The first table below looks at the demand for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 91 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 17 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 2.04% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.77% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 15
Average daily rate £400 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
UML
Yorkshire

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -32 9 £385 +10.00% 7
Halifax - 7 £450 - 5
Bradford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
UML
Yorkshire

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) SOA
3 12 (33.33%) Use Case
4 11 (30.56%) C#
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 6 (16.67%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.67%) Java EE
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) XSD
8 5 (13.89%) XSLT
8 5 (13.89%) J2EE
8 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.11%) RUP
9 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) CMMI
9 4 (11.11%) JIRA
9 4 (11.11%) WCF
9 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (8.33%) WinForms

UML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Analyst
1 21 (58.33%) Business Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SOA Designer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) Java EE
4 5 (13.89%) XSD
4 5 (13.89%) XSLT
4 5 (13.89%) J2EE
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) WCF
6 3 (8.33%) WinForms
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) CSS
8 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) SOA
2 12 (33.33%) Use Case
3 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) RUP
5 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) CMMI
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) BPMN
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) C#
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) Pega
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO