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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 125 130 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing UML 28 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.71% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.90% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 19
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £41.24 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.97%
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
2973 2997 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.25% 78.29% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1787 1242
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 123 97
Median hourly rate £24.00 £38.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.54% +39.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 16 £418 +21.89% 3
Manchester -6 8 £408 -9.44% 12
Lancashire - 3 £329 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £335 - 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 55 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Use Case
3 33 (40.24%) Business Analysis
4 22 (26.83%) Oracle
5 21 (25.61%) Java
6 19 (23.17%) OO
6 19 (23.17%) Project Management
6 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (23.17%) Waterfall
7 18 (21.95%) Finance
8 17 (20.73%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (20.73%) Open Source
8 17 (20.73%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (19.51%) SDLC
9 16 (19.51%) Linux
10 14 (17.07%) Windows
10 14 (17.07%) Service Design
11 13 (15.85%) Internet
11 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (14.63%) Puppet
12 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
12 12 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (14.63%) SaltStack
12 12 (14.63%) Python
13 11 (13.41%) Unix
13 11 (13.41%) CRM
13 11 (13.41%) ArchiMate
13 11 (13.41%) IaaS
13 11 (13.41%) BPMN
13 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared

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 (12.20%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.41%) IaaS
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.88%) PaaS
4 4 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) JIRA
2 7 (8.54%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.66%) Grunt
3 3 (3.66%) gulp
3 3 (3.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.22%) MorphX
4 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.22%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Retail
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Avionics
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Analyst
2 49 (59.76%) Business Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) Architect
4 11 (13.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Network Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Telecoms Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) UML Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) UML Business Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) Web Services
2 6 (7.32%) REST
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) SOAP
4 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.88%) CSS
4 4 (4.88%) CSS3
4 4 (4.88%) HTML5
4 4 (4.88%) XSD
5 2 (2.44%) JSON
5 2 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) JMS
6 1 (1.22%) JSF
6 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) CESG
2 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.66%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.66%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Windows
3 11 (13.41%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Use Case
3 33 (40.24%) Business Analysis
4 19 (23.17%) OO
4 19 (23.17%) Project Management
4 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (23.17%) Waterfall
5 17 (20.73%) Agile Project Management
5 17 (20.73%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (20.73%) Open Source
6 16 (19.51%) SDLC
7 14 (17.07%) Service Design
8 11 (13.41%) ArchiMate
8 11 (13.41%) BPMN
8 11 (13.41%) CRM
8 11 (13.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) User Stories
10 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.76%) eTOM
10 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) Java
2 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
2 12 (14.63%) Python
3 9 (10.98%) C++
4 7 (8.54%) SQL
5 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.88%) Ada
6 4 (4.88%) Go
7 3 (3.66%) C#
7 3 (3.66%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) VB6
8 1 (1.22%) VC++
8 1 (1.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) Degree
3 8 (9.76%) ISEB
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (14.63%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Oracle
2 12 (14.63%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.88%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
4 3 (3.66%) Tableau
4 3 (3.66%) Talend
4 3 (3.66%) Vertica
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Serena
5 1 (1.22%) Teradata
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