Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 336 221
Rank change year-on-year -4 -115 +18
Contract jobs citing UML 318 289 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.65% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.74% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 188 351
London median daily rate £513 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.17% +3.78%
10th Percentile £376 £375 £363
90th Percentile £673 £618 £663
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
London median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26.23 £42.50 £37.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £42.25
England median hourly rate £44.75 £45.39 £42.45
% change year-on-year -1.41% +6.93% +6.13%

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 40,244 38,888 39,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.61% 87.78% 86.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,096 27,997 28,316
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 385 377
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +8.34% +5.80%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.21 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -30 56 £510 -1.26% 16
West London -14 23 £515 +21.25% 5
South London -22 10 £513 +24.24% 3
East London -14 9 £470 -4.08% 2
North London - 1 £475 -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 185 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.56%) Java
3 92 (28.93%) Finance
4 81 (25.47%) Use Case
5 73 (22.96%) Data Modelling
6 64 (20.13%) Banking
7 63 (19.81%) TDD
8 61 (19.18%) Business Analysis
9 60 (18.87%) Spring
10 59 (18.55%) BDD
11 58 (18.24%) JavaScript
11 58 (18.24%) SQL Server
12 57 (17.92%) Web Services
12 57 (17.92%) REST
13 54 (16.98%) XML
14 53 (16.67%) SQL
15 52 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (16.04%) BPMN
17 48 (15.09%) Waterfall
17 48 (15.09%) SDLC
18 46 (14.47%) OO
19 45 (14.15%) HTML
19 45 (14.15%) Oracle
19 45 (14.15%) Microservices
19 45 (14.15%) User Stories
19 45 (14.15%) Business Process Modelling
20 44 (13.84%) JMS
21 43 (13.52%) Hibernate
21 43 (13.52%) Relational Database
22 42 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management

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 24 (7.55%) JBoss
2 16 (5.03%) Confluence
3 15 (4.72%) Mule
4 11 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.83%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.52%) IIS
7 7 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.57%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.94%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.94%) Apache
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (10.38%) MS Visio
2 16 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.20%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.89%) GIMP
4 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.63%) Actimize
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 8 (2.52%) SaaS
4 7 (2.20%) IaaS
5 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.26%) iPaaS
5 4 (1.26%) npm
5 4 (1.26%) Office 365
5 4 (1.26%) Serverless
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.63%) GitHub
7 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.46%) AMQP
2 2 (0.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.63%) Skype
3 1 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.52%) Relational Database
3 32 (10.06%) MySQL
4 31 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (8.49%) MongoDB
6 22 (6.92%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.09%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.20%) Big Data
9 7 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.89%) DB2
10 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.26%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.94%) HBase
13 3 (0.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.32%) JIRA
3 32 (10.06%) Maven
4 24 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (7.23%) Rational Rose
5 23 (7.23%) Subversion
6 21 (6.60%) Jenkins
7 17 (5.35%) JUnit
8 16 (5.03%) jMock
9 15 (4.72%) Eclipse
10 14 (4.40%) FishEye
10 14 (4.40%) Hudson
11 12 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (3.14%) Selenium
12 10 (3.14%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.83%) JMeter
13 9 (2.83%) NeoLoad
14 7 (2.20%) Mercurial
14 7 (2.20%) Mocha
14 7 (2.20%) webpack
General
1 92 (28.93%) Finance
2 64 (20.13%) Banking
3 34 (10.69%) Investment Banking
4 21 (6.60%) Retail
5 14 (4.40%) Front Office
6 12 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (3.46%) Advertising
8 7 (2.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.57%) Marketing
10 4 (1.26%) Back Office
10 4 (1.26%) Billing
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.94%) Law
11 3 (0.94%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (41.19%) Analyst
2 112 (35.22%) Business Analyst
3 81 (25.47%) Architect
4 73 (22.96%) Developer
5 38 (11.95%) Java Developer
6 32 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 16 (5.03%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.72%) Process Analyst
10 14 (4.40%) IT Analyst
10 14 (4.40%) Java Architect
11 13 (4.09%) Business IT Analyst
11 13 (4.09%) Data Architect
11 13 (4.09%) IT Business Analyst
12 12 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
12 12 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.14%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.14%) Data Modeller
13 10 (3.14%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.87%) Spring
2 57 (17.92%) REST
2 57 (17.92%) Web Services
3 54 (16.98%) XML
4 45 (14.15%) HTML
5 44 (13.84%) JMS
6 43 (13.52%) Hibernate
7 38 (11.95%) .NET
8 34 (10.69%) CSS
9 32 (10.06%) Middleware
10 28 (8.81%) XSLT
11 26 (8.18%) ActiveMQ
12 25 (7.86%) JSON
13 22 (6.92%) JPA
13 22 (6.92%) Sass
14 21 (6.60%) WCF
15 20 (6.29%) ASP.NET
15 20 (6.29%) JTA
15 20 (6.29%) JTS
16 19 (5.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.60%) Fixed Income
3 16 (5.03%) User Experience
4 15 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.09%) Equities
5 13 (4.09%) Taxonomies
6 11 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.14%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.83%) Fintech
8 9 (2.83%) PMI
9 8 (2.52%) Derivative
9 8 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.57%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.57%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (1.26%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.26%) Life Science
11 4 (1.26%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.12%) Unix
2 28 (8.81%) Linux
3 17 (5.35%) Windows
4 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.47%) Use Case
3 73 (22.96%) Data Modelling
4 63 (19.81%) TDD
5 61 (19.18%) Business Analysis
6 59 (18.55%) BDD
7 51 (16.04%) BPMN
8 48 (15.09%) SDLC
8 48 (15.09%) Waterfall
9 46 (14.47%) OO
10 45 (14.15%) Business Process Modelling
10 45 (14.15%) Microservices
10 45 (14.15%) User Stories
11 42 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (10.38%) Scrum
13 33 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (8.18%) Project Management
15 26 (8.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 94 (29.56%) Java
2 58 (18.24%) JavaScript
3 53 (16.67%) SQL
4 29 (9.12%) C#
5 21 (6.60%) PL/SQL
6 14 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.52%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.20%) ES6
8 7 (2.20%) Python
9 5 (1.57%) C
10 4 (1.26%) C++
11 2 (0.63%) R
12 1 (0.31%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.31%) VC++
12 1 (0.31%) X++
12 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (10.06%) Degree
2 16 (5.03%) ISEB
3 15 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.83%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.52%) CBAP
7 7 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.26%) ACCA
8 4 (1.26%) CIMA
8 4 (1.26%) IIBA
9 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.94%) PhD
10 2 (0.63%) CISSP
10 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.31%) CISA
11 1 (0.31%) CISMP
11 1 (0.31%) GIAC
11 1 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.43%) QA
2 7 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.26%) GDPR
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.63%) PSD2
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.94%) HDFS
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.83%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.52%) Kibana
2 8 (2.52%) logstash
3 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.31%) Mesos
4 1 (0.31%) Oozie
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (14.15%) Oracle
2 39 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.55%) Sybase
4 18 (5.66%) Murex
5 17 (5.35%) Informatica
6 14 (4.40%) Atlassian
7 13 (4.09%) IBM
8 10 (3.14%) Google
8 10 (3.14%) SAP
9 9 (2.83%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.89%) Pega
10 6 (1.89%) Tableau
11 4 (1.26%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.26%) Apigee
11 4 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.94%) Automation Anywhere
12 3 (0.94%) Blue Prism
12 3 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.94%) Talend
12 3 (0.94%) UiPath