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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 57 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Contract jobs citing UML 11 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 5.97% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 8.12% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Average daily rate £335 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.79% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.69% +0.68%
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
489 382 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.86% 73.60% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 264 189
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 7 £304 -26.36% 2
Newport -10 3 £370 -10.03%
Gwent - 1 £400 -
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) OO
3 25 (49.02%) C#
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 24 (47.06%) Scrum
5 23 (45.10%) Software Engineering
5 23 (45.10%) Ajax
5 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 23 (45.10%) HTML
5 23 (45.10%) CSS
6 22 (43.14%) XML
7 21 (41.18%) .NET
8 20 (39.22%) XSLT
8 20 (39.22%) Web Services
8 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
9 17 (33.33%) Data Modelling
9 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 17 (33.33%) MVC
9 17 (33.33%) jQuery
10 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (31.37%) XForms
11 15 (29.41%) IIS
11 15 (29.41%) SOAP
11 15 (29.41%) TDD
11 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
11 15 (29.41%) Regression Testing
11 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (29.41%) XPath
11 15 (29.41%) Use Case
12 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (29.41%) IIS
2 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.88%) JBoss
4 3 (5.88%) SAS
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Liferay
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (1.96%) Mule
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (5.88%) NAS
1 3 (5.88%) Network Security
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) SNMP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.88%) GIS
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
3 7 (13.73%) Ant
3 7 (13.73%) Maven
4 5 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.84%) StarTeam
6 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.96%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) Ajax
1 23 (45.10%) CSS
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) XML
3 21 (41.18%) .NET
4 20 (39.22%) Web Services
4 20 (39.22%) XSLT
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 17 (33.33%) jQuery
6 16 (31.37%) XForms
7 15 (29.41%) SOAP
8 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
9 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
10 10 (19.61%) J2EE
11 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
12 8 (15.69%) Spring
13 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (13.73%) JPA
13 7 (13.73%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) NHS
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) OO
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 23 (45.10%) Software Engineering
5 17 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 17 (33.33%) MVC
6 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 15 (29.41%) TDD
6 15 (29.41%) Use Case
7 14 (27.45%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (23.53%) TOGAF
9 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) Requirements Management
9 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (13.73%) OOD
11 6 (11.76%) Coaching
12 5 (9.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) XPath
4 12 (23.53%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) C++
6 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) C
8 1 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 10 (19.61%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Coverity
5 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) ESRI
5 3 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Sybase