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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 29 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing UML 20 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.68% 7.11% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 11.04% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
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£356 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
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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
280 154 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.55% 64.44% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 94 112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.67 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.37% +27.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014, 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 24 (48.00%) XML
2 20 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) J2EE
3 16 (32.00%) Relational Database
4 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) Finance
6 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (24.00%) HTML
7 12 (24.00%) RAD
7 12 (24.00%) Spring
8 11 (22.00%) RDBMS
8 11 (22.00%) Oracle
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) Change Management
8 11 (22.00%) ISEB
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) SOAP
9 10 (20.00%) SOA
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) Use Case
12 7 (14.00%) REST
12 7 (14.00%) Banking
13 6 (12.00%) OO
14 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.00%) Project Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (8.00%) MS Project
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (22.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Business Analyst
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) J2EE Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Principal Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) XML
2 16 (32.00%) J2EE
3 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 12 (24.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) SOAP
5 9 (18.00%) Web Services
6 7 (14.00%) REST
7 3 (6.00%) Middleware
8 1 (2.00%) Struts
8 1 (2.00%) XHTML
8 1 (2.00%) JMS
8 1 (2.00%) Java EE
8 1 (2.00%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (2.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Open Source
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.00%) RAD
5 11 (22.00%) Change Management
6 10 (20.00%) SOA
7 8 (16.00%) Use Case
8 6 (12.00%) OO
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (8.00%) Content Management
10 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.00%) User Stories
11 2 (4.00%) Information Architecture
11 2 (4.00%) Test Planning
11 2 (4.00%) Business Development
11 2 (4.00%) Web Design
12 1 (2.00%) DSDM
12 1 (2.00%) ITIL
12 1 (2.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) CCA
4 2 (4.00%) CBAP
5 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Progress