Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 164 177
Rank change year-on-year -50 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing UML 42 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.15% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 48
City of London median daily rate £510 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £370
90th Percentile £653 £673 £629
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £511
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.69% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £69.17 - -
Central London median hourly rate £69.17 - -

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,172 5,666 5,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.89% 87.93% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,880 4,372 4,818
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 56 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.64% -4.80%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.06 £37.91
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -1.10%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for UML in the City of London

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in the City of London

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in the City of London

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for UML.

1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 11 (26.19%) XML
5 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (21.43%) Banking
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) Use Case
6 9 (21.43%) BPMN
7 8 (19.05%) Spring
7 8 (19.05%) Advertising
7 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) JMS
8 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) User Stories
8 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 6 (14.29%) REST
9 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (14.29%) JIRA
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) SQL Server

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) npm
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Serverless
3 1 (2.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.38%) HBase
6 1 (2.38%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) ROLAP
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.38%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) FishEye
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.38%) jMock
4 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.38%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Advertising
4 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Front Office
6 2 (4.76%) Retail
7 1 (2.38%) Back Office
7 1 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (2.38%) Law
7 1 (2.38%) Legal
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.38%) Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Digital Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Integration Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Finance Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Integration Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 8 (19.05%) Spring
4 7 (16.67%) JMS
5 6 (14.29%) REST
6 5 (11.90%) HTML
6 5 (11.90%) Java EE
6 5 (11.90%) JTA
6 5 (11.90%) JTS
6 5 (11.90%) Swagger
7 4 (9.52%) Middleware
8 3 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.14%) RESTful
8 3 (7.14%) XSD
8 3 (7.14%) XSLT
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
9 2 (4.76%) Murex MxML
9 2 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Tandem
3 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Anti-Piracy
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
4 1 (2.38%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (21.43%) BPMN
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Use Case
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) User Stories
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.90%) ETL
7 5 (11.90%) Order to Cash
7 5 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (11.90%) Record to Report
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Cypher
4 1 (2.38%) Groovy
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) CBAP
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
1 1 (2.38%) HL7
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 20022
1 1 (2.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Sybase
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.76%) Murex
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau