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (19.77%) Open Source
5 17 (19.77%) SDLC
6 14 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (16.28%) Service Design
7 12 (13.95%) ArchiMate
7 12 (13.95%) BPMN
7 12 (13.95%) CRM
8 9 (10.47%) Information Architecture
8 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.47%) User Stories
9 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.95%) Python
3 11 (12.79%) C++
4 8 (9.30%) SQL
5 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) Ada
6 4 (4.65%) Go
7 2 (2.33%) C#
7 2 (2.33%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) VB6
8 1 (1.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) Degree
3 8 (9.30%) ISEB
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (13.95%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Google
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) Serena
4 3 (3.49%) Tableau
4 3 (3.49%) Talend
4 3 (3.49%) Vertica
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) Teradata
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