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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
England / London
Rank 235 197 189
Rank change year-on-year -38 -8  
Contract jobs citing UML 179 277 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.25% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.47% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 199 198
Median daily rate £508 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16580 18843 17272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11924 13599 12137
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 245
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 41 £535 +3.63% 6
Croydon +8 1 £350 +4.47%
Docklands, London -4 1 £543 +33.95%
Canary Wharf -5 1 - -
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 175 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (40.69%) Java
3 102 (29.23%) Finance
4 99 (28.37%) Oracle
5 98 (28.08%) SQL
6 90 (25.79%) XML
7 89 (25.50%) Web Services
8 87 (24.93%) Use Case
9 79 (22.64%) Business Analysis
10 76 (21.78%) Scrum
11 74 (21.20%) Spring
12 73 (20.92%) J2EE
13 72 (20.63%) OO
14 66 (18.91%) Data Modelling
15 54 (15.47%) SOAP
15 54 (15.47%) Hibernate
15 54 (15.47%) TDD
16 52 (14.90%) REST
16 52 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (14.61%) Banking
18 48 (13.75%) SOA
19 47 (13.47%) Microsoft
19 47 (13.47%) TOGAF
20 46 (13.18%) JavaScript
20 46 (13.18%) HTML
21 45 (12.89%) Java EE
21 45 (12.89%) Degree
22 43 (12.32%) JSON
22 43 (12.32%) Security Cleared
22 43 (12.32%) CSS

UML
Top Related 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 40 (11.46%) WebLogic
2 36 (10.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (8.31%) JBoss
4 28 (8.02%) WebSphere
5 25 (7.16%) Confluence
6 23 (6.59%) Tomcat
7 18 (5.16%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.44%) GlassFish
8 12 (3.44%) WebLogic Portal
9 11 (3.15%) Mule
10 10 (2.87%) CMS
11 9 (2.58%) Apache
12 6 (1.72%) NServiceBus
13 5 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.57%) nginx
16 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (8.88%) MS Visio
2 30 (8.60%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) GIMP
5 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.29%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.29%) IaaS
4 7 (2.01%) GitHub
5 6 (1.72%) Office 365
5 6 (1.72%) PaaS
6 4 (1.15%) Yammer
7 3 (0.86%) Force.com
8 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) HTTP
2 6 (1.72%) LAN
2 6 (1.72%) WAN
3 5 (1.43%) DNS
3 5 (1.43%) SSL
3 5 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.15%) FTP
4 4 (1.15%) LDAP
4 4 (1.15%) SNMP
5 3 (0.86%) Skype
6 2 (0.57%) Internet
6 2 (0.57%) Intranet
6 2 (0.57%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) AMQP
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.29%) HSRP
7 1 (0.29%) IPsec
7 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.44%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.16%) Big Data
5 16 (4.58%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.01%) MySQL
7 12 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.15%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.58%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.01%) QlikView
10 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.72%) DB2
11 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (11.46%) JIRA
2 29 (8.31%) Maven
3 26 (7.45%) JUnit
4 25 (7.16%) Ant
4 25 (7.16%) Subversion
5 24 (6.88%) Jenkins
6 20 (5.73%) Eclipse
7 15 (4.30%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.44%) Mockito
8 12 (3.44%) Selenium
9 11 (3.15%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (2.58%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.29%) NetBeans
13 7 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.01%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.01%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.72%) Checkstyle
14 6 (1.72%) EasyMock
14 6 (1.72%) Gradle
General
1 102 (29.23%) Finance
2 51 (14.61%) Banking
3 17 (4.87%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.30%) Front Office
4 15 (4.30%) Retail
5 13 (3.72%) Marketing
6 9 (2.58%) Legal
7 5 (1.43%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Military
9 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (37.25%) Analyst
2 116 (33.24%) Business Analyst
3 105 (30.09%) Developer
4 101 (28.94%) Architect
5 75 (21.49%) Java Developer
6 43 (12.32%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.16%) Java Architect
8 25 (7.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (4.87%) Software Architect
9 17 (4.87%) Technical Architect
10 15 (4.30%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (4.01%) Agile Developer
11 14 (4.01%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 13 (3.72%) Agile Java Developer
12 13 (3.72%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
13 12 (3.44%) C++ Developer
13 12 (3.44%) Salesforce Architect
14 11 (3.15%) Salesforce Developer
15 10 (2.87%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (25.79%) XML
2 89 (25.50%) Web Services
3 74 (21.20%) Spring
4 73 (20.92%) J2EE
5 54 (15.47%) Hibernate
5 54 (15.47%) SOAP
6 52 (14.90%) REST
7 46 (13.18%) HTML
8 45 (12.89%) Java EE
9 43 (12.32%) CSS
9 43 (12.32%) JSON
10 38 (10.89%) XSLT
11 35 (10.03%) AngularJS
12 31 (8.88%) Struts
13 28 (8.02%) JMS
14 27 (7.74%) .NET
15 26 (7.45%) JSP
16 25 (7.16%) Ajax
16 25 (7.16%) Spring MVC
17 21 (6.02%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.74%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.44%) User Experience
4 17 (4.87%) Data Structures
4 17 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.30%) Virtual Team
6 14 (4.01%) N-Tier
7 12 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.58%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.72%) Derivative
9 6 (1.72%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.15%) Equities
10 4 (1.15%) Fintech
10 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.86%) DataPower
11 3 (0.86%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.57%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.02%) Linux
2 18 (5.16%) Unix
3 16 (4.58%) Windows
4 5 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.86%) Android
5 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.93%) Use Case
3 79 (22.64%) Business Analysis
4 76 (21.78%) Scrum
5 72 (20.63%) OO
6 66 (18.91%) Data Modelling
7 54 (15.47%) TDD
8 48 (13.75%) SOA
9 47 (13.47%) TOGAF
10 40 (11.46%) Open Source
10 40 (11.46%) Waterfall
11 39 (11.17%) SDLC
12 38 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (9.74%) PRINCE2
14 33 (9.46%) BPMN
14 33 (9.46%) MVC
15 32 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
16 31 (8.88%) E-Commerce
16 31 (8.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 30 (8.60%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (40.69%) Java
2 98 (28.08%) SQL
3 46 (13.18%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.75%) PL/SQL
5 19 (5.44%) C++
6 17 (4.87%) Python
7 16 (4.58%) C#
8 15 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.44%) ActionScript
9 12 (3.44%) Apex Code
10 11 (3.15%) Perl
11 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.58%) SOQL
13 8 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.01%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.72%) SOSL
16 5 (1.43%) Ruby
17 4 (1.15%) C
17 4 (1.15%) XPath
18 3 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (12.89%) Degree
2 43 (12.32%) Security Cleared
3 38 (10.89%) ISEB
4 24 (6.88%) DV Cleared
5 21 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.44%) CBAP
7 11 (3.15%) Sun Certification
8 9 (2.58%) Chartered Engineer
8 9 (2.58%) CITP
8 9 (2.58%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.72%) IIBA
9 6 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.57%) PMP
12 1 (0.29%) CCIE
12 1 (0.29%) MBA
12 1 (0.29%) OCMJD
12 1 (0.29%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.73%) QA
2 16 (4.58%) MiFID
3 8 (2.29%) SLA
4 7 (2.01%) Solvency II
5 6 (1.72%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.57%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.29%) EMIR
8 1 (0.29%) FATCA
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.29%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.29%) MISRA
8 1 (0.29%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.72%) Puppet
3 5 (1.43%) Ansible
4 4 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.15%) MOM
5 1 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 99 (28.37%) Oracle
2 47 (13.47%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.45%) IBM
4 22 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (5.16%) Sybase
6 14 (4.01%) Adobe
7 11 (3.15%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.15%) BEA
8 10 (2.87%) hybris
9 7 (2.01%) ATG
9 7 (2.01%) SAP
10 6 (1.72%) Informatica
10 6 (1.72%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.43%) Pega
11 5 (1.43%) Tableau
12 4 (1.15%) HP
12 4 (1.15%) Siebel
12 4 (1.15%) WorldPay
13 3 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
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