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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.41% 2.13% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 2.82% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.69% +0.68%
UML
Lancashire

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
47 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 63.51% 75.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 18
Average daily rate £413 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.60 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Ada
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) VectorCAST
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (25.00%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) JSF
9 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (16.67%) Avionics
9 2 (16.67%) Serena
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) HND
10 1 (8.33%) C

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (41.67%) VectorCAST
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (16.67%) Avionics
3 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Ada
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) AWK
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) sed
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
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