The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Preston region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 25 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.85% 6.45% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 10.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 40 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 69.44% 64.52% 61.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 80
Average daily rate £423 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £316 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UML
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UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Preston region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Preston

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Preston region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Scala
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 5 (55.56%) Escenic
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) JSF
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) RUP
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
1 5 (55.56%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) Escenic
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Programmer
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Product Owner
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) EJB
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Java RMI
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) JSF
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (55.56%) RUP
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) RAD
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss