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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 45 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing UML 14 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.30% 1.19% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.57% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.13 £49.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +52.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 475 509 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.00% 75.86% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 270 280
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +1 4 - - 1
Royston - 1 £375 -
UML
East of England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (80.77%) Integration Testing
2 20 (76.92%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (76.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 20 (76.92%) MATLAB
2 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 19 (73.08%) Simulink
4 18 (69.23%) Configuration Management
5 13 (50.00%) Ada
5 13 (50.00%) Ada 95
6 12 (46.15%) Yourdon
7 6 (23.08%) C
7 6 (23.08%) C++
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) EPoS
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.69%) .NET
11 2 (7.69%) C#
11 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
11 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (7.69%) SCADA
11 2 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (7.69%) WPF
11 2 (7.69%) RIA
11 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework

UML
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Simulink
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Rational DOORS
1 20 (76.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) GDB
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Ada Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Ada Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Payments Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) UML Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UML Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (7.69%) WCF
1 2 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) EPoS
2 2 (7.69%) RIA
2 2 (7.69%) SCADA
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Integration Testing
2 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 18 (69.23%) Configuration Management
4 12 (46.15%) Yourdon
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) SysML
8 1 (3.85%) System Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) MATLAB
2 13 (50.00%) Ada
2 13 (50.00%) Ada 95
3 6 (23.08%) C
3 6 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Serena