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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 29 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 9 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 6.58% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 8.16% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 2
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£305 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.70
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.17%
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
217 294 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.51% 80.55% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 203 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) SOA
5 8 (28.57%) ISEB
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) OO
7 6 (21.43%) User Stories
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) MS Project
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) AS400
9 4 (14.29%) JIRA
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.29%) MS Office
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) COBOL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Project
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (10.71%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (14.29%) TestDirector
3 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) WinForms
3 3 (10.71%) LINQ
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.71%) WCF
3 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) XHTML
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
5 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) AS400
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) OS/400
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) SOA
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) User Stories
5 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) RAD
7 3 (10.71%) OOP
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) MVVM
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) COBOL
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) RPG
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CBAP
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Progress
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus