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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 135 112 86
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs citing UML 69 121 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 1.71% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.23% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 105 120
Average daily rate
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£441 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £594 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.88%
UML
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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
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 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (36.36%) Java
3 55 (33.33%) Finance
4 53 (32.12%) Banking
5 45 (27.27%) SQL
6 39 (23.64%) XML
7 38 (23.03%) OO
8 35 (21.21%) JMS
9 34 (20.61%) Investment Banking
10 32 (19.39%) Spring
11 31 (18.79%) Web Services
12 30 (18.18%) Oracle
13 27 (16.36%) SOAP
13 27 (16.36%) Scrum
14 25 (15.15%) TOGAF
14 25 (15.15%) Degree
15 23 (13.94%) Business Analysis
15 23 (13.94%) Middleware
16 22 (13.33%) .NET
17 21 (12.73%) J2EE
17 21 (12.73%) SOA
18 20 (12.12%) Hibernate
19 19 (11.52%) TDD
19 19 (11.52%) Use Case
20 18 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
20 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
20 18 (10.91%) JUnit
21 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
21 17 (10.30%) UNIX
21 17 (10.30%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (4.85%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.64%) Confluence
3 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.03%) CMS
4 4 (2.42%) Apache
4 4 (2.42%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) IIS
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.21%) Liferay
6 2 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.61%) Lync
7 1 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) Mule
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
2 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) HTTP
2 8 (4.85%) SSL
3 4 (2.42%) Firewall
4 2 (1.21%) FTP
4 2 (1.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.61%) AMQP
5 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.64%) MySQL
4 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.42%) Big Data
6 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.82%) DB2
7 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.21%) MS Access
8 2 (1.21%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (10.91%) JUnit
2 17 (10.30%) Maven
3 9 (5.45%) JIRA
4 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.24%) Subversion
5 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.03%) Ant
5 5 (3.03%) jMock
6 4 (2.42%) NUnit
6 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.21%) NCover
8 2 (1.21%) Hudson
8 2 (1.21%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.61%) XDE
9 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.61%) Xcode
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 53 (32.12%) Banking
3 34 (20.61%) Investment Banking
4 15 (9.09%) Front Office
5 14 (8.48%) Legal
6 9 (5.45%) Back Office
7 6 (3.64%) Law
8 5 (3.03%) Retail
8 5 (3.03%) Advertising
8 5 (3.03%) Publishing
9 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Military
10 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 70 (42.42%) Analyst
2 62 (37.58%) Business Analyst
3 50 (30.30%) Developer
4 27 (16.36%) Architect
5 23 (13.94%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
7 11 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) Credit Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Legal Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Programmer
11 7 (4.24%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.64%) Java Programmer
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.64%) XML
2 35 (21.21%) JMS
3 32 (19.39%) Spring
4 31 (18.79%) Web Services
5 27 (16.36%) SOAP
6 23 (13.94%) Middleware
7 22 (13.33%) .NET
8 21 (12.73%) J2EE
9 20 (12.12%) Hibernate
10 16 (9.70%) Java EE
10 16 (9.70%) REST
11 12 (7.27%) Struts
12 11 (6.67%) HTML
13 10 (6.06%) CSS
13 10 (6.06%) XSLT
14 9 (5.45%) JTS
14 9 (5.45%) JTA
14 9 (5.45%) .NET Framework
15 8 (4.85%) JPA
15 8 (4.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Credit Risk
2 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.85%) Derivative
4 8 (4.85%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.24%) Open Source
6 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.03%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.82%) GIS
8 3 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) FMCG
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.21%) Statistics
9 2 (1.21%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) UNIX
2 13 (7.88%) Windows
3 10 (6.06%) Linux
4 3 (1.82%) MVS
4 3 (1.82%) VME
4 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) OO
3 27 (16.36%) Scrum
4 25 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 23 (13.94%) Business Analysis
6 21 (12.73%) SOA
7 19 (11.52%) TDD
7 19 (11.52%) Use Case
8 18 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
9 17 (10.30%) Data Modelling
10 16 (9.70%) MVC
11 15 (9.09%) Release Management
11 15 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.09%) BDD
12 14 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (8.48%) ITIL
13 13 (7.88%) RUP
13 13 (7.88%) Project Management
13 13 (7.88%) SysML
14 12 (7.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (36.36%) Java
2 45 (27.27%) SQL
3 16 (9.70%) C#
4 15 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.24%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.42%) VBA
8 4 (2.42%) Python
9 3 (1.82%) C++
9 3 (1.82%) Scala
10 2 (1.21%) Ruby
10 2 (1.21%) Perl
10 2 (1.21%) C
11 1 (0.61%) JCL
11 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.61%) VB6
11 1 (0.61%) COBOL
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (15.15%) Degree
2 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.45%) ISEB
4 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) GIAC
7 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) FATCA
4 1 (0.61%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.61%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) Oracle
2 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.09%) JBoss
4 13 (7.88%) IBM
5 12 (7.27%) Sybase
6 8 (4.85%) Fidessa
6 8 (4.85%) Bloomberg
7 7 (4.24%) Murex
8 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.42%) Google
8 4 (2.42%) ESRI
9 3 (1.82%) Open Text
9 3 (1.82%) RedDot
9 3 (1.82%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.82%) GoldenSource
9 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.82%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.21%) Calypso
10 2 (1.21%) SunGard
10 2 (1.21%) StatPro
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