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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 28 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 43 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.09% 3.29% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 4.62% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 11
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£270 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £604 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -4.00%
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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
499 411 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.68% 71.11% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 271 233
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.60 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
South Wales +13 42 £265 -7.01% 4
Mid Wales - - - - 2
North Wales - - - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 31 (34.83%) J2EE
3 27 (30.34%) Java
4 25 (28.09%) Banking
5 23 (25.84%) Spring
5 23 (25.84%) Hibernate
6 22 (24.72%) Scrum
6 22 (24.72%) Business Analysis
7 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (21.35%) XML
9 17 (19.10%) RAD
9 17 (19.10%) Use Case
10 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
10 16 (17.98%) SQL
11 15 (16.85%) Degree
12 14 (15.73%) HTML
12 14 (15.73%) MS Office
13 13 (14.61%) SOAP
13 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.61%) ISEB
13 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
13 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
13 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
14 12 (13.48%) JPA
14 12 (13.48%) Ant
14 12 (13.48%) Web Services
14 12 (13.48%) OO
14 12 (13.48%) AS400
14 12 (13.48%) Maven
15 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (5.62%) IIS
2 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Office
2 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
3 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (10.11%) MS Project
5 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
1 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Ant
1 12 (13.48%) Maven
2 10 (11.24%) JUnit
2 10 (11.24%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (10.11%) TestDirector
4 7 (7.87%) JIRA
5 5 (5.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (5.62%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 25 (28.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Analyst
2 45 (50.56%) Business Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
6 8 (8.99%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (8.99%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.99%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (7.87%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Product Owner
11 3 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) C++ Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) J2EE
2 23 (25.84%) Spring
2 23 (25.84%) Hibernate
3 19 (21.35%) XML
4 14 (15.73%) HTML
5 13 (14.61%) SOAP
6 12 (13.48%) JPA
6 12 (13.48%) Web Services
7 10 (11.24%) Java EE
8 9 (10.11%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (10.11%) .NET
8 9 (10.11%) Struts
8 9 (10.11%) JMS
9 3 (3.37%) XHTML
10 2 (2.25%) XSLT
10 2 (2.25%) CSS
10 2 (2.25%) Ajax
10 2 (2.25%) JSF
10 2 (2.25%) PrimeFaces
10 2 (2.25%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) AS400
2 9 (10.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.74%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) iSeries
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) UNIX
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) OS/400
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Scrum
1 22 (24.72%) Business Analysis
2 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (19.10%) RAD
3 17 (19.10%) Use Case
4 12 (13.48%) OO
5 11 (12.36%) Change Management
5 11 (12.36%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) MVC
6 10 (11.24%) BDD
7 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.11%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (10.11%) SOA
8 7 (7.87%) User Stories
9 6 (6.74%) Content Management
10 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.62%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) SysML
10 5 (5.62%) Requirements Management
11 4 (4.49%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) C++
5 3 (3.37%) Scala
6 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.12%) RPG
7 1 (1.12%) COBOL
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 13 (14.61%) ISEB
3 11 (12.36%) CCA
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.25%) P3O
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
3 1 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) IBM
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Informatica
4 3 (3.37%) Citrix
4 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
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