The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 21 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.88% 3.49% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 4.71% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£305 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +5.63%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 170 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 77.18% 74.24% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 101 96
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £654
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.80 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

UML
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 3 £300 -
Weymouth -6 2 £305 -
UML
South West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) C
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) Subversion
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (33.33%) Smartcard
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Windows CE
7 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VBScript
7 3 (16.67%) VB
7 3 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Struts
8 2 (11.11%) JDBC
8 2 (11.11%) JSP
8 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.11%) OOD

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.56%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) Struts
3 2 (11.11%) JDBC
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) EJB
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) JMS
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) SysML
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) C
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle