Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing UML 24 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.66% 3.23% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.82% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 41
Wales median daily rate £393 £405 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.09% +26.56% -18.73%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £245
90th Percentile £426 £438 £438
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £424
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.47% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +2.59% -1.15% +17.57%

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 1,237 1,256 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.37% 84.58% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 932 879
Wales median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £190 £237
90th Percentile £569 £556 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 53
Wales median hourly rate £28.46 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% +42.86% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.04
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -21 21 £395 -2.47% 9
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 17 (70.83%) C++
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 12 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (50.00%) Change Control
2 12 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) OOD
4 10 (41.67%) OO
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) RDBMS

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 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 12 (50.00%) Change Control
2 12 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 12 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (41.67%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) OOD
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) RAD
7 3 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.17%) ArchiMate
9 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) MISRA
1 3 (12.50%) MISRA C
2 2 (8.33%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Green Hills
4 1 (4.17%) Casewise
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle