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 3 months to 28 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.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 55 41
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14  
Contract jobs citing UML 33 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.71% 3.64% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 4.29% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 17
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £415 £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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 574 583 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.88% 84.86% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 399 312
Median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in Wales

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +28 27 £393 +6.08% 3
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for UML.

1 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) C++
3 22 (42.31%) OO
4 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
5 17 (32.69%) C
6 15 (28.85%) Use Case
7 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
7 14 (26.92%) Change Control
7 14 (26.92%) SDLC
7 14 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
7 14 (26.92%) OOD
8 10 (19.23%) Linux
9 7 (13.46%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (13.46%) SOA
9 7 (13.46%) Windows
9 7 (13.46%) Requirements Management
9 7 (13.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.46%) Conceptual Models
10 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.54%) VoIP
10 6 (11.54%) SNMP
10 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
11 5 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
12 4 (7.69%) Human Factors
12 4 (7.69%) Degree

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 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Mule
2 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) SNMP
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.54%) VoIP
2 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Ingres
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.69%) GCC
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 3 (5.77%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Military
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Software Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Applications Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Lead Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) Dropwizard
3 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
2 22 (42.31%) OO
3 15 (28.85%) Use Case
4 14 (26.92%) Change Control
4 14 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
4 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
4 14 (26.92%) OOD
4 14 (26.92%) SDLC
5 7 (13.46%) Conceptual Models
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (13.46%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (13.46%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Requirements Management
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
6 4 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 4 (7.69%) Human Factors
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) User Stories
7 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) C++
2 17 (32.69%) C
3 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) HL7
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) MISRA
2 1 (1.92%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Thunderhead
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Green Hills