The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 62 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing UML 81 58 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.67% 2.70% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.81% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 41
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £570 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £36.40 £54.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.21% +45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £54.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2215 1522 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.05% 70.76% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 987 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 70 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
UML
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +14 32 £451 -5.90% 9
Somerset -9 14 £366 +16.11% 2
Gloucestershire -13 14 £500 +13.63% 2
Bristol -34 11 £225 -42.89% 4
Devon 0 8 £360 +2.85% 1
Dorset +7 2 - - 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.14%) Finance
3 44 (24.58%) Java
4 39 (21.79%) SC Cleared
5 34 (18.99%) Requirements Analysis
6 33 (18.44%) Software Engineering
6 33 (18.44%) Banking
6 33 (18.44%) Data Modelling
7 32 (17.88%) Rational DOORS
8 30 (16.76%) Oracle
9 29 (16.20%) GAP Analysis
9 29 (16.20%) MS Visio
10 28 (15.64%) PRINCE2
10 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (14.53%) SSADM
11 26 (14.53%) DV Cleared
12 25 (13.97%) BPMN
12 25 (13.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (13.97%) Linux
12 25 (13.97%) OO
12 25 (13.97%) JavaScript
12 25 (13.97%) Configuration Management
13 23 (12.85%) DSDM
13 23 (12.85%) Use Case
13 23 (12.85%) Business Transformation
14 22 (12.29%) Retail
14 22 (12.29%) Scrum
14 22 (12.29%) Validation
15 21 (11.73%) Requirements Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (5.59%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.47%) Drupal
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.68%) CMS
4 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.12%) Escenic
5 2 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.56%) TPMS
6 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (16.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Simulink
4 1 (0.56%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.68%) Maximo
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) LDAP
2 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) 3G
3 2 (1.12%) VPN
3 2 (1.12%) GSM
3 2 (1.12%) UMTS
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) LTE
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.50%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) MySQL
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) OLTP
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) DTS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (17.88%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.59%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.35%) Maven
6 4 (2.23%) JDeveloper
6 4 (2.23%) Rational Rose
6 4 (2.23%) JIRA
7 3 (1.68%) Subversion
7 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.68%) JUnit
8 2 (1.12%) Ant
8 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.12%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.56%) Moq
9 1 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 33 (18.44%) Banking
3 22 (12.29%) Retail
4 15 (8.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.82%) Military
6 13 (7.26%) Retail Banking
7 9 (5.03%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.23%) Avionics
9 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.68%) Publishing
10 2 (1.12%) Marketing
11 1 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 81 (45.25%) Analyst
2 67 (37.43%) Business Analyst
3 33 (18.44%) Developer
4 30 (16.76%) Senior Analyst
5 28 (15.64%) Software Engineer
5 28 (15.64%) Senior Business Analyst
6 21 (11.73%) Architect
7 17 (9.50%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (8.94%) Java Developer
9 14 (7.82%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.91%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.35%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Principal Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Drupal Developer
11 6 (3.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Principal Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.73%) jQuery
2 20 (11.17%) .NET
2 20 (11.17%) HTML
3 15 (8.38%) J2EE
3 15 (8.38%) CSS
3 15 (8.38%) Web Services
4 14 (7.82%) XML
5 13 (7.26%) Hibernate
6 12 (6.70%) Ajax
6 12 (6.70%) Spring
7 8 (4.47%) JPA
8 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.91%) EJB
9 6 (3.35%) JMS
9 6 (3.35%) JSF
9 6 (3.35%) RESTful
10 5 (2.79%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (2.79%) HTML5
10 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) GIS
2 7 (3.91%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (3.91%) CMDB
3 6 (3.35%) PKI
3 6 (3.35%) Open Source
3 6 (3.35%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.79%) Clustering
5 4 (2.23%) APACS
5 4 (2.23%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.23%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) RIA
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.97%) Linux
2 7 (3.91%) Windows
3 3 (1.68%) UNIX
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) Requirements Analysis
2 33 (18.44%) Software Engineering
2 33 (18.44%) Data Modelling
3 29 (16.20%) GAP Analysis
4 28 (15.64%) PRINCE2
4 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (14.53%) SSADM
6 25 (13.97%) BPMN
6 25 (13.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (13.97%) OO
6 25 (13.97%) Configuration Management
7 23 (12.85%) DSDM
7 23 (12.85%) Use Case
7 23 (12.85%) Business Transformation
8 22 (12.29%) Scrum
8 22 (12.29%) Validation
9 21 (11.73%) Requirements Management
9 21 (11.73%) Change Control
9 21 (11.73%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.58%) Java
2 25 (13.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (10.06%) C++
4 17 (9.50%) SQL
5 16 (8.94%) C#
6 9 (5.03%) C
7 8 (4.47%) MATLAB
8 6 (3.35%) PHP
9 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.23%) Scala
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) Ada
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.56%) sed
12 1 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.56%) AWK
12 1 (0.56%) XPath
12 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 69 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.79%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.53%) DV Cleared
4 21 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (7.26%) Degree
6 9 (5.03%) ISEB
7 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.12%) CCNP
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) Solvency II
1 16 (8.94%) Basel III
1 16 (8.94%) Basel II
2 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.68%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Oracle
2 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.06%) SAP
3 13 (7.26%) JBoss
4 8 (4.47%) IBM
5 7 (3.91%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco
6 2 (1.12%) HP
6 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.12%) Brocade
6 2 (1.12%) VMware
6 2 (1.12%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.12%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.56%) Ektron
7 1 (0.56%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) ESRI
7 1 (0.56%) Yantra
7 1 (0.56%) Intel
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
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