The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank 209 199 228
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.051% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.066% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£200 £160 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -54.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4649 4570 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.36% 77.68% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3696 3389 4146
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 99
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the City of London region.

OpenUP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenUP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenUP.

1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenUP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft