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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.05% 3.86% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 5.42% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £421 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
226 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.97% 71.24% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 123 105
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £97.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +946.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) XML
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 10 (28.57%) SOA
5 10 (28.57%) Java
6 9 (25.71%) SOAP
6 9 (25.71%) ISEB
7 8 (22.86%) Change Management
7 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 7 (20.00%) Use Case
8 7 (20.00%) REST
9 6 (17.14%) User Stories
9 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (17.14%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) OO
10 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (14.29%) MS Project
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 5 (14.29%) AS400
11 4 (11.43%) JIRA
11 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
11 4 (11.43%) Open Source
11 4 (11.43%) MS Office

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Project
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.71%) NAS
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) MPLS
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
1 4 (11.43%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Business Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Architect
4 8 (22.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) SOAP
3 8 (22.86%) .NET
4 7 (20.00%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) Middleware
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE
8 1 (2.86%) XHTML
8 1 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) AS400
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) OS/400
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) SOA
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Use Case
5 6 (17.14%) User Stories
5 6 (17.14%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Time Management
9 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.71%) Content Management
9 2 (5.71%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) RPG
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CBAP
3 2 (5.71%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Progress
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Juniper
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint