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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 20 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing UML 28 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.97% 5.32% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 6.74% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
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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
342 386 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.92% 78.94% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 237 144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.85 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 +13 16 £413 +3.12% 4
Newport +1 9 £415 +10.66%
Torfaen - - - -
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) C++
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.74%) Change Management
4 10 (21.74%) Use Case
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) XML
5 9 (19.57%) SOA
5 9 (19.57%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) ISEB
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
8 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) Degree
8 6 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.04%) User Stories
9 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.87%) IBM
9 5 (10.87%) OO
9 5 (10.87%) SOAP
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 4 (8.70%) MS Project

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) Lync
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Project
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) MPLS
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
3 3 (6.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.35%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
3 5 (10.87%) .NET
4 4 (8.70%) REST
5 3 (6.52%) Middleware
5 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 2 (4.35%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) XHTML
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) AS400
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) iSeries
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) OS/400
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Change Management
3 10 (21.74%) Use Case
4 9 (19.57%) SOA
4 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.04%) User Stories
7 5 (10.87%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.52%) Unified Process
9 3 (6.52%) Validation
9 3 (6.52%) SysML
9 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C++
2 8 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) COBOL
5 2 (4.35%) RPG
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ISEB
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) CBAP
5 1 (2.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) HL7
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Progress
5 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
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