Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 19 December 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.55% 1.93% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.34% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Chester median daily rate - £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -13.16%
Cheshire median daily rate £600 £450 £406
% change year-on-year +33.33% +10.77% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147 171 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 80.33% 82.61% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 147 194
Chester median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £228 £210 £236
90th Percentile £468 £505 £506
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.21% +8.57% -22.22%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £20.14
% change year-on-year +8.23% -19.72% +13.35%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Chester

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Chester

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for UML.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) JSON Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JSON Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL