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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 62 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 88 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.02% 2.78% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.65% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 52
Average daily rate £425 £508 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +30.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £743 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.45 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.20 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -0.13%
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
2365 2409 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.05% 75.97% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1586 1239
Average daily rate £385 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 98
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 24 £425 -37.03% 7
Bristol +14 20 £400 -11.11% 10
Gloucestershire +9 16 £415 +9.21% 4
Wiltshire -12 13 £500 - 6
Dorset +6 10 £400 +18.95% 9
Devon -4 3 £375 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 95 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (42.57%) Software Engineering
3 78 (38.61%) C++
4 72 (35.64%) Java
5 68 (33.66%) SQL
6 63 (31.19%) C#
7 62 (30.69%) Security Cleared
8 61 (30.20%) Scrum
9 57 (28.22%) HTML
10 49 (24.26%) JavaScript
11 48 (23.76%) Finance
12 46 (22.77%) .NET
13 43 (21.29%) Oracle
14 42 (20.79%) OO
14 42 (20.79%) SC Cleared
15 38 (18.81%) XML
16 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
17 32 (15.84%) Web Services
17 32 (15.84%) Windows
17 32 (15.84%) Unit Testing
18 28 (13.86%) .NET Framework
19 27 (13.37%) CSS
20 26 (12.87%) JSP
20 26 (12.87%) ASP.NET
20 26 (12.87%) J2EE
21 25 (12.38%) SOA
21 25 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (11.88%) Rational DOORS
22 24 (11.88%) Requirements Analysis
22 24 (11.88%) Hibernate

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (10.40%) IIS
2 19 (9.41%) Apache
2 19 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.41%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.95%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.48%) JBoss
6 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (8.91%) MS Visio
2 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.98%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) LDAP
2 4 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.49%) SSL
4 2 (0.99%) SNMP
5 1 (0.50%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.50%) Broadband
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.47%) MySQL
4 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) DB2
7 1 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Informix
7 1 (0.50%) OLTP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 25 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (11.88%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.91%) Selenium
5 17 (8.42%) Eclipse
6 12 (5.94%) JUnit
7 9 (4.46%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.47%) Subversion
9 5 (2.48%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (1.98%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.49%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.99%) CppUnit
12 2 (0.99%) JIRA
12 2 (0.99%) MSTest
12 2 (0.99%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.99%) Rational Rose
13 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (23.76%) Finance
2 20 (9.90%) Banking
3 17 (8.42%) Aerospace
4 11 (5.45%) Military
5 10 (4.95%) Retail
6 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.48%) Avionics
9 3 (1.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.99%) Back Office
10 2 (0.99%) Electronics
10 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Billing
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (38.12%) Developer
2 49 (24.26%) Software Engineer
3 47 (23.27%) Java Developer
4 40 (19.80%) Business Analyst
5 38 (18.81%) Analyst
6 29 (14.36%) Architect
7 20 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (8.42%) .NET Developer
9 15 (7.43%) Java Engineer
9 15 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
10 13 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (6.44%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (5.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 8 (3.96%) DV Cleared Java Developer
14 6 (2.97%) C# Developer
14 6 (2.97%) Digital Architect
14 6 (2.97%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.22%) HTML
2 46 (22.77%) .NET
3 38 (18.81%) XML
4 32 (15.84%) Web Services
5 28 (13.86%) .NET Framework
6 27 (13.37%) CSS
7 26 (12.87%) ASP.NET
7 26 (12.87%) J2EE
7 26 (12.87%) JSP
8 24 (11.88%) Hibernate
9 23 (11.39%) Spring
10 17 (8.42%) Apache Camel
11 13 (6.44%) Ajax
12 12 (5.94%) JMS
13 11 (5.45%) Java EE
14 10 (4.95%) XSLT
15 9 (4.46%) Apache CXF
15 9 (4.46%) JSF
15 9 (4.46%) RichFaces
15 9 (4.46%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.46%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.47%) User Experience
5 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (1.98%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.99%) APACS
6 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.50%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.84%) Windows
2 19 (9.41%) Windows Server
2 19 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (7.92%) Unix
4 11 (5.45%) Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (42.57%) Software Engineering
3 61 (30.20%) Scrum
4 42 (20.79%) OO
5 32 (15.84%) Unit Testing
6 25 (12.38%) SOA
7 24 (11.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 22 (10.89%) ITIL
8 22 (10.89%) PRINCE2
9 20 (9.90%) Automated Testing
9 20 (9.90%) BPMN
9 20 (9.90%) Service Delivery
10 19 (9.41%) Refactoring
11 18 (8.91%) Use Case
12 17 (8.42%) Project Management
12 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.42%) Web Development
13 15 (7.43%) Data Modelling
13 15 (7.43%) Time Management
14 13 (6.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.61%) C++
2 72 (35.64%) Java
3 68 (33.66%) SQL
4 63 (31.19%) C#
5 49 (24.26%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.41%) C
7 10 (4.95%) Ada
7 10 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.47%) Delphi
9 4 (1.98%) Ada 95
9 4 (1.98%) Perl
9 4 (1.98%) Python
10 3 (1.49%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.49%) PL/1
10 3 (1.49%) Ruby
11 2 (0.99%) VC++
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VBA
12 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (30.69%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.91%) ISEB
4 13 (6.44%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.96%) Degree
6 1 (0.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) Basel II
1 6 (2.97%) Basel III
1 6 (2.97%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.98%) MISRA
2 4 (1.98%) MISRA C
2 4 (1.98%) SEPA
3 3 (1.49%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (21.29%) Oracle
2 19 (9.41%) IBM
3 12 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.46%) Luciad
5 4 (1.98%) SAP
6 3 (1.49%) Borland
6 3 (1.49%) ESRI
6 3 (1.49%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.99%) ATG
7 2 (0.99%) Google
7 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.50%) BEA
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.50%) webMethods
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Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £42.00 - 46.20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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