The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 30 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 40 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.56% 4.47% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 6.93% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £340 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £445 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.70 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 274 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.30% 64.47% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 164 162
Average daily rate £388 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
UML
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 34 £375 -6.25% 6
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 22 (36.07%) Use Case
3 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) Java
5 14 (22.95%) OO
5 14 (22.95%) Degree
6 13 (21.31%) Project Management
7 12 (19.67%) J2EE
8 11 (18.03%) Spring
8 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
9 10 (16.39%) Banking
9 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) Maven
9 10 (16.39%) Ant
9 10 (16.39%) MS Project
9 10 (16.39%) MS Office
9 10 (16.39%) TestDirector
9 10 (16.39%) SOA
9 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.39%) JPA
10 8 (13.11%) BDD
10 8 (13.11%) IBM
10 8 (13.11%) Oracle
11 7 (11.48%) SOAP
11 7 (11.48%) Struts
11 7 (11.48%) Web Services
11 7 (11.48%) AS400
12 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (9.84%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (9.84%) MVC

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.56%) Liferay
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Project
1 10 (16.39%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.56%) DB2
1 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) TestDirector
1 10 (16.39%) Maven
1 10 (16.39%) Ant
2 6 (9.84%) JUnit
2 6 (9.84%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (6.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Applications Support
3 7 (11.48%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Team Leader
4 6 (9.84%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (9.84%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (9.84%) Lead Architect
5 5 (8.20%) UML Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) J2EE
2 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
2 11 (18.03%) Spring
3 10 (16.39%) JPA
4 7 (11.48%) SOAP
4 7 (11.48%) Struts
4 7 (11.48%) Web Services
5 6 (9.84%) JMS
5 6 (9.84%) Java EE
5 6 (9.84%) Spring Web Flow
5 6 (9.84%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) JSF
6 4 (6.56%) jBPM
6 4 (6.56%) CSS
7 2 (3.28%) XML
8 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) AS400
2 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (6.56%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) AIX
1 4 (6.56%) OS/400
1 4 (6.56%) UNIX
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Use Case
2 17 (27.87%) Scrum
3 14 (22.95%) OO
4 13 (21.31%) Project Management
5 10 (16.39%) SOA
5 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
6 8 (13.11%) BDD
7 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (9.84%) MVC
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) User Stories
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) TDD
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.56%) SysML
9 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.56%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.56%) C++
3 4 (6.56%) COBOL
3 4 (6.56%) RPG
4 3 (4.92%) Scala
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCA
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) Informatica
4 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
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