The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UML over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 170 173 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -58
Contract jobs citing UML 322 292 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.30% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.61% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 204 309
Average daily rate £488 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £589 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £54.00 £41.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +28.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.45 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UML
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19259 18083 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.70% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13992 12630 13319
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 257 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.34 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UML Jobs Demand Trend in London

UML
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UML Daily Rate Trend in London

UML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UML across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

UML Daily Rate Histogram in London

UML
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

UML Hourly Rate Trend in London

UML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 44 £513 +20.58% 8
Canary Wharf +1 4 £493 +15.88%
Docklands, London +1 2 £405 +11.72%
Ealing - 2 £270 -
Osterley - 2 £458 -
Croydon -11 1 £335 +11.66%
Greenford - 1 £340 -
Harrow - 1 £460 -
Romford - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 205 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (34.67%) Finance
3 144 (27.59%) SQL
4 123 (23.56%) Java
5 120 (22.99%) Business Analysis
6 115 (22.03%) Data Modelling
7 111 (21.26%) Banking
8 101 (19.35%) Oracle
9 97 (18.58%) XML
10 85 (16.28%) OO
11 83 (15.90%) Use Case
11 83 (15.90%) Security Cleared
12 81 (15.52%) BPMN
13 80 (15.33%) Scrum
14 72 (13.79%) SDLC
15 69 (13.22%) Web Services
16 64 (12.26%) JavaScript
16 64 (12.26%) Spring
17 63 (12.07%) TOGAF
18 61 (11.69%) SC Cleared
19 59 (11.30%) SOA
19 59 (11.30%) Middleware
20 58 (11.11%) TDD
21 57 (10.92%) Project Management
21 57 (10.92%) REST
22 53 (10.15%) Data Analysis
22 53 (10.15%) Degree
23 52 (9.96%) Zachman Framework
23 52 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (9.58%) PRINCE2

UML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (6.32%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.83%) CMS
3 19 (3.64%) Apache
3 19 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.68%) Confluence
6 9 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.34%) MS Project Server
7 7 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.96%) Liferay
8 5 (0.96%) Mule
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.77%) Node.js
9 4 (0.77%) SAS
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.38%) CICS
Applications
1 34 (6.51%) MS Visio
2 31 (5.94%) MS Office
3 30 (5.75%) MS Project
4 20 (3.83%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) TradeThru
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.19%) Global One
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.15%) GitHub
3 5 (0.96%) Office 365
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.77%) Boomi
4 4 (0.77%) SaaS
5 3 (0.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.68%) SNMP
2 8 (1.53%) HTTP
3 5 (0.96%) Internet
4 4 (0.77%) LDAP
4 4 (0.77%) SSL
5 2 (0.38%) Broadband
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) ADSL
6 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) MVNO
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.85%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.98%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.72%) Big Data
8 9 (1.72%) MySQL
9 8 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.53%) DB2
9 8 (1.53%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.53%) MS Access
9 8 (1.53%) OLTP
9 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.34%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 44 (8.43%) JIRA
2 41 (7.85%) Maven
3 35 (6.70%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.75%) Eclipse
5 24 (4.60%) Subversion
6 22 (4.21%) JUnit
7 16 (3.07%) SoapUI
8 15 (2.87%) Selenium
9 12 (2.30%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.11%) ERwin
11 10 (1.92%) Checkstyle
11 10 (1.92%) FindBugs
11 10 (1.92%) Mockito
11 10 (1.92%) Rational Rose
12 9 (1.72%) EasyMock
12 9 (1.72%) Toad
13 8 (1.53%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.96%) MSTest
14 5 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 181 (34.67%) Finance
2 111 (21.26%) Banking
3 49 (9.39%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.17%) Retail
5 16 (3.07%) Marketing
6 13 (2.49%) Front Office
7 12 (2.30%) Advertising
7 12 (2.30%) Legal
7 12 (2.30%) Publishing
8 10 (1.92%) Back Office
8 10 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.34%) Law
11 5 (0.96%) International Banking
12 4 (0.77%) French Language
13 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.57%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Automotive
14 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (40.61%) Analyst
2 178 (34.10%) Business Analyst
3 137 (26.25%) Architect
4 108 (20.69%) Developer
5 76 (14.56%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.05%) Enterprise Architect
7 41 (7.85%) Data Architect
8 40 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (5.56%) UML Analyst
10 22 (4.21%) UML Business Analyst
11 20 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
11 20 (3.83%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.07%) Designer
14 15 (2.87%) Lead Developer
15 14 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
15 14 (2.68%) Solutions Designer
15 14 (2.68%) Technical Architect
16 13 (2.49%) Business Process Analyst
16 13 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (18.58%) XML
2 69 (13.22%) Web Services
3 64 (12.26%) Spring
4 59 (11.30%) Middleware
5 57 (10.92%) REST
6 45 (8.62%) XSD
7 43 (8.24%) JMS
8 42 (8.05%) .NET
8 42 (8.05%) J2EE
9 41 (7.85%) SOAP
10 37 (7.09%) Hibernate
11 36 (6.90%) HTML
12 33 (6.32%) Java EE
13 29 (5.56%) CSS
14 28 (5.36%) XSLT
15 25 (4.79%) Ajax
16 22 (4.21%) Struts
17 21 (4.02%) JPA
17 21 (4.02%) JSON
18 20 (3.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (4.02%) Video on Demand
4 19 (3.64%) Fixed Income
5 18 (3.45%) Derivative
6 16 (3.07%) Equities
7 14 (2.68%) User Experience
8 13 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.49%) PMI
9 12 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.11%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.92%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.92%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.72%) Wiki
13 8 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.34%) Data Centre
15 6 (1.15%) Taxonomies
16 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.96%) Grid Computing
16 5 (0.96%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.13%) Linux
2 23 (4.41%) Unix
3 12 (2.30%) Windows
4 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.57%) Android
5 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (22.99%) Business Analysis
3 115 (22.03%) Data Modelling
4 85 (16.28%) OO
5 83 (15.90%) Use Case
6 81 (15.52%) BPMN
7 80 (15.33%) Scrum
8 72 (13.79%) SDLC
9 63 (12.07%) TOGAF
10 59 (11.30%) SOA
11 58 (11.11%) TDD
12 57 (10.92%) Project Management
13 53 (10.15%) Data Analysis
14 52 (9.96%) Zachman Framework
15 50 (9.58%) PRINCE2
16 49 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (9.00%) User Stories
18 45 (8.62%) Waterfall
19 44 (8.43%) Multithreading
20 42 (8.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 144 (27.59%) SQL
2 123 (23.56%) Java
3 64 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 21 (4.02%) C#
6 13 (2.49%) C++
7 11 (2.11%) Erlang
7 11 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.92%) C
9 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.96%) COBOL
10 5 (0.96%) Groovy
10 5 (0.96%) PHP
10 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.77%) VB
12 3 (0.57%) Korn
12 3 (0.57%) R
12 3 (0.57%) VBA
13 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (15.90%) Security Cleared
2 61 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 53 (10.15%) Degree
4 30 (5.75%) ISEB
5 16 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.07%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.96%) PMP
8 4 (0.77%) CBAP
9 3 (0.57%) IIBA
10 1 (0.19%) CCA
10 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) MCAD
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) MCSD
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.41%) Data Quality
1 23 (4.41%) QA
2 13 (2.49%) SLA
3 12 (2.30%) ISO20022
3 12 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.77%) COBIT
4 4 (0.77%) EMIR
4 4 (0.77%) MiFID
4 4 (0.77%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.57%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) SEPA
7 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.19%) GAMP
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) RMADS
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.57%) HP Fortify
2 3 (0.57%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 101 (19.35%) Oracle
2 45 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.94%) IBM
4 15 (2.87%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.72%) Sybase
6 7 (1.34%) SAP
6 7 (1.34%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.15%) DataSynapse
8 5 (0.96%) ATG
8 5 (0.96%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.77%) Adobe
9 4 (0.77%) Apple
9 4 (0.77%) Canoo
9 4 (0.77%) Cognos
9 4 (0.77%) Dell
9 4 (0.77%) HP
9 4 (0.77%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.57%) hybris
10 3 (0.57%) Veracode
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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