Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 241 252
Rank change year-on-year -78 +11 -74
Contract jobs citing UML 326 487 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 1.10% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.28% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 313 276
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +7.95%
10th Percentile £359 £363 £324
90th Percentile £630 £674 £638
England median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +77.78% -39.19%
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.50 £20.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £24.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

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 39573 38183 39092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.98% 86.21% 83.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28725 27471 27967
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £663 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 390 475
London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.69 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.04% +8.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.12 £11.49 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.63 £52.75 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +15.79%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +20 73 £500 - 16
East London -12 13 £490 -0.51%
West London -63 13 £425 -5.61%
South London -19 2 £413 -2.94%
UML
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region with a requirement for UML.

1 154 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (27.91%) Java
3 83 (25.46%) Use Case
4 75 (23.01%) Web Services
5 73 (22.39%) Finance
6 72 (22.09%) OO
6 72 (22.09%) Oracle
7 65 (19.94%) SQL
8 64 (19.63%) SDLC
9 63 (19.33%) Banking
9 63 (19.33%) Business Analysis
10 58 (17.79%) Microsoft
10 58 (17.79%) Scrum
11 56 (17.18%) XML
11 56 (17.18%) Waterfall
12 54 (16.56%) BPMN
13 53 (16.26%) Data Modelling
14 48 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (13.80%) TOGAF
16 44 (13.50%) Spring
17 43 (13.19%) JIRA
18 42 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (12.58%) Hibernate
20 39 (11.96%) SOA
21 38 (11.66%) Test Automation
22 37 (11.35%) MS Visio
23 36 (11.04%) JavaScript
23 36 (11.04%) TDD
24 34 (10.43%) QA
24 34 (10.43%) RUP

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 (7.36%) Confluence
2 20 (6.13%) JBoss
3 19 (5.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.53%) CMS
8 5 (1.53%) IIS
8 5 (1.53%) Mule
9 3 (0.92%) Apache
9 3 (0.92%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (11.35%) MS Visio
2 20 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.23%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.92%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.92%) iTrent
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle iStore
4 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Endur
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) RMDS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.06%) IaaS
2 19 (5.83%) SaaS
3 18 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (4.29%) iPaaS
6 11 (3.37%) OpenShift
7 9 (2.76%) npm
8 8 (2.45%) PaaS
9 7 (2.15%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (1.23%) Office 365
11 3 (0.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.37%) FTP
2 7 (2.15%) LDAP
3 5 (1.53%) SSL
4 3 (0.92%) AMQP
4 3 (0.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.61%) HTTP
5 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.61%) X.509
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) LAN
6 1 (0.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.44%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.91%) Big Data
4 13 (3.99%) MySQL
5 12 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.37%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.07%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.76%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.15%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.15%) OLAP
10 6 (1.84%) DB2
11 5 (1.53%) MS Access
11 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.23%) DataStage
12 4 (1.23%) KDB
13 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.92%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.61%) HBase
14 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (13.19%) JIRA
2 28 (8.59%) Maven
3 26 (7.98%) JUnit
4 25 (7.67%) Jenkins
5 22 (6.75%) Subversion
6 20 (6.13%) Eclipse
6 20 (6.13%) IntelliJ
7 18 (5.52%) Ant
8 15 (4.60%) Gradle
9 13 (3.99%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.37%) Checkstyle
10 11 (3.37%) XMLUnit
11 10 (3.07%) Git (software)
12 9 (2.76%) NetBeans
12 9 (2.76%) Rational Rose
13 8 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.15%) jMock
15 6 (1.84%) Hudson
15 6 (1.84%) TeamCity
16 5 (1.53%) ERwin
General
1 73 (22.39%) Finance
2 63 (19.33%) Banking
3 24 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.60%) Front Office
5 12 (3.68%) Back Office
5 12 (3.68%) Retail
6 8 (2.45%) Marketing
6 8 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.84%) Billing
8 4 (1.23%) French Language
9 3 (0.92%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.92%) Electronics
9 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.61%) Advertising
10 2 (0.61%) Law
10 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 121 (37.12%) Analyst
2 104 (31.90%) Business Analyst
3 93 (28.53%) Architect
4 78 (23.93%) Developer
5 52 (15.95%) Java Developer
6 45 (13.80%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (3.99%) Data Architect
8 11 (3.37%) Digital Analyst
8 11 (3.37%) Digital Business Analyst
8 11 (3.37%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.07%) Java Architect
9 10 (3.07%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (2.76%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.45%) Business Systems Analyst
11 8 (2.45%) Oracle Architect
11 8 (2.45%) Software Architect
11 8 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (23.01%) Web Services
2 56 (17.18%) XML
3 44 (13.50%) Spring
4 41 (12.58%) Hibernate
5 32 (9.82%) J2EE
6 31 (9.51%) HTML
7 29 (8.90%) JMS
7 29 (8.90%) REST
8 28 (8.59%) .NET
9 25 (7.67%) SOAP
10 24 (7.36%) CSS
11 21 (6.44%) AngularJS
12 20 (6.13%) Java EE
13 17 (5.21%) Apache Camel
14 16 (4.91%) jQuery
14 16 (4.91%) XSLT
15 15 (4.60%) JSON
15 15 (4.60%) XSD
15 15 (4.60%) XSL
16 14 (4.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.91%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.91%) User Experience
3 14 (4.29%) Data Structures
3 14 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.99%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.45%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.15%) Equities
7 6 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.53%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.53%) Fintech
8 5 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.53%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.23%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.23%) PMI
10 3 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.28%) Unix
2 20 (6.13%) Windows
3 18 (5.52%) Linux
4 3 (0.92%) Android
4 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (25.46%) Use Case
3 72 (22.09%) OO
4 64 (19.63%) SDLC
5 63 (19.33%) Business Analysis
6 58 (17.79%) Scrum
7 56 (17.18%) Waterfall
8 54 (16.56%) BPMN
9 53 (16.26%) Data Modelling
10 48 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (13.80%) TOGAF
12 39 (11.96%) SOA
13 38 (11.66%) Test Automation
14 36 (11.04%) TDD
15 34 (10.43%) RUP
16 31 (9.51%) PRINCE2
17 30 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (9.20%) Business Process Modelling
17 30 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (8.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.91%) Java
2 65 (19.94%) SQL
3 36 (11.04%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.51%) PL/SQL
5 18 (5.52%) C#
6 15 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.29%) XPath
8 10 (3.07%) VB
9 9 (2.76%) C++
10 8 (2.45%) Python
11 7 (2.15%) PHP
12 5 (1.53%) C
12 5 (1.53%) VBA
13 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.92%) Perl
14 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.61%) Korn
15 2 (0.61%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 34 (10.43%) ISEB
2 32 (9.82%) Degree
2 32 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.91%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.60%) CBAP
4 15 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.37%) IIBA
6 8 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.53%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.53%) CITP
7 5 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PhD
10 1 (0.31%) PMP
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.43%) QA
2 11 (3.37%) GDPR
3 5 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.92%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.92%) PSD2
4 3 (0.92%) SLA
5 2 (0.61%) MiFID
5 2 (0.61%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.92%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) Firmware
3 2 (0.61%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.61%) SCCM
2 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 72 (22.09%) Oracle
2 58 (17.79%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.98%) Sybase
4 22 (6.75%) IBM
5 17 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.91%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.99%) Cognos
8 11 (3.37%) SAP
9 10 (3.07%) Workday
10 9 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.76%) Solace
11 8 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (2.15%) ATG
12 7 (2.15%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.15%) CA Agile Central
12 7 (2.15%) HP
13 6 (1.84%) Sencha
13 6 (1.84%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.53%) Informatica
14 5 (1.53%) InterSystems