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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 60 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Contract jobs citing UML 11 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 4.29% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 6.08% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 6
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £389
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £46.25 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.28% -5.33%
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
707 444 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.57% 70.59% 66.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 313 323
Average daily rate £400 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 (30.43%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) SysML
2 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Publishing
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Drupal
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (13.04%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) Ajax
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) GWT
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
1 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.35%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Validation
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) SysML
1 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Use Case
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) MODAF
6 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
2 1 (4.35%) SAP