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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 46 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing UML 17 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.69% 1.96% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.67% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Average daily rate
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£315 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £389 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £570 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
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
458 525 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.58% 73.32% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 271 279
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 +9 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (62.50%) Oracle
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) JIRA
6 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
6 10 (41.67%) SOA
7 9 (37.50%) Python
7 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
7 9 (37.50%) Ant
7 9 (37.50%) JUnit
7 9 (37.50%) OOP
7 9 (37.50%) JBoss
7 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 9 (37.50%) JSON
7 9 (37.50%) Selenium
7 9 (37.50%) Ruby
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 9 (37.50%) MVC
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) HTML5

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
2 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
2 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (8.33%) Drupal
5 1 (4.17%) Liferay
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Ant
2 9 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) PVCS
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (12.50%) Toad
3 3 (12.50%) JDeveloper
3 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 3 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) JSON
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
3 9 (37.50%) CSS3
3 9 (37.50%) PhoneGap
3 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (37.50%) Apache Camel
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 4 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) JSF
7 2 (8.33%) Symfony
7 2 (8.33%) LAMP
7 2 (8.33%) Java EE
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (4.17%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 10 (41.67%) SOA
3 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 9 (37.50%) OOP
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) RAD
6 3 (12.50%) SSADM
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) BPMN
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CIMA
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Talend
3 3 (12.50%) Serena
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) BEA