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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 58 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs citing UML 16 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.06% 5.64% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 7.27% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 13
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£305 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £356 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
619 633 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.77% 77.57% 72.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 407 199
Average daily rate £365 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.32 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £52.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 29 May 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 16 £305 -18.66% 3
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
4 10 (23.81%) OO
5 8 (19.05%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) IBM
6 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) AS400
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle
7 6 (14.29%) MS Project
8 5 (11.90%) MS Office
8 5 (11.90%) COBOL
8 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.90%) UNIX
8 5 (11.90%) ISEB
8 5 (11.90%) TestDirector
8 5 (11.90%) Wireless
8 5 (11.90%) Change Management
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) SysML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Lync
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Project
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) Wireless
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) MPLS
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) TestDirector
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (11.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Toad
5 1 (2.38%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (9.52%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) WinForms
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.14%) WCF
4 3 (7.14%) LINQ
4 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
5 2 (4.76%) XHTML
5 2 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) AS400
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) Human Factors
3 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Physics
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) OS/400
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) OO
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) SysML
5 5 (11.90%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) RAD
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) COBOL
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.52%) RPG
6 3 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) C
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) ISEB
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Progress
6 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus