The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Process 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 Unified Process over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 189 204 187
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.078% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.10% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £468 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% +58.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
4264 4966 4755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.01% 77.17% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3618 3644
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 52
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Unified Process
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Unified Process Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unified Process
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 Unified Process across the City of London region.

Unified Process Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unified Process
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 Unified Process across the City of London region.

Unified Process Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process.

1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) RequisitePro
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (50.00%) JAAS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) JAAS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Security
2 1 (50.00%) GWT
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP