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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 580 528 533
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.038% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.051% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
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£425 £588 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +129.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £156
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 12 £425 -34.61% 3
South East -27 2 £438 +25.00% 7
East of England - 2 £175 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South West - - - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (59.46%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (54.05%) .NET
3 19 (51.35%) Visualforce
3 19 (51.35%) Apex Code
3 19 (51.35%) SOQL
3 19 (51.35%) SOSL
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) ETL
5 13 (35.14%) User Experience
5 13 (35.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Force.com
7 10 (27.03%) CRM
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Banking
9 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.11%) Workflow
11 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.11%) MS Office
11 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.11%) Workflow Management
11 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (8.11%) Content Management
11 3 (8.11%) Marketing
12 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (5.41%) Business Development

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Force.com
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
1 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Sales Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) Visualforce
3 14 (37.84%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ETL
1 13 (35.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (27.03%) CRM
3 3 (8.11%) Workflow
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.11%) Workflow Management
3 3 (8.11%) Content Management
4 2 (5.41%) Business Development
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.41%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.70%) MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Process
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Apex Code
1 19 (51.35%) SOQL
1 19 (51.35%) SOSL
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin