The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 50 23
Rank change year-on-year +27 -27  
Contract jobs citing UML 20 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.76% 2.56% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 3.01% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £171 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £386 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.09 £36.40
% change year-on-year -0.19% +18.36%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 300 332 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.46% 85.13% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 240 149
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Cardiff

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Cardiff

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Cardiff

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for UML.

1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Use Case
3 10 (38.46%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) Conceptual Models
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) C
6 5 (19.23%) OOD
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Change Control
6 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
6 5 (19.23%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (15.38%) Contract Management
7 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) SNMP
8 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) Human Factors
8 3 (11.54%) Degree

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SNMP
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Ingres
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.54%) GCC
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Applications Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
4 6 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Lead Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Use Case
3 7 (26.92%) Conceptual Models
3 7 (26.92%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) OOD
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) Contract Management
6 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 3 (11.54%) Human Factors
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) HL7
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Thunderhead
3 1 (3.85%) IBM