Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 60 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing UML 10 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.55% 0.88% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.01% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £473 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.40% +33.10% -21.11%
10th Percentile £478 £461 £300
90th Percentile £644 £484 £401
North West median daily rate £500 £461 £413
% change year-on-year +8.40% +11.82% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £40.60 £34.74 £36.88
90th Percentile £42.70 £41.08 £43.18
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.13% -6.02% +8.50%

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 564 595 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.44% 87.76% 88.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 379 251
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £278 £273 £313
90th Percentile £629 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 68
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.00 £36.13 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -14.50% +12.67%
10th Percentile £12.35 £12.40 £19.65
90th Percentile £47.40 £64.38 £52.65
North West median hourly rate £25.50 £24.13 £36.74
% change year-on-year +5.70% -34.33% +33.59%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 July 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
Blackburn - 3 £538 -
Preston -1 1 - - 3
UML
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) BPMN
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (10.00%) MIL-STD-498
4 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (10.00%) Epics
4 1 (10.00%) 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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Avionics
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Technical Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (10.00%) UML Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) BPMN
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Serena
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore