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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 71 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 78 78 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 3.42% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 4.78% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 39
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £34.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £44.20 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
2488 1633 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.48% 71.62% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1111 1266
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 82 150
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%

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 29 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire +10 26 £475 +9.82% 7
Gloucestershire -10 14 £450 - 5
Bristol -29 10 £375 -6.36% 5
Somerset -29 9 £309 -11.78% 8
Devon - 8 £360 - 6
Dorset 0 7 £425 - 5
Avon - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 54 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.36%) Java
4 37 (23.72%) Finance
4 37 (23.72%) Software Engineering
5 36 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 36 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 35 (22.44%) Rational DOORS
7 34 (21.79%) OO
8 30 (19.23%) Data Modelling
9 29 (18.59%) MS Visio
10 28 (17.95%) Banking
11 26 (16.67%) Linux
11 26 (16.67%) C++
11 26 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (16.67%) Validation
12 25 (16.03%) SSADM
12 25 (16.03%) Configuration Management
13 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 23 (14.74%) BPMN
15 22 (14.10%) Oracle
15 22 (14.10%) GAP Analysis
16 21 (13.46%) DSDM
16 21 (13.46%) Business Transformation
17 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
17 20 (12.82%) Requirements Management
18 19 (12.18%) jQuery
18 19 (12.18%) OOP
18 19 (12.18%) HTML
18 19 (12.18%) .NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 6 (3.85%) Drupal
1 6 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.64%) Escenic
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 29 (18.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.56%) Firewall
2 4 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (1.28%) LTE
3 2 (1.28%) GSM
3 2 (1.28%) UMTS
3 2 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) 3G
3 2 (1.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.49%) MySQL
3 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.64%) OLTP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.64%) Big Data
8 1 (0.64%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 35 (22.44%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (7.05%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.85%) Maven
5 5 (3.21%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.56%) JDeveloper
6 4 (2.56%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
7 2 (1.28%) Subversion
7 2 (1.28%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.28%) JUnit
8 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.64%) MSTest
8 1 (0.64%) Moq
8 1 (0.64%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Banking
3 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 10 (6.41%) Military
5 9 (5.77%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.56%) Avionics
7 3 (1.92%) Publishing
7 3 (1.92%) Marketing
8 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Local Government
9 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 64 (41.03%) Analyst
2 57 (36.54%) Business Analyst
3 33 (21.15%) Software Engineer
4 31 (19.87%) Developer
5 29 (18.59%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (17.95%) Senior Business Analyst
7 15 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) Architect
9 9 (5.77%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.85%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) Data Modeller
12 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) Principal Engineer
13 4 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.56%) Designer
13 4 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.18%) jQuery
1 19 (12.18%) HTML
1 19 (12.18%) .NET
2 18 (11.54%) Web Services
3 15 (9.62%) CSS
4 14 (8.97%) XML
5 12 (7.69%) Ajax
6 10 (6.41%) J2EE
7 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.85%) REST
9 6 (3.85%) JPA
9 6 (3.85%) JMS
9 6 (3.85%) XSLT
10 5 (3.21%) EJB
10 5 (3.21%) SOAP
10 5 (3.21%) OpenMP
10 5 (3.21%) Spring
10 5 (3.21%) JSON
10 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) GIS
2 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.49%) CMDB
4 7 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.21%) User Experience
6 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.56%) Open Source
6 4 (2.56%) Clustering
7 3 (1.92%) APACS
7 3 (1.92%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) RIA
8 1 (0.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (6.41%) Windows
3 2 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.72%) Software Engineering
3 36 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 34 (21.79%) OO
5 30 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 26 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (16.67%) Validation
7 25 (16.03%) SSADM
7 25 (16.03%) Configuration Management
8 23 (14.74%) BPMN
9 22 (14.10%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (13.46%) DSDM
10 21 (13.46%) Business Transformation
11 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
11 20 (12.82%) Requirements Management
12 19 (12.18%) OOP
13 18 (11.54%) BPR
13 18 (11.54%) SysML
13 18 (11.54%) Scrum
14 16 (10.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.36%) Java
2 26 (16.67%) C++
3 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.54%) SQL
5 16 (10.26%) C#
6 11 (7.05%) MATLAB
7 8 (5.13%) C
8 4 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) Delphi
9 3 (1.92%) Ada
10 2 (1.28%) Scala
10 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.64%) XPath
11 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 36 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.97%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (5.77%) Degree
6 5 (3.21%) ISEB
7 4 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.56%) CCNP
7 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) Solvency II
1 15 (9.62%) Basel III
1 15 (9.62%) Basel II
2 8 (5.13%) DO-178B
3 4 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.64%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Oracle
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) SAP
4 10 (6.41%) IBM
5 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.85%) JBoss
7 5 (3.21%) Intel
8 4 (2.56%) ProCurve
8 4 (2.56%) Brocade
8 4 (2.56%) VMware
8 4 (2.56%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.28%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.64%) Software AG
10 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.64%) ESRI
10 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.64%) Jaspersoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £485 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £34 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago