The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 37 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 10 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.82% 9.23% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 11.04% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 2
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£260 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £244 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.81 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +5.63%
UML
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 335 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.42% 83.54% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 248 100
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £512 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Cardiff region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) RAD
5 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) COBOL
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) MS Project
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
6 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
7 4 (17.39%) OS/400
7 4 (17.39%) SAML
7 4 (17.39%) Shell Script

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Project
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
1 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) Spring Security
4 4 (17.39%) SAML
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 4 (17.39%) Struts
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) JDBC
4 4 (17.39%) JSP
5 3 (13.04%) WinForms
5 3 (13.04%) LINQ
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) AS400
1 4 (17.39%) iSeries
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) OS/400
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) RAD
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) MVVM
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) B2B
5 3 (13.04%) B2C
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) COBOL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) RPG
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus