The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 16 16 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing UML 21 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.56% 7.25% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.95% 9.43% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
Average daily rate
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£675 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £588 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.73% -2.56%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 106 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 86.67% 76.81% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 95 17
Average daily rate £528 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £466 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 20 (95.24%) Change Control
2 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (90.48%) Manufacturing
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
3 18 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 18 (85.71%) ISO 9000
3 18 (85.71%) Retail
4 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 15 (71.43%) SOA
4 15 (71.43%) .NET
4 15 (71.43%) ISEB
5 14 (66.67%) GIS
5 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
5 14 (66.67%) Workflow
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) CMS
5 14 (66.67%) CRM
5 14 (66.67%) SAP
5 14 (66.67%) Content Management
6 13 (61.90%) Web Services
7 12 (57.14%) C#
7 12 (57.14%) VB
7 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.52%) SharePoint

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 19 (90.48%) Manufacturing
2 18 (85.71%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Architect
1 21 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) GIS
1 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Change Control
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 18 (85.71%) PRINCE2
4 15 (71.43%) SOA
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) CRM
5 14 (66.67%) Content Management
5 14 (66.67%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
8 1 (4.76%) Information Management
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Data Management
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) ISEB
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (85.71%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Veeam