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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
England / North West
Rank 106 113 124
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing UML 25 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.96% 1.17% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.42% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 10
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £363 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Median hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -17.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.63 £35.00 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.03 £46.09
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 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 2142 3164 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.44% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1915 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 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
Lancashire +25 16 £360 +17.07% 1
Manchester 0 5 £413 -8.33% 8
Cheshire +15 2 £375 -11.76% 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Use Case
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) OO
4 11 (25.00%) Web Services
4 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.00%) SDLC
5 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 10 (22.73%) Open Source
5 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
5 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 9 (20.45%) Java
6 9 (20.45%) XML
6 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
7 8 (18.18%) Avionics
7 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (18.18%) User Stories
7 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Spring
7 8 (18.18%) TDD
7 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.18%) SOAP
7 8 (18.18%) J2EE
8 7 (15.91%) C#

UML
Top Related 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 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
3 5 (11.36%) JBoss
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.82%) Firebird
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (11.36%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (9.09%) VectorCAST
5 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.82%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (4.55%) ERwin
6 2 (4.55%) Maven
7 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Avionics
3 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.55%) Military
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Business Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modeller
9 2 (4.55%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) XML
3 8 (18.18%) J2EE
3 8 (18.18%) SOAP
3 8 (18.18%) Spring
4 7 (15.91%) .NET
4 7 (15.91%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) JSTL
5 4 (9.09%) Middleware
5 4 (9.09%) Qt
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) Ajax
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) HTML
6 3 (6.82%) JMS
6 3 (6.82%) Servlets
6 3 (6.82%) Struts
6 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (6.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) RIA
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) DataPower
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Use Case
3 13 (29.55%) OO
4 11 (25.00%) SDLC
4 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) Open Source
6 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (18.18%) TDD
7 8 (18.18%) User Stories
7 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (15.91%) Service Design
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Quality Management
10 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) Ada
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) C
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) IIBA
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) hybris
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) Dell
3 3 (6.82%) EMC
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.55%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Kony
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) Wonderware
5 1 (2.27%) Yahoo!
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