The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 April 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)
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Contract jobs citing UML 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.48% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £506 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year +1.17% +14.80%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 899 1332 1154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 86.44% 86.89% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 957 781
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.64 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Leeds

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for UML.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Confluence
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (41.67%) User Experience
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) Tandem
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Django
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) RESTful
5 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (58.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Architect
5 1 (8.33%) UML Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UML Architect
5 1 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) Django
3 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Social Media
2 4 (33.33%) Tandem
3 3 (25.00%) Wiki
4 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) E-business
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft