Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 52 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing UML 29 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.44% 4.02% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.79% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 48
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.03% -17.33%
10th Percentile £284 £360 £215
90th Percentile £426 £444 £438
UK median daily rate £438 £426 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.56% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

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 992 1191 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.50% 83.99% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 843 958
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.17 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 -15 26 £400 - 1
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (55.17%) C++
3 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
3 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
3 14 (48.28%) Change Control
3 14 (48.28%) Multithreaded Programming
4 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (41.38%) OO
5 12 (41.38%) OOD
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Subversion
6 9 (31.03%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (27.59%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
7 8 (27.59%) Def Stans
7 8 (27.59%) MISRA C
7 8 (27.59%) MISRA
7 8 (27.59%) Green Hills
7 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
7 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
7 8 (27.59%) Automotive
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
8 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) Java

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) MSBuild
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
1 8 (27.59%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.79%) Code First Entity Framework
2 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
2 4 (13.79%) LINQ
2 4 (13.79%) WCF
2 4 (13.79%) WinForms
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) Change Control
2 14 (48.28%) Multithreaded Programming
2 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
3 12 (41.38%) OO
3 12 (41.38%) OOD
4 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
4 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Static Code Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) MVVM
7 4 (13.79%) OOP
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) Informatics
8 3 (10.34%) RAD
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C++
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Def Stans
1 8 (27.59%) MISRA
1 8 (27.59%) MISRA C
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Green Hills
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) VMware