The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 March 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 85 96
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing UML 5 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 1.06% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.27% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 2
Median daily rate £413 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1062 1501 1284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.01% 83.62% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 907 687
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Manchester

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for UML.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) J2SE
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Development Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Development Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2SE
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) API Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Wonderware