Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 November 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 42 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing UML 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.45% 1.03% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.33% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Watford median daily rate £625 - £325
10th Percentile £588 - £305
90th Percentile £663 - £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £518 £414 £293
% change year-on-year +25.08% +41.45% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +21.95% -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 385 225 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.30% 77.59% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 111 80
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% -0.67%
10th Percentile £224 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £531 £504
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for UML in Watford

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for UML.

1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Demandware
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Path
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Log4j
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) ATG
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Martini
2 1 (50.00%) Demandware
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Path
2 1 (50.00%) hybris