Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 August 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -42 +11 +30
Contract jobs citing UML 35 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.40% 5.35% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 6.29% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 32
Wales median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56% +27.87%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £356
90th Percentile £475 £436 £486
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -1.67% +6.51% +4.63%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,285 1,033 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.07% 85.09% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 725 632
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £286 £182 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £536
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 52
Wales median hourly rate £14.23 £30.75 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.72% +65.66% +33.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.23 £10.03
90th Percentile £39.53 £72.25 £61.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in Wales

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Wales

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Wales over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Wales

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Wales

UML
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
South Wales -39 35 £405 +3.18% 4
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for UML.

1 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) C++
3 18 (51.43%) Multithreading
3 18 (51.43%) Change Control
3 18 (51.43%) Multithreaded Programming
4 16 (45.71%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (42.86%) OO
6 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (37.14%) OOD
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.86%) Internet
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
10 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
12 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.29%) Subversion
12 5 (14.29%) Green Hills
12 5 (14.29%) BPMN
12 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
12 5 (14.29%) MISRA C
12 5 (14.29%) MISRA
13 4 (11.43%) ArchiMate
13 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (11.43%) Automotive
13 4 (11.43%) C
14 3 (8.57%) VoIP

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.86%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) SNMP
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) GCC
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
1 4 (11.43%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (51.43%) Change Control
2 18 (51.43%) Multithreaded Programming
2 18 (51.43%) Multithreading
3 16 (45.71%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (42.86%) OO
5 13 (37.14%) OOD
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) BPMN
8 5 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) ArchiMate
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (5.71%) Physics
11 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
11 2 (5.71%) SDLC
11 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) C
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) MISRA
1 5 (14.29%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.86%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Green Hills