The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 132 127
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing UML 7 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.54% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
Median daily rate £368 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1680 2396 2467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.42% 86.53% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1666 1725
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Yorkshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Yorkshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire +14 5 £360 -11.11% 4
South Yorkshire +7 2 £375 -
UML
England

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

1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 9 (42.86%) SOA
4 8 (38.10%) Domain Models
5 7 (33.33%) User Experience
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) SOAP
7 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (23.81%) User Stories
7 5 (23.81%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Use Case
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Node.js
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) Docker
8 4 (19.05%) Dropwizard
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Microservices
8 4 (19.05%) Swagger

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Gradle
2 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Dropwizard
2 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) Swagger
3 3 (14.29%) Struts
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
4 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) JMS
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) React
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Wiki
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) SOA
3 8 (38.10%) Domain Models
4 5 (23.81%) Business Process Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Microservices
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle