The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 46 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing UML 15 3 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.22% 0.49% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 0.66% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 11
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
498 457 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.78% 75.29% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 230 304
Average daily rate £388 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UML
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Watford - 3 £388 -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (58.06%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) J2EE
3 10 (32.26%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) Ajax
5 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) Spring
5 8 (25.81%) Serena
5 8 (25.81%) Ant
5 8 (25.81%) JUnit
5 8 (25.81%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
5 8 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (25.81%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
7 6 (19.35%) Maven
7 6 (19.35%) JMS
7 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
8 5 (16.13%) SOA
8 5 (16.13%) EJB

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) DB2
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) OLTP
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.23%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Ant
1 8 (25.81%) JUnit
1 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
1 8 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (25.81%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
4 4 (12.90%) Log4j
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Rational Rose
6 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Ada Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) J2EE
1 10 (32.26%) XML
1 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
2 9 (29.03%) Ajax
3 8 (25.81%) Spring
4 6 (19.35%) JMS
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) Struts
5 5 (16.13%) JSP
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) EJB
6 4 (12.90%) JDBC
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) Servlets
6 4 (12.90%) XSLT
6 4 (12.90%) XHTML
6 4 (12.90%) JSTL
6 4 (12.90%) Dojo
6 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
6 4 (12.90%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.90%) Web 2.0
2 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.45%) W3C
4 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
1 4 (12.90%) HPUX
1 4 (12.90%) Solaris
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) OO
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
2 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) SOA
4 4 (12.90%) RAD
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Content Management
4 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.45%) System Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) Ada
4 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
4 4 (12.90%) XPath
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Serena
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Interwoven
3 4 (12.90%) ATG
3 4 (12.90%) Blue Martini
3 4 (12.90%) Elastic Path
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft