The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 25 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing UML 38 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.53% 3.96% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 5.59% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 10
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£310 £285 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £271 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.33%
UML
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
423 322 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.68% 70.77% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 222 189
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.36 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £16.90 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

UML
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the South Wales region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the South Wales region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

UML
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 30 £255 -10.52% 1
Newport -8 4 £375 +11.11% 1
Torfaen - - - -
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 38 (46.91%) Finance
2 29 (35.80%) J2EE
3 26 (32.10%) Java
4 24 (29.63%) Banking
5 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (27.16%) XML
7 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 21 (25.93%) Spring
7 21 (25.93%) Business Analysis
7 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
8 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
10 16 (19.75%) SOAP
10 16 (19.75%) SQL
11 15 (18.52%) Web Services
11 15 (18.52%) RAD
12 14 (17.28%) HTML
12 14 (17.28%) MS Office
13 13 (16.05%) Degree
13 13 (16.05%) .NET
13 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
13 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
14 12 (14.81%) ISEB
14 12 (14.81%) OO
14 12 (14.81%) Scrum
14 12 (14.81%) AS400
15 11 (13.58%) Change Management
15 11 (13.58%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (13.58%) CCA

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Office
2 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
3 11 (13.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (11.11%) MS Project
5 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Ant
1 10 (12.35%) Maven
2 9 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 8 (9.88%) JUnit
3 8 (9.88%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (4.94%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.94%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) PowerBuilder
General
1 38 (46.91%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Analyst
2 37 (45.68%) Business Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Architect
4 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (7.41%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (4.94%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Product Owner
9 2 (2.47%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) J2EE
2 22 (27.16%) XML
3 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 21 (25.93%) Spring
4 16 (19.75%) SOAP
5 15 (18.52%) Web Services
6 14 (17.28%) HTML
7 13 (16.05%) .NET
8 10 (12.35%) JPA
9 8 (9.88%) Java EE
10 7 (8.64%) Spring Web Flow
10 7 (8.64%) Struts
10 7 (8.64%) JMS
11 5 (6.17%) REST
12 3 (3.70%) XHTML
13 2 (2.47%) Middleware
13 2 (2.47%) JSF
13 2 (2.47%) Ajax
13 2 (2.47%) XSLT
13 2 (2.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) AS400
2 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) AIX
3 1 (1.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) Business Analysis
3 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.52%) RAD
5 12 (14.81%) Scrum
5 12 (14.81%) OO
6 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 11 (13.58%) Change Management
7 10 (12.35%) Use Case
8 9 (11.11%) SOA
9 8 (9.88%) MVC
10 7 (8.64%) Mobile Commerce
10 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Content Management
12 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
13 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.94%) Business Development
13 4 (4.94%) SysML
13 4 (4.94%) Requirements Management
14 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.17%) C++
5 3 (3.70%) Scala
6 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) RPG
7 1 (1.23%) COBOL
7 1 (1.23%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) ISEB
3 11 (13.58%) CCA
4 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.47%) MAPM
6 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.47%) P3O
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) HL7
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.70%) Citrix
4 3 (3.70%) Informatica
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