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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 29 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15  
Contract jobs citing UML 10 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.00% 4.11% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 5.56% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Median daily rate £410 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +16.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 290 324 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.09% 73.97% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 200 213
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 32
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 7 - -
UML
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for UML.

1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) Use Case
4 9 (34.62%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (30.77%) Ada
5 8 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Service Design
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Avionics
8 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) JIRA
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) C++

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 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) Rational Statemate
6 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (3.85%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (23.08%) Avionics
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Military
4 3 (11.54%) Electronics
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 2 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DOORS Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Qt
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) WSDL
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) EJB
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) Java SE
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
3 1 (3.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) RIA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
3 9 (34.62%) Use Case
4 8 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (26.92%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) Open Source
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Service Design
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.69%) HOOD
9 2 (7.69%) RAD
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Ada
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.85%) OCMJD
3 1 (3.85%) OCPJP
3 1 (3.85%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Perforce
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45.00 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago