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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 64 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing UML 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.18% 2.23% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.96% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +2.73%
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
615 507 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.44% 75.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 256 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 31 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.70 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 29 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 4 - -
Stevenage - 2 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £338 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) UNIX
3 9 (45.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) C
3 9 (45.00%) Ant
3 9 (45.00%) JUnit
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
3 9 (45.00%) Subversion
3 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (35.00%) Solaris
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Content Management
5 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (30.00%) Elastic Path
6 6 (30.00%) XPath
6 6 (30.00%) JSTL

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (10.00%) Kinematics
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Simulink
2 2 (10.00%) Doxygen
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) DB2
2 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Ant
1 9 (45.00%) JUnit
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) Log4j
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (15.00%) GCC
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Avionics
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) XSLT
2 6 (30.00%) XHTML
2 6 (30.00%) JMS
2 6 (30.00%) EJB
2 6 (30.00%) Struts
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 6 (30.00%) JDBC
2 6 (30.00%) JSP
2 6 (30.00%) Servlets
2 6 (30.00%) XMLBeans
2 6 (30.00%) Ajax
2 6 (30.00%) JSTL
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (30.00%) Web 2.0
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Robotics
4 2 (10.00%) Mechatronics
4 2 (10.00%) VHDL
4 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Solaris
3 6 (30.00%) HPUX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) RAD
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
6 2 (10.00%) SysML
6 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) C
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) XPath
6 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (25.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Ruby
9 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (10.00%) ANSI C
10 1 (5.00%) VB6
10 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
10 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) Interwoven
1 6 (30.00%) ATG
1 6 (30.00%) Blue Martini
1 6 (30.00%) Elastic Path
2 3 (15.00%) Talend
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe