The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
England / North East
Rank 74 70 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15  
Contract jobs citing UML 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.83% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £340 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -  
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 631 744 461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.52% 85.32% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 507 259
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +44.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £30.30
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the North East

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the North East

UML
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Tyne and Wear -11 5 £340 +19.29%
Durham - 1 £340 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) SignalR
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) GIS
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) GeoServer
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (50.00%) GeoServer
2 2 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Java EE
1 4 (50.00%) SignalR
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) OpenLayers
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware