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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 66 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing UML 85 68 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.68% 2.73% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.84% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 59
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£500 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 23
Average hourly rate £36.45 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £33.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £40.50 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -6.41%
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
2295 1772 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.26% 71.22% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1140 1104
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +13 25 £675 +75.89% 8
Wiltshire +6 25 £500 +25.00% 5
Bristol -33 10 £425 +13.33% 8
Dorset -2 8 £336 -38.86% 10
Gloucestershire -18 5 £375 - 9
Devon - 5 - - 3
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.14%) Security Cleared
3 38 (27.14%) Finance
4 33 (23.57%) Java
4 33 (23.57%) SC Cleared
5 29 (20.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 28 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 28 (20.00%) SOA
7 27 (19.29%) C++
8 26 (18.57%) Web Services
8 26 (18.57%) PRINCE2
8 26 (18.57%) OO
9 25 (17.86%) ITIL
9 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (17.14%) Data Modelling
11 23 (16.43%) MS Visio
12 22 (15.71%) Change Control
13 21 (15.00%) Retail
13 21 (15.00%) .NET
14 20 (14.29%) BPMN
15 19 (13.57%) Scrum
15 19 (13.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 18 (12.86%) Information Security
16 18 (12.86%) Manufacturing
16 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.86%) ISEB
16 18 (12.86%) C#
17 17 (12.14%) SSADM
17 17 (12.14%) Management Information System
18 16 (11.43%) GAP Analysis

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (6.43%) CMS
2 3 (2.14%) Apache
2 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.14%) Drupal
3 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.43%) JBoss
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.71%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.71%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.71%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Maximo
2 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) PaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) SSL
3 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.43%) HTTP
3 2 (1.43%) LAN
3 2 (1.43%) WAN
3 2 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.71%) Modbus
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
4 1 (0.71%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (5.00%) MySQL
3 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) OLTP
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 7 (5.00%) ClearQuest
4 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.86%) Subversion
5 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.14%) JUnit
6 3 (2.14%) JIRA
7 2 (1.43%) Maven
7 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.43%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.71%) Rational Rose
General
1 38 (27.14%) Finance
2 21 (15.00%) Retail
3 18 (12.86%) Manufacturing
4 16 (11.43%) Banking
5 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.14%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.14%) Military
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 2 (1.43%) Avionics
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (30.71%) Analyst
2 41 (29.29%) Architect
3 35 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 33 (23.57%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 24 (17.14%) Developer
6 23 (16.43%) Senior Analyst
7 20 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Data Modeller
11 3 (2.14%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.57%) Web Services
2 21 (15.00%) .NET
3 12 (8.57%) HTML
4 10 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.43%) REST
5 9 (6.43%) CSS
5 9 (6.43%) JSP
5 9 (6.43%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.71%) GWT
6 8 (5.71%) jQuery
6 8 (5.71%) Spring
6 8 (5.71%) SOAP
6 8 (5.71%) XML
7 7 (5.00%) Ajax
8 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.57%) OpenMP
8 5 (3.57%) JSON
9 4 (2.86%) WSDL
9 4 (2.86%) J2EE
9 4 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.00%) GIS
3 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.86%) Open Source
4 4 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.14%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.43%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.43%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.43%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.43%) DTV
6 2 (1.43%) User Experience
6 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Windows
3 3 (2.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.71%) UNIX
5 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.71%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 28 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 28 (20.00%) SOA
4 26 (18.57%) PRINCE2
4 26 (18.57%) OO
5 25 (17.86%) ITIL
5 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (17.14%) Data Modelling
7 22 (15.71%) Change Control
8 20 (14.29%) BPMN
9 19 (13.57%) Scrum
10 18 (12.86%) Information Security
11 17 (12.14%) SSADM
12 16 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
13 15 (10.71%) DSDM
13 15 (10.71%) BPR
13 15 (10.71%) Business Transformation
14 14 (10.00%) CRM
15 13 (9.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.57%) Java
2 27 (19.29%) C++
3 18 (12.86%) C#
4 15 (10.71%) SQL
5 13 (9.29%) C
6 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.71%) VB
8 5 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.14%) Python
9 3 (2.14%) Ada
9 3 (2.14%) PHP
9 3 (2.14%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.43%) Delphi
11 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.71%) Jython
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.57%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.86%) ISEB
4 8 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) CCNP
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.43%) ISO 9000
3 15 (10.71%) Basel II
3 15 (10.71%) Basel III
3 15 (10.71%) Solvency II
4 5 (3.57%) DO-178B
5 4 (2.86%) QA
6 2 (1.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) SAP
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) IBM
4 7 (5.00%) Google
5 5 (3.57%) Intel
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) Nokia
7 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.43%) hybris
7 2 (1.43%) F5
8 1 (0.71%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.71%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Software AG
8 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.71%) ESRI
8 1 (0.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Brocade
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Dorset
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Gloucestershire
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Rate: From £39 to £42 per hour + Dep On Exp
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £28 - £36 per hour
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
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Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
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Cheltenham
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Bath
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