Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 34 49
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing UML 29 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.05% 5.06% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 6.06% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 44
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.03% -14.48%
10th Percentile £370 £360 £215
90th Percentile £426 £460 £438
Wales median daily rate £396 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -0.94% +29.03% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £36.50 - £21.00
10th Percentile £33.25 - £20.50
90th Percentile £39.75 - £21.50
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 - £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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 792 941 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.37% 83.57% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 675 807
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £222 £229
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -3.13% +11.27% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 34
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.35% +18.11% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.00 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 16 £400 -5.88% 2
Caerphilly - 5 £418 -
UML
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 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 South Wales region with a requirement for UML.

1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (55.17%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
4 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
4 14 (48.28%) Change Control
4 14 (48.28%) Multithreaded Programming
5 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (41.38%) OO
6 12 (41.38%) OOD
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Subversion
7 9 (31.03%) Rational Rhapsody
8 8 (27.59%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
8 8 (27.59%) Def Stans
8 8 (27.59%) MISRA C
8 8 (27.59%) MISRA
8 8 (27.59%) Green Hills
8 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
8 8 (27.59%) Automotive
8 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) C#
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) Use Case
10 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
11 5 (17.24%) MSBuild

UML
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 5 (17.24%) MSBuild
3 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
1 8 (27.59%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
2 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
2 5 (17.24%) LINQ
2 5 (17.24%) WCF
3 4 (13.79%) Code First Entity Framework
3 4 (13.79%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) Change Control
2 14 (48.28%) Multithreaded Programming
2 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
3 12 (41.38%) OO
3 12 (41.38%) OOD
4 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
4 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Static Code Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.69%) Use Case
6 5 (17.24%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Informatics
7 4 (13.79%) MVVM
8 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Def Stans
1 8 (27.59%) MISRA
1 8 (27.59%) MISRA C
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Green Hills
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) HP