The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 59 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing UML 99 112 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 4.82% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 6.87% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 48
Average daily rate £400 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 20
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £32.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
UML
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -16 24 £425 +32.81% 6
Bristol -17 22 £400 +14.28% 7
Wiltshire -20 20 £423 -19.52% 2
Dorset -6 8 £520 +48.57% 6
Gloucestershire -6 4 £500 +4.16% 2
Devon - 3 £280 - 3
Avon - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 62 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 43 (25.90%) Java
3 42 (25.30%) Data Modelling
4 38 (22.89%) Finance
5 36 (21.69%) SC Cleared
6 34 (20.48%) Use Case
7 28 (16.87%) Oracle
8 27 (16.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (15.06%) PRINCE2
9 25 (15.06%) jQuery
10 24 (14.46%) Linux
11 23 (13.86%) HTML
11 23 (13.86%) SOA
11 23 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (13.25%) Hibernate
12 22 (13.25%) Logistics
12 22 (13.25%) DV Cleared
12 22 (13.25%) GAP Analysis
13 21 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (12.65%) JavaScript
13 21 (12.65%) Test Strategy
14 20 (12.05%) SAP
14 20 (12.05%) OO
15 19 (11.45%) Project Management
15 19 (11.45%) BPMN
15 19 (11.45%) Scrum
16 18 (10.84%) Spring
16 18 (10.84%) Requirements Analysis
16 18 (10.84%) Degree

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (5.42%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.61%) CMS
2 6 (3.61%) Drupal
3 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.01%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.01%) Escenic
3 5 (3.01%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) TPMS
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.20%) Simulink
2 2 (1.20%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Maximo
2 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) LDAP
2 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.83%) MySQL
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.42%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.82%) Big Data
5 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) QlikView
9 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.60%) DTS
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.61%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.01%) Maven
3 5 (3.01%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.81%) JIRA
4 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.20%) Ant
5 2 (1.20%) JUnit
5 2 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.60%) Moq
6 1 (0.60%) Mockito
6 1 (0.60%) MSTest
6 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
General
1 38 (22.89%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Banking
2 17 (10.24%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.04%) Retail
4 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.82%) Military
6 4 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.81%) Publishing
7 3 (1.81%) Avionics
8 2 (1.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (46.99%) Analyst
2 54 (32.53%) Business Analyst
3 38 (22.89%) Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Architect
5 23 (13.86%) Java Developer
6 20 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (10.84%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (7.83%) Senior Business Analyst
9 11 (6.63%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Data Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Programmer
12 6 (3.61%) Drupal Developer
12 6 (3.61%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.61%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.61%) PHP Web Developer
12 6 (3.61%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.61%) Data Modeller
13 5 (3.01%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.06%) jQuery
2 23 (13.86%) HTML
3 22 (13.25%) Hibernate
4 18 (10.84%) Spring
5 16 (9.64%) XML
6 15 (9.04%) J2EE
7 14 (8.43%) .NET
7 14 (8.43%) Ajax
8 11 (6.63%) JPA
8 11 (6.63%) EJB
8 11 (6.63%) CSS
9 10 (6.02%) RESTful
10 9 (5.42%) JSF
11 8 (4.82%) JSP
12 7 (4.22%) CSS3
13 6 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (3.61%) HTML5
13 6 (3.61%) XSD
13 6 (3.61%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) GIS
2 8 (4.82%) PKI
3 6 (3.61%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.61%) Open Source
4 4 (2.41%) Clustering
5 3 (1.81%) CMDB
6 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) RIA
7 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) Physics
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.60%) APACS
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.46%) Linux
2 3 (1.81%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) Data Modelling
2 34 (20.48%) Use Case
3 27 (16.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.06%) PRINCE2
5 23 (13.86%) SOA
5 23 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (13.25%) Logistics
6 22 (13.25%) GAP Analysis
7 21 (12.65%) Test Strategy
8 20 (12.05%) OO
9 19 (11.45%) Project Management
9 19 (11.45%) BPMN
9 19 (11.45%) Scrum
10 18 (10.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (10.24%) Data Analysis
12 16 (9.64%) Configuration Management
12 16 (9.64%) Business Analysis
13 15 (9.04%) Change Control
14 14 (8.43%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.90%) Java
2 21 (12.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (8.43%) C#
4 12 (7.23%) SQL
5 11 (6.63%) C++
6 10 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.82%) C
8 7 (4.22%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.61%) Scala
9 6 (3.61%) PHP
10 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.20%) Fortran
11 2 (1.20%) Ada
12 1 (0.60%) AWK
12 1 (0.60%) VB6
12 1 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.69%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.25%) DV Cleared
4 21 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (10.84%) Degree
6 12 (7.23%) ISEB
7 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) Basel III
1 10 (6.02%) Solvency II
1 10 (6.02%) Basel II
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.60%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Oracle
2 20 (12.05%) SAP
3 17 (10.24%) JBoss
4 13 (7.83%) IBM
5 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.22%) RedPrairie
7 3 (1.81%) Greenplum
7 3 (1.81%) Yantra
7 3 (1.81%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.60%) Telerik
8 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.60%) ESRI
8 1 (0.60%) HP
8 1 (0.60%) Intel
8 1 (0.60%) Ektron
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Yeovil
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago