The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 52 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 21 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.47% 6.77% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 8.77% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 13
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£305 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +5.63%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
661 616 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.86% 77.19% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 394 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Wales region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Wales

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Wales region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

UML
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 2 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
South Wales -23 18 £305 -18.66%
Mid Wales - 2 £350 -
West Wales +2 1 £325 -13.33%
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (39.53%) Windows
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
4 9 (20.93%) IBM
5 8 (18.60%) OO
5 8 (18.60%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
5 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) SDLC
6 7 (16.28%) XML
6 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.95%) RAD
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.95%) Degree
8 5 (11.63%) SysML
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.63%) COBOL
8 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle
8 5 (11.63%) MS Project
8 5 (11.63%) MS Office
8 5 (11.63%) UNIX
8 5 (11.63%) Eclipse

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Lync
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (11.63%) TestDirector
2 5 (11.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.98%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) Toad
6 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.33%) Hudson
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
7 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) XML
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) Spring Security
5 4 (9.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (9.30%) SAML
5 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.30%) Spring
5 4 (9.30%) Ajax
5 4 (9.30%) Struts
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) JDBC
5 4 (9.30%) JSP
6 3 (6.98%) WinForms
6 3 (6.98%) LINQ
6 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) AS400
1 4 (9.30%) Human Factors
1 4 (9.30%) iSeries
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) GIS
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) OS/400
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) OO
2 8 (18.60%) SDLC
3 6 (13.95%) RAD
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) SysML
5 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.98%) B2B
6 3 (6.98%) B2C
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) OOP
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) ETL
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) C++
3 8 (18.60%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) COBOL
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) RPG
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
4 3 (6.98%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
1 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Shibboleth
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) ESRI
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Progress
5 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus