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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 86 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 53 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.98% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.55% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 45
Median daily rate £550 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 25
Median hourly rate £42.25 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
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
2320 2390 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.83% 77.62% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1624 1603
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 105 123
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -9 13 £550 +12.24% 2
Gloucestershire +8 12 £525 +61.53% 1
Somerset -7 11 - - 2
Bristol +6 7 £450 +63.63% 8
Dorset -11 4 £300 - 5
Devon 0 2 £325 -18.75%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for UML.

1 87 (56.13%) Software Engineering
2 75 (48.39%) C++
3 57 (36.77%) Security Cleared
4 55 (35.48%) Java
5 47 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (28.39%) Scrum
7 41 (26.45%) OO
7 41 (26.45%) SC Cleared
8 37 (23.87%) SDLC
9 36 (23.23%) Finance
10 28 (18.06%) Use Case
10 28 (18.06%) TOGAF
11 26 (16.77%) PRINCE2
12 24 (15.48%) C#
13 23 (14.84%) Visual Studio
14 22 (14.19%) Aerospace
14 22 (14.19%) C
15 21 (13.55%) Linux
15 21 (13.55%) Banking
16 20 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
17 18 (11.61%) BPMN
17 18 (11.61%) Windows
18 17 (10.97%) Oracle
19 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
19 16 (10.32%) HTML
19 16 (10.32%) SOA
19 16 (10.32%) DV Cleared
19 16 (10.32%) Time Management
19 16 (10.32%) Requirements Analysis
20 15 (9.68%) XML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.58%) Confluence
2 3 (1.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Excel
1 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.94%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.29%) SSL
3 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.65%) DAB
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) NFC
4 1 (0.65%) OFDM
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) Big Data
2 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) Informix
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Visual Studio
2 20 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (7.74%) Subversion
4 11 (7.10%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.16%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.52%) ClearCase
7 7 (4.52%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.23%) JIRA
9 4 (2.58%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.94%) Selenium
10 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.29%) CppUnit
11 2 (1.29%) GCC
11 2 (1.29%) MSTest
12 1 (0.65%) GoogleTest
12 1 (0.65%) JUnit
General
1 36 (23.23%) Finance
2 22 (14.19%) Aerospace
3 21 (13.55%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.23%) Electronics
6 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.58%) Military
7 3 (1.94%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 55 (35.48%) Software Engineer
2 41 (26.45%) Developer
3 32 (20.65%) Architect
4 25 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (15.48%) Analyst
6 23 (14.84%) Business Analyst
7 19 (12.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (11.61%) Java Engineer
8 18 (11.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (10.97%) C++ Developer
10 13 (8.39%) Java Developer
11 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 10 (6.45%) Software Developer
13 9 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (5.81%) Senior Business Analyst
14 8 (5.16%) Embedded Engineer
14 8 (5.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
16 6 (3.87%) C++ Software Developer
17 5 (3.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) HTML
2 15 (9.68%) XML
3 12 (7.74%) Web Services
4 11 (7.10%) Spring
5 10 (6.45%) Apache Camel
5 10 (6.45%) Apache CXF
6 9 (5.81%) .NET
6 9 (5.81%) Middleware
7 8 (5.16%) MFC
7 8 (5.16%) STL
7 8 (5.16%) XSL
8 6 (3.87%) CSS
9 5 (3.23%) JSP
10 4 (2.58%) J2EE
10 4 (2.58%) JSON
10 4 (2.58%) REST
11 3 (1.94%) EJB
11 3 (1.94%) HTML5
12 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.03%) User Experience
3 5 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (3.23%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.58%) Cybercrime
5 3 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.29%) Physics
6 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.55%) Linux
2 18 (11.61%) Windows
3 13 (8.39%) Unix
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.94%) Android
5 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.13%) Software Engineering
2 47 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.39%) Scrum
4 41 (26.45%) OO
5 37 (23.87%) SDLC
6 28 (18.06%) TOGAF
6 28 (18.06%) Use Case
7 26 (16.77%) PRINCE2
8 18 (11.61%) BPMN
9 16 (10.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (10.32%) SOA
9 16 (10.32%) Time Management
10 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.10%) SysML
12 10 (6.45%) Information Management
12 10 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.81%) Project Management
14 8 (5.16%) Requirements Management
15 7 (4.52%) ArchiMate
15 7 (4.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 75 (48.39%) C++
2 55 (35.48%) Java
3 24 (15.48%) C#
4 22 (14.19%) C
5 12 (7.74%) Ada
6 10 (6.45%) Embedded C++
7 9 (5.81%) Perl
7 9 (5.81%) Python
8 8 (5.16%) Delphi
8 8 (5.16%) Ruby
9 7 (4.52%) PL/1
9 7 (4.52%) SQL
10 6 (3.87%) Ada 95
11 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.58%) VC++
13 3 (1.94%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.94%) PHP
14 2 (1.29%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (36.77%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) Degree
5 9 (5.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) SEPA
3 4 (2.58%) MISRA
3 4 (2.58%) MISRA C
4 3 (1.94%) Basel II
4 3 (1.94%) Basel III
4 3 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.94%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.29%) COBIT
5 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.65%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.65%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Ansible
1 2 (1.29%) OpenAM
1 2 (1.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (10.97%) Oracle
2 10 (6.45%) Luciad
2 10 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.58%) SAP
4 2 (1.29%) Apple
4 2 (1.29%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.65%) BEA
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) RedGate
5 1 (0.65%) Sybase
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
5 1 (0.65%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.65%) VMware
5 1 (0.65%) WorldPay