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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 46 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing UML 118 83 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.55% 2.56% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 3.49% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 48
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£413 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £280 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £354
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 13 3
Average hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.70 £40.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £36.20 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +0.55%
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
2514 2381 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.54% 73.33% 72.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1570 1057
Average daily rate £400 £399 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +7.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 92 76
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +36 53 £413 +33.60% 6
Wiltshire -4 21 £500 +5.26% 3
Devon +14 15 £385 +6.94% 3
Dorset +7 13 - - 3
Bristol -6 11 £350 -6.66% 6
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 74 (40.22%) Software Engineering
2 73 (39.67%) Security Cleared
3 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (35.33%) C++
5 53 (28.80%) Java
5 53 (28.80%) SC Cleared
6 46 (25.00%) C#
7 40 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
8 37 (20.11%) SQL
9 35 (19.02%) Management Information System
9 35 (19.02%) Web Services
9 35 (19.02%) Scrum
10 34 (18.48%) .NET
11 31 (16.85%) ISEB
11 31 (16.85%) HTML
11 31 (16.85%) Finance
12 30 (16.30%) PRINCE2
13 29 (15.76%) OO
14 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
15 25 (13.59%) Windows
15 25 (13.59%) Rational DOORS
16 24 (13.04%) ITIL
17 23 (12.50%) JSP
17 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
18 22 (11.96%) Manufacturing
18 22 (11.96%) Information Security
18 22 (11.96%) SOA
19 21 (11.41%) CSS
19 21 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 21 (11.41%) Use Case

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (10.33%) Apache
1 19 (10.33%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.52%) CMS
3 10 (5.43%) IIS
3 10 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.54%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.54%) Drupal
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Summit
2 2 (1.09%) Maximo
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) SNMP
2 1 (0.54%) SSL
2 1 (0.54%) SAN
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) Wireless
2 1 (0.54%) NAS
2 1 (0.54%) MVNO
2 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.54%) LAN
2 1 (0.54%) WAN
2 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.63%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (1.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.54%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (13.59%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.89%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (4.89%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.26%) Subversion
5 5 (2.72%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.63%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.09%) JUnit
7 2 (1.09%) Maven
7 2 (1.09%) JIRA
8 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Manufacturing
3 18 (9.78%) Military
4 17 (9.24%) Retail
5 14 (7.61%) Banking
6 12 (6.52%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Avionics
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (28.80%) Software Engineer
2 45 (24.46%) Architect
3 36 (19.57%) Analyst
4 34 (18.48%) Developer
5 32 (17.39%) Business Analyst
6 24 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (9.24%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
8 13 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.52%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.43%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.80%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.26%) Agile Business Analyst
14 5 (2.72%) VBA Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Systems Architect
15 4 (2.17%) Team Leader
15 4 (2.17%) C++ Software Engineer
15 4 (2.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.02%) Web Services
2 34 (18.48%) .NET
3 31 (16.85%) HTML
4 23 (12.50%) JSP
4 23 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 21 (11.41%) CSS
6 19 (10.33%) Spring
7 16 (8.70%) Apache Camel
8 12 (6.52%) Apache CXF
9 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.80%) SOAP
10 7 (3.80%) REST
11 6 (3.26%) MFC
12 5 (2.72%) XML
13 4 (2.17%) STL
14 3 (1.63%) J2EE
14 3 (1.63%) JDBC
14 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
15 2 (1.09%) WSDL
15 2 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.02%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.15%) GIS
4 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Linux
3 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.17%) UNIX
5 2 (1.09%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.22%) Software Engineering
2 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
4 35 (19.02%) Scrum
5 30 (16.30%) PRINCE2
6 29 (15.76%) OO
7 24 (13.04%) ITIL
8 22 (11.96%) SOA
8 22 (11.96%) Information Security
9 21 (11.41%) Use Case
10 20 (10.87%) Web Development
10 20 (10.87%) Information Management
11 19 (10.33%) Business Analysis
11 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.78%) Change Control
13 15 (8.15%) Project Management
13 15 (8.15%) Data Modelling
13 15 (8.15%) CRM
13 15 (8.15%) Time Management
14 14 (7.61%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.33%) C++
2 53 (28.80%) Java
3 46 (25.00%) C#
4 37 (20.11%) SQL
5 20 (10.87%) VB
6 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.07%) C
7 9 (4.89%) VBScript
8 6 (3.26%) Ada
9 5 (2.72%) VBA
10 4 (2.17%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.17%) Delphi
11 3 (1.63%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) VB6
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.54%) Python
13 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (39.67%) Security Cleared
2 53 (28.80%) SC Cleared
3 31 (16.85%) ISEB
4 12 (6.52%) Degree
5 8 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) HNC
6 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.70%) ISO 9000
3 11 (5.98%) Basel II
3 11 (5.98%) Basel III
3 11 (5.98%) Solvency II
4 5 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.72%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.63%) TickIT
6 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.09%) COREP
6 2 (1.09%) FINREP
7 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) XenApp
3 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
1 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.70%) Luciad
3 15 (8.15%) SAP
4 13 (7.07%) Oracle
5 6 (3.26%) HP
5 6 (3.26%) VMware
6 5 (2.72%) IBM
7 4 (2.17%) Cisco
8 3 (1.63%) Citrix
8 3 (1.63%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.63%) Borland
8 3 (1.63%) Veeam
8 3 (1.63%) ESRI
8 3 (1.63%) Zerto
9 2 (1.09%) Google
9 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.09%) i2
9 2 (1.09%) Teradata
9 2 (1.09%) CommVault
9 2 (1.09%) Dell
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