The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 15 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 39 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.44% 2.21% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.96% 2.98% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.51% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.56% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
326 168 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.93% 74.34% 64.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 111 84
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
UML
South Wales

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 (58.33%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) J2EE
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 22 (36.67%) Hibernate
4 22 (36.67%) Spring
5 18 (30.00%) Banking
6 17 (28.33%) Degree
7 16 (26.67%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (25.00%) RAD
9 14 (23.33%) Business Analysis
10 13 (21.67%) Scrum
10 13 (21.67%) Web Services
10 13 (21.67%) XML
10 13 (21.67%) OO
10 13 (21.67%) Project Management
11 12 (20.00%) ISEB
11 12 (20.00%) HTML
12 11 (18.33%) SOAP
12 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
12 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
13 10 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (16.67%) Java EE
13 10 (16.67%) JPA
13 10 (16.67%) MVC
13 10 (16.67%) Maven
13 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.67%) TestDirector
13 10 (16.67%) MS Project

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Project
1 10 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Ant
1 10 (16.67%) JUnit
1 10 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 10 (16.67%) Maven
1 10 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 35 (58.33%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Analyst
2 29 (48.33%) Business Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
5 8 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 8 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (11.67%) Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Lead Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Product Owner
11 2 (3.33%) Software Team Leader
11 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) J2EE
2 22 (36.67%) Hibernate
2 22 (36.67%) Spring
3 13 (21.67%) Web Services
3 13 (21.67%) XML
4 12 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (18.33%) SOAP
6 10 (16.67%) Struts
6 10 (16.67%) Java EE
6 10 (16.67%) JPA
7 9 (15.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (15.00%) JMS
8 7 (11.67%) .NET
9 1 (1.67%) Middleware
9 1 (1.67%) XHTML
9 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.67%) AS400
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.33%) iSeries
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) AIX
2 2 (3.33%) OS/400
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) RAD
1 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (23.33%) Business Analysis
3 13 (21.67%) Scrum
3 13 (21.67%) OO
3 13 (21.67%) Project Management
4 10 (16.67%) MVC
5 9 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.33%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Content Management
8 4 (6.67%) Use Case
8 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.00%) BDD
9 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.00%) Business Development
9 3 (5.00%) TDD
10 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.33%) RPG
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) COBOL
6 1 (1.67%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) CCA
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) HL7
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.00%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) IBM