The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank 587 566 564
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 8 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.037% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.049% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £211 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £505 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £431 £288
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenUP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenUP across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

OpenUP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenUP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenUP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenUP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 6 £550 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +8 1 £210 -
East of England - 1 £390 - 1
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OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) Adobe
2 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 8 (27.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.34%) Finance
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.90%) Billing
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) MS Project
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) MS Access
7 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (6.90%) Law

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.90%) MS Project
5 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) MS Access
General
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) Designer
1 8 (27.59%) Senior Designer
1 8 (27.59%) Digital Designer
1 8 (27.59%) Senior Digital Designer
2 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) PMP
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Adobe
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
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