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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 140 143
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing UML 32 25 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.74% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.86% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 48
Median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.50%  

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 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 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 24 June 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 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Finance
3 24 (32.88%) Business Analysis
3 24 (32.88%) Use Case
4 22 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (28.77%) Java
6 20 (27.40%) SQL
7 18 (24.66%) OO
8 16 (21.92%) TDD
8 16 (21.92%) Banking
8 16 (21.92%) XML
9 14 (19.18%) Spring
10 13 (17.81%) Maven
10 13 (17.81%) JIRA
10 13 (17.81%) CSS
10 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
10 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.44%) SDLC
11 12 (16.44%) REST
11 12 (16.44%) Unix
11 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.44%) SWOT Analysis
11 12 (16.44%) Investment Banking
12 11 (15.07%) JSON
12 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
12 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
12 11 (15.07%) Front Office
12 11 (15.07%) ITIL
12 11 (15.07%) SOAP
12 11 (15.07%) JavaScript

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 (10.96%) Mule
1 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.85%) Confluence
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) FileNet
6 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) MTS
6 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) GitHub
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LAN
1 3 (4.11%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.74%) Big Data
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) QlikView
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) JIRA
1 13 (17.81%) Maven
2 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.33%) JUnit
4 8 (10.96%) Mockito
5 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.22%) EasyMock
5 6 (8.22%) Selenium
6 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.48%) Ant
8 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.74%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.74%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.74%) XMLSpy
10 1 (1.37%) NUnit
10 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Banking
3 12 (16.44%) Investment Banking
4 11 (15.07%) Front Office
5 4 (5.48%) Law
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
7 2 (2.74%) Advertising
7 2 (2.74%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.37%) Publishing
8 1 (1.37%) Retail
8 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Analyst
2 31 (42.47%) Business Analyst
3 21 (28.77%) Developer
4 17 (23.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Architect
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.85%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Digital Business Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Lead Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Salesforce Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) XML
2 14 (19.18%) Spring
3 13 (17.81%) CSS
4 12 (16.44%) REST
5 11 (15.07%) JSON
5 11 (15.07%) SOAP
6 10 (13.70%) HTML
6 10 (13.70%) J2EE
7 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.33%) Java EE
7 9 (12.33%) JMS
8 8 (10.96%) Apache Camel
8 8 (10.96%) JSP
9 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.59%) JAXB
9 7 (9.59%) jQuery
9 7 (9.59%) Spring Boot
10 6 (8.22%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (8.22%) JPA
10 6 (8.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Data Structures
2 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (8.22%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.74%) Derivative
7 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.74%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.37%) Equities
8 1 (1.37%) Fintech
8 1 (1.37%) IPTV
8 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Unix
2 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Business Analysis
2 24 (32.88%) Use Case
3 22 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (24.66%) OO
5 16 (21.92%) TDD
6 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
7 12 (16.44%) SDLC
7 12 (16.44%) SWOT Analysis
8 11 (15.07%) ITIL
8 11 (15.07%) Swim Lanes
9 10 (13.70%) BDD
9 10 (13.70%) Investment Management
9 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) BPMN
10 9 (12.33%) Microservices
10 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.33%) Scrum
10 9 (12.33%) SOA
10 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) SQL
3 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.48%) C#
7 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.11%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.11%) SOQL
8 3 (4.11%) SOSL
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) AWK
10 1 (1.37%) C-shell
10 1 (1.37%) Korn
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) ISEB
4 7 (9.59%) CBAP
4 7 (9.59%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) CITP
5 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) MiFID
2 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.11%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.37%) EMIR
3 1 (1.37%) FATCA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.48%) HP
3 4 (5.48%) ION Trading
4 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) Informatica
5 2 (2.74%) Tableau
5 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) Lotus
6 1 (1.37%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.37%) Perforce
6 1 (1.37%) RedGate
6 1 (1.37%) Tradeweb