The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 15 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing UML 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.99% 9.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 11.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £371
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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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 West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 86.57% 79.25% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 19
Average daily rate £450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £232 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

UML
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the West Wales region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the West Wales region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) RAD
2 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) NHS

UML
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Product Owner
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) RAD
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft