The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenUP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 767 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 83.64% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 458 310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 24
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OpenUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) E-business
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM