Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -22 -7 +31
Contract jobs citing UML 6 25 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.30% 5.25% 10.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 6.67% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 34
Somerset median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -18.37%
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 21
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -5.14% +20.19%
10th Percentile £38.50 £37.75 £39.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +3.61% -3.49% +18.13%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 358 375 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.49% 78.78% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 196 336
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £167 £213 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 75 49
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £39.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.51% -7.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.12 £12.95
90th Percentile £44.25 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -15.65% -6.37% +37.72%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Somerset

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Somerset

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Somerset

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in Somerset

UML
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +7 4 - - 2
Bath -10 1 - - 1
UML
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for UML.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Ada
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Sencha
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JPA
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) DoDAF
4 1 (16.67%) IDEF
4 1 (16.67%) MODAF
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Ada
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Luciad
1 1 (16.67%) Sencha