The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 26 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing UML 31 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.54% 3.72% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 5.77% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.32% 64.40% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 136 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
UML
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 20 £375 -6.25% 5
Newport -4 10 £375 +3.44% 4
Torfaen - - - -
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Use Case
3 15 (31.25%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 11 (22.92%) Spring
5 11 (22.92%) J2EE
6 10 (20.83%) Ant
6 10 (20.83%) OO
6 10 (20.83%) Maven
6 10 (20.83%) JPA
7 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) SOA
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle
8 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) Banking
9 7 (14.58%) SOAP
9 7 (14.58%) Struts
9 7 (14.58%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) JUnit
10 6 (12.50%) MS Project
10 6 (12.50%) MS Office
10 6 (12.50%) JMS
10 6 (12.50%) IBM
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.50%) TestDirector
10 6 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (12.50%) MVC
10 6 (12.50%) Mathematics

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.33%) Liferay
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Project
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Ant
1 10 (20.83%) Maven
2 6 (12.50%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 6 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Analyst
2 20 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 5 (10.42%) UML Business Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.25%) Product Owner
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
1 11 (22.92%) Spring
1 11 (22.92%) J2EE
2 10 (20.83%) JPA
3 7 (14.58%) SOAP
3 7 (14.58%) Struts
3 7 (14.58%) Web Services
4 6 (12.50%) JMS
4 6 (12.50%) Java EE
4 6 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (8.33%) CSS
5 4 (8.33%) JSF
5 4 (8.33%) jBPM
6 3 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) AS400
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.25%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) OS/400
1 3 (6.25%) UNIX
1 3 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Use Case
2 11 (22.92%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) OO
4 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 9 (18.75%) SOA
5 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (12.50%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) OOD
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) BDD
8 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.25%) BPMN
8 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.25%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) Scala
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) COBOL
4 3 (6.25%) RPG
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) IBM
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 3 (6.25%) Business Objects
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