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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 65 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 11 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.56% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.21% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Average daily rate
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£395 £475 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £475 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
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
654 362 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.49% 70.57% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 171 350
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +107.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £400 - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Watford - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
4 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
4 13 (48.15%) Spring
5 11 (40.74%) JUnit
5 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
6 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
7 9 (33.33%) J2EE
7 9 (33.33%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) OO
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Maven
9 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
9 7 (25.93%) Web Services
10 6 (22.22%) UNIX
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) Ajax
11 5 (18.52%) Serena
11 5 (18.52%) Windows
11 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
11 5 (18.52%) Ant
11 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.81%) JPA
12 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (14.81%) HTML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (37.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (7.41%) Liferay
3 2 (7.41%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Tridion
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (7.41%) JasperReports
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) OLTP
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JUnit
2 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
2 7 (25.93%) Maven
3 5 (18.52%) Ant
4 3 (11.11%) Rational Rose
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Toad
4 3 (11.11%) JDeveloper
4 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
4 3 (11.11%) PVCS
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Log4j
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Ada Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) J2EE
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) Dojo
5 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
5 4 (14.81%) JPA
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) JSP
6 3 (11.11%) Struts
6 3 (11.11%) JMS
6 3 (11.11%) JSF
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.41%) Struts2
7 2 (7.41%) XML Schema
7 2 (7.41%) DHTML
7 2 (7.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) RAD
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) SSADM
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Ada
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Serena
3 3 (11.11%) BEA
4 1 (3.70%) ATG
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.70%) Blue Martini
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Path
4 1 (3.70%) VocaLink