The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £300 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenUP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 305 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.02% 81.77% 88.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 203 323
Median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £48.37 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% +86.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%