The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 613 590 578
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 12 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.053% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £475 £550 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +60.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £308 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £343
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
41108 39802 37510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.38% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27552 25663 24073
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1132 1135
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 7 £500 - 5
London -19 4 £456 -17.04% 4
West Midlands -6 1 - -
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OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Web Development
5 7 (24.14%) Pair Programming
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) SOA
6 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) High Availability
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) IPTV
7 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) DOM
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (13.79%) React
8 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Software Testing

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) gulp
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.24%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
2 4 (13.79%) DOM
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) React
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) JDBC
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) IPTV
1 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
2 8 (27.59%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) Pair Programming
3 7 (24.14%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.69%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) E-business
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Microservices
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Coremetrics
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Omniture
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) Tealeaf