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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing UML 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.80% 3.57% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 4.69% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +25.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 128 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.20% 76.19% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 72 123
Average daily rate £365 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.20 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014. 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
Bournemouth +2 1 - - 2
Dorchester - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
UML
South West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Intel
3 5 (55.56%) OpenMP
3 5 (55.56%) Parallel Programming
3 5 (55.56%) DO-178B
3 5 (55.56%) Signal Processing
3 5 (55.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) STL
6 1 (11.11%) XML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) OpenMP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) wxWidgets
2 1 (11.11%) GTK+
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) STL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Parallel Programming
3 5 (55.56%) Signal Processing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) SysML
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Intel