Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 202 163
Rank change year-on-year 0 -39 +6
Contract jobs citing UML 48 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.76% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.85% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 43
City of London median daily rate £600 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £575 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +21.05% - -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 5,974 6,317 5,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.16% 88.77% 88.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,669 5,040 4,307
City of London median daily rate £515 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 70 51
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.88% -1.19%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.60 £13.75
90th Percentile £37.09 £37.38 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year +4.88% +1.43% -3.76%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019, 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 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 26 (54.17%) OO
5 25 (52.08%) TDD
6 24 (50.00%) BDD
7 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 20 (41.67%) Front Office
7 20 (41.67%) Unix
7 20 (41.67%) Linux
8 19 (39.58%) Sybase
8 19 (39.58%) Maven
9 18 (37.50%) jMock
9 18 (37.50%) Subversion
9 18 (37.50%) JUnit
10 16 (33.33%) JIRA
10 16 (33.33%) SDLC
10 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 16 (33.33%) Confluence
11 15 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (31.25%) FishEye
11 15 (31.25%) Atlassian
11 15 (31.25%) Oracle
11 15 (31.25%) Data Modelling
12 14 (29.17%) Banking
13 13 (27.08%) Spring
13 13 (27.08%) REST
13 13 (27.08%) Visualisation
13 13 (27.08%) Domain Models
14 12 (25.00%) Hadoop

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 16 (33.33%) Confluence
2 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 11 (22.92%) Apache Spark
3 8 (16.67%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.25%) Mule
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 11 (22.92%) Apache Kudu
4 11 (22.92%) Impala
5 8 (16.67%) MySQL
6 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
6 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) KDB
7 1 (2.08%) Kdb+
7 1 (2.08%) Power BI
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Maven
2 18 (37.50%) jMock
2 18 (37.50%) JUnit
2 18 (37.50%) Subversion
3 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (33.33%) JIRA
4 15 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (31.25%) FishEye
5 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
6 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ
6 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.33%) Gradle
7 4 (8.33%) Hudson
7 4 (8.33%) JMeter
7 4 (8.33%) NeoLoad
7 4 (8.33%) Selenium
7 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (41.67%) Front Office
2 14 (29.17%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 9 (18.75%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 25 (52.08%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Architect
4 10 (20.83%) Apache Spark Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Business IT Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) REST
1 13 (27.08%) Spring
2 12 (25.00%) JMS
3 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
4 8 (16.67%) Java EE
4 8 (16.67%) Middleware
4 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 8 (16.67%) XML
5 7 (14.58%) JTA
5 7 (14.58%) JTS
6 6 (12.50%) CSS
6 6 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (10.42%) JSON
7 5 (10.42%) WCF
8 4 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (8.33%) JAXB
8 4 (8.33%) MSMQ
8 4 (8.33%) Sass
8 4 (8.33%) Spring Batch
8 4 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Fixed Income
1 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Equities
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
1 20 (41.67%) Unix
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) OO
3 25 (52.08%) TDD
4 24 (50.00%) BDD
5 16 (33.33%) SDLC
6 15 (31.25%) Data Modelling
7 13 (27.08%) Domain Models
7 13 (27.08%) Visualisation
8 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 12 (25.00%) SOA
9 11 (22.92%) Change Control
9 11 (22.92%) Logical Data Model
9 11 (22.92%) Physical Data Model
10 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (16.67%) Microservices
11 8 (16.67%) Network Architecture
11 8 (16.67%) Project Management
12 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) Java 8
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) C#
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CBAP
1 1 (2.08%) CISM
1 1 (2.08%) CISSP
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
1 1 (2.08%) SANS
1 1 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) HDFS
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Kibana
1 4 (8.33%) logstash
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Sybase
2 15 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Cadence
3 4 (8.33%) Murex
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.08%) Nintex