Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 65 73
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing UML 18 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.20% 1.91% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.49% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £410 £408 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +39.32% -10.00%
10th Percentile £405 £376 £263
90th Percentile £415 £419 £425
East of England median daily rate £410 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.89% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.21% +5.41%
East of England median hourly rate £46.64 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -6.72% +28.21% +4.00%

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 1204 1085 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.37% 76.79% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 594 665
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £231
90th Percentile £576 £538 £554
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 101
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% +19.05% +26.13%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.50% +8.65% -

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 17 October 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 +9 14 - -
Watford -9 1 - - 1
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 15 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (72.22%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
4 12 (66.67%) MATLAB
5 11 (61.11%) Simulink
6 10 (55.56%) C
7 9 (50.00%) C++
7 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) Ada
9 4 (22.22%) SysML
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (16.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 2 (11.11%) Java
11 2 (11.11%) Ada 95
12 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (5.56%) Elastic Path
12 1 (5.56%) hybris
12 1 (5.56%) Mockito
12 1 (5.56%) Cygwin
12 1 (5.56%) JSON
12 1 (5.56%) JSTL

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 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Simulink
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (72.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Log4j
3 1 (5.56%) Mockito
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Avionics
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Validation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) EJB
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) JDBC
1 1 (5.56%) JMS
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) JSTL
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Struts
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
1 1 (5.56%) XHTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Integration Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) SysML
5 3 (16.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) CMMI
6 1 (5.56%) DNA
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Physics
6 1 (5.56%) RAD
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 10 (55.56%) C
3 9 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Ada
5 2 (11.11%) Ada 95
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) ANSI C
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ECSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Martini
2 1 (5.56%) Demandware
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Path
2 1 (5.56%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat