Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing UML 26 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.79% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.71% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.70%
10th Percentile £348 £363 £373
90th Percentile £430 £388 £418
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £473
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.76% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.13 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.26% +52.31%
East of England median hourly rate - £49.63 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -0.75% +53.85%

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 1,186 996 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.74% 80.65% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 521 540
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.87% +1.31%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £250
90th Percentile £562 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £444 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +5.71% +1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 51 61
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +8.62% -0.85%
10th Percentile £10.22 £13.00 £12.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £32.75 £27.38
% change year-on-year -46.56% +19.61% +9.52%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 May 2018. 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 -2 13 - - 6
Hatfield - 6 £400 -
Watford - 4 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £325 -
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for UML.

1 13 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (38.46%) Rational Team Concert
4 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 10 (38.46%) C
4 10 (38.46%) C++
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) GDB
6 8 (30.77%) Wireshark
7 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Use Case
8 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (23.08%) IT Governance
8 6 (23.08%) Taxonomies
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) Traceability Matrix
8 6 (23.08%) Sequence Diagram
9 5 (19.23%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) DB2
10 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 4 (15.38%) IBM
10 4 (15.38%) MATLAB
10 4 (15.38%) REST
10 4 (15.38%) Retail
10 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
11 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (11.54%) 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 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.54%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
1 3 (11.54%) Simulink
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Wireshark
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (42.31%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (38.46%) Rational Team Concert
4 8 (30.77%) GDB
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Log4j
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Redmine
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Avionics
5 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) BSS Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Telecoms Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Architect
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) EJB
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) JSTL
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Struts
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) XSD
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Taxonomies
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) HPUX
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) IT Governance
3 6 (23.08%) Sequence Diagram
3 6 (23.08%) Traceability Matrix
3 6 (23.08%) Use Case
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) RAD
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C
1 10 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (7.69%) Ada
4 2 (7.69%) Ada 95
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ECSS
1 1 (3.85%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) ATG
2 1 (3.85%) Blue Martini
2 1 (3.85%) Capita
2 1 (3.85%) Demandware
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Path
2 1 (3.85%) hybris
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft