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 28 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)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 122 62
Rank change year-on-year +76 -60  
Contract jobs citing UML 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.94% 0.62% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.72% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Median daily rate £340 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £296 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £394
% change year-on-year -2.42% +4.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +8.86%  

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 483 1395 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.04% 86.06% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 3892 1788
Median daily rate £380 £325 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 293 73
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £22.70 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
Durham - 9 £340 -
Tyne and Wear +69 2 - - 1
UML
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for UML.

1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) SOA
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
6 9 (52.94%) OO
7 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) .NET
7 8 (47.06%) C#
7 8 (47.06%) Project Management
7 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (41.18%) Use Case
9 6 (35.29%) TDD
9 6 (35.29%) Java EE
9 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (35.29%) GIS
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) GeoServer
9 6 (35.29%) SignalR
9 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
9 6 (35.29%) SDLC
9 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
9 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
9 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (35.29%) User Stories

UML
Co-occurring 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 6 (35.29%) GeoServer
2 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) GIS
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
3 6 (35.29%) Java EE
3 6 (35.29%) SignalR
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) Node.js
4 4 (23.53%) OpenLayers
4 4 (23.53%) Sass
4 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) SOA
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (52.94%) OO
6 8 (47.06%) Project Management
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 7 (41.18%) Use Case
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) SDLC
8 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (35.29%) User Stories
8 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
9 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
11 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
11 2 (11.76%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft