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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 62 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 10 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 4.03% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 5.22% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £274 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
649 594 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.09% 77.24% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 409 271
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Ajax
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) Drupal
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Visualisation

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (15.79%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.26%) ArcSDE
2 1 (5.26%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) Ajax
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.26%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
4 1 (5.26%) Ontologies
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) SSADM
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) ESRI
1 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) RedPrairie