The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 60 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing UML 13 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.55% 0.82% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.11% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £475 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.33%
UML
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
652 359 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.90% 73.72% 72.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 171 360
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £597 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +55.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Hertfordshire region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Hertfordshire region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 3 £388 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 - 2
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 3
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
3 14 (45.16%) Spring
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) JUnit
5 10 (32.26%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) J2EE
5 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
5 10 (32.26%) OO
5 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
6 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Ajax
7 7 (22.58%) Maven
8 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Serena
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (19.35%) Ant
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
8 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (19.35%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
10 4 (12.90%) MVC
10 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 4 (12.90%) Dojo

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Liferay
3 2 (6.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) JasperReports
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) JUnit
2 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
3 7 (22.58%) Maven
4 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (19.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (19.35%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) Rational Rose
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 3 (9.68%) Subversion
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (6.45%) ClearQuest
6 2 (6.45%) Log4j
7 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Ada Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
2 14 (45.16%) Spring
3 10 (32.26%) J2EE
3 10 (32.26%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) Ajax
4 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) JSP
6 4 (12.90%) Struts
6 4 (12.90%) JMS
6 4 (12.90%) Dojo
6 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
6 4 (12.90%) JPA
7 3 (9.68%) JSF
7 3 (9.68%) EJB
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) JDBC
8 2 (6.45%) Servlets
8 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
8 2 (6.45%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
1 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) HPUX
2 2 (6.45%) Solaris
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) V-Model
5 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Ada
5 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.45%) XPath
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Serena
3 3 (9.68%) BEA
4 2 (6.45%) ATG
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Interwoven
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Martini
4 2 (6.45%) Elastic Path
5 1 (3.23%) VocaLink