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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 125 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 22 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.30% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.80% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 17
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£400 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £287 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £354
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.62% -5.12%
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
2540 1995 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 72.28% 69.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1017 860
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 117 95
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Lancashire -7 11 £314 +14.23% 3
Cheshire -4 6 £444 - 7
Merseyside -14 2 £263 -34.37% 3
Manchester -26 1 £338 -1.81% 14
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (34.62%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) OO
4 12 (23.08%) HTML
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) .NET
6 9 (17.31%) XML
6 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
7 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.38%) Oracle
7 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.38%) ERP
7 8 (15.38%) SOA
8 7 (13.46%) Finance
8 7 (13.46%) Migration
8 7 (13.46%) Degree
8 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
9 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
9 6 (11.54%) Banking
9 6 (11.54%) C++
9 6 (11.54%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) C#
10 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.62%) Change Management
10 5 (9.62%) MVC
10 5 (9.62%) BPR
10 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Liferay
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Military
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Business Analyst
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Development Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Information Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) .NET
3 9 (17.31%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) SOAP
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) J2EE
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) JPA
6 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.85%) Spring Batch
7 2 (3.85%) JAX-RS
7 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) Drools
7 2 (3.85%) Apache CXF
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) iSeries
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) OO
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) ERP
4 8 (15.38%) SOA
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) MVC
6 5 (9.62%) BPR
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Use Case
8 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.77%) Ada
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.85%) Perforce
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) HP
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