Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 56 48
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 36 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.14% 3.40% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 4.05% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 38
Wales median daily rate £418 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% -1.88% +29.03%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £360
90th Percentile £488 £426 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK median hourly rate £44.64 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -0.81% +8.43% +0.92%

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 1,476 1,037 1,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.75% 84.04% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,039 698 851
Wales median daily rate £418 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -4.19% +12.36%
10th Percentile £288 £180 £210
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 54
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £22.38 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.98% +14.04% +24.60%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £42.00 £52.50 £63.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -19 34 £418 +6.37% 6
North Wales - 1 £200 -
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) C++
2 20 (55.56%) OO
3 12 (33.33%) OOD
3 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Change Control
3 12 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (19.44%) C
6 7 (19.44%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.89%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 5 (13.89%) BPMN
9 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.11%) jQuery
9 4 (11.11%) Ajax
9 4 (11.11%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.11%) CSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) SNMP
2 3 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) GIS
1 2 (5.56%) Spatial Data
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) GCC
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) GIS Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.11%) Ajax
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) OO
3 12 (33.33%) Change Control
3 12 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 12 (33.33%) OOD
4 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (19.44%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) BPMN
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.33%) ArchiMate
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C++
2 7 (19.44%) C
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 4 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) ESRI