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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 123 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing UML 76 130 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.79% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.36% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 111 116
Average daily rate
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£429 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £363 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £368
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -4.00%
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London

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
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 2014.

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 2014, 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 62 (36.69%) Java
2 61 (36.09%) Finance
3 55 (32.54%) Banking
4 46 (27.22%) SQL
5 40 (23.67%) OO
6 37 (21.89%) XML
7 36 (21.30%) JMS
7 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (20.71%) Web Services
8 35 (20.71%) Spring
8 35 (20.71%) Investment Banking
9 30 (17.75%) Oracle
10 28 (16.57%) Scrum
10 28 (16.57%) Degree
11 26 (15.38%) SOAP
12 25 (14.79%) .NET
13 24 (14.20%) Business Analysis
14 23 (13.61%) Systems Analysis
14 23 (13.61%) TOGAF
15 22 (13.02%) Hibernate
15 22 (13.02%) J2EE
16 21 (12.43%) JUnit
16 21 (12.43%) Data Modelling
16 21 (12.43%) Middleware
17 20 (11.83%) MVC
17 20 (11.83%) SOA
17 20 (11.83%) Use Case
18 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
19 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
19 18 (10.65%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.96%) Confluence
2 5 (2.96%) CMS
3 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.78%) IIS
4 3 (1.78%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.18%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.18%) Liferay
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.59%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.59%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) HTTP
2 7 (4.14%) SSL
3 4 (2.37%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) Intranet
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) AMQP
5 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.51%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.96%) MySQL
6 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.37%) Big Data
6 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.37%) DB2
6 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.18%) MS Access
8 2 (1.18%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (12.43%) JUnit
2 18 (10.65%) Maven
3 9 (5.33%) Ant
4 8 (4.73%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.73%) JIRA
5 7 (4.14%) Subversion
6 5 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.96%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.37%) jMock
7 4 (2.37%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.78%) NUnit
9 2 (1.18%) RequisitePro
9 2 (1.18%) NCover
9 2 (1.18%) Hudson
10 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.59%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.59%) XDE
General
1 61 (36.09%) Finance
2 55 (32.54%) Banking
3 35 (20.71%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.06%) Front Office
5 16 (9.47%) Legal
6 9 (5.33%) Back Office
7 6 (3.55%) Retail
8 5 (2.96%) Law
8 5 (2.96%) Advertising
8 5 (2.96%) Publishing
9 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (44.97%) Analyst
2 68 (40.24%) Business Analyst
3 49 (28.99%) Developer
4 27 (15.98%) Architect
5 25 (14.79%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.06%) IT Business Analyst
7 14 (8.28%) Risk Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Credit Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 11 (6.51%) Legal Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Programmer
10 9 (5.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.14%) Technical Architect
12 7 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (3.55%) Java Programmer
13 6 (3.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.89%) XML
2 36 (21.30%) JMS
3 35 (20.71%) Web Services
3 35 (20.71%) Spring
4 26 (15.38%) SOAP
5 25 (14.79%) .NET
6 22 (13.02%) J2EE
6 22 (13.02%) Hibernate
7 21 (12.43%) Middleware
8 18 (10.65%) Java EE
9 16 (9.47%) REST
10 14 (8.28%) HTML
10 14 (8.28%) Struts
11 11 (6.51%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.92%) JPA
12 10 (5.92%) CSS
12 10 (5.92%) XSLT
13 9 (5.33%) JDBC
13 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET
13 9 (5.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Credit Risk
2 8 (4.73%) Fixed Income
2 8 (4.73%) Derivative
3 7 (4.14%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.14%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.14%) Open Source
4 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.96%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.78%) GIS
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
8 2 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.18%) FMCG
9 1 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) UNIX
2 13 (7.69%) Windows
3 9 (5.33%) Linux
4 3 (1.78%) MVS
4 3 (1.78%) VME
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.67%) OO
2 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.57%) Scrum
4 24 (14.20%) Business Analysis
5 23 (13.61%) TOGAF
5 23 (13.61%) Systems Analysis
6 21 (12.43%) Data Modelling
7 20 (11.83%) SOA
7 20 (11.83%) MVC
7 20 (11.83%) Use Case
8 18 (10.65%) TDD
9 16 (9.47%) Release Management
9 16 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (8.88%) BDD
11 14 (8.28%) Change Control
11 14 (8.28%) Data Analysis
11 14 (8.28%) BPR
11 14 (8.28%) Project Management
11 14 (8.28%) ITIL
12 13 (7.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.69%) Java
2 46 (27.22%) SQL
3 17 (10.06%) C#
4 16 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.37%) VBA
8 4 (2.37%) Python
9 3 (1.78%) C++
9 3 (1.78%) Scala
10 2 (1.18%) C
10 2 (1.18%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) COBOL
11 1 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) VB
11 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.59%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 14 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.51%) ISEB
4 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.37%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CISA
7 1 (0.59%) GIAC
7 1 (0.59%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.59%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.59%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.59%) COBIT
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) FATCA
3 1 (0.59%) EMIR
3 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.59%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 30 (17.75%) Oracle
2 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.88%) IBM
4 13 (7.69%) JBoss
5 11 (6.51%) Sybase
6 8 (4.73%) Fidessa
6 8 (4.73%) Bloomberg
7 7 (4.14%) Murex
8 3 (1.78%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.78%) Open Text
8 3 (1.78%) RedDot
8 3 (1.78%) Google
8 3 (1.78%) ESRI
9 2 (1.18%) BI-SAM
9 2 (1.18%) FactSet
9 2 (1.18%) Software AG
9 2 (1.18%) StatPro
10 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
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