Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 80 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing UML 34 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.17% 1.01% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.24% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £393 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -3.68% +10.51%
10th Percentile £365 £367 £376
90th Percentile £469 £412 £419
East of England median daily rate £525 £409 £475
% change year-on-year +28.44% -13.95% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - +53.85%
10th Percentile £41.25 £42.15 £47.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £50.39
% change year-on-year -9.50% -0.77% +55.05%

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 1,284 1,049 1,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.78% 81.25% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 541 611
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.12%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £220
90th Percentile £569 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 66 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -25.24% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.76 £9.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +8.70%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 17 - - 3
Watford - 6 - - 3
Hatfield - 6 £400 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
UML
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) Rational Rhapsody
3 14 (41.18%) Rational Team Concert
3 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) C
3 14 (41.18%) C++
3 14 (41.18%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
4 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
5 12 (35.29%) GDB
6 8 (23.53%) Use Case
6 8 (23.53%) Retail
7 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.65%) Taxonomies
8 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) IT Governance
8 6 (17.65%) Traceability Matrix
8 6 (17.65%) Sequence Diagram
9 5 (14.71%) Subversion
9 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
9 5 (14.71%) REST
10 4 (11.76%) TDD
10 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
10 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
10 4 (11.76%) IBM

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 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.82%) Commerce Server
3 2 (5.88%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) DB2
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (41.18%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (41.18%) Rational Team Concert
3 12 (35.29%) GDB
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) Subversion
5 4 (11.76%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.88%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.88%) Mockito
7 2 (5.88%) Redmine
8 1 (2.94%) Ant
8 1 (2.94%) EasyMock
8 1 (2.94%) Hamcrest
8 1 (2.94%) Log4j
8 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.94%) Avionics
5 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) BSS Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Telecoms Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile Architect
6 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) Java EE
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.94%) GWT
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) JSTL
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Taxonomies
2 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) HPUX
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 8 (23.53%) Use Case
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) IT Governance
5 6 (17.65%) Sequence Diagram
5 6 (17.65%) Traceability Matrix
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Logistics
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C
1 14 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) Ada
6 1 (2.94%) Ada 95
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ECSS
2 1 (2.94%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) ATG
2 1 (2.94%) Blue Martini
2 1 (2.94%) Capita
2 1 (2.94%) Demandware
2 1 (2.94%) Elastic Path
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) hybris