The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 71 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Contract jobs citing UML 10 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.99% 3.18% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 4.58% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Average daily rate
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£416 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
UML
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
750 415 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.96% 69.51% 68.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 300 365
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 38
Average hourly rate £39.50 £29.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Bristol region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 7 (33.33%) SysML
1 7 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) Drupal
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Military
5 3 (14.29%) Publishing
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Military
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) SysML
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) RedPrairie