The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK / Wales
Rank 40 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing UML 25 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.70% 3.01% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.41% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 24
Median daily rate £405 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £195 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £405 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £49.50 £36.45
% change year-on-year
-10.10% +35.80%

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
550 587 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.36% 88.40% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 426 299
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing UML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +27 23 £405 +12.50% 3
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for UML.

1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 26 (54.17%) C++
3 20 (41.67%) OO
4 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 14 (29.17%) C
7 13 (27.08%) OOD
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
7 13 (27.08%) Change Control
7 13 (27.08%) SDLC
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreaded Programming
8 10 (20.83%) Use Case
9 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) Requirements Management
10 8 (16.67%) SNMP
10 8 (16.67%) VoIP
10 8 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
12 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
13 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
14 4 (8.33%) SOA
14 4 (8.33%) C#
14 4 (8.33%) SQL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.08%) Mule
1 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.67%) SNMP
2 8 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 6 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) GCC
4 3 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) StarTeam
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 25 (52.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) UML Architect
10 1 (2.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Mortgage Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) Dropwizard
2 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 20 (41.67%) OO
3 13 (27.08%) Change Control
3 13 (27.08%) Multithreaded Programming
3 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
3 13 (27.08%) OOD
3 13 (27.08%) SDLC
4 10 (20.83%) Use Case
5 9 (18.75%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.33%) Contract Management
8 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.25%) Validation
10 2 (4.17%) Service Management
10 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C++
2 14 (29.17%) C
3 4 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) HL7
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Coverity
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Green Hills
2 1 (2.08%) IBM