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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 19 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 47 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.78% 3.03% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 4.26% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 10
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£303 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 305 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.01% 71.10% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 198 194
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.85 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +15 37 £255 -7.27% 1
Newport -14 5 £375 -16.66%
Torfaen - - - -
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (53.09%) Finance
2 32 (39.51%) J2EE
3 29 (35.80%) Java
4 25 (30.86%) Hibernate
4 25 (30.86%) Banking
4 25 (30.86%) Spring
5 23 (28.40%) Business Analysis
6 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (20.99%) Degree
7 17 (20.99%) SQL
7 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
8 16 (19.75%) XML
9 15 (18.52%) Scrum
9 15 (18.52%) Use Case
9 15 (18.52%) MS Office
9 15 (18.52%) RAD
10 14 (17.28%) OO
10 14 (17.28%) HTML
10 14 (17.28%) Ant
10 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
10 14 (17.28%) Maven
10 14 (17.28%) JPA
11 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
11 13 (16.05%) AS400
11 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
11 13 (16.05%) Project Management
11 13 (16.05%) ISEB
11 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.81%) Web Services
12 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (2.47%) SAS
1 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.47%) IIS
1 2 (2.47%) Liferay
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Office
2 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
3 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (12.35%) MS Project
5 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
1 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Ant
1 14 (17.28%) Maven
2 10 (12.35%) TestDirector
2 10 (12.35%) JUnit
2 10 (12.35%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.94%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.47%) PowerBuilder
General
1 43 (53.09%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Analyst
2 42 (51.85%) Business Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Team Leader
5 8 (9.88%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (9.88%) Java Team Leader
6 7 (8.64%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) J2EE
2 25 (30.86%) Hibernate
2 25 (30.86%) Spring
3 16 (19.75%) XML
4 14 (17.28%) HTML
4 14 (17.28%) JPA
5 12 (14.81%) Web Services
6 10 (12.35%) SOAP
6 10 (12.35%) .NET
6 10 (12.35%) Java EE
7 9 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (11.11%) Struts
7 9 (11.11%) JMS
8 4 (4.94%) CSS
8 4 (4.94%) JSF
8 4 (4.94%) PrimeFaces
9 3 (3.70%) XHTML
10 2 (2.47%) XSLT
10 2 (2.47%) Ajax
10 2 (2.47%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) AS400
2 9 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) iSeries
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) UNIX
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
1 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) AIX
2 1 (1.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Business Analysis
2 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (18.52%) Scrum
3 15 (18.52%) Use Case
3 15 (18.52%) RAD
4 14 (17.28%) OO
5 13 (16.05%) Project Management
6 11 (13.58%) Change Management
6 11 (13.58%) SOA
7 10 (12.35%) MVC
8 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 9 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
9 7 (8.64%) Content Management
10 4 (4.94%) OOD
10 4 (4.94%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.94%) Business Development
10 4 (4.94%) SysML
10 4 (4.94%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Java
2 17 (20.99%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) 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 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) ISEB
3 11 (13.58%) CCA
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.47%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.47%) P3O
3 1 (1.23%) HL7
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) HP