Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 64 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 8 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 2.00% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.35% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 13
Cheshire median daily rate £513 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -5.33% +7.99%
10th Percentile £356 £320 £388
90th Percentile £600 £563 £513
North West median daily rate £424 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £39.00 -
North West median hourly rate £41.75 £49.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year -16.08% +34.46% -

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,048 1,106 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.37% 85.14% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 800 1,125
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +12.51%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Cheshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Cheshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Cheshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Cheshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 4 £600 +54.84% 1
Chester +4 3 £363 -12.12%
Crewe - 1 £550 - 1
UML
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Casewise
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Yourdon
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (50.00%) SSADM
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) SSADM
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Yourdon
2 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Casewise
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP