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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 94 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Contract jobs citing UML 51 101 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 3.15% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 4.07% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 47
Median daily rate £525 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 19
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.92% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.50 £33.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £41.24 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.97%
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
2381 2480 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.04% 77.26% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1662 1584
Median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.76 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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
Gloucestershire +20 19 £525 +61.53% 8
Wiltshire -3 12 £550 +10.00% 1
Bristol +4 8 £450 +44.00% 5
Somerset -21 5 - - 4
Devon 0 2 £325 -17.19%
Dorset -12 2 £300 - 4
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 76 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 70 (51.47%) C++
3 54 (39.71%) Security Cleared
4 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (33.09%) Java
6 38 (27.94%) SC Cleared
7 37 (27.21%) Scrum
8 35 (25.74%) OO
9 32 (23.53%) SDLC
10 27 (19.85%) TOGAF
11 26 (19.12%) Use Case
12 25 (18.38%) C
13 23 (16.91%) Visual Studio
13 23 (16.91%) Finance
14 22 (16.18%) C#
14 22 (16.18%) Rational DOORS
15 19 (13.97%) PRINCE2
15 19 (13.97%) DV Cleared
16 18 (13.24%) Linux
17 17 (12.50%) Windows
18 16 (11.76%) Banking
19 15 (11.03%) Aerospace
19 15 (11.03%) SOA
20 14 (10.29%) Requirements Management
20 14 (10.29%) Degree
20 14 (10.29%) Time Management
21 13 (9.56%) SysML
22 12 (8.82%) HTML
22 12 (8.82%) User Experience
23 11 (8.09%) 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 3 (2.21%) Confluence
2 2 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) DHCP
1 4 (2.94%) SNMP
1 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) ASN.1
2 2 (1.47%) SSL
2 2 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.74%) DAB
3 1 (0.74%) NFC
3 1 (0.74%) OFDM
3 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.21%) Big Data
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Visual Studio
2 22 (16.18%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (7.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (6.62%) Subversion
5 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.15%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.94%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.94%) JIRA
7 4 (2.94%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.94%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.21%) Selenium
9 2 (1.47%) CppUnit
9 2 (1.47%) GCC
10 1 (0.74%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
3 15 (11.03%) Aerospace
4 7 (5.15%) Military
5 4 (2.94%) Electronics
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Games
7 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Avionics
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (34.56%) Software Engineer
2 36 (26.47%) Developer
3 26 (19.12%) Architect
4 20 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 17 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Analyst
7 13 (9.56%) Business Analyst
7 13 (9.56%) Java Engineer
7 13 (9.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Ada Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Ada Software Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) C++ Software Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Embedded Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) HTML
2 11 (8.09%) XML
3 9 (6.62%) Middleware
4 8 (5.88%) .NET
4 8 (5.88%) MFC
4 8 (5.88%) STL
5 6 (4.41%) Web Services
6 5 (3.68%) CSS
6 5 (3.68%) XSL
7 4 (2.94%) HTML5
7 4 (2.94%) JSON
7 4 (2.94%) REST
7 4 (2.94%) Spring
8 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.21%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.21%) Apache CXF
8 3 (2.21%) J2EE
8 3 (2.21%) JSP
9 2 (1.47%) EJB
9 2 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) User Experience
2 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) ASIC
3 4 (2.94%) CESG
3 4 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (2.94%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.21%) Cybercrime
4 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.21%) Physics
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.74%) Economics
6 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Linux
2 17 (12.50%) Windows
3 9 (6.62%) Unix
4 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.21%) Scrum
4 35 (25.74%) OO
5 32 (23.53%) SDLC
6 27 (19.85%) TOGAF
7 26 (19.12%) Use Case
8 19 (13.97%) PRINCE2
9 15 (11.03%) SOA
10 14 (10.29%) Requirements Management
10 14 (10.29%) Time Management
11 13 (9.56%) SysML
12 9 (6.62%) ITIL
12 9 (6.62%) MODAF
13 8 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.15%) BPMN
14 7 (5.15%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (4.41%) Change Management
15 6 (4.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (51.47%) C++
2 45 (33.09%) Java
3 25 (18.38%) C
4 22 (16.18%) C#
5 10 (7.35%) Ada
6 9 (6.62%) Embedded C++
6 9 (6.62%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) SQL
8 5 (3.68%) Ada 95
8 5 (3.68%) Delphi
8 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.68%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) Ruby
9 4 (2.94%) PL/1
10 3 (2.21%) PHP
11 2 (1.47%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.47%) VC++
12 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (39.71%) Security Cleared
2 38 (27.94%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.97%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.29%) Degree
5 5 (3.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SEPA
3 2 (1.47%) COBIT
3 2 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) MISRA
3 2 (1.47%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.74%) Basel II
4 1 (0.74%) Basel III
4 1 (0.74%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Ansible
1 2 (1.47%) OpenAM
1 2 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Oracle
2 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.94%) IBM
4 3 (2.21%) Luciad
4 3 (2.21%) SAP
5 2 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.74%) RedGate
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) VMware