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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 47 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 18 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.96% 7.40% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 9.46% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 9
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£305 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.24 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.97% +2.73%
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
483 497 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.44% 78.27% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 346 185
Average daily rate £356 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £13.35 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -28 9 £320 +25.49%
Newport +6 7 £305 -18.66% 2
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (40.00%) Windows
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) .NET
4 8 (22.86%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
4 8 (22.86%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (20.00%) C#
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) SysML
6 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
6 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
6 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
7 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (14.29%) HTML
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 5 (14.29%) Human Factors
7 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.43%) Shibboleth

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (8.57%) MSBuild
7 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.86%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
8 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.86%) Toad
8 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
8 1 (2.86%) Hudson
8 1 (2.86%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) Spring Security
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) Ajax
4 4 (11.43%) SAML
4 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.43%) Struts
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) JDBC
4 4 (11.43%) JSP
5 3 (8.57%) WinForms
5 3 (8.57%) WCF
5 3 (8.57%) LINQ
5 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Human Factors
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) OS/400
4 1 (2.86%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.86%) OO
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) SysML
4 6 (17.14%) RAD
5 5 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) MVVM
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) B2B
7 3 (8.57%) B2C
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.57%) COBOL
7 2 (5.71%) RPG
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Shibboleth
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Coverity
5 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus