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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 49 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 24 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.39% 5.30% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 7.69% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 8
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£398 £369 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £391 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £373 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
UML
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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
547 351 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.15% 68.96% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 183 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
South Wales -14 24 £398 +6.00% 7
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (38.24%) XML
2 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 16 (23.53%) Oracle
5 16 (23.53%) Java
6 15 (22.06%) SOAP
7 14 (20.59%) .NET
8 13 (19.12%) Web Services
8 13 (19.12%) Finance
9 12 (17.65%) REST
9 12 (17.65%) Change Management
9 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.65%) SQL
10 11 (16.18%) Use Case
10 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.71%) J2EE
11 10 (14.71%) C++
11 10 (14.71%) RAD
11 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.24%) SOA
12 9 (13.24%) HTML
13 8 (11.76%) ISEB
13 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.76%) Banking
14 7 (10.29%) Spring
14 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
14 7 (10.29%) AS400
14 7 (10.29%) Information Architecture

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) SAN
1 2 (2.94%) MPLS
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
1 2 (2.94%) WAN
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.94%) Wireless
1 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.94%) NAS
1 2 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.41%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Business Analyst
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Architect
3 13 (19.12%) Technical Architect
4 11 (16.18%) Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Development Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.94%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) XML
2 15 (22.06%) SOAP
3 14 (20.59%) .NET
4 13 (19.12%) Web Services
5 12 (17.65%) REST
6 10 (14.71%) J2EE
7 9 (13.24%) HTML
8 7 (10.29%) Spring
8 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.88%) Middleware
10 2 (2.94%) XHTML
10 2 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) AS400
3 5 (7.35%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 12 (17.65%) Change Management
4 11 (16.18%) Use Case
4 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) RAD
6 9 (13.24%) SOA
7 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Information Architecture
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
8 7 (10.29%) OO
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.82%) Line Management
10 5 (7.35%) User Stories
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 4 (5.88%) SysML
11 4 (5.88%) Requirements Management
12 3 (4.41%) Content Management
12 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Java
2 12 (17.65%) SQL
3 10 (14.71%) C++
4 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) CCA
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) CBAP
5 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Citrix
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) Juniper
5 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Progress
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