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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs citing UML 25 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.62% 1.78% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 2.31% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 8
Median daily rate £380 £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% +63.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £368 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  

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 289 216 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.11% 76.87% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 163 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 20 (44.44%) Use Case
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 15 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
4 14 (31.11%) C++
5 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) Conceptual Models
6 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 12 (26.67%) .NET
6 12 (26.67%) Oracle
6 12 (26.67%) C#
6 12 (26.67%) OOP
6 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (26.67%) Entity Framework
6 12 (26.67%) MSBuild
6 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 12 (26.67%) WCF
6 12 (26.67%) LINQ
7 10 (22.22%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) Informatics
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.78%) MVVM
9 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Ingres
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 12 (26.67%) MSBuild
2 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Applications Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Architect
3 11 (24.44%) Developer
4 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Lead Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Principal Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
1 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
1 12 (26.67%) Entity Framework
1 12 (26.67%) LINQ
1 12 (26.67%) WCF
2 8 (17.78%) Code First Entity Framework
2 8 (17.78%) WinForms
3 7 (15.56%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 3 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) NHS
2 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Use Case
2 15 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Conceptual Models
5 12 (26.67%) OOP
5 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (20.00%) Informatics
7 8 (17.78%) Contract Management
7 8 (17.78%) MVVM
7 8 (17.78%) SDLC
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) Change Control
9 6 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
9 6 (13.33%) OOD
9 6 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) C++
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.44%) CBAP
4 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) HL7
2 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.22%) MISRA
3 1 (2.22%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.22%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.22%) IBM