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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 33 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing UML 42 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.45% 4.17% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 5.79% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 12
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£375 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £273 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £588 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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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
572 397 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.19% 71.92% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 265 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 38 £375 +31.57% 2
Mid Wales - - - - 1
North Wales - - - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.85%) XML
4 28 (29.79%) Java
4 28 (29.79%) J2EE
5 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.53%) Banking
7 23 (24.47%) SOAP
7 23 (24.47%) Relational Database
8 21 (22.34%) Web Services
8 21 (22.34%) Spring
8 21 (22.34%) Hibernate
9 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
10 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (20.21%) .NET
11 18 (19.15%) Scrum
12 17 (18.09%) Oracle
12 17 (18.09%) SQL
13 16 (17.02%) RAD
14 15 (15.96%) Use Case
15 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.89%) HTML
15 14 (14.89%) MS Office
16 13 (13.83%) Degree
16 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
16 13 (13.83%) RDBMS
17 12 (12.77%) ISEB
17 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.77%) OO
17 12 (12.77%) AS400

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.32%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) SAS
3 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
1 14 (14.89%) MS Office
2 11 (11.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.57%) MS Project
4 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.83%) RDBMS
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Ant
1 10 (10.64%) Maven
2 9 (9.57%) TestDirector
3 8 (8.51%) JUnit
3 8 (8.51%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (7.45%) JIRA
5 4 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.26%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Analyst
2 41 (43.62%) Business Analyst
3 21 (22.34%) Architect
4 17 (18.09%) Developer
5 14 (14.89%) Technical Architect
5 14 (14.89%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) XML
2 28 (29.79%) J2EE
3 23 (24.47%) SOAP
4 21 (22.34%) Web Services
4 21 (22.34%) Spring
4 21 (22.34%) Hibernate
5 19 (20.21%) .NET
6 14 (14.89%) HTML
7 12 (12.77%) REST
8 10 (10.64%) JPA
9 8 (8.51%) Java EE
10 7 (7.45%) Spring Web Flow
10 7 (7.45%) Struts
10 7 (7.45%) JMS
11 3 (3.19%) Middleware
11 3 (3.19%) XHTML
12 2 (2.13%) XSLT
12 2 (2.13%) CSS
12 2 (2.13%) JSF
12 2 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) AS400
2 7 (7.45%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.38%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (5.32%) Open Source
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) AIX
3 1 (1.06%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
3 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (19.15%) Scrum
5 16 (17.02%) RAD
6 15 (15.96%) Use Case
7 12 (12.77%) OO
8 11 (11.70%) Change Management
8 11 (11.70%) Project Management
9 10 (10.64%) SOA
10 9 (9.57%) BDD
11 8 (8.51%) MVC
12 7 (7.45%) Information Architecture
12 7 (7.45%) User Stories
12 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Mobile Commerce
13 6 (6.38%) Content Management
13 6 (6.38%) Line Management
14 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) Java
2 17 (18.09%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.32%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (1.06%) RPG
6 1 (1.06%) COBOL
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) ISEB
3 11 (11.70%) CCA
4 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.13%) MAPM
6 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.13%) P3O
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.19%) Informatica
4 3 (3.19%) Citrix
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