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 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 96 77
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19  
Contract jobs citing UML 6 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.27% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.33% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Median daily rate £450 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 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 1116 1498 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.23% 82.35% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 903 671
Median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 34
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

UML
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

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Manchester

UML
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheadle - 1 - -
UML
North West

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

1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Qt
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) API Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Wonderware InTouch
6 1 (9.09%) Wireframes

UML
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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Qt
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Swing
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) API Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) BPMN
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Wonderware