The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 38 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing UML 5 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.78% 2.80% 7.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.42% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
Median daily rate £375 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +2.66%
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
209 234 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.38% 81.82% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 189 240
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.68% -44.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for UML.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) MVVM
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Learning Management System

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) HR Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) HR Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) AutoMapper
4 2 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 2 (13.33%) STL
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) XForms
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (13.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (26.67%) MVVM
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Server Building
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VC++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) HP