Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -22
Contract jobs citing UML 13 5 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.13% 0.92% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.10% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 30
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.10% +10.71%
10th Percentile £371 £373 £215
90th Percentile £426 £478 £438
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £21.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 529 454 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.58% 83.30% 81.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 367 593
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £187 £221
90th Percentile £500 £525 £462
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -4.20% +35.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.45 £37.13 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +11.40%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 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 20 November 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 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
4 5 (38.46%) Change Control
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Code First Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
5 4 (30.77%) MVVM
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) OOP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) MongoDB DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Code First Entity Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
2 4 (30.77%) LINQ
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreaded Programming
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) MVVM
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) OOD
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Informatics
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Conceptual Models
6 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 1 (7.69%) Sequence Diagram
6 1 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Def Stans
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Green Hills