Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 372 354 268
Rank change year-on-year -18 -86 -7
Contract jobs citing UML 263 310 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.67% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.76% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 202 252
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £350
90th Percentile £650 £606 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 39,201 40,859 36,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.13% 87.88% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,062 29,756 26,321
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 421 442
London median hourly rate £24.47 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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
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 18 January 2019. 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 -11 57 £550 +15.79% 18
West London +14 12 £355 -20.00% 6
East London -22 12 £550 +16.77% 2
South London -4 7 £425 -22.73% 1
North London - 1 £475 -
UML
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 156 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (33.84%) Java
3 70 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (26.62%) BDD
4 67 (25.48%) REST
5 65 (24.71%) SQL Server
6 60 (22.81%) SQL
7 58 (22.05%) Finance
8 56 (21.29%) TDD
8 56 (21.29%) Microservices
9 55 (20.91%) Use Case
10 52 (19.77%) Data Modelling
10 52 (19.77%) SDLC
11 51 (19.39%) JavaScript
12 50 (19.01%) Banking
13 47 (17.87%) OO
14 46 (17.49%) Spring
15 45 (17.11%) Oracle
15 45 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (16.73%) Maven
17 41 (15.59%) Relational Database
18 40 (15.21%) Web Services
19 38 (14.45%) Scrum
19 38 (14.45%) Git (software)
20 37 (14.07%) XML
21 36 (13.69%) MS Visio
21 36 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (13.31%) JMS
22 35 (13.31%) HTML
22 35 (13.31%) Project 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 16 (6.08%) Confluence
1 16 (6.08%) JBoss
1 16 (6.08%) Mule
2 14 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.80%) Apache
4 10 (3.80%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.42%) IIS
6 7 (2.66%) Documentum
6 7 (2.66%) Liferay
7 6 (2.28%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.14%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (13.69%) MS Visio
2 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (1.52%) OPENHousing
2 4 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.14%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.14%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.04%) PaaS
4 6 (2.28%) Apigee
5 5 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.90%) IaaS
6 4 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.52%) npm
6 4 (1.52%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.52%) SaaS
7 3 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.14%) Boomi
8 2 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.76%) Heroku
8 2 (0.76%) Office 365
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.38%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) Unified Communications
2 6 (2.28%) VPN
2 6 (2.28%) WAN
3 5 (1.90%) AMQP
4 4 (1.52%) DNS
4 4 (1.52%) Firewall
4 4 (1.52%) Internet
4 4 (1.52%) MPLS
5 2 (0.76%) DVB
5 2 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) HTTP
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.59%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.37%) MySQL
4 19 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.94%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.18%) Big Data
6 11 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.18%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.80%) Apache Kudu
7 10 (3.80%) Impala
7 10 (3.80%) Power BI
8 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.42%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (16.73%) Maven
2 38 (14.45%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.03%) Jenkins
4 26 (9.89%) JIRA
5 23 (8.75%) JUnit
5 23 (8.75%) Subversion
6 20 (7.60%) Eclipse
7 19 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (7.22%) jMock
8 15 (5.70%) FishEye
9 13 (4.94%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.94%) Rational Rose
9 13 (4.94%) Selenium
10 12 (4.56%) SoapUI
11 11 (4.18%) IntelliJ
11 11 (4.18%) JMeter
11 11 (4.18%) NeoLoad
12 8 (3.04%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (22.05%) Finance
2 50 (19.01%) Banking
3 25 (9.51%) Front Office
4 22 (8.37%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.90%) Advertising
7 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.52%) Games
8 2 (0.76%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Law
8 2 (0.76%) Legal
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (34.98%) Analyst
2 86 (32.70%) Business Analyst
3 79 (30.04%) Architect
4 76 (28.90%) Developer
5 40 (15.21%) Java Developer
6 26 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (9.13%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.98%) Technical Architect
9 18 (6.84%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (6.84%) Technical Business Analyst
10 14 (5.32%) Java Architect
11 13 (4.94%) Banking Analyst
12 11 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.18%) Banking Business Analyst
13 10 (3.80%) Consultant
13 10 (3.80%) Digital Analyst
14 9 (3.42%) Apache Spark Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Digital Business Analyst
14 9 (3.42%) Process Analyst
14 9 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.48%) REST
2 46 (17.49%) Spring
3 40 (15.21%) Web Services
4 37 (14.07%) XML
5 35 (13.31%) Hibernate
5 35 (13.31%) HTML
5 35 (13.31%) JMS
6 34 (12.93%) .NET
7 33 (12.55%) CSS
8 31 (11.79%) AngularJS
9 29 (11.03%) JSON
10 23 (8.75%) ActiveMQ
10 23 (8.75%) Java EE
11 19 (7.22%) ASP.NET
12 18 (6.84%) jQuery
12 18 (6.84%) Sass
13 17 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (6.46%) Middleware
14 16 (6.08%) J2EE
14 16 (6.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.18%) Fintech
3 10 (3.80%) Derivative
4 9 (3.42%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.42%) Taxonomies
4 9 (3.42%) User Experience
5 8 (3.04%) Equities
5 8 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.28%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.90%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.90%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (1.90%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.14%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.79%) Unix
2 29 (11.03%) Linux
3 20 (7.60%) Windows
4 2 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.62%) BDD
3 56 (21.29%) Microservices
3 56 (21.29%) TDD
4 55 (20.91%) Use Case
5 52 (19.77%) Data Modelling
5 52 (19.77%) SDLC
6 47 (17.87%) OO
7 38 (14.45%) Scrum
8 35 (13.31%) Project Management
9 33 (12.55%) Data Analysis
9 33 (12.55%) DevOps
9 33 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (12.17%) Workshop Facilitation
11 30 (11.41%) BPMN
12 28 (10.65%) Workflow
13 27 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (10.27%) SOA
14 26 (9.89%) ArchiMate
15 24 (9.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.84%) Java
2 60 (22.81%) SQL
3 51 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.27%) C#
5 20 (7.60%) PL/SQL
6 17 (6.46%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.94%) Java 8
8 9 (3.42%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.66%) C++
10 6 (2.28%) Python
11 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.14%) Groovy
13 3 (1.14%) VBA
14 2 (0.76%) PHP
14 2 (0.76%) R
14 2 (0.76%) Scala
15 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.13%) Degree
2 17 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (1.90%) ISEB
6 3 (1.14%) CISM
6 3 (1.14%) CISSP
6 3 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.14%) ISSAP
6 3 (1.14%) SANS
6 3 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CBAP
7 2 (0.76%) PhD
7 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.65%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) COBIT
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.14%) GDPR
3 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.76%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.80%) HDFS
2 5 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.18%) Kibana
2 11 (4.18%) logstash
3 3 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (17.11%) Oracle
2 33 (12.55%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.75%) Sybase
4 15 (5.70%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.18%) Google
6 8 (3.04%) IBM
7 7 (2.66%) Murex
8 6 (2.28%) UiPath
9 5 (1.90%) Automation Anywhere
9 5 (1.90%) Blue Prism
9 5 (1.90%) Cadence
10 4 (1.52%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.52%) Nintex
10 4 (1.52%) Northgate
10 4 (1.52%) Tableau
11 3 (1.14%) Adobe
11 3 (1.14%) Dell
12 2 (0.76%) Informatica
12 2 (0.76%) Pega
12 2 (0.76%) Splunk