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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 36 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing UML 29 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.20% 4.57% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 6.25% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 9
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£410 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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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
509 368 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.66% 73.16% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 208 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -7 29 £410 +2.50% 6
Mid Wales - - - -
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) XML
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle
4 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) SOAP
6 13 (22.81%) .NET
7 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.05%) REST
8 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
8 11 (19.30%) Web Services
8 11 (19.30%) Java
8 11 (19.30%) C++
8 11 (19.30%) Change Management
8 11 (19.30%) Finance
8 11 (19.30%) Use Case
9 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
9 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 10 (17.54%) Windows
9 10 (17.54%) SOA
9 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.79%) ISEB
11 8 (14.04%) Project Management
12 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
12 7 (12.28%) User Stories
13 6 (10.53%) Line Management
13 6 (10.53%) IBM
13 6 (10.53%) OO
13 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
14 5 (8.77%) MS Project
14 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.02%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Project
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
2 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.51%) NAS
2 2 (3.51%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) MPLS
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) TestDirector
2 4 (7.02%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (7.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 18 (31.58%) Architect
4 13 (22.81%) Technical Architect
5 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.51%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) XML
2 15 (26.32%) SOAP
3 13 (22.81%) .NET
4 12 (21.05%) REST
5 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 5 (8.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (7.02%) Middleware
8 2 (3.51%) XHTML
8 2 (3.51%) HTML
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) AS400
3 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) iSeries
4 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) OS/400
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Change Management
2 11 (19.30%) Use Case
3 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
3 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) SOA
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
5 7 (12.28%) User Stories
6 6 (10.53%) Line Management
6 6 (10.53%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) SysML
8 4 (7.02%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
1 11 (19.30%) C++
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.51%) COBOL
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) RPG
4 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISEB
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CBAP
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CCA
5 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) HL7
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) Progress
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Juniper
5 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
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