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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 61 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 8 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.08% 2.56% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.78% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
545 450 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.45% 67.77% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 220 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 -3 4 - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (60.00%) Java
1 15 (60.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) MQSeries
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) Ant
2 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (44.00%) JIRA
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (40.00%) SOA
4 10 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) Selenium
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (36.00%) CSS3
5 9 (36.00%) PhoneGap
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (36.00%) Talend
5 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (36.00%) Apache Camel
5 9 (36.00%) Mobile Development
5 9 (36.00%) JSON

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (52.00%) MQSeries
1 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (36.00%) JBoss
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (8.00%) Drupal
6 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Ant
1 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) JIRA
3 9 (36.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) Subversion
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (16.00%) Log4j
6 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) PhoneGap
3 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (36.00%) Apache Camel
3 9 (36.00%) JSON
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) Ajax
5 5 (20.00%) EJB
6 4 (16.00%) JMS
6 4 (16.00%) JDBC
6 4 (16.00%) JSP
6 4 (16.00%) Servlets
6 4 (16.00%) Struts
6 4 (16.00%) XSLT
6 4 (16.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
1 4 (16.00%) HPUX
1 4 (16.00%) Solaris
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) SOA
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Mobile Development
3 9 (36.00%) OOP
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) RAD
6 4 (16.00%) Content Management
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Use Case
8 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
9 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Ruby
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) XPath
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Talend
3 4 (16.00%) Interwoven
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) ATG
3 4 (16.00%) Blue Martini
3 4 (16.00%) Elastic Path
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) BEA