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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 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 Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £175 £423
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -58.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenUP
West Midlands

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
521 428 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.76% 69.93% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 264 243
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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