The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing UML 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.95% - 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £394
% change year-on-year -2.42% +4.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.75 - £37.00
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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 207 83 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 87.34% 75.45% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 96 112
Median daily rate £444 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.93% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 77 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.71 £20.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £59.31 £37.00
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 Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Preston

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Preston

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Preston

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 Preston region with a requirement for UML.

1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (77.78%) Ada
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Avionics
5 3 (33.33%) Military
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
6 2 (22.22%) HOOD
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) MIL-STD-498
6 2 (22.22%) Rational Statemate
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (11.11%) C++

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Statemate
3 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (11.11%) VectorCAST
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Avionics
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) Java SE
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) HOOD
5 2 (22.22%) RAD
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Hazard Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) QMS
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Ada
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (11.11%) OCMJD
3 1 (11.11%) OCPJP
3 1 (11.11%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun