The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 26 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 49 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.22% 3.04% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 4.34% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 9
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£350 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
570 369 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.34% 70.15% 67.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 228 238
Average daily rate £388 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.90 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
UML
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 49 £350 +7.69% 2
Mid Wales - - - - 3
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (49.44%) Finance
2 32 (35.96%) J2EE
3 29 (32.58%) Java
4 25 (28.09%) Hibernate
4 25 (28.09%) Banking
4 25 (28.09%) Spring
5 23 (25.84%) Business Analysis
6 21 (23.60%) Scrum
7 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (22.47%) Use Case
8 18 (20.22%) Degree
8 18 (20.22%) SQL
8 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.98%) RAD
9 16 (17.98%) MS Office
9 16 (17.98%) XML
10 15 (16.85%) OO
11 14 (15.73%) HTML
11 14 (15.73%) Ant
11 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
11 14 (15.73%) Project Management
11 14 (15.73%) Maven
11 14 (15.73%) JPA
12 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
12 13 (14.61%) AS400
12 13 (14.61%) ISEB
12 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
12 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.48%) Web Services
13 12 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.25%) IIS
1 2 (2.25%) SAS
1 2 (2.25%) Liferay
2 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Office
2 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
3 12 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (12.36%) MS Project
5 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
1 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Ant
1 14 (15.73%) Maven
2 11 (12.36%) TestDirector
3 10 (11.24%) JUnit
3 10 (11.24%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (6.74%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.49%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 44 (49.44%) Finance
2 25 (28.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (58.43%) Analyst
2 47 (52.81%) Business Analyst
3 19 (21.35%) Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Java Team Leader
6 7 (7.87%) Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Lead Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Product Owner
10 2 (2.25%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (2.25%) Business Objects Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) J2EE
2 25 (28.09%) Hibernate
2 25 (28.09%) Spring
3 16 (17.98%) XML
4 14 (15.73%) HTML
4 14 (15.73%) JPA
5 12 (13.48%) Web Services
6 10 (11.24%) .NET
6 10 (11.24%) SOAP
6 10 (11.24%) Java EE
7 9 (10.11%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (10.11%) Struts
7 9 (10.11%) JMS
8 4 (4.49%) JSF
8 4 (4.49%) CSS
8 4 (4.49%) PrimeFaces
9 3 (3.37%) XHTML
10 2 (2.25%) Ajax
10 2 (2.25%) jBPM
10 2 (2.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) 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%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.25%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
3 1 (1.12%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Business Analysis
2 21 (23.60%) Scrum
3 20 (22.47%) Use Case
3 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.98%) RAD
5 15 (16.85%) OO
6 14 (15.73%) Project Management
7 11 (12.36%) Change Management
7 11 (12.36%) SOA
8 10 (11.24%) MVC
9 9 (10.11%) Mobile Commerce
9 9 (10.11%) BDD
9 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Content Management
11 6 (6.74%) User Stories
12 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.49%) TDD
13 4 (4.49%) SysML
13 4 (4.49%) Requirements Management
13 4 (4.49%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) Java
2 18 (20.22%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) C++
5 3 (3.37%) Scala
6 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) RPG
7 1 (1.12%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) COBOL
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) 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%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Informatica
4 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) HP
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