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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 53 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing UML 104 83 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.25% 2.71% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 3.65% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £511 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
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
2422 2276 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 74.19% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1512 999
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 66
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.91 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +32 57 £438 +19.61% 4
Wiltshire -18 14 £500 +8.10% 3
Devon +3 11 £393 +9.02% 6
Dorset +8 10 £288 -32.35% 7
Bristol -9 7 £313 +6.83% 6
Gloucestershire -14 1 £325 -35.00% 6
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (44.07%) Security Cleared
2 69 (38.98%) Software Engineering
2 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (34.46%) C++
4 58 (32.77%) SC Cleared
5 50 (28.25%) Java
6 44 (24.86%) C#
7 43 (24.29%) Web Services
8 40 (22.60%) .NET
8 40 (22.60%) Requirements Analysis
9 39 (22.03%) Management Information System
10 35 (19.77%) Finance
11 32 (18.08%) SQL
12 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
13 29 (16.38%) PRINCE2
13 29 (16.38%) Scrum
14 28 (15.82%) Information Security
14 28 (15.82%) HTML
15 27 (15.25%) Windows
15 27 (15.25%) ITIL
15 27 (15.25%) ISEB
15 27 (15.25%) .NET Framework
16 26 (14.69%) SOA
17 25 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 24 (13.56%) Manufacturing
19 23 (12.99%) Rational DOORS
20 22 (12.43%) Information Management
21 21 (11.86%) Spring
21 21 (11.86%) OO
22 20 (11.30%) VB

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (7.91%) CMS
2 13 (7.34%) Apache
2 13 (7.34%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.21%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.65%) IIS
5 4 (2.26%) JBoss
6 2 (1.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.56%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) MS Office
4 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) LAN
1 1 (0.56%) WAN
1 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.56%) SSL
1 1 (0.56%) SAN
1 1 (0.56%) Firewall
1 1 (0.56%) Wireless
1 1 (0.56%) ASN.1
1 1 (0.56%) NAS
1 1 (0.56%) MVNO
1 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) MySQL
3 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.65%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.95%) Subversion
4 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.69%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.69%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.13%) JUnit
6 2 (1.13%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.13%) Maven
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) GCC
7 1 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 35 (19.77%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Manufacturing
3 18 (10.17%) Retail
4 13 (7.34%) Military
5 12 (6.78%) Banking
5 12 (6.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.13%) Electronics
6 2 (1.13%) Avionics
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (29.38%) Architect
2 50 (28.25%) Software Engineer
3 34 (19.21%) Developer
4 32 (18.08%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (17.51%) Analyst
6 26 (14.69%) Business Analyst
7 18 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (7.34%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (7.34%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.08%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.95%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Systems Architect
12 6 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
13 5 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
14 4 (2.26%) Software Developer
14 4 (2.26%) Senior Software Engineer
15 3 (1.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.29%) Web Services
2 40 (22.60%) .NET
3 28 (15.82%) HTML
4 27 (15.25%) .NET Framework
5 21 (11.86%) Spring
6 19 (10.73%) JSP
7 17 (9.60%) CSS
8 16 (9.04%) Apache Camel
9 13 (7.34%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.78%) Apache CXF
11 9 (5.08%) REST
11 9 (5.08%) SOAP
12 8 (4.52%) XML
13 5 (2.82%) XSLT
13 5 (2.82%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.26%) GWT
15 3 (1.69%) jQuery
15 3 (1.69%) WCF
15 3 (1.69%) Ajax
15 3 (1.69%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.03%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.60%) GIS
3 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.39%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.69%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.69%) Replication
8 2 (1.13%) Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.25%) Windows
2 10 (5.65%) Linux
2 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.69%) UNIX
3 3 (1.69%) Windows CE
3 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (38.98%) Software Engineering
2 40 (22.60%) Requirements Analysis
3 29 (16.38%) PRINCE2
3 29 (16.38%) Scrum
4 28 (15.82%) Information Security
5 27 (15.25%) ITIL
6 26 (14.69%) SOA
7 22 (12.43%) Information Management
8 21 (11.86%) OO
9 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (11.30%) Change Control
10 16 (9.04%) CRM
11 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
11 15 (8.47%) Use Case
12 14 (7.91%) Web Development
12 14 (7.91%) Content Management
12 14 (7.91%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.91%) Workflow
13 13 (7.34%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.46%) C++
2 50 (28.25%) Java
3 44 (24.86%) C#
4 32 (18.08%) SQL
5 20 (11.30%) VB
6 18 (10.17%) C
7 16 (9.04%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.08%) Ada
9 7 (3.95%) VBScript
10 5 (2.82%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.69%) VBA
11 3 (1.69%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.13%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.13%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) VC++
13 1 (0.56%) Python
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 78 (44.07%) Security Cleared
2 58 (32.77%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.25%) ISEB
4 13 (7.34%) Degree
5 12 (6.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.13%) HNC
6 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.73%) ISO 9000
3 12 (6.78%) Basel II
3 12 (6.78%) Basel III
3 12 (6.78%) Solvency II
4 5 (2.82%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.82%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.13%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.13%) TickIT
5 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.13%) COREP
5 2 (1.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.13%) XenApp
3 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.04%) Luciad
3 15 (8.47%) SAP
4 13 (7.34%) Oracle
5 5 (2.82%) HP
5 5 (2.82%) VMware
6 4 (2.26%) Google
6 4 (2.26%) i2
6 4 (2.26%) Cisco
7 3 (1.69%) IBM
7 3 (1.69%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.69%) Citrix
7 3 (1.69%) Veeam
7 3 (1.69%) ESRI
7 3 (1.69%) Zerto
8 2 (1.13%) CommVault
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.13%) Teradata
9 1 (0.56%) Green Hills
9 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago