The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 41 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 2.62% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.56% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -36.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 225 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.74% 73.77% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 158 86
Average daily rate £363 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £675 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Southampton region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Southampton region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) SysML
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) NGN
6 2 (15.38%) ICONIX
6 2 (15.38%) Drools
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) ATM
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) WSDL
7 1 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
1 2 (15.38%) NGN
2 1 (7.69%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Requirements Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Requirements Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Drools
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) WSDL
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) SysML
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) ICONIX
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft