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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 156 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +4
Contract jobs citing UML 40 117 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 1.98% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.56% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 80 80
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -6.41%
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) XML
3 25 (26.60%) Java
4 24 (25.53%) Use Case
5 22 (23.40%) Finance
6 21 (22.34%) SQL
7 19 (20.21%) OO
7 19 (20.21%) Banking
7 19 (20.21%) Business Analysis
8 15 (15.96%) Scrum
9 13 (13.83%) Degree
9 13 (13.83%) RUP
9 13 (13.83%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.77%) Oracle
10 12 (12.77%) SOAP
10 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
11 11 (11.70%) Web Services
11 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.70%) Data Analysis
12 10 (10.64%) TOGAF
12 10 (10.64%) TDD
12 10 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (10.64%) ITIL
12 10 (10.64%) SOA
12 10 (10.64%) J2EE
13 9 (9.57%) JMS
13 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (9.57%) Investment Banking
13 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (8.51%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (7.45%) JBoss
2 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.19%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
3 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
4 2 (2.13%) Lync
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) HTTP
2 5 (5.32%) SSL
2 5 (5.32%) Intranet
3 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.13%) VoIP
3 2 (2.13%) FTP
4 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Big Data
1 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.06%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JUnit
1 7 (7.45%) Subversion
1 7 (7.45%) Maven
2 5 (5.32%) Rational Rose
2 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) Ant
3 4 (4.26%) RequisitePro
4 3 (3.19%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.13%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.13%) tSQLt
5 2 (2.13%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.13%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.13%) Rational Robot
5 2 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.06%) Toad
6 1 (1.06%) XDE
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Law
5 7 (7.45%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (52.13%) Business Analyst
1 49 (52.13%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) UML Business Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Market Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Market Risk Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.66%) XML
2 12 (12.77%) SOAP
3 11 (11.70%) Web Services
4 10 (10.64%) J2EE
5 9 (9.57%) JMS
6 8 (8.51%) Spring
6 8 (8.51%) Middleware
7 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.32%) WSDL
8 5 (5.32%) JSP
8 5 (5.32%) HTML
8 5 (5.32%) .NET
8 5 (5.32%) REST
9 4 (4.26%) Java EE
9 4 (4.26%) Struts
9 4 (4.26%) XSLT
10 3 (3.19%) Swing
10 3 (3.19%) XSD
10 3 (3.19%) Servlets
10 3 (3.19%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Fixed Income
4 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.32%) Derivative
6 4 (4.26%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.26%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.26%) Market Risk
6 4 (4.26%) Equities
7 3 (3.19%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (3.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.13%) iPad
8 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.13%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (2.13%) W3C
9 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.06%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) UNIX
2 5 (5.32%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) MVS
5 1 (1.06%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.06%) VME
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Use Case
3 19 (20.21%) OO
3 19 (20.21%) Business Analysis
4 15 (15.96%) Scrum
5 13 (13.83%) RUP
5 13 (13.83%) Data Modelling
6 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.70%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 10 (10.64%) TDD
7 10 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) ITIL
7 10 (10.64%) SOA
8 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.45%) Validation
9 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.38%) BPMN
10 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) Java
2 21 (22.34%) SQL
3 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.32%) C#
4 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.13%) Groovy
6 2 (2.13%) C
6 2 (2.13%) C++
6 2 (2.13%) XQuery
7 1 (1.06%) VC++
7 1 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) XPath
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) IBM
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.19%) ESRI
4 3 (3.19%) ION Trading
4 3 (3.19%) Google
4 3 (3.19%) GoldenSource
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.13%) Sybase
5 2 (2.13%) Apple
5 2 (2.13%) SunGard
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) Calypso
6 1 (1.06%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.06%) Software AG
6 1 (1.06%) Informatica
6 1 (1.06%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.06%) Perforce
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Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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