Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 25 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 +27
Contract jobs citing UML 17 31 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.79% 6.09% 12.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 7.97% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 44
Somerset median daily rate £425 £490 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.27% -20.00% +57.05%
10th Percentile £388 £434 £363
90th Percentile £463 £538 £745
South West median daily rate £425 £500 £473
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.82% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 32
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% -10.58% +35.00%
10th Percentile £37.75 £33.75 £34.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.45 £41.24
% change year-on-year +6.01% +2.93% +11.46%

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 354 389 567
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.84% 76.42% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 205 341
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £210 £236 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £563
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 60
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.67% +15.28%
10th Percentile £35.95 £19.75 £28.28
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.33 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 -6 7 - -
Bath +3 3 £425 -
Templecombe 0 2 - -
UML
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (94.12%) Java
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (76.47%) C++
4 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) OO
6 8 (47.06%) C#
6 8 (47.06%) Spring
6 8 (47.06%) Time Management
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 7 (41.18%) SDLC
8 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
8 6 (35.29%) JPA
8 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (29.41%) Luciad
9 5 (29.41%) User Experience
10 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (23.53%) Ada
10 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
11 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
11 3 (17.65%) JSP
11 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 3 (17.65%) SQL
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
11 3 (17.65%) JIRA
11 3 (17.65%) Sencha
12 2 (11.76%) Workflow

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 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Java Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C++ Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Ada Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
2 6 (35.29%) JPA
3 3 (17.65%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Time Management
5 7 (41.18%) SDLC
6 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (5.88%) OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Web Design
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Ada
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Luciad
2 3 (17.65%) Sencha