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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 199 226 221
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.036% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £291 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -13.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £375 £314
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +19.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4494 5519 6036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.09% 76.71% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 4072 4465
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) RUP
2 5 (83.33%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) XSD
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) MS Project
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) Struts
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (33.33%) Swing
5 2 (33.33%) MS Access
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (33.33%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) RequisitePro
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) Swing
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Struts
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
2 5 (83.33%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM