The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 63 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing UML 15 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.81% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.01% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +14.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 696 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.08% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 515 578
Median daily rate £388 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Bristol

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Bristol

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for UML.

1 21 (80.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 15 (57.69%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (50.00%) GDB
4 13 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Ada
5 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
6 10 (38.46%) C
7 8 (30.77%) C++
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Ada 95
8 7 (26.92%) MATLAB
8 7 (26.92%) Simulink
9 6 (23.08%) Serena
10 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 3 (11.54%) Project Management
12 2 (7.69%) RUP
12 2 (7.69%) Finance
12 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
12 2 (7.69%) Military
12 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 2 (7.69%) Use Case
12 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
12 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Radio
13 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.85%) Algorithms

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 15 (57.69%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (50.00%) GDB
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Avionics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Ada Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Ada Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) RUP
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
5 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) SysML
6 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Ada
2 10 (38.46%) C
3 8 (30.77%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) Ada 95
4 7 (26.92%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) Delphi
5 1 (3.85%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Serena
2 1 (3.85%) Borland
2 1 (3.85%) Embarcadero