The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 41 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing UML 16 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.39% 1.17% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 1.65% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
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£449 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £42.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £41.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -6.25%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 243 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.67% 71.05% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 120 172
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 25
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.48 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cheltenham - 5 £375 -
Gloucester -1 1 £475 -5.00% 2
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
UML
South West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) C
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Avionics
7 3 (16.67%) DO-178B
7 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) JUnit
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) J2EE

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) ASN.1
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) GCC
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 3 (16.67%) Avionics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) JPA
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) JSF
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) WF
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.56%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) OO
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C++
1 8 (44.44%) C
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.11%) Ada
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) VC++
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Green Hills
2 1 (5.56%) Rackspace