Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 20 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.01% 1.55% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 1.85% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 17
Lancashire median daily rate £475 - £450
10th Percentile £415 - £335
90th Percentile £523 - £483
North West median daily rate £433 £424 £413
% change year-on-year +2.06% +2.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 £40.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% -18.50% +35.14%
10th Percentile £36.16 £36.94 £42.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £44.38 £57.50
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £41.75 £49.75
% change year-on-year -0.60% -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 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 573 379 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.30% 84.04% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 239 348
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £229
90th Percentile £683 £603 £575
North West median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 48
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.88 £41.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £14.88 £14.24 £12.55
90th Percentile £45.63 £53.00 £67.45
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £22.42
% change year-on-year +8.59% -2.87% -25.63%

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 18 January 2019. 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 +6 11 £445 - 2
Blackburn - 4 £488 - 1
Blackpool - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 - -
UML
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Replication
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
6 5 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (25.00%) Use Case
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) SysML
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (25.00%) Network Design
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) IDEF
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.00%) PVCS
3 1 (5.00%) Rational Statemate
General
1 3 (15.00%) Avionics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SysML Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Replication
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
5 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
5 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) IDEF
5 5 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Network Design
5 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) SysML
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Ada
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) AWK
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Korn
3 2 (10.00%) sed
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cloudera