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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 59 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Contract jobs citing UML 11 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.23% 4.01% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 5.67% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.33%
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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
649 441 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.76% 70.79% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 322 431
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 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 11 (35.48%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (32.26%) Requirements Management
2 10 (32.26%) Validation
3 9 (29.03%) SysML
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 8 (25.81%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) Ajax
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 6 (19.35%) MySQL
6 6 (19.35%) Digital Media
6 6 (19.35%) Use Case
6 6 (19.35%) Drupal
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) Open Source
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) IBM
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 4 (12.90%) Publishing
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.90%) HTML5
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (19.35%) Drupal
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (25.81%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) Ajax
2 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
1 6 (19.35%) Digital Media
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Validation
1 10 (32.26%) Requirements Management
2 9 (29.03%) SysML
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Use Case
5 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle