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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 45 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 16 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.19% 5.73% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 7.54% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 6
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£318 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £445 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
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
405 451 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.68% 76.05% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 276 132
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.30 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -6 8 £310 -17.33%
Newport -18 7 £320 -14.66%
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 19 (40.43%) Windows
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) C++
3 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 9 (19.15%) SOA
4 9 (19.15%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.02%) ISEB
5 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
6 7 (14.89%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 7 (14.89%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) Java
7 6 (12.77%) .NET
7 6 (12.77%) MS Project
7 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.77%) AS400
7 6 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.77%) User Stories
8 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Lync
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Project
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Wireless
3 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) NAS
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) MPLS
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) DB2
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) TestDirector
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.38%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.13%) Toad
5 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.38%) LINQ
3 3 (6.38%) XHTML
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) WinForms
3 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) AS400
2 4 (8.51%) Human Factors
2 4 (8.51%) iSeries
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.38%) NHS
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) OS/400
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) OO
2 9 (19.15%) SOA
2 9 (19.15%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
3 6 (12.77%) User Stories
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Use Case
5 4 (8.51%) SysML
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) RAD
6 3 (6.38%) RUP
6 3 (6.38%) DSDM
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) C++
2 7 (14.89%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) COBOL
4 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.51%) RPG
4 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) CBAP
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
1 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.26%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Progress
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Micro Focus