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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 38 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing UML 16 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.74% 8.11% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 10.56% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 7
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£400 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.63%
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
343 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 28 August 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) SaaS
6 4 (16.67%) Shibboleth
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) SAML
6 4 (16.67%) Tomcat

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.50%) Lync
5 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (4.17%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (4.17%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Toad
5 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) Spring Security
4 4 (16.67%) Struts
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) JDBC
4 4 (16.67%) JSP
4 4 (16.67%) Ajax
4 4 (16.67%) SAML
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) WinForms
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) LINQ
5 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) OS/400
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) RAD
4 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) MVVM
6 3 (12.50%) B2B
6 3 (12.50%) B2C
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) BPMN
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) COBOL
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) ESRI
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus