Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -
Contract jobs citing UML 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.96% 0.76% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.02% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Preston median daily rate - £308 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.89% -
Lancashire median daily rate - £450 £635
% change year-on-year - -29.13% +123.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Preston median hourly rate £41.75 - £36.00
10th Percentile £37.53 - £31.88
90th Percentile £45.13 - £38.75
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 - £37.00

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 182 98 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 89.22% 74.81% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 54 86
Preston median daily rate £425 £331 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.40% -22.12% -
10th Percentile £325 £100 £211
90th Percentile £550 £460 £588
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £384 £450
% change year-on-year +10.75% -14.72% +19.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 40
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +13.33% +35.00%
10th Percentile £19.68 £11.04 £16.27
90th Percentile £54.55 £60.05 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%

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 23 November 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ada
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) SysML
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SysML Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared