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 3 months to 23 April 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 / Somerset
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing UML 14 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.07% 9.06% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 11.16% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 23
Median daily rate £425 £490 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.26% -27.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £42.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% -0.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.20 £35.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year +1.17% +14.80%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 156 215 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.79% 81.13% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 104 195
Median daily rate £385 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 19
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £32.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil 0 7 - -
Bath +6 3 £425 -
UML
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for UML.

1 29 (87.88%) Java
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 26 (78.79%) C++
4 22 (66.67%) Scrum
5 21 (63.64%) OO
6 20 (60.61%) C#
6 20 (60.61%) Time Management
7 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
8 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
9 11 (33.33%) User Experience
10 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
11 9 (27.27%) JSP
11 9 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
12 8 (24.24%) Spring
12 8 (24.24%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
14 6 (18.18%) Ada
14 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
14 6 (18.18%) JIRA
14 6 (18.18%) RIA
15 5 (15.15%) Finance
15 5 (15.15%) CSS
15 5 (15.15%) HTML
16 4 (12.12%) JBoss
16 4 (12.12%) Apache
16 4 (12.12%) Change Control
16 4 (12.12%) SDLC
17 3 (9.09%) User Stories

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 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) Informix
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
2 9 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.18%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (3.03%) jMock
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) WATIR
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Military
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Java Engineer
3 15 (45.45%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (33.33%) Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 5 (15.15%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) C++ Developer
8 4 (12.12%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Ada Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C++ Applications Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) JSP
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 3 (9.09%) JPA
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) EJB
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) Django
6 1 (3.03%) Flash
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) JMS
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) JSF
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Struts
6 1 (3.03%) WSDL
6 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 22 (66.67%) Scrum
4 21 (63.64%) OO
5 20 (60.61%) Time Management
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
9 1 (3.03%) DSDM
9 1 (3.03%) MVC
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 26 (78.79%) C++
3 20 (60.61%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Ada
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Luciad
2 2 (6.06%) ATG
2 2 (6.06%) BEA
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) VeriFone
3 1 (3.03%) WorldPay