Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 115 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 -62 +44
Contract jobs citing UML 77 92 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 1.61% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.01% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 59 107
South West median daily rate £450 £432 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +8.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £320 £230 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 59
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.28% -5.26% +19.37%
10th Percentile £35.70 £37.88 £36.10
90th Percentile £54.75 £43.68 £55.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Bristol -1 23 £438 -2.78% 1
Dorset +13 21 £475 +105.41%
Devon +5 10 £550 +27.31%
Somerset -2 9 - -
Gloucestershire -6 7 £410 -6.82% 2
Wiltshire -16 5 £450 -18.18% 9
UML
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 40 (51.95%) Software Engineering
2 37 (48.05%) C++
3 31 (40.26%) Java
3 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
4 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.57%) Linux
7 20 (25.97%) OO
7 20 (25.97%) Rational Rhapsody
8 15 (19.48%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (18.18%) Spring
9 14 (18.18%) C
10 12 (15.58%) C#
10 12 (15.58%) Finance
11 11 (14.29%) Windows
11 11 (14.29%) Open Source
11 11 (14.29%) GDB
11 11 (14.29%) Wireshark
12 10 (12.99%) Degree
12 10 (12.99%) Spring Boot
12 10 (12.99%) JUnit
12 10 (12.99%) Visual Studio
12 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
12 10 (12.99%) Maven
13 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
13 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
14 8 (10.39%) Use Case
14 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
14 8 (10.39%) Banking
15 7 (9.09%) Scrum

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 2 (2.60%) Apache
1 2 (2.60%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.90%) PCoIP
3 1 (1.30%) 2G
3 1 (1.30%) 3G
3 1 (1.30%) 4G
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Rational Rhapsody
2 15 (19.48%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (14.29%) GDB
4 10 (12.99%) JUnit
4 10 (12.99%) Maven
4 10 (12.99%) Visual Studio
5 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
6 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.09%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.30%) Ant
9 1 (1.30%) C++Builder
9 1 (1.30%) Gradle
9 1 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (1.30%) Subversion
9 1 (1.30%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Avionics
4 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Software Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Developer
3 15 (19.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Java Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Principal Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Principal Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Spring
2 10 (12.99%) Spring Boot
3 7 (9.09%) GWT
3 7 (9.09%) Struts
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 5 (6.49%) .NET
5 5 (6.49%) CSS
5 5 (6.49%) HTML
6 4 (5.19%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.19%) JPA
7 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.60%) Dojo
8 2 (2.60%) Qt
8 2 (2.60%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.60%) Struts2
8 2 (2.60%) WPF
8 2 (2.60%) XML
9 1 (1.30%) JSP
9 1 (1.30%) SOAP
9 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 4 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.30%) Life Science
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) VMS
5 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) OO
4 11 (14.29%) Open Source
5 8 (10.39%) Use Case
6 7 (9.09%) Microservices
6 7 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.49%) Data Extraction
8 5 (6.49%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Line Management
9 4 (5.19%) Time Management
9 4 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) C++
2 31 (40.26%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) C
4 12 (15.58%) C#
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.19%) Ada
7 3 (3.90%) SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) XAML
9 1 (1.30%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) Tcl
9 1 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.30%) MISRA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Packer
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Google
2 5 (6.49%) Sencha
3 3 (3.90%) Luciad
4 2 (2.60%) Borland
4 2 (2.60%) ESRI
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Huawei
5 1 (1.30%) Nokia
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Serena
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Xamarin