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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 49 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing UML 14 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.10% 2.70% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.88% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Average daily rate
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£349 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £613 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
488 438 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.16% 69.63% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 227 321
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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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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 +1 3 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (65.38%) Oracle
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) JUnit
4 12 (46.15%) XML
5 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
5 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Spring
6 10 (38.46%) JIRA
6 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) CSS
9 7 (26.92%) SOA
9 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (23.08%) Talend
10 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 6 (23.08%) Apache Camel
10 6 (23.08%) HTML5
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
10 6 (23.08%) PhoneGap

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
2 6 (23.08%) JBoss
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (7.69%) Drupal
5 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.85%) Liferay
5 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JUnit
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (23.08%) Ant
4 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (11.54%) Maven
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (11.54%) PVCS
6 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
6 3 (11.54%) JDeveloper
6 3 (11.54%) Toad
7 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
7 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) Spring
3 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (23.08%) Apache Camel
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) PhoneGap
5 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 6 (23.08%) JSON
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (7.69%) Java EE
8 2 (7.69%) Symfony
8 2 (7.69%) JSF
8 2 (7.69%) LAMP
9 1 (3.85%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) SOA
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
3 6 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) BPMN
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (11.54%) RAD
6 3 (11.54%) SSADM
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Talend
3 4 (15.38%) BEA
4 3 (11.54%) Serena
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.85%) VocaLink
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft