The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 March 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)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -30 +8  
Contract jobs citing UML 61 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.37% 3.47% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 4.34% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 62
Median daily rate £425 £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -7.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £372 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £563 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 19
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.93 £36.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +20.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.90 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2325 2484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.64% 79.84% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1533 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 138 87
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the South West

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in the South West

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the South West

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in the South West

UML
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Somerset -5 17 £425 -9.57% 2
Bristol -4 12 - - 2
Gloucestershire -1 11 £500 -9.09% 1
Dorset +6 8 £425 -10.52%
Wiltshire -10 8 £343 -35.52% 2
Devon -4 7 £378 -2.58%
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South West region with a requirement for UML.

1 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 54 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 48 (47.06%) Java
4 46 (45.10%) C++
5 32 (31.37%) OO
5 32 (31.37%) SC Cleared
6 29 (28.43%) Scrum
7 28 (27.45%) C#
8 25 (24.51%) Rational DOORS
9 22 (21.57%) Time Management
10 21 (20.59%) C
11 17 (16.67%) Ada
12 15 (14.71%) Hadoop
12 15 (14.71%) Eclipse
13 13 (12.75%) DV Cleared
13 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
14 12 (11.76%) SQL
14 12 (11.76%) TOGAF
14 12 (11.76%) Spring
14 12 (11.76%) SysML
14 12 (11.76%) Requirements Management
14 12 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
14 12 (11.76%) Big Data
15 11 (10.78%) User Experience
15 11 (10.78%) Linux
16 10 (9.80%) Oracle
16 10 (9.80%) Finance
17 9 (8.82%) XML
17 9 (8.82%) ITIL

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.86%) Apache
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.94%) JBoss
5 2 (1.96%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.96%) Mule
5 2 (1.96%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Simulink
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.94%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) IPv4
2 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.98%) LDAP
4 1 (0.98%) Network Security
4 1 (0.98%) Skype
4 1 (0.98%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 12 (11.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.90%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.90%) OLAP
3 5 (4.90%) OLTP
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (3.92%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.98%) GIS
7 1 (0.98%) Informix
7 1 (0.98%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (14.71%) Eclipse
3 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (8.82%) JIRA
6 8 (7.84%) JUnit
6 8 (7.84%) Maven
7 7 (6.86%) GDB
8 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.90%) ERwin
9 5 (4.90%) MagicDraw
10 4 (3.92%) Subversion
11 3 (2.94%) Ant
12 2 (1.96%) Gradle
12 2 (1.96%) Hudson
12 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.98%) Apache Buildr
13 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.92%) Avionics
5 4 (3.92%) Military
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Software Engineer
2 20 (19.61%) Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Java Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Architect
5 14 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (8.82%) Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Ada Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Ada Software Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.90%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) C# Application Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) Spring
2 9 (8.82%) XML
3 8 (7.84%) JSP
4 7 (6.86%) CSS
4 7 (6.86%) HTML
5 5 (4.90%) .NET
5 5 (4.90%) Spring Boot
5 5 (4.90%) Web Services
6 4 (3.92%) EJB
6 4 (3.92%) JSON
6 4 (3.92%) Lucene
6 4 (3.92%) XSD
6 4 (3.92%) XSLT
7 3 (2.94%) hapi
7 3 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.94%) J2EE
7 3 (2.94%) JMS
7 3 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.94%) SOAP
7 3 (2.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) User Experience
2 6 (5.88%) RIA
3 5 (4.90%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.92%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Verilog
5 3 (2.94%) VHDL
6 2 (1.96%) CCTV
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 32 (31.37%) OO
4 29 (28.43%) Scrum
5 22 (21.57%) Time Management
6 12 (11.76%) Requirements Management
6 12 (11.76%) SysML
6 12 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 9 (8.82%) Data Architecture
7 9 (8.82%) Information Architecture
7 9 (8.82%) ITIL
8 8 (7.84%) Change Management
8 8 (7.84%) Mathematics
8 8 (7.84%) MODAF
8 8 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (7.84%) Physics
8 8 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.06%) Java
2 46 (45.10%) C++
3 28 (27.45%) C#
4 21 (20.59%) C
5 17 (16.67%) Ada
6 12 (11.76%) SQL
7 6 (5.88%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.92%) Ada 95
8 4 (3.92%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.94%) Perl
9 3 (2.94%) Python
9 3 (2.94%) Ruby
9 3 (2.94%) Tcl
10 2 (1.96%) Delphi
10 2 (1.96%) Groovy
10 2 (1.96%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 32 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.75%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (1.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.98%) DO-254
3 1 (0.98%) MISRA
3 1 (0.98%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Firmware
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) IBM
3 5 (4.90%) Serena
4 4 (3.92%) Informatica
5 3 (2.94%) Altera
5 3 (2.94%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) Xilinx
6 2 (1.96%) ATG
6 2 (1.96%) BEA
6 2 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Borland
7 1 (0.98%) Capita
7 1 (0.98%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.98%) ESRI
7 1 (0.98%) Luciad
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.98%) VMware
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