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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 70 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing UML 81 63 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.50% 2.80% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.97% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 39
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£438 £381 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £356 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £40.60 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -4.00%
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
2299 1585 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.00% 70.48% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1040 1301
Average daily rate £393 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 72 150
Average hourly rate £34.85 £19.30 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.56% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £9.20 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 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 1 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
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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
Wiltshire +5 29 £475 -17.39% 2
Gloucestershire -6 15 £500 - 2
Bristol -33 12 £375 -3.22% 5
Devon - 10 £360 - 4
Somerset -19 9 £309 -6.36% 2
Dorset -2 4 £425 - 5
Avon - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 55 (33.74%) Security Cleared
2 42 (25.77%) Finance
3 38 (23.31%) Java
3 38 (23.31%) Software Engineering
4 37 (22.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 37 (22.70%) Rational DOORS
5 36 (22.09%) SC Cleared
6 33 (20.25%) Data Modelling
7 31 (19.02%) Banking
8 30 (18.40%) MS Visio
9 29 (17.79%) OO
10 27 (16.56%) Linux
10 27 (16.56%) JavaScript
11 26 (15.95%) SSADM
12 25 (15.34%) Configuration Management
12 25 (15.34%) Validation
12 25 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (14.11%) BPMN
13 23 (14.11%) GAP Analysis
13 23 (14.11%) PRINCE2
13 23 (14.11%) C++
13 23 (14.11%) Oracle
14 22 (13.50%) HTML
14 22 (13.50%) DSDM
14 22 (13.50%) jQuery
14 22 (13.50%) Requirements Management
14 22 (13.50%) Business Transformation
15 20 (12.27%) Scrum
15 20 (12.27%) OOP
16 19 (11.66%) .NET

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (4.91%) Drupal
2 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
6 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.23%) Escenic
6 2 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 30 (18.40%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.45%) VPN
1 4 (2.45%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) LTE
2 2 (1.23%) SSL
2 2 (1.23%) GSM
2 2 (1.23%) UMTS
2 2 (1.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) 3G
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
1 12 (7.36%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.13%) MySQL
3 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.23%) Big Data
7 2 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.61%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (22.70%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.75%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (4.91%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.68%) Maven
6 4 (2.45%) JDeveloper
6 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.45%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.84%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
8 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.23%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) JIRA
9 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.61%) MSTest
9 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 42 (25.77%) Finance
2 31 (19.02%) Banking
3 14 (8.59%) Retail
4 11 (6.75%) Military
4 11 (6.75%) Retail Banking
5 10 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.45%) Publishing
6 4 (2.45%) Avionics
7 3 (1.84%) Marketing
7 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 73 (44.79%) Analyst
2 62 (38.04%) Business Analyst
3 33 (20.25%) Software Engineer
4 31 (19.02%) Senior Analyst
5 30 (18.40%) Developer
6 29 (17.79%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (10.43%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Architect
9 9 (5.52%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.68%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.68%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.68%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Principal Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Principal Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Drupal Developer
11 6 (3.68%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.50%) HTML
1 22 (13.50%) jQuery
2 19 (11.66%) .NET
3 16 (9.82%) CSS
3 16 (9.82%) Web Services
4 15 (9.20%) Ajax
5 13 (7.98%) XML
6 12 (7.36%) J2EE
7 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.68%) HTML5
9 6 (3.68%) JPA
9 6 (3.68%) EJB
9 6 (3.68%) XSLT
9 6 (3.68%) JMS
9 6 (3.68%) Spring
10 5 (3.07%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.07%) JSON
10 5 (3.07%) REST
10 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) GIS
2 7 (4.29%) CMDB
2 7 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.68%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.68%) Open Source
4 4 (2.45%) Clustering
5 3 (1.84%) APACS
5 3 (1.84%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.61%) RIA
6 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) iSeries
6 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.56%) Linux
2 10 (6.13%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) UNIX
3 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.31%) Software Engineering
2 37 (22.70%) Requirements Analysis
3 33 (20.25%) Data Modelling
4 29 (17.79%) OO
5 26 (15.95%) SSADM
6 25 (15.34%) Configuration Management
6 25 (15.34%) Validation
6 25 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (14.11%) GAP Analysis
7 23 (14.11%) PRINCE2
7 23 (14.11%) BPMN
8 22 (13.50%) Requirements Management
8 22 (13.50%) DSDM
8 22 (13.50%) Business Transformation
9 20 (12.27%) OOP
9 20 (12.27%) Scrum
10 19 (11.66%) BPR
10 19 (11.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (11.04%) SysML
11 18 (11.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.31%) Java
2 27 (16.56%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.11%) C++
4 17 (10.43%) C#
4 17 (10.43%) SQL
5 10 (6.13%) MATLAB
6 8 (4.91%) C
7 6 (3.68%) PHP
8 4 (2.45%) Scala
9 3 (1.84%) Ada
9 3 (1.84%) Delphi
10 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (33.74%) Security Cleared
2 36 (22.09%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.13%) Degree
6 7 (4.29%) ISEB
7 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.45%) CCNP
8 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) Basel II
1 16 (9.82%) Basel III
1 16 (9.82%) Solvency II
2 6 (3.68%) DO-178B
3 4 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.84%) QA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) COBIT
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (14.11%) Oracle
2 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.20%) SAP
4 10 (6.13%) IBM
5 7 (4.29%) SolarWinds
5 7 (4.29%) JBoss
6 4 (2.45%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) HP
6 4 (2.45%) VMware
6 4 (2.45%) Brocade
6 4 (2.45%) ProCurve
7 3 (1.84%) Intel
8 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.23%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.61%) ESRI
9 1 (0.61%) Software AG
9 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
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