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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 550 547 564
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 19 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
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£425 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £175 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £175 £325
% change year-on-year
+146.42% -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.75
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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
37903 35325 37963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.50% 73.75% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23950 22116 22455
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 961 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +18 15 £425 - 3
South East +1 2 £431 +146.42% 2
South West -38 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (33.33%) CRM
3 9 (30.00%) .NET
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) Force.com
4 8 (26.67%) Visualforce
4 8 (26.67%) Apex Code
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) ETL
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) C#
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) Legal
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.00%) Content Management
8 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Force.com
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) Visualforce
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.67%) BBC
3 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (16.67%) ETL
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (13.33%) Workflow
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Business Development
6 1 (3.33%) Unified Process
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) RAD
6 1 (3.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Apex Code
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
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