The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 154 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs citing UML 44 76 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 1.31% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.69% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 111
Average daily rate
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£500 £429 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £323 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.95 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UML
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UML across the City of London region.

UML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML across the City of London region.

UML Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 44 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.38%) Finance
3 33 (30.84%) Business Analysis
4 32 (29.91%) Java
5 30 (28.04%) SQL
6 26 (24.30%) Use Case
6 26 (24.30%) Scrum
6 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (23.36%) OO
8 23 (21.50%) .NET
9 21 (19.63%) SOA
9 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.69%) Oracle
10 20 (18.69%) Banking
11 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.95%) Project Management
13 15 (14.02%) RUP
13 15 (14.02%) TDD
13 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
14 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (13.08%) XML
15 13 (12.15%) Middleware
15 13 (12.15%) Spring
15 13 (12.15%) Maven
15 13 (12.15%) Waterfall
16 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (11.21%) BPMN
16 12 (11.21%) SDLC
16 12 (11.21%) Data Analysis
16 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) JBoss
1 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.80%) Confluence
3 3 (2.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) Jetty
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Visio
2 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.48%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (6.54%) MS Office
5 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.93%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Intranet
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.54%) DTS
5 7 (6.54%) EDRMS
6 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.87%) DB2
7 2 (1.87%) OLTP
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.15%) Maven
3 10 (9.35%) JUnit
3 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.48%) TeamCity
4 8 (7.48%) Subversion
5 7 (6.54%) Mockito
6 5 (4.67%) Ant
6 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.74%) NUnit
7 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.80%) Moq
8 3 (2.80%) JIRA
9 2 (1.87%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.87%) Rational Rose
9 2 (1.87%) VisualAge
9 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (37.38%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Banking
3 11 (10.28%) Investment Banking
3 11 (10.28%) Back Office
4 8 (7.48%) Front Office
5 6 (5.61%) Retail
6 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Billing
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (44.86%) Analyst
2 46 (42.99%) Business Analyst
3 23 (21.50%) Developer
4 19 (17.76%) Architect
5 15 (14.02%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Process Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Business Process Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Consultant
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.80%) webMethods Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.80%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.80%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) .NET
2 14 (13.08%) XML
3 13 (12.15%) Middleware
3 13 (12.15%) Spring
4 12 (11.21%) Web Services
5 10 (9.35%) J2EE
5 10 (9.35%) Java EE
6 9 (8.41%) JMS
7 7 (6.54%) JRules
7 7 (6.54%) SOAP
8 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.61%) HTML
9 5 (4.67%) XSD
9 5 (4.67%) JDBC
9 5 (4.67%) JSP
9 5 (4.67%) Servlets
9 5 (4.67%) JSON
9 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.74%) REST
10 4 (3.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.41%) SWIFT
3 7 (6.54%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.87%) Life Science
6 2 (1.87%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.87%) Derivative
6 2 (1.87%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) RIA
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) UNIX
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.84%) Business Analysis
3 26 (24.30%) Scrum
3 26 (24.30%) Use Case
4 25 (23.36%) OO
5 21 (19.63%) SOA
6 16 (14.95%) Project Management
7 15 (14.02%) RUP
7 15 (14.02%) TDD
8 14 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (12.15%) Waterfall
10 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.21%) BPMN
10 12 (11.21%) SDLC
10 12 (11.21%) Data Analysis
11 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
12 10 (9.35%) Configuration Management
12 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (9.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.91%) Java
2 30 (28.04%) SQL
3 12 (11.21%) C#
4 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.67%) C
7 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.80%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.87%) XPath
9 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.87%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.93%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) IIBA
5 2 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) MCSD
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCTS
6 1 (0.93%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.93%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.35%) webMethods
4 5 (4.67%) IBM
5 4 (3.74%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 3 (2.80%) Software AG
7 2 (1.87%) Sybase
7 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.87%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.87%) hybris
8 1 (0.93%) Infor
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) BT
8 1 (0.93%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.93%) Perforce
8 1 (0.93%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Lotus