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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 13 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 31 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.16% 3.46% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 4.72% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 7
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£253 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £273 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £332 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
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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
281 212 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.95% 73.36% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 157 77
Average daily rate £370 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -56.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 29 (46.03%) J2EE
3 24 (38.10%) Java
4 21 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 21 (33.33%) Spring
5 20 (31.75%) Banking
6 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (25.40%) Business Analysis
7 16 (25.40%) Degree
8 15 (23.81%) XML
8 15 (23.81%) RAD
9 14 (22.22%) SQL
10 13 (20.63%) ISEB
11 12 (19.05%) HTML
11 12 (19.05%) SOAP
11 12 (19.05%) Web Services
11 12 (19.05%) OO
11 12 (19.05%) Scrum
12 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
12 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
12 11 (17.46%) Change Management
13 10 (15.87%) Project Management
13 10 (15.87%) Ant
13 10 (15.87%) JUnit
13 10 (15.87%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (15.87%) Java EE
13 10 (15.87%) JPA
13 10 (15.87%) MVC
13 10 (15.87%) Maven

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Project
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
1 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Ant
1 10 (15.87%) JUnit
1 10 (15.87%) Apache Ivy
1 10 (15.87%) Maven
2 9 (14.29%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Analyst
2 33 (52.38%) Business Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Team Leader
6 8 (12.70%) Development Team Leader
6 8 (12.70%) Java Team Leader
7 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Product Owner
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Business Objects Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.17%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) J2EE
2 21 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 21 (33.33%) Spring
3 15 (23.81%) XML
4 12 (19.05%) HTML
4 12 (19.05%) SOAP
4 12 (19.05%) Web Services
5 10 (15.87%) Java EE
5 10 (15.87%) JPA
6 9 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
6 9 (14.29%) Struts
6 9 (14.29%) JMS
7 8 (12.70%) .NET
8 1 (1.59%) XHTML
8 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.11%) AS400
4 6 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.59%) iSeries
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (25.40%) Business Analysis
3 15 (23.81%) RAD
4 12 (19.05%) OO
4 12 (19.05%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) Change Management
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
6 10 (15.87%) MVC
7 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (14.29%) SOA
8 6 (9.52%) Content Management
9 4 (6.35%) Business Development
9 4 (6.35%) Use Case
9 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.76%) BDD
10 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.76%) TDD
11 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) Scala
5 2 (3.17%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) COBOL
6 1 (1.59%) RPG
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 13 (20.63%) ISEB
3 5 (7.94%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) HL7
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.76%) Informatica
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) IBM