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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 199 163 85
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -78
Contract jobs citing UML 262 347 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.48% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.87% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 208 337
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.37 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +2.73%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -29 68 £506 +12.50% 24
Canary Wharf -9 9 £513 +2.50%
Docklands, London -13 3 £540 +8.00%
Paddington - 3 - -
Hayes - 3 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £428 - 1
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 261 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.91%) Java
3 149 (26.85%) Finance
4 133 (23.96%) Scrum
5 122 (21.98%) Use Case
6 118 (21.26%) .NET
7 116 (20.90%) SQL
8 114 (20.54%) Microsoft
9 110 (19.82%) Business Analysis
10 103 (18.56%) XML
11 97 (17.48%) Oracle
12 94 (16.94%) RUP
13 93 (16.76%) OO
13 93 (16.76%) Web Services
14 88 (15.86%) TDD
15 80 (14.41%) SOA
16 76 (13.69%) C#
16 76 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
17 74 (13.33%) MS Visio
17 74 (13.33%) Degree
18 73 (13.15%) Banking
18 73 (13.15%) SQL Server
19 71 (12.79%) Data Modelling
20 67 (12.07%) J2EE
21 63 (11.35%) SDLC
22 62 (11.17%) MS Excel
23 61 (10.99%) JavaScript
24 59 (10.63%) Project Management
25 58 (10.45%) Waterfall
26 53 (9.55%) HTML

UML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.95%) WebLogic
2 32 (5.77%) JBoss
3 29 (5.23%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.06%) Confluence
5 16 (2.88%) Apache
6 15 (2.70%) CMS
7 13 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.16%) IIS
9 11 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.44%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.08%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.08%) MS Project Server
13 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.54%) Node.js
15 3 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 62 (11.17%) MS Excel
3 48 (8.65%) MS Office
4 23 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.16%) MS Project
6 8 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) Maximo
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.36%) Unica
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.18%) Tridion
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.16%) Internet
2 7 (1.26%) LDAP
3 6 (1.08%) Broadband
3 6 (1.08%) SNMP
3 6 (1.08%) Intranet
4 5 (0.90%) HTTP
5 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.36%) LAN
5 2 (0.36%) WAN
5 2 (0.36%) SMTP
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) SAN
5 2 (0.36%) X.509
5 2 (0.36%) SSH
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) DVB
6 1 (0.18%) DMZ
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.96%) MySQL
4 22 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.80%) DB2
11 9 (1.62%) DTS
11 9 (1.62%) OLTP
11 9 (1.62%) EDRMS
12 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.26%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.90%) Big Data
13 5 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (9.19%) Maven
2 39 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.31%) Subversion
4 32 (5.77%) JUnit
5 31 (5.59%) Eclipse
6 30 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 28 (5.05%) JIRA
8 24 (4.32%) Ant
9 21 (3.78%) Visual Studio
9 21 (3.78%) Rational Rose
10 16 (2.88%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (2.34%) Selenium
13 11 (1.98%) NUnit
14 10 (1.80%) Mockito
15 9 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.62%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.44%) ERwin
17 7 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
18 6 (1.08%) Moq
General
1 149 (26.85%) Finance
2 73 (13.15%) Banking
3 37 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.86%) Front Office
5 25 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 24 (4.32%) Retail
7 18 (3.24%) Back Office
8 16 (2.88%) Legal
9 12 (2.16%) Law
10 9 (1.62%) Advertising
11 8 (1.44%) Billing
11 8 (1.44%) Marketing
12 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.72%) Publishing
14 4 (0.72%) Games
15 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Automotive
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 226 (40.72%) Analyst
2 207 (37.30%) Business Analyst
3 146 (26.31%) Developer
4 95 (17.12%) Architect
5 82 (14.77%) Java Developer
6 51 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (3.96%) Agile Business Analyst
11 20 (3.60%) Senior Business Analyst
11 20 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
12 19 (3.42%) Technical Architect
13 18 (3.24%) Consultant
14 16 (2.88%) Process Analyst
14 16 (2.88%) Project Manager
14 16 (2.88%) UML Business Analyst
15 15 (2.70%) Business Process Analyst
16 14 (2.52%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (21.26%) .NET
2 103 (18.56%) XML
3 93 (16.76%) Web Services
4 67 (12.07%) J2EE
5 53 (9.55%) HTML
6 51 (9.19%) SOAP
7 48 (8.65%) Spring
8 40 (7.21%) ASP.NET
9 39 (7.03%) .NET Framework
10 37 (6.67%) Middleware
10 37 (6.67%) CSS
11 36 (6.49%) JSON
12 28 (5.05%) XSLT
12 28 (5.05%) REST
13 26 (4.68%) JSP
14 25 (4.50%) Struts
14 25 (4.50%) XSD
14 25 (4.50%) WCF
15 24 (4.32%) Ajax
15 24 (4.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.96%) User Experience
3 20 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.24%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.70%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.52%) Equities
8 13 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.16%) Derivative
9 12 (2.16%) SWIFT
9 12 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.44%) W3C
12 8 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.26%) Grid Computing
13 7 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (1.26%) Life Science
13 7 (1.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.23%) Linux
2 26 (4.68%) Windows
3 25 (4.50%) UNIX
4 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.36%) Android
6 2 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) HPUX
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (23.96%) Scrum
3 122 (21.98%) Use Case
4 110 (19.82%) Business Analysis
5 94 (16.94%) RUP
6 93 (16.76%) OO
7 88 (15.86%) TDD
8 80 (14.41%) SOA
9 71 (12.79%) Data Modelling
10 63 (11.35%) SDLC
11 59 (10.63%) Project Management
12 58 (10.45%) Waterfall
13 51 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (9.01%) Migration
14 50 (9.01%) BPMN
15 47 (8.47%) Mentoring
16 45 (8.11%) User Stories
16 45 (8.11%) Data Analysis
17 44 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 43 (7.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (29.91%) Java
2 116 (20.90%) SQL
3 76 (13.69%) C#
4 61 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.78%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.06%) C++
7 16 (2.88%) Python
7 16 (2.88%) XPath
8 13 (2.34%) C
9 11 (1.98%) Ruby
10 10 (1.80%) Scala
10 10 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.08%) ANSI SQL
12 6 (1.08%) PHP
13 5 (0.90%) XAML
14 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.54%) VB
15 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (13.33%) Degree
2 38 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.42%) ISEB
4 17 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.44%) IIBA
6 7 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.36%) CBAP
11 1 (0.18%) MCTS
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.75%) QA
2 9 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.08%) SLA
4 5 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) MiFID
5 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.18%) EMIR
6 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) DICOM
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) GridGain
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (4.14%) Puppet
2 13 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.72%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (0.54%) Ansible
5 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 114 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 97 (17.48%) Oracle
3 30 (5.41%) IBM
4 14 (2.52%) SAP
4 14 (2.52%) hybris
5 13 (2.34%) Sybase
6 12 (2.16%) webMethods
7 10 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.26%) Adobe
8 7 (1.26%) Talend
9 6 (1.08%) GigaSpaces
9 6 (1.08%) HP
10 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.90%) Splunk
10 5 (0.90%) Pega
11 4 (0.72%) Infor
11 4 (0.72%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.72%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.72%) Software AG
11 4 (0.72%) Informatica
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago