The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 28 53 27
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26  
Contract jobs citing UML 27 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.80% 2.95% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 3.42% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 17
Median daily rate £393 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.08% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £466 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 472 497 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.99% 86.28% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 343 231
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in South Wales

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in South Wales

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in South Wales

UML
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +29 20 £400 +14.28% 1
UML
Wales

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for UML.

1 31 (65.96%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) OO
4 15 (31.91%) Use Case
5 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
5 14 (29.79%) Change Control
5 14 (29.79%) SDLC
5 14 (29.79%) Multithreaded Programming
5 14 (29.79%) OOD
6 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) C
8 7 (14.89%) Conceptual Models
8 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.89%) Requirements Management
8 7 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (14.89%) Windows
8 7 (14.89%) Linux
9 6 (12.77%) VoIP
9 6 (12.77%) SNMP
9 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
11 4 (8.51%) GCC
11 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
11 4 (8.51%) Human Factors

UML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Mule
2 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SNMP
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.77%) VoIP
2 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Ingres
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.64%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) GCC
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Military
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Software Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Applications Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) Dropwizard
2 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Software Engineering
2 20 (42.55%) OO
3 15 (31.91%) Use Case
4 14 (29.79%) Change Control
4 14 (29.79%) Multithreaded Programming
4 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
4 14 (29.79%) OOD
4 14 (29.79%) SDLC
5 7 (14.89%) Conceptual Models
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.77%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.51%) Contract Management
8 4 (8.51%) Human Factors
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.38%) User Stories
9 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C++
2 12 (25.53%) C
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) HL7
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Thunderhead
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Green Hills