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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 94 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 52 74 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.58% 3.13% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 4.48% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 40
Average daily rate
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£470 £378 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.50% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 25
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £33.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £42.65 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
2399 1651 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.85% 69.90% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1082 1071
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 110 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -3 20 £500 +25.00% 4
Bristol -30 13 £425 +6.25% 4
Somerset -14 10 £550 +45.69% 6
Dorset 0 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -16 3 £395 - 2
Devon - 1 - - 3
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.08%) Security Cleared
3 38 (29.23%) Finance
4 35 (26.92%) Java
5 34 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
7 30 (23.08%) OO
8 29 (22.31%) C++
9 26 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (19.23%) Data Modelling
10 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
11 23 (17.69%) MS Visio
11 23 (17.69%) Rational DOORS
12 22 (16.92%) Linux
13 21 (16.15%) SSADM
13 21 (16.15%) Banking
14 19 (14.62%) BPMN
15 18 (13.85%) Scrum
16 17 (13.08%) DSDM
16 17 (13.08%) GAP Analysis
16 17 (13.08%) Business Transformation
17 16 (12.31%) Solvency II
17 16 (12.31%) Basel III
17 16 (12.31%) JavaScript
17 16 (12.31%) SQL
17 16 (12.31%) Basel II
17 16 (12.31%) BPR
18 15 (11.54%) SOA
19 14 (10.77%) Oracle
19 14 (10.77%) Validation

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (3.85%) Drupal
1 5 (3.85%) JBoss
2 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.31%) Apache
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.77%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.77%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 23 (17.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Maximo
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.85%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) VPN
4 2 (1.54%) 3G
4 2 (1.54%) HTTP
4 2 (1.54%) SSL
4 2 (1.54%) GSM
4 2 (1.54%) UMTS
4 2 (1.54%) LTE
5 1 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.77%) WAN
5 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.77%) LAN
5 1 (0.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.62%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (3.85%) MySQL
4 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) OLTP
7 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.77%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (6.15%) ClearCase
4 6 (4.62%) ClearQuest
4 6 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 5 (3.85%) Maven
6 3 (2.31%) JIRA
6 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.54%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.77%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 38 (29.23%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Banking
3 13 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Avionics
5 3 (2.31%) Military
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Local Government
7 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (35.38%) Analyst
2 39 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 30 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 27 (20.77%) Developer
5 24 (18.46%) Senior Business Analyst
5 24 (18.46%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (13.85%) Architect
7 10 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Data Modeller
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.08%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (3.08%) Designer
11 3 (2.31%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.31%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.31%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) Web Services
2 12 (9.23%) HTML
2 12 (9.23%) .NET
3 11 (8.46%) jQuery
4 9 (6.92%) CSS
5 8 (6.15%) XML
5 8 (6.15%) JSP
5 8 (6.15%) GWT
5 8 (6.15%) Ajax
6 7 (5.38%) REST
6 7 (5.38%) Spring
7 6 (4.62%) JMS
7 6 (4.62%) SOAP
7 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.62%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.62%) JPA
8 5 (3.85%) OpenMP
8 5 (3.85%) Middleware
9 4 (3.08%) EJB
9 4 (3.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.08%) GIS
4 4 (3.08%) Clustering
4 4 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.08%) Open Source
5 3 (2.31%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.54%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.54%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.77%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.77%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.92%) Linux
2 9 (6.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
4 30 (23.08%) OO
5 26 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 21 (16.15%) SSADM
8 19 (14.62%) BPMN
9 18 (13.85%) Scrum
10 17 (13.08%) DSDM
10 17 (13.08%) GAP Analysis
10 17 (13.08%) Business Transformation
11 16 (12.31%) BPR
12 15 (11.54%) SOA
13 14 (10.77%) Validation
13 14 (10.77%) SysML
14 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
15 12 (9.23%) OOP
15 12 (9.23%) TOGAF
15 12 (9.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) Java
2 29 (22.31%) C++
3 16 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.31%) SQL
4 9 (6.92%) C
4 9 (6.92%) C#
5 6 (4.62%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.31%) PHP
6 3 (2.31%) Ada
7 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.77%) XPath
8 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.77%) Python
8 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (33.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) ISEB
5 7 (5.38%) Degree
6 4 (3.08%) CCNP
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) Solvency II
1 16 (12.31%) Basel III
1 16 (12.31%) Basel II
2 5 (3.85%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.54%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) COBIT
3 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) IBM
3 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.62%) Google
5 5 (3.85%) Cisco
5 5 (3.85%) Intel
6 4 (3.08%) HP
6 4 (3.08%) SAP
6 4 (3.08%) VMware
6 4 (3.08%) Brocade
6 4 (3.08%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.54%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.77%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.77%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.77%) F5
8 1 (0.77%) ESRI
8 1 (0.77%) Software AG
8 1 (0.77%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.77%) Nokia
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