Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -
Contract jobs citing UML 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.20% 0.84% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.07% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Merseyside median daily rate £413 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -28.57% -
10th Percentile £406 £322 £300
90th Percentile £419 £423 £677
North West median daily rate £406 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.52% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +5.41% -15.43%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 416 466 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.38% 78.19% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 288 314
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £247 £171
90th Percentile £538 £504 £539
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.21 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.75 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Merseyside

UML
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Liverpool -2 1 £413 +23.13%
UML
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

UML
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian