Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 81 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing UML 22 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.35% 1.41% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.72% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -0.61% +41.03%
10th Percentile £456 £405 £378
90th Percentile £557 £415 £425
East of England median daily rate £525 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +26.51% -7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.25 - £50.00
10th Percentile £40.13 - £43.75
90th Percentile £43.38 - £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% +25.00%

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 1,325 1,281 1,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.29% 82.06% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 647 618
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.08% +2.13%
10th Percentile £205 £210 £220
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 70 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.17 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -31.33% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.91 £12.45 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.55 £46.05 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -41.93% -1.61% +31.91%

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 13 November 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 -8 14 - - 9
Watford +2 2 - -
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) C
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (36.36%) Rational Team Concert
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 7 (31.82%) GDB
6 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
9 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (13.64%) Demand Management
9 3 (13.64%) QA
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) NServiceBus
9 3 (13.64%) Eclipse RCP

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 3 (13.64%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
2 2 (9.09%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (40.91%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (36.36%) Rational Team Concert
4 7 (31.82%) GDB
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
6 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.64%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (9.09%) JUnit
8 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
8 1 (4.55%) Hamcrest
8 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.55%) Mockito
8 1 (4.55%) Redmine
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.09%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
1 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
1 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.55%) GWT
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Demand Management
6 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) Logistics
6 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (13.64%) OOP
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
1 10 (45.45%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ECSS
2 2 (9.09%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Avaya
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Mercator
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Splunk