Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 17 February 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +15
Contract jobs citing UML 8 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.87% 4.58% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 5.28% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 6
Lancashire median daily rate - £450 £635
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.13% +123.79%
North West median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.75 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +35.14% +4.23%
10th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £32.20
90th Percentile £41.38 £57.50 £41.58
North West median hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -19.00% +35.14% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 374 511 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.59% 86.76% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 361 504
Lancashire median daily rate £410 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £653
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 92
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +22.93%
10th Percentile £14.13 £14.10 £26.08
90th Percentile £62.63 £53.05 £54.80
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £26.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.36% -17.71% +68.83%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Lancashire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Lancashire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Lancashire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Preston +2 5 - - 3
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
UML
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for UML.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Ada
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) MIL-STD-498
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) RIA
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Avionics
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Statemate
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 3 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Statemate
General
1 1 (12.50%) Avionics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Servlets
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Struts
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) HOOD
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle