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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 37 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing UML 25 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.46% 5.06% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 6.67% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -4.48%
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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
519 420 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.78% 75.95% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 251 174
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £33.34 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +108.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.25 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £105.00 £20.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 25 £413 +10.00% 5
Mid Wales - - - -
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UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) XML
4 14 (25.93%) .NET
5 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 12 (22.22%) SOAP
5 12 (22.22%) REST
5 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 11 (20.37%) Web Services
6 11 (20.37%) Java
6 11 (20.37%) C++
6 11 (20.37%) Finance
6 11 (20.37%) Change Management
7 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Use Case
7 10 (18.52%) SOA
8 9 (16.67%) ISEB
8 9 (16.67%) Windows
8 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.81%) Project Management
10 7 (12.96%) Information Architecture
10 7 (12.96%) User Stories
11 6 (11.11%) Line Management
11 6 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.11%) OO
11 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.70%) Lync
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Project
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
2 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.70%) NAS
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) TestDirector
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.85%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Architect
4 12 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.70%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) XML
2 14 (25.93%) .NET
3 12 (22.22%) SOAP
3 12 (22.22%) REST
4 11 (20.37%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (7.41%) Middleware
7 2 (3.70%) HTML
7 2 (3.70%) XHTML
7 2 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
2 5 (9.26%) AS400
3 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.70%) iSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) OS/400
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) SOA
3 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.52%) Use Case
4 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Information Architecture
5 7 (12.96%) User Stories
6 6 (11.11%) Line Management
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) RAD
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Validation
9 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) C++
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) COBOL
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CCA
4 2 (3.70%) CBAP
5 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) HL7
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) Progress
3 3 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Juniper
4 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
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