The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing UML 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 275 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.57% 81.12% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 185 122
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Merseyside

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Merseyside

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for UML.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft