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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 58 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing UML 94 86 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.96% 3.01% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 4.07% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 87
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £506 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 20
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.50 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.48%
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
2368 2115 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.68% 74.08% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 1293 1121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 77
Average hourly rate £36.40 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.77% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 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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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 +9 29 £675 +58.82% 7
Wiltshire +6 21 £500 +35.13% 5
Gloucestershire +3 14 £425 -15.00% 4
Dorset +4 11 £400 -25.23% 3
Bristol -26 6 £450 +20.00% 10
Devon +2 4 - - 4
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 51 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.51%) Security Cleared
3 39 (27.46%) Finance
3 39 (27.46%) SC Cleared
4 34 (23.94%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.94%) Web Services
5 31 (21.83%) C++
5 31 (21.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 30 (21.13%) Java
7 28 (19.72%) PRINCE2
7 28 (19.72%) SOA
8 27 (19.01%) .NET
9 26 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (17.61%) ITIL
11 24 (16.90%) MS Visio
12 23 (16.20%) Retail
12 23 (16.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 22 (15.49%) Information Security
13 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
14 21 (14.79%) Manufacturing
14 21 (14.79%) Management Information System
14 21 (14.79%) BPMN
14 21 (14.79%) Change Control
15 20 (14.08%) ISEB
15 20 (14.08%) Data Modelling
15 20 (14.08%) C#
16 19 (13.38%) ISO 9000
17 18 (12.68%) OO
17 18 (12.68%) C
17 18 (12.68%) Scrum

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (7.75%) CMS
2 4 (2.82%) Drupal
3 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.41%) Apache
3 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.70%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.70%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (16.90%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Maximo
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (1.41%) PaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.41%) LAN
2 2 (1.41%) WAN
2 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.41%) Firewall
2 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.70%) Wireless
3 1 (0.70%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.70%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.70%) Modbus
3 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) MySQL
2 6 (4.23%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) OLTP
5 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (9.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (6.34%) ClearCase
3 9 (6.34%) ClearQuest
4 8 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.52%) Subversion
6 3 (2.11%) JIRA
6 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.70%) NUnit
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
8 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.70%) GCC
General
1 39 (27.46%) Finance
2 23 (16.20%) Retail
3 21 (14.79%) Manufacturing
4 17 (11.97%) Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.11%) Electronics
6 3 (2.11%) Avionics
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.41%) Publishing
7 2 (1.41%) Military
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Architect
2 42 (29.58%) Analyst
3 40 (28.17%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (21.83%) Business Analyst
5 30 (21.13%) Software Engineer
6 24 (16.90%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (14.79%) Developer
8 19 (13.38%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.82%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (2.82%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Applications Architect
12 3 (2.11%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.11%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.94%) Web Services
2 27 (19.01%) .NET
3 14 (9.86%) .NET Framework
4 11 (7.75%) HTML
5 10 (7.04%) JSP
5 10 (7.04%) SOAP
5 10 (7.04%) Hibernate
5 10 (7.04%) REST
6 9 (6.34%) Spring
6 9 (6.34%) GWT
7 7 (4.93%) CSS
7 7 (4.93%) XML
8 5 (3.52%) jQuery
9 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.82%) HTML5
9 4 (2.82%) Ajax
10 3 (2.11%) J2EE
10 3 (2.11%) XSLT
11 2 (1.41%) WSDL
11 2 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.15%) GIS
3 5 (3.52%) Smartcard
3 5 (3.52%) Open Source
3 5 (3.52%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.41%) DTV
6 2 (1.41%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.41%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.41%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.04%) Windows
1 10 (7.04%) Linux
2 5 (3.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.70%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.70%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.94%) Software Engineering
3 31 (21.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 28 (19.72%) PRINCE2
4 28 (19.72%) SOA
5 26 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (17.61%) ITIL
7 22 (15.49%) Information Security
8 21 (14.79%) BPMN
8 21 (14.79%) Change Control
9 20 (14.08%) Data Modelling
10 18 (12.68%) OO
10 18 (12.68%) Scrum
11 17 (11.97%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (11.97%) SSADM
11 17 (11.97%) DSDM
12 16 (11.27%) CRM
12 16 (11.27%) BPR
12 16 (11.27%) Business Transformation
13 15 (10.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.83%) C++
2 30 (21.13%) Java
3 20 (14.08%) C#
4 18 (12.68%) C
5 12 (8.45%) SQL
6 10 (7.04%) VB
7 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.93%) Ada
9 4 (2.82%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.82%) PHP
10 3 (2.11%) Python
11 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.41%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.70%) Jython
12 1 (0.70%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.70%) VC++
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 49 (34.51%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.46%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.08%) ISEB
4 9 (6.34%) Degree
5 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) VCP4
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (13.38%) ISO 9000
3 16 (11.27%) Basel II
3 16 (11.27%) Basel III
3 16 (11.27%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.82%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.82%) QA
5 2 (1.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.56%) SAP
3 9 (6.34%) Google
4 7 (4.93%) Oracle
5 3 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco
6 2 (1.41%) Intel
6 2 (1.41%) Nokia
6 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.41%) hybris
6 2 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.70%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.70%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.70%) ESRI
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