The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 69 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 67 98 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.21% 3.08% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.00% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £282 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 17
Average hourly rate £38.25 £38.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £33.45 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
UML
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2292 2453 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.74% 76.99% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 1548 947
Average daily rate £400 £371 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 108 64
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £13.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

UML
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

UML Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

UML
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Somerset 0 21 £723 +70.00% 3
Wiltshire +17 20 £480 +10.02% 3
Gloucestershire -7 9 £474 -5.25% 3
Dorset +2 8 £353 - 3
Bristol -10 7 - - 3
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 59 (37.82%) Security Cleared
2 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (30.13%) Finance
4 44 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 41 (26.28%) Software Engineering
6 39 (25.00%) Web Services
7 34 (21.79%) .NET
8 33 (21.15%) C++
8 33 (21.15%) Java
8 33 (21.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 30 (19.23%) SOA
10 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
10 29 (18.59%) Manufacturing
11 28 (17.95%) Information Security
11 28 (17.95%) ITIL
11 28 (17.95%) PRINCE2
12 27 (17.31%) Retail
12 27 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 27 (17.31%) Change Control
13 25 (16.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (16.03%) Management Information System
13 25 (16.03%) C#
14 24 (15.38%) C
15 23 (14.74%) MS Visio
15 23 (14.74%) ISO 9000
15 23 (14.74%) Rational DOORS
16 22 (14.10%) ISEB
17 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
18 20 (12.82%) CRM
18 20 (12.82%) .NET Framework

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (9.62%) CMS
2 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.92%) Drupal
3 2 (1.28%) Apache
3 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.64%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.64%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Maximo
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.28%) PaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) LAN
1 3 (1.92%) WAN
1 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.92%) Firewall
1 3 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.64%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.64%) NAS
3 1 (0.64%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) MySQL
1 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.28%) OLTP
3 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.64%) Big Data
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.13%) Subversion
5 7 (4.49%) ClearCase
5 7 (4.49%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.92%) JUnit
7 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.64%) Maven
8 1 (0.64%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.64%) NUnit
8 1 (0.64%) MSTest
8 1 (0.64%) GCC
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 29 (18.59%) Manufacturing
3 27 (17.31%) Retail
4 17 (10.90%) Banking
5 7 (4.49%) Military
6 4 (2.56%) Avionics
7 3 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.92%) Electronics
7 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (35.90%) Architect
2 46 (29.49%) Solutions Architect
3 40 (25.64%) Analyst
4 35 (22.44%) Software Engineer
5 29 (18.59%) Business Analyst
6 23 (14.74%) Developer
6 23 (14.74%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (11.54%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.56%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Systems Architect
11 3 (1.92%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (1.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 3 (1.92%) PHP Developer
11 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.00%) Web Services
2 34 (21.79%) .NET
3 20 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 11 (7.05%) Spring
4 11 (7.05%) JSP
4 11 (7.05%) SOAP
4 11 (7.05%) REST
5 9 (5.77%) HTML
5 9 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.13%) GWT
6 8 (5.13%) XML
7 6 (3.85%) CSS
8 5 (3.21%) XSLT
9 4 (2.56%) jQuery
10 3 (1.92%) Ajax
10 3 (1.92%) Java EE
10 3 (1.92%) JSON
10 3 (1.92%) WSDL
10 3 (1.92%) Middleware
10 3 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.90%) GIS
3 6 (3.85%) Smartcard
4 5 (3.21%) Open Source
5 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.28%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.28%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.28%) DTV
7 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Windows
2 9 (5.77%) Linux
3 6 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.92%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.28%) UNIX
5 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.28%) Software Engineering
3 33 (21.15%) Requirements Analysis
4 30 (19.23%) SOA
5 28 (17.95%) ITIL
5 28 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 28 (17.95%) Information Security
6 27 (17.31%) Change Control
7 25 (16.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
9 20 (12.82%) CRM
9 20 (12.82%) BPMN
10 18 (11.54%) Workflow
11 17 (10.90%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (10.90%) SSADM
11 17 (10.90%) DSDM
12 16 (10.26%) BPR
12 16 (10.26%) Business Transformation
13 15 (9.62%) Content Management
14 14 (8.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.15%) C++
1 33 (21.15%) Java
2 25 (16.03%) C#
3 24 (15.38%) C
4 16 (10.26%) VB
5 13 (8.33%) SQL
6 9 (5.77%) Ada
7 7 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.92%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.92%) VBScript
9 3 (1.92%) Python
10 2 (1.28%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.64%) Jython
11 1 (0.64%) VB6
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (37.82%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.10%) ISEB
4 11 (7.05%) Degree
4 11 (7.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.74%) ISO 9000
3 16 (10.26%) Basel II
3 16 (10.26%) Basel III
3 16 (10.26%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.56%) QA
5 3 (1.92%) DO-178B
6 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.28%) COREP
6 2 (1.28%) FINREP
6 2 (1.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.64%) TickIT
7 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Firmware
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.54%) SAP
3 8 (5.13%) Google
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) IBM
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco
6 3 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.92%) Nokia
6 3 (1.92%) Luciad
6 3 (1.92%) F5
7 2 (1.28%) hybris
7 2 (1.28%) i2
7 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.28%) VMware
7 2 (1.28%) Teradata
7 2 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
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