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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 45 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 9 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.56% 2.68% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.59% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Average daily rate - £349 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.69% +0.68%
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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage - 5 - -
Watford -2 3 - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) Use Case
5 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (22.73%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
6 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
6 4 (18.18%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) LESS
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (18.18%) User Experience
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) SMACSS
6 4 (18.18%) Ada 95
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) UX Design
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Kinematics
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 4 (18.18%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Mnesia
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Ant
3 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 2 (9.09%) ClearQuest
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) GCC
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Multimedia
2 4 (18.18%) Publishing
3 3 (13.64%) Avionics
4 2 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Junior
3 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Java Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Documentation Designer
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Process Designer
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (18.18%) LESS
3 4 (18.18%) Sass
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 2 (9.09%) GWT
4 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Swing
5 1 (4.55%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Social Media
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.55%) Mechatronics
5 1 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (4.55%) Robotics
5 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Content Management
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Email Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) SMACSS
4 4 (18.18%) UX Design
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 4 (18.18%) Ada
3 4 (18.18%) Ada 95
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) ANSI C
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Erlang
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) BEA
4 1 (4.55%) Intel