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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 163 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +2
Contract jobs citing UML 321 577 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 2.29% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.99% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 347 337
Average daily rate
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£433 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £59.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.28% +47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -5.33%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 -7 75 £433 -6.48% 18
Canary Wharf +5 10 £500 +29.87%
Docklands, London +13 8 £500 +5.26%
Brentford -3 1 £360 -25.77%
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 217 (29.17%) Java
2 179 (24.06%) SQL
2 179 (24.06%) OO
3 178 (23.92%) Finance
4 157 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (19.76%) Scrum
6 141 (18.95%) XML
7 139 (18.68%) Business Analysis
8 137 (18.41%) .NET
9 132 (17.74%) Use Case
10 123 (16.53%) Banking
11 121 (16.26%) SQL Server
11 121 (16.26%) Web Services
12 118 (15.86%) Oracle
13 113 (15.19%) Degree
14 105 (14.11%) TDD
15 104 (13.98%) Data Modelling
16 100 (13.44%) Microsoft
17 97 (13.04%) RUP
18 96 (12.90%) C#
19 92 (12.37%) SOA
20 88 (11.83%) HTML
21 85 (11.42%) Project Management
22 77 (10.35%) J2EE
22 77 (10.35%) SOAP
23 76 (10.22%) Spring
24 74 (9.95%) Investment Banking
25 65 (8.74%) TOGAF
25 65 (8.74%) .NET Framework
25 65 (8.74%) MVC

UML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 57 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.84%) CMS
3 30 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 27 (3.63%) Confluence
5 24 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (2.69%) IIS
7 19 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (2.28%) Apache
9 16 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.61%) Lync
11 10 (1.34%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.08%) Liferay
13 7 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.81%) WebSphere Process Server
14 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.67%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 57 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 36 (4.84%) MS Office
4 18 (2.42%) MS Project
5 10 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.08%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.67%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (0.81%) Magento
3 5 (0.67%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.54%) Tridion
5 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.63%) HTTP
2 22 (2.96%) Intranet
3 16 (2.15%) SSL
4 14 (1.88%) Firewall
4 14 (1.88%) Internet
5 12 (1.61%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.08%) LDAP
7 7 (0.94%) VoIP
8 5 (0.67%) DMZ
9 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.40%) FTP
10 3 (0.40%) SNMP
11 2 (0.27%) SAN
11 2 (0.27%) AMQP
12 1 (0.13%) NAS
12 1 (0.13%) NFC
12 1 (0.13%) DVB
12 1 (0.13%) Extranet
12 1 (0.13%) VPN
12 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 35 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 32 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 30 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (3.63%) NoSQL
7 26 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.15%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.02%) DB2
13 14 (1.88%) MySQL
14 12 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.61%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (1.34%) MS Access
17 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (1.21%) QlikView
17 9 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (7.12%) JUnit
2 48 (6.45%) JIRA
3 47 (6.32%) Maven
4 37 (4.97%) Visual Studio
5 36 (4.84%) Eclipse
6 29 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (3.76%) Subversion
8 22 (2.96%) Jenkins
8 22 (2.96%) Rational Rose
9 21 (2.82%) Ant
10 14 (1.88%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.34%) NUnit
11 10 (1.34%) ClearQuest
12 9 (1.21%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.08%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.08%) MSTest
14 7 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (0.94%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.94%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (0.94%) ClearCase
General
1 178 (23.92%) Finance
2 123 (16.53%) Banking
3 74 (9.95%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.30%) Front Office
5 31 (4.17%) Back Office
6 30 (4.03%) Retail
7 26 (3.49%) Legal
8 23 (3.09%) Publishing
9 21 (2.82%) Telecoms
10 20 (2.69%) Marketing
11 16 (2.15%) Law
12 14 (1.88%) Advertising
13 13 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (1.61%) Manufacturing
15 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.81%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.67%) Military
18 4 (0.54%) Billing
19 3 (0.40%) Electronics
20 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 320 (43.01%) Analyst
2 280 (37.63%) Business Analyst
3 214 (28.76%) Developer
4 107 (14.38%) Architect
5 96 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 47 (6.32%) Agile Business Analyst
7 44 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
9 28 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
9 28 (3.76%) .NET Developer
10 25 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 24 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
11 24 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
12 23 (3.09%) IT Business Analyst
13 21 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
14 20 (2.69%) Business Systems Analyst
14 20 (2.69%) Consultant
15 18 (2.42%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
15 18 (2.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (18.95%) XML
2 137 (18.41%) .NET
3 121 (16.26%) Web Services
4 88 (11.83%) HTML
5 77 (10.35%) J2EE
5 77 (10.35%) SOAP
6 76 (10.22%) Spring
7 65 (8.74%) .NET Framework
8 61 (8.20%) JMS
9 60 (8.06%) Middleware
10 59 (7.93%) Hibernate
11 50 (6.72%) ASP.NET
12 45 (6.05%) CSS
13 43 (5.78%) Struts
14 42 (5.65%) REST
15 40 (5.38%) jQuery
16 36 (4.84%) JSP
16 36 (4.84%) XSLT
16 36 (4.84%) Java EE
17 31 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.49%) Computer Science
1 26 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (3.23%) Derivative
3 23 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.82%) Open Source
4 21 (2.82%) Credit Risk
5 20 (2.69%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.34%) IPTV
9 10 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.08%) AS400
11 8 (1.08%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.08%) iSeries
12 7 (0.94%) W3C
12 7 (0.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.12%) Windows
2 46 (6.18%) Linux
3 34 (4.57%) UNIX
4 15 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.08%) Android
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.81%) MVS
7 6 (0.81%) VME
8 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.67%) HPUX
8 5 (0.67%) Solaris
9 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) CentOS
12 1 (0.13%) Tru64
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (24.06%) OO
2 157 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (19.76%) Scrum
4 139 (18.68%) Business Analysis
5 132 (17.74%) Use Case
6 105 (14.11%) TDD
7 104 (13.98%) Data Modelling
8 97 (13.04%) RUP
9 92 (12.37%) SOA
10 85 (11.42%) Project Management
11 65 (8.74%) TOGAF
11 65 (8.74%) MVC
11 65 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 63 (8.47%) BDD
13 62 (8.33%) User Stories
13 62 (8.33%) Migration
14 61 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
15 56 (7.53%) Validation
16 54 (7.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 217 (29.17%) Java
2 179 (24.06%) SQL
3 96 (12.90%) C#
4 64 (8.60%) JavaScript
5 35 (4.70%) PL/SQL
6 30 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.82%) C
8 20 (2.69%) C++
9 19 (2.55%) Python
10 11 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.48%) Scala
11 10 (1.34%) VBA
12 9 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.21%) PHP
13 8 (1.08%) Perl
13 8 (1.08%) Clojure
14 7 (0.94%) VBScript
14 7 (0.94%) VB
14 7 (0.94%) VB6
14 7 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (15.19%) Degree
2 51 (6.85%) ISEB
3 44 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 28 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.94%) IIBA
5 7 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.54%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) CBAP
8 3 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) MBA
8 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.27%) MCP
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.27%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.27%) CISSP
9 2 (0.27%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.78%) QA
2 11 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.08%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.54%) EMIR
7 3 (0.40%) COBIT
7 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.13%) NDS
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) Puppet
2 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 118 (15.86%) Oracle
2 100 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.26%) JBoss
4 41 (5.51%) IBM
5 25 (3.36%) Sybase
6 13 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.61%) Bloomberg
7 12 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.61%) Murex
8 11 (1.48%) Informatica
8 11 (1.48%) ATG
9 10 (1.34%) hybris
10 9 (1.21%) Fidessa
11 8 (1.08%) Software AG
11 8 (1.08%) Actuate
12 7 (0.94%) Elastic Path
12 7 (0.94%) Business Objects
12 7 (0.94%) SAP
13 6 (0.81%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.67%) Mercator
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £430.00 - £480.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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