Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 192 202
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 41 66 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.04% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 26
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +10.92% -7.27%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £334
90th Percentile £650 £676 £581
Central London median daily rate £510 £506 £475
% change year-on-year +0.74% +6.58% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,119 6,364 5,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.78% 89.26% 88.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,874 5,048 4,759
City of London median daily rate £505 £501 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +5.37% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 61 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.35 £12.15
90th Percentile £33.38 £30.75 £49.08
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (53.66%) TDD
4 19 (46.34%) BDD
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) OO
6 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
7 15 (36.59%) HTML
7 15 (36.59%) JMS
7 15 (36.59%) Banking
8 14 (34.15%) Spring
8 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 14 (34.15%) Sybase
8 14 (34.15%) Unix
8 14 (34.15%) Linux
9 13 (31.71%) Oracle
9 13 (31.71%) Maven
10 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
10 12 (29.27%) SDLC
11 10 (24.39%) XML
11 10 (24.39%) Front Office
12 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
12 9 (21.95%) MySQL
13 8 (19.51%) CSS
13 8 (19.51%) JBoss
13 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (19.51%) Middleware
13 8 (19.51%) Investment Banking

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 8 (19.51%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 6 (14.63%) Confluence
3 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) Mule
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
3 9 (21.95%) MySQL
4 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
5 6 (14.63%) Apache Kudu
5 6 (14.63%) Impala
5 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Big Data
7 1 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Maven
2 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
3 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.07%) jMock
3 7 (17.07%) JUnit
3 7 (17.07%) Subversion
4 6 (14.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
4 6 (14.63%) FishEye
4 6 (14.63%) JIRA
5 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
6 4 (9.76%) Gradle
6 4 (9.76%) JMeter
6 4 (9.76%) NeoLoad
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium
6 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (36.59%) Banking
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Front Office
4 8 (19.51%) Investment Banking
5 7 (17.07%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Apache Spark Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer - Fintech
6 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Messaging Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Pega Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Pega Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) HTML
1 15 (36.59%) JMS
2 14 (34.15%) Spring
3 10 (24.39%) XML
4 8 (19.51%) CSS
4 8 (19.51%) Java EE
4 8 (19.51%) Middleware
4 8 (19.51%) REST
5 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
5 7 (17.07%) JSON
5 7 (17.07%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) JTA
6 6 (14.63%) JTS
7 5 (12.20%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (12.20%) Sass
7 5 (12.20%) Spring Boot
8 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (9.76%) JPA
8 4 (9.76%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Fintech
1 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Equities
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
1 14 (34.15%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) TDD
3 19 (46.34%) BDD
4 17 (41.46%) OO
5 12 (29.27%) SDLC
6 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
7 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.07%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (17.07%) Domain Models
8 7 (17.07%) Visualisation
9 6 (14.63%) Change Control
9 6 (14.63%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (14.63%) Microservices
9 6 (14.63%) Physical Data Model
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (12.20%) SOA
10 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) Java 8
6 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.44%) Cypher
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.44%) Groovy
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) HDFS
2 5 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Kibana
1 4 (9.76%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Sybase
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.76%) Cadence
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) Informatica
6 2 (4.88%) Murex
6 2 (4.88%) Pega
6 2 (4.88%) Tableau
7 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.44%) Nintex