The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 19 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing UML 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.75% 4.72% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 7.25% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +0.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 71.05% 65.09% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 30
Average daily rate £425 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Average hourly rate £26.83 £22.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.24% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.05 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £28.35 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Military
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Ada
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Avionics
4 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Ada
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared