The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 6 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing UML 59 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.82% 2.69% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.77% 3.25% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 6
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£438 £353 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £291 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £481 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 6 0
Average hourly rate £51.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.73%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 277 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.87% 82.69% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 203 74
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 12 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.84 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.28 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

UML
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

UML
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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
Taunton +26 22 £413 +17.02%
Templecombe - 14 - -
Yeovil +2 13 £295 - 3
Bath -3 1 - - 1
UML
South West

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 48 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
3 43 (54.43%) C++
4 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (49.37%) SC Cleared
6 33 (41.77%) Java
7 32 (40.51%) Web Services
8 31 (39.24%) C#
9 30 (37.97%) Management Information System
10 27 (34.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 23 (29.11%) HTML
11 23 (29.11%) .NET
12 22 (27.85%) ITIL
13 21 (26.58%) SQL
13 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
14 20 (25.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 20 (25.32%) Manufacturing
14 20 (25.32%) Scrum
14 20 (25.32%) Information Security
15 19 (24.05%) Information Management
15 19 (24.05%) Spring
15 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
16 17 (21.52%) JSP
16 17 (21.52%) OO
17 16 (20.25%) Luciad
17 16 (20.25%) Change Control
17 16 (20.25%) Apache Camel
18 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
18 15 (18.99%) Windows
18 15 (18.99%) ISO 9000

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (16.46%) Apache
1 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.92%) CMS
3 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.39%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Summit
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.80%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.80%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (25.32%) Manufacturing
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 11 (13.92%) Aerospace
4 6 (7.59%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Software Engineer
2 25 (31.65%) Architect
3 18 (22.78%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (21.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (18.99%) Developer
6 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Analyst
11 1 (1.27%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) Web Services
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 23 (29.11%) .NET
3 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
4 19 (24.05%) Spring
5 17 (21.52%) JSP
6 16 (20.25%) Apache Camel
7 14 (17.72%) CSS
8 12 (15.19%) Apache CXF
9 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.06%) MFC
10 4 (5.06%) GWT
11 3 (3.80%) STL
11 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.27%) WinForms
12 1 (1.27%) SOAP
12 1 (1.27%) JSON
12 1 (1.27%) WCF
12 1 (1.27%) WPF
12 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.97%) Management Information System
2 13 (16.46%) GIS
3 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 22 (27.85%) ITIL
5 20 (25.32%) Scrum
5 20 (25.32%) Information Security
6 19 (24.05%) Information Management
7 17 (21.52%) OO
8 16 (20.25%) Change Control
9 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
10 14 (17.72%) Web Development
11 13 (16.46%) SOA
12 12 (15.19%) CRM
13 11 (13.92%) Workflow
13 11 (13.92%) Content Management
14 10 (12.66%) Programme Management
14 10 (12.66%) Time Management
15 8 (10.13%) ArchiMate
15 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) C++
2 33 (41.77%) Java
3 31 (39.24%) C#
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 10 (12.66%) VB
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.59%) Ada
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
2 39 (49.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.19%) ISEB
4 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.99%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.25%) Luciad
3 12 (15.19%) SAP
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Google
6 3 (3.80%) Veeam
6 3 (3.80%) Zerto
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) Hitachi
6 3 (3.80%) HP
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix
7 2 (2.53%) CommVault
7 2 (2.53%) ESRI
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat