The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 16 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.40% 1.74% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.38% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £308 - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.26% -2.59%
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
95 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 76.00% 73.04% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 42
Median daily rate £375 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.92 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.49% +37.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 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 Preston region with a requirement for UML.

1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (57.14%) Ada
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) VectorCAST
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) HND
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Serena
6 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) JSF

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Doxygen
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (28.57%) VectorCAST
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Ada Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Ada Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Ada
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Serena