The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 95 98
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing UML 12 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.94% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £506 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.76% -7.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £225 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £365 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1153 1602 1538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.53% 82.83% 85.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1121 983
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in West Yorkshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in West Yorkshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the West Yorkshire 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
Leeds +5 6 £488 +44.44% 6
Bradford +5 5 £575 +76.92% 1
UML
Yorkshire

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) JIRA
3 10 (52.63%) Open Source
4 8 (42.11%) Confluence
4 8 (42.11%) User Experience
4 8 (42.11%) Microservices
4 8 (42.11%) Domain Models
4 8 (42.11%) Spring
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) SOA
5 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
5 7 (36.84%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 6 (31.58%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Retail
6 6 (31.58%) JSON
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium
7 5 (26.32%) Django
7 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 5 (26.32%) Tandem
7 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript

UML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (42.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) HTML5
2 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) Django
3 5 (26.32%) Play Framework
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Dropwizard
4 4 (21.05%) Node.js
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) Swagger
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) Struts
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Social Media
2 5 (26.32%) Tandem
3 3 (15.79%) Wiki
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Open Source
3 8 (42.11%) Domain Models
3 8 (42.11%) Microservices
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) SOA
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) Kanban
5 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Use Case
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Ruby
2 5 (26.32%) Scala
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft