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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 37 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing UML 24 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.22% 5.14% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 7.36% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 9
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£375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £384 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
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
442 326 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.68% 69.81% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 216 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £24.75 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 17 £350 +12.90% 1
Newport -11 4 £396 +13.21% 1
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 26 (36.62%) XML
3 21 (29.58%) Java
3 21 (29.58%) J2EE
4 20 (28.17%) Business Analysis
4 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
5 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.94%) SQL
6 17 (23.94%) Banking
6 17 (23.94%) Spring
6 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
7 16 (22.54%) SOAP
8 14 (19.72%) HTML
8 14 (19.72%) Web Services
8 14 (19.72%) Change Management
9 13 (18.31%) RDBMS
9 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
9 13 (18.31%) .NET
10 12 (16.90%) RAD
10 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
11 11 (15.49%) Oracle
11 11 (15.49%) ISEB
11 11 (15.49%) Use Case
12 10 (14.08%) AS400
12 10 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (14.08%) CCA
12 10 (14.08%) MS Office
13 9 (12.68%) REST

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (4.23%) IIS
1 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.08%) MS Office
2 10 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.04%) MS Project
4 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
2 13 (18.31%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Ant
1 6 (8.45%) Maven
2 5 (7.04%) TestDirector
3 4 (5.63%) JUnit
3 4 (5.63%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Business Analyst
1 33 (46.48%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Architect
3 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (2.82%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (2.82%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (2.82%) Applications Architect
6 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.82%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.41%) Project Analyst
7 1 (1.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) XML
2 21 (29.58%) J2EE
3 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
3 17 (23.94%) Spring
4 16 (22.54%) SOAP
5 14 (19.72%) HTML
5 14 (19.72%) Web Services
6 13 (18.31%) .NET
7 9 (12.68%) REST
8 6 (8.45%) JPA
9 4 (5.63%) Java EE
10 3 (4.23%) Spring Web Flow
10 3 (4.23%) XHTML
10 3 (4.23%) JMS
10 3 (4.23%) Middleware
10 3 (4.23%) Struts
11 2 (2.82%) XSLT
11 2 (2.82%) CSS
11 2 (2.82%) JSF
11 2 (2.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) AS400
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Open Source
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Business Analysis
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.72%) Change Management
5 12 (16.90%) RAD
6 11 (15.49%) Use Case
7 8 (11.27%) OO
8 7 (9.86%) Project Management
9 6 (8.45%) SOA
10 5 (7.04%) Content Management
10 5 (7.04%) Scrum
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.63%) Information Architecture
11 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
11 4 (5.63%) MVC
12 3 (4.23%) Mobile Commerce
12 3 (4.23%) RUP
12 3 (4.23%) DSDM
12 3 (4.23%) Line Management
12 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.45%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) ISEB
2 10 (14.08%) CCA
3 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.82%) MAPM
6 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.82%) P3O
3 1 (1.41%) HL7
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 3 (4.23%) Citrix
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