The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £475
% change year-on-year
- -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
426 364 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.88% 64.31% 66.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 218 178
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenUP across the Birmingham region.

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham