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 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.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing UML 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.25% 6.19% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 7.79% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £308 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £46.25 £36.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.58% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £35.00 £35.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £38.55 £36.85
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 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 76 77 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 85.39% 79.38% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 40
Median daily rate £415 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +39.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 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 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 Preston region with a requirement for UML.

1 6 (100.00%) Avionics
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Ada
2 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) VectorCAST
3 4 (66.67%) Hazard Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (66.67%) HOOD
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Military
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) QMS
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Qt

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (66.67%) VectorCAST
3 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Avionics
2 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) DOORS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) HOOD
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Ada
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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