The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 21 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing UML 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% 7.45% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 10.45% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 69.85% 71.28% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 31
Average daily rate £413 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £230 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

UML
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the Watford region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in Watford

UML
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (75.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

UML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL