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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 69 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing UML 65 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.18% 2.80% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.65% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 40
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£480 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 16
Average hourly rate £41.87 £37.25 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £33.60 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 26 £638 +56.44% 2
Wiltshire 0 16 £473 +4.88% 6
Dorset -2 7 £303 - 3
Bristol -13 7 - - 9
Gloucestershire -3 6 £399 - 7
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (38.61%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.75%) SC Cleared
4 42 (26.58%) Finance
5 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
5 40 (25.32%) Web Services
6 36 (22.78%) Java
7 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
7 34 (21.52%) .NET
7 34 (21.52%) Information Security
8 33 (20.89%) C++
9 32 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 30 (18.99%) Requirements Analysis
10 30 (18.99%) SOA
11 29 (18.35%) Manufacturing
12 28 (17.72%) Management Information System
12 28 (17.72%) Retail
12 28 (17.72%) ITIL
12 28 (17.72%) PRINCE2
13 26 (16.46%) Change Control
14 25 (15.82%) C#
15 24 (15.19%) C
16 23 (14.56%) ISO 9000
16 23 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (12.66%) .NET Framework
17 20 (12.66%) MS Visio
17 20 (12.66%) ISEB
18 19 (12.03%) Data Modelling
18 19 (12.03%) Rational DOORS
19 18 (11.39%) Windows

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (9.49%) CMS
2 3 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.63%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (12.66%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.90%) MS Office
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.27%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) PaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.90%) Firewall
1 3 (1.90%) LAN
1 3 (1.90%) WAN
1 3 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) NAS
3 1 (0.63%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) MySQL
2 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.27%) OLTP
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (12.03%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (5.70%) Subversion
4 5 (3.16%) ClearQuest
4 5 (3.16%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.53%) JUnit
6 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.27%) JIRA
7 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.63%) NUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.63%) MSTest
8 1 (0.63%) GCC
General
1 42 (26.58%) Finance
2 29 (18.35%) Manufacturing
3 28 (17.72%) Retail
4 14 (8.86%) Banking
5 7 (4.43%) Military
6 4 (2.53%) Avionics
7 3 (1.90%) Electronics
7 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.90%) Marketing
8 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (39.24%) Architect
2 46 (29.11%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (22.15%) Analyst
4 33 (20.89%) Software Engineer
5 24 (15.19%) Developer
5 24 (15.19%) Business Analyst
6 21 (13.29%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (10.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.53%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Systems Architect
12 4 (2.53%) C++ Developer
13 3 (1.90%) .NET Developer
13 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Architect
13 3 (1.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 2 (1.27%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) Web Services
2 34 (21.52%) .NET
3 20 (12.66%) .NET Framework
4 15 (9.49%) Spring
5 11 (6.96%) JSP
5 11 (6.96%) SOAP
5 11 (6.96%) REST
6 10 (6.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.06%) XML
7 8 (5.06%) HTML
8 6 (3.80%) Apache Camel
8 6 (3.80%) GWT
8 6 (3.80%) CSS
9 5 (3.16%) XSLT
9 5 (3.16%) J2EE
10 3 (1.90%) JSON
10 3 (1.90%) Java EE
10 3 (1.90%) JBoss Seam
10 3 (1.90%) jQuery
10 3 (1.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.72%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.76%) GIS
3 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.80%) Smartcard
4 4 (2.53%) Open Source
5 3 (1.90%) Replication
5 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) DTV
6 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.39%) Windows
2 8 (5.06%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.90%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP Embedded
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
3 34 (21.52%) Information Security
4 30 (18.99%) Requirements Analysis
4 30 (18.99%) SOA
5 28 (17.72%) ITIL
5 28 (17.72%) PRINCE2
6 26 (16.46%) Change Control
7 23 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (12.03%) Data Modelling
9 18 (11.39%) CRM
9 18 (11.39%) BPMN
10 16 (10.13%) Workflow
11 15 (9.49%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (9.49%) Content Management
11 15 (9.49%) DSDM
11 15 (9.49%) SSADM
11 15 (9.49%) E-Commerce
12 14 (8.86%) BPR
12 14 (8.86%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.78%) Java
2 33 (20.89%) C++
3 25 (15.82%) C#
4 24 (15.19%) C
5 16 (10.13%) VB
6 14 (8.86%) SQL
7 8 (5.06%) Ada
8 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.80%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.90%) VBScript
10 3 (1.90%) Python
11 2 (1.27%) PHP
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.63%) Jython
12 1 (0.63%) VB6
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (38.61%) Security Cleared
2 47 (29.75%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.66%) ISEB
4 11 (6.96%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.70%) Degree
6 2 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.56%) ISO 9000
3 14 (8.86%) Basel II
3 14 (8.86%) Solvency II
3 14 (8.86%) Basel III
4 4 (2.53%) QA
5 3 (1.90%) DO-178B
6 2 (1.27%) COREP
6 2 (1.27%) FINREP
6 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.63%) TickIT
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) XenApp
2 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.39%) SAP
3 6 (3.80%) Luciad
3 6 (3.80%) Google
3 6 (3.80%) Cisco
4 5 (3.16%) IBM
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle
5 4 (2.53%) HP
5 4 (2.53%) VMware
6 3 (1.90%) Citrix
6 3 (1.90%) Hitachi
6 3 (1.90%) Nokia
6 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.90%) Veeam
6 3 (1.90%) F5
6 3 (1.90%) Zerto
7 2 (1.27%) hybris
7 2 (1.27%) CommVault
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) i2
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