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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 113 146
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33  
Contract jobs citing UML 39 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.35% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 37
Median daily rate £543 £516 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +21.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £438 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2579 2920 4265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2333 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in the City of London

UML
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for UML.

1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 27 (39.71%) Use Case
3 26 (38.24%) SQL
4 23 (33.82%) Java
5 22 (32.35%) Business Analysis
6 18 (26.47%) XML
7 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (23.53%) Spring
8 16 (23.53%) Oracle
9 15 (22.06%) Java EE
10 14 (20.59%) Banking
10 14 (20.59%) SWOT Analysis
10 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (19.12%) SDLC
11 13 (19.12%) Swim Lanes
11 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
11 13 (19.12%) Data Structures
11 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
11 13 (19.12%) Maven
11 13 (19.12%) JUnit
11 13 (19.12%) CSS
11 13 (19.12%) ITIL
11 13 (19.12%) OO
11 13 (19.12%) Data Modelling
12 12 (17.65%) JMS
12 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (17.65%) TDD
12 12 (17.65%) Business Process Analysis

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 (11.76%) Mule
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Confluence
5 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.41%) NServiceBus
5 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.47%) FileNet
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.47%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Yammer
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) LAN
1 4 (5.88%) WAN
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) Skype
3 2 (2.94%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) ADSL
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) HSRP
4 1 (1.47%) ICMP
4 1 (1.47%) IPsec
4 1 (1.47%) MPLS
4 1 (1.47%) OSPF
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) Big Data
4 3 (4.41%) QlikView
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
1 13 (19.12%) JUnit
1 13 (19.12%) Maven
2 11 (16.18%) JIRA
3 10 (14.71%) Mockito
4 8 (11.76%) Ant
5 7 (10.29%) Selenium
6 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.82%) EasyMock
6 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.88%) Gerrit
8 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.94%) jMock
9 2 (2.94%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 9 (13.24%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Front Office
5 3 (4.41%) Law
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Analyst
2 28 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 22 (32.35%) Developer
4 20 (29.41%) Java Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (14.71%) Architect
7 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Java Architect
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Digital Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Digital Business Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Lead Architect
11 3 (4.41%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) XML
2 16 (23.53%) Spring
3 15 (22.06%) Java EE
4 13 (19.12%) CSS
5 12 (17.65%) JMS
6 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
7 10 (14.71%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) JSON
8 9 (13.24%) JSP
8 9 (13.24%) REST
8 9 (13.24%) SOAP
9 8 (11.76%) Apache Camel
9 8 (11.76%) JAXB
10 7 (10.29%) J2EE
11 6 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (8.82%) JPA
11 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
11 6 (8.82%) Web Services
11 6 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (8.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.12%) Data Structures
3 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.94%) Derivative
7 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.94%) User Experience
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.47%) Equities
8 1 (1.47%) IPTV
8 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Linux
1 7 (10.29%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) Use Case
3 22 (32.35%) Business Analysis
4 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) SWOT Analysis
6 13 (19.12%) Data Modelling
6 13 (19.12%) ITIL
6 13 (19.12%) OO
6 13 (19.12%) SDLC
6 13 (19.12%) Swim Lanes
7 12 (17.65%) Business Process Analysis
7 12 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (17.65%) TDD
8 11 (16.18%) Multithreading
8 11 (16.18%) Scrum
9 10 (14.71%) BDD
9 10 (14.71%) Investment Management
9 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.76%) Microservices
10 8 (11.76%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) Apex Code
7 3 (4.41%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) SOQL
7 3 (4.41%) SOSL
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) CBAP
3 8 (11.76%) ISEB
4 7 (10.29%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) CITP
5 6 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCIE
8 1 (1.47%) CCNP
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) MiFID
2 6 (8.82%) Data Quality
3 5 (7.35%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.47%) EMIR
4 1 (1.47%) FATCA
4 1 (1.47%) ISO20022
4 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.88%) WorldPay
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.94%) Informatica
5 2 (2.94%) Tableau
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.47%) Canoo
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Lotus
6 1 (1.47%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Tradeweb
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