Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 77 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing UML 22 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.37% 1.69% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.21% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £625 £414 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.06% +41.45% -26.88%
10th Percentile £588 £376 £263
90th Percentile £663 £425 £425
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £470
% change year-on-year -10.53% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.95% -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +9.33%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1305 1084 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.11% 76.23% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 627 582
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +0.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 94
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £41.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% +93.51% +32.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £32.40 £24.66
% change year-on-year +14.20% +31.40% -1.37%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Hertfordshire

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Hertfordshire

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in Hertfordshire

UML
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +5 16 - -
Watford -9 2 £625 - 3
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 19 (86.36%) Integration Testing
2 19 (86.36%) Rational Rhapsody
3 16 (72.73%) MATLAB
3 16 (72.73%) Simulink
4 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
5 14 (63.64%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (54.55%) C
7 11 (50.00%) C++
7 11 (50.00%) Ada
8 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (22.73%) Ada 95
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
12 3 (13.64%) SysML
12 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 3 (13.64%) Java
12 3 (13.64%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
13 2 (9.09%) REST
13 2 (9.09%) DB2
13 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 2 (9.09%) Linux
13 2 (9.09%) IBM
13 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
14 1 (4.55%) Ajax
14 1 (4.55%) Blue Martini
14 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
14 1 (4.55%) Java EE

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Commerce Server
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) SpaceWire
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (63.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Log4j
3 1 (4.55%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Avionics
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Validation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) EJB
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) JDBC
2 1 (4.55%) JMS
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) JSTL
2 1 (4.55%) Servlets
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Struts
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XHTML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSD
2 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) HPUX
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 19 (86.36%) Integration Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) SysML
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) CMMI
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) DNA
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) MATLAB
2 12 (54.55%) C
3 11 (50.00%) Ada
3 11 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) Ada 95
5 3 (13.64%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ECSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) ATG
2 1 (4.55%) Blue Martini
2 1 (4.55%) Demandware
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Path
2 1 (4.55%) hybris
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat