Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 344 270
Rank change year-on-year -19 -74 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 290 332 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.71% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.80% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 231 286
London median daily rate £511 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £400 £360 £356
90th Percentile £650 £625 £663
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +77.78%
10th Percentile £24.15 £42.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -0.58%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,633 41,351 39,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.03% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,322 30,008 28,361
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 405 418
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +2.79% +9.45%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.35 £50.00 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for UML in London

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in London

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in London

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in London

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in London

UML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -33 56 £510 +0.74% 21
West London -1 15 £419 -4.18% 6
East London -26 7 £520 +8.22% 5
South London -16 6 £513 - 4
North London - 1 £475 -
UML
England

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 London region with a requirement for UML.

1 159 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (37.24%) Java
3 77 (26.55%) Finance
4 73 (25.17%) TDD
5 72 (24.83%) BDD
6 69 (23.79%) SQL Server
7 66 (22.76%) REST
8 65 (22.41%) Spring
9 64 (22.07%) SQL
10 59 (20.34%) Data Modelling
10 59 (20.34%) Use Case
11 58 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 57 (19.66%) OO
12 57 (19.66%) Banking
13 55 (18.97%) Web Services
13 55 (18.97%) SDLC
14 54 (18.62%) Microservices
15 53 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
16 52 (17.93%) XML
17 51 (17.59%) JMS
17 51 (17.59%) Hibernate
18 49 (16.90%) Maven
19 48 (16.55%) Oracle
19 48 (16.55%) Git (software)
20 47 (16.21%) HTML
21 44 (15.17%) Relational Database
22 40 (13.79%) .NET
23 39 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (13.10%) CSS
25 37 (12.76%) Amazon AWS

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (8.97%) JBoss
2 19 (6.55%) Mule
3 18 (6.21%) Confluence
4 12 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.10%) IIS
7 8 (2.76%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.41%) Apache
8 7 (2.41%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.07%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.72%) NServiceBus
11 4 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.03%) Documentum
12 3 (1.03%) Liferay
13 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (9.31%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.69%) GIMP
5 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.03%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.34%) Actimize
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.07%) Apigee
3 6 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (2.07%) PaaS
4 5 (1.72%) IaaS
4 5 (1.72%) SaaS
5 4 (1.38%) npm
6 3 (1.03%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.69%) Office 365
7 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.79%) AMQP
2 3 (1.03%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.69%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) Intranet
3 2 (0.69%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 44 (15.17%) Relational Database
3 32 (11.03%) MySQL
4 27 (9.31%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.48%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.45%) Big Data
9 9 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.07%) Apache Kudu
12 6 (2.07%) Impala
12 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.72%) Power BI
13 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (16.90%) Maven
2 48 (16.55%) Git (software)
3 35 (12.07%) JIRA
4 34 (11.72%) Jenkins
5 28 (9.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (9.31%) Subversion
7 26 (8.97%) Eclipse
8 22 (7.59%) JUnit
9 20 (6.90%) jMock
9 20 (6.90%) Rational Rose
10 18 (6.21%) FishEye
11 15 (5.17%) Selenium
12 14 (4.83%) IntelliJ
13 13 (4.48%) Hudson
13 13 (4.48%) SoapUI
14 12 (4.14%) JMeter
14 12 (4.14%) NeoLoad
15 9 (3.10%) Cucumber
15 9 (3.10%) Mercurial
16 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (26.55%) Finance
2 57 (19.66%) Banking
3 29 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.59%) Front Office
5 10 (3.45%) Advertising
5 10 (3.45%) Retail
6 4 (1.38%) Billing
7 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (35.86%) Analyst
2 94 (32.41%) Business Analyst
3 90 (31.03%) Developer
4 70 (24.14%) Architect
5 50 (17.24%) Java Developer
6 30 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.24%) Technical Architect
9 18 (6.21%) Java Architect
10 13 (4.48%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.48%) Banking Analyst
11 12 (4.14%) IT Analyst
11 12 (4.14%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (4.14%) Technical Business Analyst
12 11 (3.79%) Business IT Analyst
12 11 (3.79%) IT Business Analyst
12 11 (3.79%) Process Analyst
13 10 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.76%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.76%) REST
2 65 (22.41%) Spring
3 55 (18.97%) Web Services
4 52 (17.93%) XML
5 51 (17.59%) Hibernate
5 51 (17.59%) JMS
6 47 (16.21%) HTML
7 40 (13.79%) .NET
8 38 (13.10%) CSS
9 32 (11.03%) ActiveMQ
10 31 (10.69%) JSON
11 28 (9.66%) Middleware
12 27 (9.31%) AngularJS
13 24 (8.28%) ASP.NET
13 24 (8.28%) XSLT
14 22 (7.59%) JPA
14 22 (7.59%) Sass
14 22 (7.59%) WCF
15 21 (7.24%) Java EE
15 21 (7.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 15 (5.17%) Equities
4 12 (4.14%) Derivative
4 12 (4.14%) Taxonomies
5 11 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.79%) Fintech
5 11 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.45%) User Experience
7 8 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.38%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.38%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.03%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.07%) Unix
2 31 (10.69%) Linux
3 17 (5.86%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) Android
4 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.17%) TDD
3 72 (24.83%) BDD
4 59 (20.34%) Data Modelling
4 59 (20.34%) Use Case
5 57 (19.66%) OO
6 55 (18.97%) SDLC
7 54 (18.62%) Microservices
8 35 (12.07%) Business Analysis
9 34 (11.72%) Scrum
10 32 (11.03%) User Stories
11 30 (10.34%) BPMN
11 30 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (9.66%) Workshop Facilitation
13 27 (9.31%) CRM
13 27 (9.31%) Waterfall
14 26 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (8.62%) Unit Testing
15 25 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (7.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 108 (37.24%) Java
2 64 (22.07%) SQL
3 58 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.03%) C#
5 25 (8.62%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.52%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.10%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.76%) Java 8
9 7 (2.41%) C++
10 5 (1.72%) C
10 5 (1.72%) Python
11 3 (1.03%) ES6
11 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.69%) R
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) Groovy
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) VC++
13 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (7.93%) Degree
2 12 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.72%) ISEB
5 4 (1.38%) ACCA
5 4 (1.38%) CIMA
5 4 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.69%) PhD
6 2 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) CBAP
7 1 (0.34%) CISMP
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) MBA
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.72%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.03%) GDPR
3 2 (0.69%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.41%) Docker
2 6 (2.07%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.14%) Kibana
2 12 (4.14%) logstash
3 4 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.34%) Mesos
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (16.55%) Oracle
2 31 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.66%) Sybase
4 18 (6.21%) Atlassian
4 18 (6.21%) Murex
5 13 (4.48%) IBM
6 11 (3.79%) Google
7 9 (3.10%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.72%) Cadence
8 5 (1.72%) Pega
8 5 (1.72%) SAP
9 4 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.03%) Automation Anywhere
10 3 (1.03%) Blue Prism
10 3 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.03%) Tableau
10 3 (1.03%) UiPath
11 2 (0.69%) Nintex
11 2 (0.69%) Retek
11 2 (0.69%) Splunk