The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 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 Cheshire - - -
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
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
765 606 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.30% 79.63% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 376 352
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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