Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 29 56
Rank change year-on-year -43 +27 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 29 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.95% 5.35% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 6.33% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 65 32
Wales median daily rate £393 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £276
90th Percentile £426 £438 £438
UK median daily rate £475 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +9.83% -3.89% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £43.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +4.07% -2.27% +18.06%

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 1,283 1,121 1,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.40% 84.54% 83.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 824 720
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -0.68%
10th Percentile £263 £190 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 53
Wales median hourly rate £27.46 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.82% +42.86% +26.17%
10th Percentile £11.66 £13.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £53.50
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.88% - +19.05%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -48 29 £393 - 4
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Multithreading
4 15 (51.72%) Change Control
4 15 (51.72%) Multithreaded Programming
5 14 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (34.48%) OOD
6 10 (34.48%) OO
7 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
7 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) Internet
8 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (20.69%) Subversion
10 6 (20.69%) Green Hills
10 6 (20.69%) Static Code Analysis
10 6 (20.69%) MISRA C
10 6 (20.69%) MISRA
11 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
12 4 (13.79%) Migration
12 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
12 4 (13.79%) Automotive
12 4 (13.79%) SDLC
13 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012

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 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) GCC
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
1 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineer
2 16 (55.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Change Control
2 15 (51.72%) Multithreaded Programming
2 15 (51.72%) Multithreading
3 14 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (34.48%) OO
4 10 (34.48%) OOD
5 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.69%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Physics
11 1 (3.45%) ArchiMate
11 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) MISRA
1 6 (20.69%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) Def Stans
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Green Hills
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Casewise
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle