The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 121 119
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs citing UML 25 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.09% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.33% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 25
Median daily rate £431 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% +9.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £360 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +16.21%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
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 West

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

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the North West

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the North West

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in the North West

UML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Lancashire -4 10 £410 -8.88% 1
Manchester +16 6 £450 -10.00% 7
Cheshire +12 3 £425 +3.03%
Cumbria - 1 - -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for UML.

1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (32.00%) Use Case
5 13 (26.00%) OO
5 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (24.00%) Linux
6 12 (24.00%) Finance
7 11 (22.00%) C++
8 10 (20.00%) Qt
8 10 (20.00%) User Stories
8 10 (20.00%) SDLC
9 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (16.00%) Ada
10 8 (16.00%) C
10 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (16.00%) Data Structures
10 8 (16.00%) Open Source
10 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (14.00%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (14.00%) Service Design
11 7 (14.00%) Project Management
11 7 (14.00%) Java
11 7 (14.00%) SQL
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
11 7 (14.00%) XML
12 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 6 (12.00%) CSS
12 6 (12.00%) Oracle
12 6 (12.00%) C#

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Mingle
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) Firebird
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.00%) ERwin
5 2 (4.00%) Rational Statemate
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) Gradle
6 1 (2.00%) Hudson
6 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Avionics
3 5 (10.00%) Military
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.00%) Electronics
6 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.00%) Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 14 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Data Modeller
8 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Portal Developer
9 2 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Qt
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) SOAP
4 5 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
6 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.00%) EJB
6 3 (6.00%) Java EE
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) Middleware
6 3 (6.00%) WSDL
7 2 (4.00%) .NET
7 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.00%) JSP
7 2 (4.00%) Servlets
7 2 (4.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) RIA
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) DataPower
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (32.00%) Use Case
4 13 (26.00%) OO
5 10 (20.00%) SDLC
5 10 (20.00%) User Stories
6 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Open Source
8 7 (14.00%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Service Design
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 5 (10.00%) Data Management
10 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) C++
2 8 (16.00%) Ada
2 8 (16.00%) C
3 7 (14.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.00%) OCMJD
5 1 (2.00%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.00%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) MIL-STD-498
3 2 (4.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.00%) Embarcadero
3 3 (6.00%) Perforce
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Kony
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) Wonderware
4 1 (2.00%) Workday
4 1 (2.00%) Yahoo!
Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45.00 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago