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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 51 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 18 3 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.42% 0.56% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.77% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 9
Average daily rate
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£356 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
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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
570 390 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.72% 73.17% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 198 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.23 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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
Watford - 3 £388 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (63.89%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) JUnit
4 13 (36.11%) XML
4 13 (36.11%) Eclipse
4 13 (36.11%) Spring
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 12 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 11 (30.56%) J2EE
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
8 9 (25.00%) Ajax
9 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 8 (22.22%) Ant
9 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
9 8 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
9 8 (22.22%) Serena
10 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
10 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
11 6 (16.67%) Maven
11 6 (16.67%) HTML
11 6 (16.67%) UNIX
11 6 (16.67%) MQSeries
11 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.67%) JMS

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.78%) Liferay
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.11%) DB2
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (8.33%) MySQL
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.78%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) JUnit
2 13 (36.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (22.22%) Ant
3 8 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (16.67%) Maven
5 5 (13.89%) Subversion
6 4 (11.11%) Log4j
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Rational Rose
7 3 (8.33%) JIRA
8 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (5.56%) ClearQuest
9 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 13 (36.11%) Spring
2 13 (36.11%) XML
3 11 (30.56%) J2EE
4 9 (25.00%) Ajax
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
6 6 (16.67%) JMS
7 5 (13.89%) EJB
7 5 (13.89%) Struts
7 5 (13.89%) JSP
8 4 (11.11%) Servlets
8 4 (11.11%) XSLT
8 4 (11.11%) XHTML
8 4 (11.11%) JDBC
8 4 (11.11%) JSTL
8 4 (11.11%) Dojo
8 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 4 (11.11%) JPA
8 4 (11.11%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.11%) Web 2.0
2 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) W3C
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) GIS
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) HPUX
2 4 (11.11%) Solaris
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Content Management
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) RAD
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) ETL
7 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) Ada
5 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 4 (11.11%) XPath
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Serena
3 4 (11.11%) Blue Martini
3 4 (11.11%) Elastic Path
3 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Interwoven
3 4 (11.11%) ATG
4 3 (8.33%) BEA
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) VocaLink